Rita Ora

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Rita Ora (born Rita Sahatçiu; November 26th 1990)
Rita Ora is a pop singer from London who rose to fame after featuring on DJ Fresh's number one single 'Hot Right Now'.

Rita Ora: Musical career
Rita Ora's first professional venture was singing on Craig David's song 'Awkward' in 2007. She soon followed that with an appearance on Tinchy Stryder's 'Where's Your Love' and a brief spell on James Morrison's albu 'Songs for You'.
In 2009, she signed with Jay-Z's Roc Nation label and in 2012 appeared on DJ Fresh's number one hit 'Hot Right Now'.
2012 also saw her release her debut album 'Ora', featuring singles 'How We Do (Party)' and 'R.I.P.' feat. Tinie Tempah. The album was produced by Chase & Status and she supported it with a US headline tour. She also embarked on a UK tour following the release of final single 'Radioactive'.
In 2014, she release the lead single from her second album. 'I Will Never Let You Down' was produced by Calvin Harris and reached number one in the UK. That year she also appeared on Iggy Azalea's single 'Black Widow'.

Rita Ora: Personal life
Rita Ora entered the world in Pristina, SFR Yugoslavia (now called Kosovo) but was raised in London by her psychiatrist mother Vera and pub landlord father Besnik.
Her father added 'Ora' to the family name to make pronunciation simpler.
Having always wanted a career in performing arts, she went to Sylvia Young Theatre School and St Charles Catholic Sixth Form College.
Though not especially religious, Ora has admitted her belief in God.
There were early rumours surrounding a relationship with Bruno Mars, though she dated Calvin Harris from 2013 to 2014.
She began dating rapper Ricky Hill in 2014.
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