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Rita Ora is a British singer and actress who gained recognition after featuring as the main vocalist of DJ Fresh's single 'Hot Right Now.' She caught the attention of Jay-Z, whose record label released her debut album 'Ora.' She took the music industry by storm after her singles topped the charts in the UK. Since then, she has appeared as a judge in a number of talent shows in the UK and the US, such as 'The X Factor and 'America's Next Top Model.' View a gallery of Rita Ora Naked and Nude Music Celebrity.
She is also an actor who is part of the 'Fifty Shades' movie franchise. After entering the UK as a refugee, she rose to prominence with hard work and perseverance. Ora, whose family faced oppression when she was young, is a philanthropist and advocate of women's rights. She has participated in many fundraisers and charity concerts for various causes. She has endorsed top brands like ‘Calvin Klein,’ ‘Coca-Cola,’ and ‘Samsung.’ She has also been the face of Madonna's clothing line 'Material Girl.'
Rita Ora began singing at an early age and used to perform at open mic sessions around London. She occasionally performed at her father's pub. However, her professional career started as an actor in 2004 when she appeared in an episode of the British drama series 'The Brief.' The same year, she landed a role in the British film 'Spivs,' playing an Albanian immigrant.
In 2007, she got her first break in music when she was featured in Craig David's track 'Awkward.' The next year, she was featured in Craig David's 'Where's Your Love' along with Tinchy Stryder.
In 2008, she successfully auditioned for 'Eurovision: Your Country Needs You' on ‘BBC One’ and became the British contestant for 'Eurovision Song Contest 2009.' However, she withdrew from the competition after a few episodes when her manager Sarah Stennett convinced her that participating in it would be detrimental to her efforts of being a solo artist.
In 2008, her manager got Jay-Z's record label ‘Roc Nation’ to notice her work. She flew to America to meet Jay Z in person and was immediately signed to ‘Roc Nation.’ Over the next couple of years, she appeared in Jay-Z's music video 'Young Forever' and Drake's video 'Over.'
In February 2012, DJ Fresh chose her as the female vocalist for his song 'Hot Right Now.' The track topped the ‘UK Singles Chart’ and made her famous overnight.
In May 2012, she released her debut single 'R.I.P.,' featuring Tinie Tempah. It was followed by another single, 'How We Do (Party),' in August that year. Both the songs topped the ‘UK Singles Chart,’ and were later included in her debut album 'Ora' which released on 27 August 2012. In late 2012 and early 2013, she toured the US and the UK respectively to promote her album.
She released the single 'I Will Never Let You Down' on 18 May 2014. It reached the top of the ‘UK Singles Chart.’ The next month, she was featured in the single 'Black Widow' from Iggy Azalea's album 'The New Classic.' It became her first top-ten song on the ‘Billboard Hot 100’ chart when it peaked at number three.
In early 2015, she appeared as a coach on the ‘BBC One’ talent show 'The Voice UK.' Later that year, she was seen as a judge on 'The X Factor.' She was part of the reality television series 'America's Next Top Model' as host and a judge in 2016.
She portrayed ‘Mia Grey,’ the sister of the protagonist, in the 2015 film 'Fifty Shades of Grey.' She went on to reprise her role as ‘Mia Grey’ in the film’s sequels, ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ (2017) and ‘Fifty Shades Freed’ (2018).
In November 2018, Ora released her second studio album ‘Phoenix.’
In April 2019, she released the song ‘Carry On’ which served as a standalone single for the film ‘Pokémon Detective Pikachu’ in which she also portrayed ‘Dr. Ann Laurent.’ The same year, she also played 'Yana' in 'Wonderwell.'
Ora appeared as a judge in the British reality singing competition TV series ‘The Masked Singer’ which was premiered on 4 January 2020 on ITV.
Rita Ora was named an honorary ambassador for the Republic of Kosovo at the Embassy of Kosovo in London. Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his wife Cherie Blair were present when she received the honor.
Her song 'Grateful,' from the soundtrack of the film 'Beyond the Lights,' was nominated for an ‘Academy Award.’ She performed the song at the 87th ‘Academy Awards’ in February 2015.