Rita Ora Biography (Wikipedia)
Rita Sahatçiu Ora (born Rita Sahatçiu; 26 November 1990) is a British singer, songwriter and actress. She rose to prominence in February 2012 when she featured on DJ Fresh's single "Hot Right Now", which reached number one in the UK. Her debut studio album, Ora, released in August 2012, debuted at number one in the United Kingdom. The album contained the UK number-one singles "R.I.P." and "How We Do (Party)". Ora was the artist with the most number-one singles on the UK Singles Chart in 2012, with three consecutive singles reaching the top position.
In January 2014, Adidas announced a designer collaboration with Ora for their brand, Adidas Originals. Her second studio album, Phoenix, was released in November 2018. The lead single, "Your Song", reached the UK top ten, and the subsequent singles, "Anywhere" and "Let You Love Me", reached the top five in the UK; the latter single made Ora the first British female solo artist to have thirteen top ten songs in the United Kingdom.
- Impossible Karaoke with Rita Ora!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06mms87.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06mms87.jpg2018-10-01T09:30:00.000ZTwo listeners take on Impossible Karaoke, with guest judge Rita Ora!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06mmqq0
Impossible Karaoke with Rita Ora!
- Rita Ora chats to Michael Ball backstage Live in Hyde Parkhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06ksyl6.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06ksyl6.jpg2018-09-10T13:47:00.000ZThe pair discuss new music and their love of roast dinners!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06ksxvr
Rita Ora chats to Michael Ball backstage Live in Hyde Park
- Rita Ora surprises a Radio 1 listener!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06gq2cm.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06gq2cm.jpg2018-08-06T10:24:00.000ZRita Ora joins Nick for his final week of the Breakfast show.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06gpxl8
Rita Ora surprises a Radio 1 listener!
- Rita Orahttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p068d53k.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p068d53k.jpg2018-06-27T22:59:00.000ZFeel good vibes from our girl Rita.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06b58sr
- “I'd rather hang out with Cheryl, you guys can jog on!” - Rita Ora ditches Liam Payne and Grimmy’s Valentine’s Day offerhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05tnkv9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05tnkv9.jpg2018-01-12T10:50:00.000ZGrimmy talks to Rita and Liam about their new single For You, and Grimmy and Liam come up with a Valentine's Day offer that leaves them feeling left out.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05tnh4k
“I'd rather hang out with Cheryl, you guys can jog on!” - Rita Ora ditches Liam Payne and Grimmy’s Valentine’s Day offer
- The Best Bits from Backstage at Sounds Like Friday Nighthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05qx23w.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05qx23w.jpg2017-12-12T18:54:00.000ZSome of the Best Bits taken backstage at #SLFN featuring Sigrid, Liam Payne, Charlie Puth, Stereophonics, Mabel, Rita Ora and Royal Blood...https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05qwd3b
The Best Bits from Backstage at Sounds Like Friday Night
- Rita Ora gets a surprise on SLFNhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05q5d91.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05q5d91.jpg2017-12-05T14:57:00.000ZGreg takes his fashion inspiration from Rita Ora's recent red carpet look.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05q55vh
Rita Ora gets a surprise on SLFN
- "I just wanted to take my friends on a crazy road trip" - Rita Ora reveals the inspiration behind new single Anywherehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01c1x79.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01c1x79.jpg2017-10-21T10:47:00.000ZRita Ora chats to Dermot about her new single.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05kk85z
"I just wanted to take my friends on a crazy road trip" - Rita Ora reveals the inspiration behind new single Anywhere
- Rita Ora does the WORST impression of Cherylhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05kgsyz.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05kgsyz.jpg2017-10-20T12:00:00.000ZBut at least her attempts at a Newcastle accent kept Liam Payne amused.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05kgs8w
Rita Ora does the WORST impression of Cheryl
- Liam Payne introduces his new single Bedroom Floorhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05kgjwd.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05kgjwd.jpg2017-10-20T10:14:00.000ZRita Ora AND Liam Payne join Grimmy in the studio to get hyped for the Teen Awards!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05kgfq8
Liam Payne introduces his new single Bedroom Floor
- The BBC Music Introducing Uploader: Behind the sceneshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05hys4g.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05hys4g.jpg2017-10-03T23:01:00.000ZFind out how major artists and presenters react when they get to access our Uploader and discover new music for themselves!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05hyq2r
The BBC Music Introducing Uploader: Behind the scenes
- Live Lounge Month 2017 mash up!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p059t8m9.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p059t8m9.jpg2017-08-31T23:00:00.000ZClara looks back at the incredible artists who performed over Live Lounge Month 2017.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05hvwm6
Live Lounge Month 2017 mash up!
- Rita Ora finally announces the date for her second album!https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p057cf12.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p057cf12.jpg2017-06-30T08:33:00.000ZRita Ora lets slips the release for her first album in five years.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p057cd8n
Rita Ora finally announces the date for her second album!
- Rita Ora - Radio 1's Big Weekend 2017 Highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05484z0.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05484z0.jpg2017-06-27T22:59:00.000ZRita is back and we love it! This set is fifty shades of amazing!https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0556kvf
Rita Ora - Radio 1's Big Weekend 2017 Highlights
- Backstage with Rita Orahttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0548hry.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0548hry.jpg2017-06-02T15:31:00.000ZHighlights from when Yasmin caught up with Rita Ora backstage at Big Weekendhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p054rb5t
Backstage with Rita Ora
- “It was a really good collaboration” – Rita Ora on working with Ed Sheeran on her new songhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01c1x79.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01c1x79.jpg2017-05-26T09:29:00.000ZRita talks to Grimmy about how Ed Sheeran dropped her an email with a song he had just wrote, and how that came to be her latest single.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0541hpy
“It was a really good collaboration” – Rita Ora on working with Ed Sheeran on her new song
- Rita Ora and Sigma drop by with their new singlehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0375ysf.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p0375ysf.jpg2015-11-05T10:40:00.000ZRita Ora and Sigma stop by and chat new music and grimehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p0375ytj
Rita Ora and Sigma drop by with their new single
- Rita Ora chats X Factor and her new single with Chris Brownhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p031dgbr.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p031dgbr.jpg2015-09-02T16:09:00.000ZRita Ora pops in to talk about shooting her racy video for Body On Me feat. Chris Brown.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p031dgn8
Rita Ora chats X Factor and her new single with Chris Brown
- Rita Ora joins Dermot O'Leary in the studiohttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p015665g.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p015665g.jpg2013-03-18T18:13:00.000ZRita Ora joins Dermot in the studio for a long awaited interview.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p015668m
Rita Ora joins Dermot O'Leary in the studio
Rita Ora Tracks
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