Kanita

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Kanita
Birth nameKanita Suma
Born (2001-07-26) 26 July 2001 (age 19)
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
GenresPop[1]
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
Years active2013–present
Associated actsBoban Apostolov

Kanita Suma (born 26 July 2001), also known mononymously as Kanita, is an Albanian singer from North Macedonia.[1][2]

Life and career[edit]

2001–present[edit]

Kanita Suma was born on 26 July 2001 into an Albanian family in the city of Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, present North Macedonia. At age eleven, Kanita rose to prominence as she auditioned for the second series of X Factor Albania in 2012 and finished in the fourth place.[3] She continued her musical career and participated in Kënga Magjike on two occasions, in 2014 and 2018.[4][5] In 2019, she unsuccessfully participated in the pre-selection competition Festivali i Këngës in order to represent Albania in the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 with the song "Ankth".[6][7] In January 2020, "Fllad" was released and went on to reach number seventy eight in Albania.[8]

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Title Year Peak
chart
positions
Album
ALB
[9]
"Ëndrra ime" 2013 Non-album single
"Young & Reckless" 2015
"S'e di pse" 2016
"Don't Let Me Go" 2017
"They Said" 2018
"S'jemi ne" 2018
"Stranger" 2019 84
"Ankth"
"Fllad" 2020 78
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Peak
chart
positions
Album
ALB
"Digjem për ty"
(featuring Leonora Poloska)
2014 Non-album single
"Champion"
(featuring Castor)
2016
"Hala"
(featuring Valza)
2020
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kanita–Biografia". teksteshqip.com (in Albanian). Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  2. ^ "Kanita–Bio". topawards.top-channel.tv (in Albanian). Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  3. ^ "Kanita: X Factor më ka dhënë shumë". telegrafi.com (in Albanian). 8 March 2013. Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Befasoi jurinë e "X Factor Albania" në moshë fare të vogël, rikthehet pas shumë vitesh në 'Kënga Magjike', Kanita". telegrafi.com (in Albanian). 9 October 2018. Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  5. ^ "Kanita Suma risjell të ripërpunuar këngën "S'jemi ne"". telegrafi.com (in Albanian). 10 June 2019. Retrieved 16 February 2020.
  6. ^ "Festivali i 58-të i Këngës në RTSH, juria përzgjedh 20 këngëtarët pjesëmarrës". rtsh.al (in Albanian). Festivali i Këngës. 24 October 2019. Retrieved 21 February 2020.
  7. ^ "It's Arilena Ara for Albania!". eurovision.tv (in Albanian). European Broadcasting Union. 23 December 2019. Retrieved 21 February 2020.
  8. ^ "Kanita publikon këngën dhe klipin e ri "Fllad"". sinjali.com (in Albanian). 23 January 2020. Retrieved 4 March 2020.
  9. ^ Note: "The Top List" are the charts conducted by Top Channel since December 2015. For peak positions in Albania: