Andra – Padova – 28 febbraio 2021
Alexandra Irina Măruță (born August 23, 1986), better known by her stage name Andra, is a Romanian singer and judge at Românii au talent. In 2007, she received Gold and Platinum certification for the album De la frate la soră. She collaborated with Dan Bittman, Direcția 5, What's Up, Vunk, Marcel Pavel, Marius Moga, Smiley and the band Simplu. AndraAlex presented the TV shows Singuri cu vedeta on Antena 1 and O-la-la on Pro TV.In 2013 she was nominated at the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Romanian Act at the 2013 MTV Europe Music Awards. In 2014 she won the MTV Europe Music Award for Best Romanian Act at the 2014 MTV Europe Music Awards. her song, "Why", reached number 8 on Billboard. Her other songs "Lie to Me" and "Sweet Dreams" also enjoyed critical successes. Măruță is of partial Albanian descent.
In 2017, Sony Pictures choose the Romanian star to provides the Romanian voice of Smurfette from the animated movie Smurfs: The Lost Village, becoming the third experience for the artist, after she dubbed the Romanian voice of a goose in Kung Fu Panda 3 in 2016.