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Azania-Soul Artist

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Azania-Soul Artist



Born in the United States to Sierra Leonean parents, Azania has always aspired to become a professional singer and live from her music. In 1991 she came to live in Geneva, Switzerland where her mother worked for the United Nations. For years, Azania has been present in the Swiss music scene and has performed hundreds of concerts throughout Switzerland and France, as well as collaborated on more than 20 albums.


Her musical background is rich and diverse with twelve years of classical singing lessons, six years of piano, singing in choirs and many groups of various styles (jazz, electro, soul, rock, disco, funk…). As a singer-songwriter, Azania has long nurtured the dream of making solo albums and expressing her own artistic style balanced between soul and funk

Azania was a contestant in the popular French TV competition"Graines de Star" which aired on M6 TV, before the wave of "American Idol" and "X factor". Performing to more than 4 million TV viewers, she won first prize in three consecutive competitions (the maximum), thanks to the outstanding number of votes from the viewers. So her talent and her voice were revealed to the wide public. Foremost a live performer, Azania has shared the stage with established artists such as Ricky Martin, Lara Fabian and Sheryl Crow .

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