Mia Dimšić

Croatian singer and songwriter

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Mia Dimšić
Dimšić in 2021
Dimšić in 2021
Background information
Also known asMia
Born (1992-11-07) 7 November 1992 (age 29)
Osijek, Croatia
Genres
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, multiple instruments
Years active2015–present
LabelsCroatia Records

Mia Dimšić (born 7 November 1992), known professionally as Mia, is a Croatian singer and songwriter. She will represent Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 with the song "Guilty Pleasure".

Early life and education

Dimšić was born on November 7, 1992 in Osijek. She holds a MA degree in translation studies from the Faculty of Arts of the University of Osijek.[1]

Career

Dimšić started her career in 2014, when tamburitza band Džentlmeni invited her to accompany them during their USA and Canada tour for Croatian diaspora.[2] "Budi mi blizu" was released on 12 October 2015 as Dimšić's first single.[3] "Život nije siv" was released on 7 July 2016 as her debut's album lead single. Dimšić's debut album Život nije siv was released on 20 March 2017.[4] Život nije siv peaked at number one on the Croatian Albums Chart.[5] The album was eventually certified platinum in the country.[6] Dimšić's second studio album and first Christmas record, Božićno jutro was released on 29 November 2017.[7]

On 26 July 2019, Dimšić released "Sva blaga ovog svijeta" with Croatian singer Marko Tolja, along with the music video.[8] The song debuted at number twelve on the Croatian HR Top 40 chart and marks Dimšić's and Tolja's first collaboration.[9] In August, "Sva blaga ovog svijeta" climbed to the number one position, making it Dimšić's sixth single to top the HR Top 40 chart as lead artist.[10]

On 17 December 2021, Dimšić was announced as one of the fourteen participants in Dora 2022, the national contest in Croatia to select the country's Eurovision Song Contest 2022 entry, with the song "Guilty Pleasure".[11] On 19 February 2022, she won Dora 2022, thus gaining the right to represent Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy.

Artistry

Influences

Dimšić cites Taylor Swift, Kacey Musgraves, Norah Jones, Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss as her musical influences.[12][13] Out of Croatian artists, Dimšić was influenced by Neno Belan, Zlatan Stipišić Gibonni, Tedi Spalato, Oliver Dragojević and Hari Rončević.[12]

Musical style and songwriting

Dimšić uses her life experiences as an inspiration in her work.[12] Dimšić uses Gibson Hummingbird for most of her live performances.

Discography

  • Život nije siv (2017)
  • Božićno jutro (2017)
  • Sretan put (2019)

Awards and nominations

Year Association Category Nominee / work Result Ref.
2017 Porin Best Music Video "Život nije siv" Won [14]
2018 Album of the Year Život nije siv Won [15]
Song of the Year "Bezimeni" Won
Pop-rock Album Život nije siv Won
Spiritual Album Božićno jutro Won
2019 Cesarica Song of the Year "Sva blaga ovog svijeta" Nominated [16]
2020 Music Awards Ceremony Pop Collaboration of the Year Nominated
Porin Best Female Vocal Performance "Ovaj grad" Nominated [17]
Best Vocal Collaboration "Sva blaga ovog svijeta" Won
Song of the Year Nominated
2021 Pop Album Sretan put Nominated [18]
Top.HR Music Awards Best Selling Domestic Album Won [19]

References

  1. ^ "Mia Dimšić otkrila nam je kako je nastao hit Život nije siv: "Skupile su se frustracije"". Index.hr (in Croatian). 11 December 2017. Retrieved 15 April 2020.
  2. ^ "Mia Dimšić otkrila nam je kako je nastao hit Život nije siv: "Skupile su se frustracije"". Index.hr (in Croatian). 11 December 2017. Retrieved 15 April 2020.
  3. ^ "Mia uspješno počinje s Budi mi blizu". HRT – Radio Osijek (in Croatian). 1 November 2015. Retrieved 12 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Glazbena senzacija godine Mia Dimšić ima prvi album "Život nije siv"!". Večernji list (in Croatian). 23 March 2017. Retrieved 7 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Top of the Shop: Week 14 2017". HDU (in Croatian). Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  6. ^ "Miji Dimšić zlatna ploča za nakladu albuma 'Život nije siv'" (in Croatian). HDU. Retrieved 6 November 2018.
  7. ^ "Mia Dimšić objavila novi album "Božićno jutro"". Glas Slavonije (in Croatian). 29 November 2017. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
  8. ^ "Udružili su snage: Mia Dimšić i Marko Tolja novi su glazbeni par". tportal (in Croatian). 30 July 2019. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  9. ^ "Mlada Beta Sudar po prvi put na listi". top-lista (in Croatian). 29 July 2019. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  10. ^ "'Sva blaga ovog svijeta' Mije i Marka Tolje na tronu liste". top-lista (in Croatian). 19 August 2019. Retrieved 18 December 2019.
  11. ^ Melvan, Mario (17 December 2021). "Croatia: Mia Negovetic and Bernarda among the 14 acts confirmed for Dora 2022". wiwibloggs. Retrieved 21 December 2021.
  12. ^ a b c "sinkOpa: Mia Dimšić [Interview]". Zaštita autorskih muzičkih prava (ZAMP) (in Croatian). Retrieved 17 January 2017.
  13. ^ Ramić, Ivana. "Mia Dimšić otkrila nam je kako je nastao hit Život nije siv: "Skupile su se frustracije"". Index.hr. Retrieved 18 April 2020.
  14. ^ "Osječanka Mia Dimšić osvojila Porina za najbolji video broj" (in Croatian). Glas Slavonije. 17 March 2017. Retrieved 7 November 2018.
  15. ^ "Mia 'pobrala' glavne nagrade" (in Croatian). 24 sata. 23 March 2018. Retrieved 7 November 2018.
  16. ^ "Cesarica – Nominirani" [Cesarica – Nominations] (in Croatian). cesarica.org. Archived from the original on 29 November 2019. Retrieved 2 December 2019.
  17. ^ "Nominacije 27. Porin" [27th Porin Monimations] (in Croatian). porin.org. Archived from the original on 21 February 2020. Retrieved 21 February 2020.
  18. ^ "Dobitnici 28. Porin" [28th Porin Winners] (in Croatian). porin.org. Archived from the original on 20 February 2022. Retrieved 20 February 2022.
  19. ^ "Top.HR Music Awards otkrio tko su najuspješniji glazbenici u protekloj godini" (in Croatian). Večernji list. 6 February 2021. Retrieved 20 February 2022.

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Achievements
Preceded by Croatia in the Eurovision Song Contest
2022
Succeeded by
TBD
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