Jamala released her new Christmas single “Новий рік з тобою”, which means “New year with you”. The song is composed by Alexandra Makarovskaya and Jamala herself.
Jamala was born on September 27, 1983, in Osh, Kyrgyzstan. Her birth name is Susana Alimivna Jamaladinova and she is of Ukrainian origin. Her debut album came in 2010 and the following year she tried to represent Ukraine in Eurovision. In 2016, she managed to win the national final and thus represent her country in Eurovision with the song “1944”. Her Eurovision entry was disputed due to its political message, but that didn’t stop it from winning. Ukraine managed to gather 534 points. Throughout the years she released a total of six albums and a number of singles. Between 2017 and 2019 she was judge at the Ukrainian national final.
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