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Angelina Jordan

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Occupation  Singer
TV shows  Norske Talenter
Role  Singer
Name  Angelina Jordan
Years active  2014–present

Angelina Jordan smiling and wearing pink dress

Full Name  Angelina Jordan Astar
Born  10 January 2006 (age 14) (2006-01-10) Norway
Parents  Gerry Christian Slattman, Sara Astar

Similar  Anita Hegerland, Celine Helgemo, Nora Foss al Jabri

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Angelina Jordan Astar (born 10 January 2006), known professionally as Angelina Jordan, is a Norwegian singer who won the 2014 season of Norway´s Got Talent, singing classic jazz pieces, including "Gloomy Sunday" and "Fly Me to the Moon".

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Performing career

Angelina Jordan while singing

Astar's performances went viral on YouTube, and she was featured in People magazine, Time, and other news outlets around the world. She also performed at a Nobel Peace Prize concert.

Angelina Jordan while singing "Fly Me to the Moon" on the late-night show Senkveld

In September 2014, she performed "Fly Me to the Moon" on the US TV show The View. She has also performed in TV2 programs like Allsang på grensen (Singing at the Border) and on TV4 in Sweden. She appears in a small guest role in the last episode of the 2014 season of the Netflix series Lilyhammer, playing a girl who sings in a bar.

Angelina Jordan holding a microphone while singing

In April 2016, she performed "Fly Me to the Moon" on the American children's television talent show Little Big Shots.

Angelina Jordan's soulful performance of Billie Holiday's classic Gloomy Sunday at Norway's Got Talent

In December 2016, she performed on "Alan Walker is Heading Home" live concert in Bergen (Norway), where she sang both restrung versions of Sing me to Sleep and Faded.

Other work

In 2015, Angelina published the book Mellom to hjerter (Between two hearts) illustrated by her grandmother Mery Zamani. The book tells the story of Angelina's meeting with a poor motherless girl in Asia to whom Angelina gives her shoes. In return the girl promises to always pray for Angelina. It is allegedly based on a true story which Angelina cites as reason for always performing barefoot. In 2016, Angelina has launched her own YouTube Channel. After Angelina's debut Christmas EP My Christmas released in 2014, she's working on her first album ready release early 2017 (if not earlier).

Personal life

Angelina lives in Oslo with her family which includes a younger sister. She has previously lived in other countries, including the USA, where her father has worked as an engineer in the oil industry. Her Norwegian mother Sara Astar (born 1984), is the daughter of Iranian artist Mery Zamani (born 1961), and a Japanese father.

She is a pupil at Oslo Waldorf School and also attends the after-school program Oslo School of Music and Performing Art where she receives vocal training. In addition to singing she plays the piano, violin and flute.

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Angelina Jordan Wikipedia