Pop music, Rock music
| 31 January 1978 (age 39)
Nyíregyháza, Hungary (1978-01-31) |
Singer, musician, entertainer
Sony BMG Music Entertainment
El merem mondani, Egy sima, egy fordított, Édes méreg, Nézz vissza
Gábor Presser, Tóth Vera, Magdolna Rúzsa, Ildikó Keresztes, Laci Gáspár
Ibolya Oláh (born 31 January 1978) is a Hungarian pop singer. She was the runner-up of the first series of Hungarian Pop Idol, Megasztár.
Oláh is of Romani ancestry. She was born in Nyíregyháza and grew up in an orphanage in Tiszadob, where she studied vegetable gardening. She briefly attended a music school in Budapest but did not finish it. She learned to sing and to play the guitar mostly by herself. After a few unsuccessful entries at talent contests, she entered the talent show Megasztár (in its first season during 2003/04) and came second after Vera Tóth. Her debut album, released in 2004, reached No. 1 on the Hungarian album chart and stayed on the chart for 41 weeks. Her second album, released in the following year, was No.2 and her third album No. 4.
Her main influences are Linda Perry, Alanis Morissette, Pink, Ildikó Keresztes, Guns N' Roses, Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, and Queen.
In November 2011 she was outed as a lesbian by the tabloid Blikk.
In 2014, she will complete in the Hungarian national final of the Eurovision Song Contest, in A Dal 2014, with her entry "Egy percig sztár" (Star for a minute).
2004 "Nem kell" (#20 on MAHASZ Radio Top 40; #21 on MAHASZ Editor's Choice)
2005 "Magyaroszág" (#2, #5, #124 on Euro 200)
2005 "Édes méreg" (#12 on Top 40)
2006 "Nézz vissza" (#24 on Top 40)
2006 "Valamit valamiért" feat. Roy & Ádám (#27 on Top 40)
2008 "Egy elfelejtett dal" feat. Zsuzsa Cserháti & Caramel (#13 on Top 40)
2010 "Ritmus" (#4 on Top 40)
2010 "Baby" (#8 on Top 40)
MagyarországÉdes méreg · 2005Ibolya Oláh Wikipedia
BabyEl merem mondani · 2010
Ez itt az én hazám2004