Jelena Rozga (born 23 August 1977) is a Croatian pop, folk and electropop singer. Born and raised in Split, Rozga started performing as a ballet dancer as a child. She rose to fame in 1996, as the lead singer of Magazin, a prominent Croatian pop band. She served as the band's lead singer until 2006, releasing five studio albums with them. In 2006, Rozga launched a solo career with the release of her debut studio album Oprosti mala. The album was a major commercial success that established her status as a solo artist; it peaked on top of the Croatian Albums Chart and produced several commercially successful singles, including "Gospe moja", "Oprosti mala" and "Ne zovi me Marija". Rozga's second studio album Bižuterija (2011) produced the eponymous number-one single as well as singles "Rodit ću ti 'ćer i sina" and "Ona ili ja". In support of the album, Rozga launched her first headlining solo tour, The Bižuterija Tour (2010-2012). With her sold-out concert at the Spaladium Arena, she became the first Croatian female artist ever to have such an accomplishment. In 2012, she released her first Best of album which featured singles from her solo career and those recorded with the group Magazin. Moderna žena, the singer's third studio album was released in 2016, and featured some of her most famous singles as a solo artist to date, including "Nirvana", "Kraljica" and "Tsunami". Moderna žena was Rozga's third studio album to top the Croatian Albums Chart and to receive a gold certification by the Croatian Phonographic Association. It further became the best-selling album of the year in Croatia. Several singles has followed since then. In addition to her singing career, Rozga also shortly ventured in acting. She is considered to be one of the most famous singers in Croatia, having received gold certifications for three solo albums and having won numerous awards, including the Grand Prix award at the Split Festival. She has also enjoyed wider regional success and popularity in Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia.