Z107.3  wants to take the time to give you a little more information about the artists that you hear all day, everyday on Bangor's #1 Hit Music Station.

This week we put the artist spotlight on Ava Max.

REAL NAME:  Amanda Ava Koci

BIRTH DATE: February 16, 1994

WHERE FROM: Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Virginia

MUSICAL LINKS: David Guetta

TO THE POINT POINTS:

  • Her parents are Albanian immigrants
  • She made her way to Los Angeles at age 14 to start her music career, but soon moved back home to have "a normal childhood".  She later moved back at age 17.
  • She actually charted in Romania before reaching the charts in the United States.
  • She's been nominated for three awards with the Global Awards and Swedish Gaffa Awards
  • Her influences include Celine Dion, Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, Madonna, Gwen Stefani, Fergie, Britney Spears, Christina Aguilera and Lady Gaga

All information obtained by artist Facebook page and Wikipedia.

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