Web site: http://www.jurgamusic.com
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The singer Jurga [yur-gah] is young, talented and successful singer from Baltic region who combines pop-rock, electronica, alternative and sometimes folk elements in her music.
Jurga is the winner of MTV European Music Awards in Munich (Best Baltic Act) and received Baltic Song Festival’s Grand Prix in Sweden in 2007. Also Jurga has gained two Just Plain Folks Music Awards in the US for Best European Song and Best R&B Song in 2009. She enjoyed Number One success with her songs in Lithuanian and Hungarian radios.
During her career Jurga has shared the stage with Björk (2008, Lithuania), Sinead O’Connor (2009, Latvia), Peter Doherty (2009, Latvia), Gogol Bordello (2009, Lithuania) and De Phazz (2009, Lithuania). She also performed in such an exotic location as a NATO soldiers base in Afghanistan.
Jurga has won all possible awards in the home country: Best Debut, Best Song, Best Album, Best Female Artist, The Song of the Year, etc. Jurga’s most recent album +37° (Goal of Science), released late in 2009, is semi Lithuanian/semi English. She is the new voice from Baltic you didn’t know that you might be expecting!
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