From the top of his 21 years, Noa Kirel who already has everything good, embodies the success story of Israel.
It’s official: the young Noa Kirel will represent the Jewish State in the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, a decision “considered mature” for the star who expressed his fears but also his pride at the idea of accepting it challenge. “I think I have said everything about my excitement, the weight on my shoulders and the pride I feel. Thank you for all the love you have spread, for the great support you have given me from the moment that I was chosen and for the privilege of representing my country”he published on his social networks this Wednesday morning.
The choice of the organizers is not a matter of chance, but of the undeniable talent of the singer. From the top of his 21 years, Noa Kirel who already has everything good, embodies the success story of Israel. Singer, dancer, actress, and even presenter, she is now one of the most popular artists in Israel, and all her videos have millions of views on her YouTube channel. Picture of an event.
Born on April 10, 2001 in Raanana where he grew up, Noa Kirel became known through the documentary series “Pushers”, broadcast by HOT, which follows parents who “push” their children to succeed in various fields. And it works… From the age of 13, little Noa appeared in an advertising spot for the shampoo brand “Careline”, which is well known in Israel.
But his music career took shape in 2015 with the title “Medabrim”, sung with rapper Izzy. After this first success, he decided to release another song that year called “Killer”. His clip, provocative, caused a sensation because of his young age and his success exploded. “I sing and dance all the time in the living room, and I make everyone sit down, look at me, and clap their hands at the end. I always listen to American pop music like Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez and Beyonce”he confided in Variety magazine in 2021.
The young artist immediately chained the titles, and began shooting films for teenagers such as “Hapit Sikat” with Omer Dror in 2017. In the same year, he won the MTV Europe Music Awards for of “the best artist in Israel”. . The model of Israeli teenagers, crop top, mini shorts and mega nails as a flag, Noa Kirel symbolizes these young liberated women, from the feminist movement “Girl Power” founded in late 90s with the Spice Girls, Britney Spears or Christina Aguilera.
Crop top, mini shorts and mega nails as a banner, Noa Kirel symbolizes “girl power”
In 2020, his career changed with the signing of a contract with the American label Atlantic Records. In December of the same year, he signed with talent agency WME based in Beverly Hills. Noa Kirel then released several singles in English: “Please Don’t Suck”, whose catchy melody reminds of Doja Cat, “Bad Little Thing” which she performed during the Miss World contest in Eilat, and “Thought about that”. In honor of LGBTQ Pride Month in 2021, the singer released a song titled “Tralili Tralala” with Israeli actor and comedian Ilan Peled. In May 2022, he released a duet and sang “Dale promo” in Spanish with Metro The Savage, a popular Puerto Rican band.
Music, commercials, series, theater productions or appearances at festivals, Noa Kirel stands out for his charisma, his energy and his passion. His hits “Pouch”, “Million Dollar” and “Tikitas”, his duet with Stéphane Legar, are among his most famous titles. In 2021, in the midst of the coronavirus crisis, he recorded a repeated version of Israel’s national anthem “Hatikva” with Omer Adam, which was a hit.
Noa Kirel, an unconditional supporter of Israel, recently completed his military service despite this prolific career. Born with only one kidney, he would have gotten a medical exemption, but he fought to be conscripted. This experience allowed him to perform in front of the troops and never reject the music. “It’s very important for me to be involved […] It gave me the opportunity to serve my country and be an example to young people and show them that you can be a soldier, serve your country and lead your life and your career, whatever it is”he said.
The most listened to artist on Spotify Israel behind Eden Ben Zaken, the star does not hide his ambitions and wants to work with big names of international variety such as Justin Bieber, Jason Derulo, or Ariana Grande.
Noa Kirel, who will launch her own makeup brand, first prepared for her big concert at Park Hayarkon on August 24, a first for this young star. And on Monday, he gave his million followers a teaser of his new “Panthera” music video. A whole program….
Whether national or international, Noa Kirel has more than one trick up his sleeve and is not done surprising us.