Who is Sofía Coll, the artist who seeks to culminate her experience in talent shows by winning Benidorm Fest 2024

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Know the 16 candidates to participate in Benidorm Fest 2024 It can only mean one thing: Eurovision is getting closer. RTVE has revealed in Seville – on the occasion of the 2023 Latin Grammy Awards – the name of the singers who will compete to represent Spain at the European Song Festival next year.

As it has done in its past editions, emerging artists always appear seeking to take advantage of the platform offered by the public channel to gain visibility and show all their talent. If this year it has been Vicco and his Nightlight the great musical revelation of the season. Could we find another great discoveries next with, for example, Sofía Coll?

Sofía Coll is an actress, dancer and independent artist from Barcelona. Born in 1999, since she was little she has always wanted to be a singer and, in an effort to pursue her dreams, we have already seen her on the small screen. At the age of 14, she appeared at the blind auditions for The voice Kidswhere he managed to be on Malú’s team after performing a very personal version of Out here on my own by Irene Cara.

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Once he came of age, he tried his luck again in a large-scale talent show such as OT 2018where he managed to pass the phase until the final casting and was on the verge of entering The Academy. At 20 years old, Sofía released her first solo single: Before I Forget What’s Love (2019), a debut in English that was a statement of intent. And the young woman is capable of composing both in Spanish and in the Anglo-Saxon language.

A year later (September 2020), he published his first album titled Genesis, which has accumulated more than a million views. In the last year, she has been living between Madrid, Barcelona, ​​Miami and Los Angeles. Her biography reads as follows: “As a composer, her music talks about personal growth, love and care from a broad perspective. When writing, she is inspired by everything that happens, sees, feels or hears. She believes in music as a whole: sound, message, concept and art. The great divas of pop, musical theater, hip-hop/house and the queens and kings of blues, soul and jazz have a great influence on her. With theatricality is found exploring between all these worlds. “It moves between pop and R&B, taking the original essence of these genres and mixing it with the newest sounds in the industry.”.

Precisely, among his leading artists are Beyoncé, Masego, Jorja Smith, Mahalia, Teyana Taylor, Christina Aguilera, Etta James and James Brown, as he revealed in a recent interview with Vein Magazine.

But, despite having already taken his first steps in the industry, Coll has continued to demonstrate his talent (and amplify his music) through television and programs such as Euphoria from TV3. In the second edition of this reality show weekly broadcast that seeks the most complete singer in Catalonia. Here he made covers as Like a prayer, Eloise or Perra. And, curiously, he crossed paths with former Eurovision star Miki Núñez, who presented the contest alongside Marta Torné. He has also collaborated with Rakky Ripper, among other industry colleagues.

Daring, persistent in her goals and with a firm step, Sofía Coll promises to make people talk at Benidorm Fest 2024. Will your destiny already be written?


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