Marija ŠerifoviÄ‡ was born on November 14, 1984, in Kragujevac. Her family has been devoted to music for generations. Marija\'s mother Verica Serifovic is a famous ethno-singer and her grandparents have performed the songs of the old city all their lives. Marija dreamed of entering the world of music as a child. She knew that music would be her only occupation. She finished high school and music schools and studied management. She made her first public performance at the age of 12 and attracted great attention due to her equisite voice and a song unusual for a girl of that age. To everyone\'s surprise, she decided to sing a very demanding song - Whitney Houston\'s "I Will Always Love You". In 2003, her first solo album "Naj, najbolja" ("Simply the Best") was released and that was the beginning of her music career. In 2003, she participated in the Budva Festival with the song "Gorka cokolada"("Bitter Chocolate") and in 2004 with the song "Bol do ludila" ("Unbearable pain") which brought her the first prize. She is considered to be one of the most talented singers in this part of the world. In 2005, she won the first prize at the Radio Festival with the song "U nedelju" ("On Sunday"). She has received a hatful of awards from juries, journalists and colleagues, the best interpretation awards and numerous special prizes in the neighbouring countries. After these great accomplishments, Marija released the second album "Bez ljubavi" ("Without Love"). Her first solo concert held at the Sava Centre in Belgrade showed that she had become a real music star. Marija Serifovic won the Serbian national final - Beovizija 2007. She received the highest score both in the semi-final and the final. She is one of the best female singers in Serbia. Her voice is filled with strong emotions and has an amazing range of expression. Music is her life. Whenever she is on the stage, she feels immense love and happiness. Undoubtedly, that is the key to her success.