Eda-Ines Etti
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Eda-Ines Etti is a singer and celebrity in Estonia
Estonia
Estonia , officially the Republic of Estonia , is a state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea, to the south by Latvia , and to the east by Lake Peipsi and the Russian Federation . Across the Baltic Sea lies...

, also known for her participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000
Eurovision Song Contest 2000
The Eurovision Song Contest 2000 was the 45th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 13 May 2000 at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden, following Charlotte Nilsson's victory in Jerusalem the previous year. It was the first time since 1996 that the contest was held on mainland Europe. The...

. Under her abbreviated stage name Ines, she was Estonia's representative for the contest in Sweden
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. Her song "Once in a Lifetime" received fourth place in the contest. Ines was designed to be once again Estonia's public face
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 at the Eurovision Song Contest 2002
Eurovision Song Contest 2002
The Eurovision Song Contest 2002 was the 47th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. It took place on 25 May 2002 at the Saku Suurhall Arena in Tallinn, Estonia....

 held in Estonia, as she was the first choice for the production team of the Eurolaul
Eurolaul
Eurolaul was an annual televised competition to select a song to represent Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest made by the Estonian Public Television Service ETV. For many years the competition differed from the national selections of most other countries in that the outcome was solely...

 entry "Runaway".
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Eda-Ines Etti is a singer and celebrity in Estonia
Estonia
Estonia , officially the Republic of Estonia , is a state in the Baltic region of Northern Europe. It is bordered to the north by the Gulf of Finland, to the west by the Baltic Sea, to the south by Latvia , and to the east by Lake Peipsi and the Russian Federation . Across the Baltic Sea lies...

, also known for her participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 2000
Eurovision Song Contest 2000
The Eurovision Song Contest 2000 was the 45th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 13 May 2000 at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden, following Charlotte Nilsson's victory in Jerusalem the previous year. It was the first time since 1996 that the contest was held on mainland Europe. The...

. Under her abbreviated stage name Ines, she was Estonia's representative for the contest in Sweden
Sweden
Sweden , officially the Kingdom of Sweden , is a Nordic country on the Scandinavian Peninsula in Northern Europe. Sweden borders with Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Öresund....

. Her song "Once in a Lifetime" received fourth place in the contest. Ines was designed to be once again Estonia's public face
Face (self image)
Face, idiomatically meaning dignity/prestige, is a fundamental concept in the fields of sociology, sociolinguistics, semantics, politeness theory, psychology, political science, communication, and Face Negotiation Theory.-Definitions:...

 at the Eurovision Song Contest 2002
Eurovision Song Contest 2002
The Eurovision Song Contest 2002 was the 47th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. It took place on 25 May 2002 at the Saku Suurhall Arena in Tallinn, Estonia....

 held in Estonia, as she was the first choice for the production team of the Eurolaul
Eurolaul
Eurolaul was an annual televised competition to select a song to represent Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest made by the Estonian Public Television Service ETV. For many years the competition differed from the national selections of most other countries in that the outcome was solely...

 entry "Runaway". However, she pulled out at the last moment, and an experienced Swedish singer, Sahlene
Sahlene
Anna Cecilia Sahlin, commonly known as Sahlene, Anna Sahlin or Anna Sahlene, is a singer from Sweden. She was born in the Swedish town of Söderhamn on 11 May 1976. She began her career at the young age of eleven when she had a role in the TV-series The Children of Noisy Village, based on a story by...

 was hurriedly drafted in to perform "Runaway" at Eurolaul. This caused some controversy, with Ines' role in the affair coming under question. In the same year, Ines became the face
Face (self image)
Face, idiomatically meaning dignity/prestige, is a fundamental concept in the fields of sociology, sociolinguistics, semantics, politeness theory, psychology, political science, communication, and Face Negotiation Theory.-Definitions:...

 for the Finnish mobile ticketing
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 company Plusdial. Since then, she has once been the national spokeswoman during the voting procedure of Eurovision Song Contest and a co-presenter of Eurolaul
Eurolaul
Eurolaul was an annual televised competition to select a song to represent Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest made by the Estonian Public Television Service ETV. For many years the competition differed from the national selections of most other countries in that the outcome was solely...

 in 2005.

Ines's first album in Estonian, 15 magamata ööd, was issued in 2004. The title-track of the record brought her the second "Female Artist of the Year" at the Estonian Music Awards. Ines' backup band was formed in 2005, including her brother Ivo Etti (bass guitar), Siim Mäesalu (piano), Erki Pärnoja (lead guitar), and Magnus Pajupuu (drums). The first two instrumentalists were freshly recruited from Ruffus
Ruffus
Ruffus was a britpop band from Estonia that was originally known as Claire's Birthday. They represented their country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2003.-Members:...

, the participants of Eurovision Song Contest 2003
Eurovision Song Contest 2003
The Eurovision Song Contest 2003 was the forty-eighth Eurovision Song Contest, held at the Skonto Hall in Riga, Latvia on 24 May 2003. The hosts were Marie N and Renārs Kaupers. Sertab Erener, the Turkish entrant, won the contest with "Everyway That I Can", scoring 167 points. The winning...

.

The first record of the new formation was Ines' album Uus päev. This included Ines' second Eurovision entry, the song "Iseendale". The song came a close second to the winner "Through My Window", performed by the Swedish Sandra Oxenryd
Sandra Oxenryd
Sandra Oxenryd is a Swedish singer who won Fame Factory in 2005.Oxenryd is a former economics student and floorball player. Aged eleven, she started her singing career by performing on national television. At 18, she placed second in a look-alike competition, where she mirrored Swedish superstar...

. "Iseendale" was notable as the only Estonian language song entered in 2006. Ines' third Eurolaul entry was the song entitled "In Good and Bad" in 2007 and achieved the 7-th place.

Her album Kustutame vead earned her the nomination for the Female Artist of the Year. In 2008, Eda-Ines Etti won the Estonian version of the Just the Two of Us reality television
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 singing contest in duet with the Chief General Manager of IBM
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 Estonia Valdo Randpere
Valdo Randpere
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.

Ines released her fifth studio album Kas Kuuled Mind in the end of November 2009. The album includes the singles "Ükskord", "Ja Sina", "Öine Linn" and "Äratatud hing".

Her sixth album "Kiusatus" released in May 2011 and included a hit track "Tule-Tule" which also has a video. This album came on sale with the cooperation of A Le Coq and was only possible to purchase with A Le Coq beer six pack.

Singles

  • "Reason" - 1999
  • "Once in a Lifetime" - 2000
  • "Highway to Nowhere" - 2002
  • "15 magamata ööd" - 2004
  • "Kallis, kas sa tead" - 2004
  • "Väike saatan" - 2004
  • "Aarete saar" - 2005
  • "Suvi on veel ees" - 2005
  • "Must ja valge" - 2005
  • "Ma ei tea, mis juhtuks" - 2005
  • "Iseendale" - 2006
  • "Ma ei tea" - June 2006
  • "Lendan" - June 2006
  • "In Good and Bad" - January 2007
  • "Kustutame vead" - 2007
  • "Keerlen" - 2008
  • "Lõpuni välja" - 2008
  • "Kus kulgeb kuu" - 2008
  • "Ja sina" - 2009
  • "Öine linn" - 2009
  • "Ükskord" - 2009
  • "Äratatud hing"- 2010
  • "Tule-tule"- 2011

Albums

  • Here For Your Love - 2000
  • 15 magamata ööd - November 2004
  • Uus päev - December 2005
  • Kustutame vead - December 2007
  • Kas Kuuled Mind- November 2009
  • Kiusatus- May 2011

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Title Result
1999 Kaks takti ette (Contest of young singers by the Eesti Televisioon
Eesti Televisioon
Eesti Televisioon is the national public television station of Estonia. It made its first broadcast on 19 July 1955.The bulk of ETV's funding comes from government grant-in-aid, around 15% of which is in turn funded by the fees paid by Estonian commercial broadcasters in return for their...

)
2nd place
2000 Eurovision Song Contest
Eurovision Song Contest 2000
The Eurovision Song Contest 2000 was the 45th Eurovision Song Contest and was held on 13 May 2000 at the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden, following Charlotte Nilsson's victory in Jerusalem the previous year. It was the first time since 1996 that the contest was held on mainland Europe. The...

"Once in a Lifetime" 4th place
Estonian Music Awards Female Artist of the Year Here for Your Love Won
2005 Estonian Music Awards Female Artist of the Year 15 magamata ööd Won
Estonian Music Awards Record of the Year 15 magamata ööd Won
2006 Eurolaul
Eurolaul
Eurolaul was an annual televised competition to select a song to represent Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest made by the Estonian Public Television Service ETV. For many years the competition differed from the national selections of most other countries in that the outcome was solely...

 (Estonian national selection for Eurovision Song Contest)
"Iseendale" 2nd place
Estonian Music Awards Female Artist of the Year Uus päev Nominated
2008 Estonian Music Awards Female Artist of the Year Kustutame vead Nominated
Laulud tähtedega (Estonian version of Just the Two of Us) Won

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