Bebe Rexha, the pop-star of Albanian origin, has achieved another success in his musical career.
The singer born in New York, in fact, was awarded the 'Billboard Music Awards 2019' award thanks to her single 'Meant To Be', awarded as best country song. Rexha was also in the running for the 'Top Radio Song', but the prize was won by Cardi B's single 'Girls like you' and Maroon 5.
No prize, however, for Dua Lipa and in nominations in three categories: 'Top New Artist', 'Billboard Chart Achievement Award' and for 'Top Dance / Electronic Song' with his song 'One Kiss' in collaboration with Calvin Harris.
The Billboard Music Awards
The Billboard Music Awards, or BBMAs, are, along with the Grammy Awards and the American Music Awards, one of the most important US music awards, sponsored by Billboard magazine.
Like the AMAs, the BBMAs in the United States deliver the prizes based on the artists' sales, taken from the Billboard charts (200 and Hot 100): the prizes are awarded for the best single, the best album and the best song for each genre.
Meant To Be
Meant to Be was written by Bebe Rexha herself along with Tyler Hubbard, Josh Miller and David Garcia. The video of the single has accumulated over 2 million views in a day from its publication and today it counts more than 500 million
"I never thought that a New York girl like me would have had a country hit, but I think she shows that some things must go like this. The meaning is simple and honest, which is why I think you find the favor of the world. The nice thing about music is that it lets you break the boundaries, and that's what I want to be remembered for."- he said earlier in an interview with Billboard about the song.
Bebe Rexha - pseudonym of Bleta Rexha - was born in Brooklyn to parents of Albanian ethnicity (his father, in fact, is a native of Debar, in the ethnic Albanian area of the Republic of Macedonia) and approaches from a very young age - four years - to music .
In March of the 2010 'debuts' with Pete Wentz in the electro duo 'Black Cards'. The following year they announce the release of their first album while in 2012 it was announced via Facebook that Rexha would no longer be part of the group.
In the 2013 Bebe Rexha signed a contract with the Warner Bros label as a songwriter. In his career he has written many songs, such as 'Like a Champion' by Selena Gomez and the refrain of 'The Monster' song by Eminem and Rihanna.
He gets good success by collaborating first with David Guetta, Nicky Minaj and Afrojack in the single 'Hey Mama' and then collaborating with the American rapper G-Eazy in the single 'Me, myself and I'. The release of his first solo singer album is scheduled for 22 June 2018.
Also in the 2018 she was awarded as the best musical composer of the year in the 'Variety Hitmakers Brunch 2018'.
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