Last night Albanian diva and Eurovision 2011 contestant Aurela Gaçe won the popular Albanian music contest Kënga Magjike. She did so with her powerful ballad “Akoma jo” (Still not), which explores a woman’s heated relationship with her on-off lover. “Will you come drink another coffee?” she asks. “One hour for me, maybe less. Come closer….Let’s sweat in bed one more time.”

It’s the second consecutive year that Aurela has won and it also marks her third victory (her first was in 2007). Adrian Hila, the composer of the 2005, 2007 and 2008 Albanian Eurovision entries, wrote and composed “Akoma jo”.

Kënga Magjike 2015 Top 5:

1. Aurela Gaçe 
2. Endri Prifti
3. Juliana Pasha
4. Alberie Hadergjonaj
5. Flori

Kënga Magjike 2015 Awards:

Best Group: Alar Band
Best Ballad: Gerta & Kletji Mahmutaj
Critic’s Choice: Alberie Hadergjonaj
Klan: Mariza Ikonomi & Klea
Best Interpretation: Aurela Gaçe
Best Songwriter: Endri Prifti
Best Production: Xhesika Polo
New Artist: Lind Islami & Venera Lumani
Best Vocals: 
Juliana Pasha
Telekom Albania Award: Renis Gjoka
Best Duet: Erik Lloshi & Anxhela Peristeri
Best Artist on Internet: Flori
Discography: Stine
Tendency Award: Semi Jaupaj
TV21 Award: Shpat Kasapi
Magjia e parë: Janex Trio
Kënga Stil Award: Revolt Klan
Best Hip-Hop: Stresi
Best Pop-Rock: Altin Goci
Çesk Zadeja: Mateus Frroku

The Albanian representative for the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest Juliana came third with her powerful new single “Vullkan” (Volcano), which we just adore. She erupted on stage wearing a fierce golden dress and brought more heat than flowing lava. She also won the award for “Best Vocals.”

What do you think of the winning song?

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Olaf
Olaf
4 years ago

Aurela definitely deserved that victory, such a beautiful and haunting song. I also really loved Pike Loti by Mariza and Klea 😀

YoungsterJoey
YoungsterJoey
4 years ago

Bit stupid to give a “Best Vocal” award if they are allowed to lipsynch

Miss Uncongeniality
Miss Uncongeniality
4 years ago

I don’t like Aurela’s song, indeed it’s kind of scary… i need a lot of prozac, xanax and vodka after watching that…. about my dear golden disco ball a.k.a. Juliana… girl kill the fucking designer of that “dress?” … her song is better than Aurela’s but is not neither theeee song

Erin
Erin
4 years ago

Aurela Gace is haunting in the way she becomes vocally and physically possessed by her inner demons, but it comes across as strenuous and agonizing at times.
I wish Juliana Pasha’s Volcano would have erupted earlier and more often during those 3:22 minutes. It felt like the build up was taking too long and that the eruptions were too short (except for the final refrain), but it was a very classy act altogether.

Sparrow
Sparrow
4 years ago

Hands down they should be using Kënga Magjike for Eurovision.

Callum Nowacki
Callum Nowacki
4 years ago

Juliana’s song is brilliant.

Omar - Mexico
Omar - Mexico
4 years ago

Why playback???

Aurela’s song is good, but Julianna’s Volcano is way better!
Love them.

PP
PP
4 years ago

Juliana for me had best song from Albania at Eurovisin, then Rona from 2012.
For me Juliana song is better than Aurela song. Aurela for me try so hard to be new Anna Oxa.

#It'sAllAboutHer
#It'sAllAboutHer
4 years ago

Juliana’s song is a pure diamond!

Paul D
Paul D
4 years ago

Wow two amazing song from Aurela and Juliana!
I love FiK, but I think Kenga Magjike is more suitable for Eurovision…