Rita Ora Photos At Lorraine Schwartz Eye Bangles Collection – Rita Sahatçiu Ora is a British singer, songwriter and actress. She rose to prominence in February 2012 when she featured on DJ Fresh’s single “Hot Right Now”, which reached number one in the UK. Her debut studio album, Ora, released in August 2012, debuted at number one in the United Kingdom.
She began her career by performing at open mic sessions around London and, occasionally, in her father’s pub. Ora had her first music release in 2007 when she appeared on Craig David’s track titled “Awkward”, and in 2008 then again on “Where’s Your Love”, featuring Tinchy Stryder.
In December 2008, Ora signed a recording deal and a publishing deal with Roc Nation and was one of their first signees. Ora released covers and videos about working on her debut album on YouTube throughout 2011. Ora was also the opening act at the UK concerts from Drake’s Club Paradise Tour during February 2012.