Miri Mesika is one of Israel’s brightest singing stars. Voted as Israel’s 2011 Singer of the Year for the third time in her six year recording career. Miri has released five albums and a DVD since 2005 and has appeared in numerous theater and film projects. In April 2011, she became a judge on the mega-popular TV show, “A Star is Born”, Israel’s version of American Idol.
In June 2011, Miri’s first single from her 5th album, “Melech (King)”, was released and is already a huge hit garnering frequent airplay on Israeli radio. Her 4th album and DVD, “Live and Unplugged at the Zappa club”, featuring her hits from the past three albums, were released to critical acclaim. Miri’s third album, “Chadshot Tovot”, immediately upon its release broke all her previous records and went double platinum. Her second album, “Shalom La Emunot” was released in 2007 and also quickly rose to platinum status, earning her a second national award of “Female Singer of the Year”. Miri’s debut self-titled album, released in 2005, hit record stores to great acclaim and her first hit “Le Sham” won the GalGalatz “song of the year” award. Her debut album went platinum after selling over 40,000 copies, an unprecedented achievement in the local music industry and was then recognized as “Singer of the Year”.
Miri also took part in many theatre projects including “The Dybuk in Haifa”, and the film “Shalosh Imahot (Three Mothers). In 2009 she also played the lead role in “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at the Habima National Theatre. In 2004 Miri took part in her first national production at the famous Habima Theatre which won the award of “the musical of the year”.
Miri Mesika was born in Israel and studied at Israel’s leading art schools, Rimon School for Music and Sofi Moskovich School of the Arts.