Athena Manoukian has released her brand new single called Dolla. It is a dance song with a African/tropical rhythms and a strong summer vibe.
Dolla is composed by DJ Paco and Athena herself. The song is available to purchase or stream via most digital stores such as Amazon, Spotify, Apple Music, iTunes, Deezer and Google Play Music.
Athena won the Depi Evratesil national selection in Armenia and was set to participate at the 2020 Eurovision with Chains On You.
Athena has had much success in Greece, as well as Armenia, with big hit songs such as Party Like A Freak and I Surrender. She even auditioned in X Factor UK in 2018 and impressed the judges – Simon Cowell, Robbie Williams and Ayda Fields.
You can hear a preview of Dolla (a music video will follow soon) and see the official music video for Chains On You below.
Athena Manoukian recently won the Depi Evratesil national final selection with her song Chains On You, and will represent Armenia at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam.
Here we learn a little about Athena and her music career so far.
Athena is Greek-Armenian singer. She was born in Athens. In 2008 she took part in the Greece Junior Eurovision national selection with the song To Fili Tis Aphroditis (Aphrodite’s Kiss).
In 2011 Athena had a massive hit song in Greece called Party Like A Freak and she received several nominations at the Greek Video Music Awards. Then in 2012 she had another big hit for summer entitled I Surrender.
Athena released the song XO and it received a prestigious Armenian Pulse Award. She is also a songwriter and composed a song for the 2005 Eurovision winner for Greece, Helena Paparizou, called Palia Mou Agap (My Old Love).
Athena came to the United Kingdom in 2018 and auditioned for X Factor in front of the judges Simon Cowell, Louis Tomlinson, Robbie Williams and Ayda Field. She gave a spectacular performance of Crazy In Love by Beyoncé.
The song, Chains On You, that Athena will sing for Armenia in The Netherlands in May is composed by Athena and DJ Paco.
You can see Athena sing Chains On You below as well as the music videos for I Surrender and XO and also her X Factor UK performance.