Music[ edit ] Severina's style can be described as pop with various folk and cabaret influences. As a child, she took smaller parts in theatre and opera productions in her native Split. During the s, having won numerous awards at local festivals, she launched her professional career at an early age, which ultimately resulted in her moving to Zagreb in to expand her career further.
Severina album, and In the same year, she recorded her first studio album titled Severina. The album served as her breakthrough to the national platform. It included 10 songs such as: Dalmatinka album Severina's third studio album, Dalmatinka, has helped to establish her as the national pop icon.
The leading song, "Dalmatinka", became a Croatian evergreen and captured emotions of many at the time of release. In the song, Severina sang about her love for the native Dalmatia, white color and the Virgin Mary "First to me is Mary, second to me is white color, and third is your love".
The album had total of 10 songs among which were: Both "Paloma Nera" and "Dalmatinka" became number 1 on national top list. Trava zelena album, Trava zelena achieved spectacular success and was described as one of the best albums of s in Croatia. The title song, "Trava zelena", was the most popular song of the year and Severina's primate on the Croatian media platform became stronger than ever before.
The composer of the whole album was Zrinko Tutic. Album had total of 10 songs including: Moja stvar album Moja stvar was her 5th studio album. The whole album was inspired by rock sounds and was both critically and publicly acclaimed. The song "Moja stvar" was written and composed by Severina herself and was praised by critics. After the release of the album she had gone on the big Croatian tour, performing in every bigger city including Zagreb, Rijeka, Split, Osjek, etc.
Djevojka sa sela album, Often referred to as her most iconic album, Djevojka sa sela is truly a masterpiece of Croatian music production. The album was composed and written partially by Zrinko Tutic and partially by Severina herself. The title song "Djevojka sa sela" is even today considered as one of her biggest hits.
It was proclaimed an anthem of Croatian National Football Team while their involvement in European Football Championship during which they ranked at number 3.
Djevojka sa sela was her last album composed by Tutic and his production company Tutico. They departed after the release because of the dispute over her contract. Ja samo pjevam album, Severina's 7th studio album, Ja sam pjevam, was a continuation of the pop sounds heard on her previous albums. The album was critically and publicly acclaimed and achieved big success. It had total of 10 songs: The composer of this album was famous and respected author Djordje Novkovic with whom Severina started working on her next album.
Pogled ispod obrva album, Following the huge success of her album Pogled ispod obrva, Severina's concert tour Virujen u te further confirmed her status of one of the most popular Croatian music artists. This was her first major tour on which she performed in most of the big cities on the Balkans including Sarajevo, Boznia and Ljubljana, Slovenia.
The song "Virujen u te" became one of the biggest evergreens in Croatian music history. It is referred to as one of her most beautiful songs to this day. Severgeeen album, After a two-year break, she released her 8th studio album Severgreen in This was her first bigger project and public appearance after the sex-tape scandal which occurred in The album was influenced by jazz music. Severina sang about her hard decisions and struggle to overcome public shame, in the song "Na sceni sama" she captured the emotion of the public by singing: Although the album did not achieve as great success as the previous projects, Severina continued to work hard and fought her way back.
The song caused some controversy in Croatia when a few journalists and musicologists claimed the song resembled the music of Serbia. After the first single from the album Gas, Gas was released, accusations followed once again that particularly due to the brass elements and mischievous, prankish lyrics, the song closely resembled pop , another type of music played in Croatia. Additionally, after having made several public appearances wearing clothes depicting religious imagery most notably a tight shirt with an image of the Virgin Mary with Severina showing ample cleavage , some protested the abuse of religious elements, calling them offensive.
Following the release of the album, Severina went on to her second big regional tour. She performed in every bigger city on Balkans. By the end of the she had had a concert in Kombank Arena Belgrade, Serbia singing in front of 20 people. The concert was followed by strong media promotion and was proclaimed "the most spectacular event of the year". On December 15, , Severina released her next single called "Lola", which is the part of the Miligram compilation.
The single raised around 14 million views. Album had total of 12 songs, 7 of them singles. First two songs that were released were "Brad Pitt" and "Grad bez ljudi". She performed, yet again, in every large city in the region.
The tour started in Rijeka in March and continued in Belgrade in front of 25, people , Zagreb in front of 22, people , Sarajevo in front of 15, people , Ljubljana in front of 15, people and her native Split in fornt of 15, people. The whole tour sold more than , tickets. The song has around 19 million views on YouTube. In March , she released the song "Alcatraz", called after Alcatraz. Alcatraz is often referred to as her most beautiful and emotional song of the postDUK era.
Soon after, she released the song "Brazil" in order to support the national football team of Croatia during the World Cup in Brazil. The song was noted for its highly provocative video clip. It turned out to be highly popular across the Balkans, becoming a summer hit in Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia and Boznia and Herzegovina.
Up to this day the song has been viewed more than 90 million times becoming the second-most viewed song on the Balkans. At the end of she released the song "Generale" with Croatian band Uciteljice. The song has more than 45 million views on YouTube. New album album, At the beginning of she released the song named Kao. It has been viewed more than , times in one day and served as an introduction into her new studio album which is about to be released in the following months.
The song has collected more than 6 million views in just 15 days and more than 14 million views in 3 months. On 27 March she released the second official video from the upcoming album, Otrove. The song was viewed around 1. The song raised around 15 million views in less than a month, and 29 million views after two months. Third song with its video, Mrtav bez mene, was released on 5 June; in the first five days it gained around 3 million views on YouTube.
The album is scheduled for release by the end of the June. Although the decision to cast Severina was met with criticism by some commentators who questioned her acting credentials, the musical premiered in March with considerable success. In she made a 5-minute cameo appearance playing herself in the Slovenian film Petelinji zajtrk Rooster's Breakfast , one of the most successful Slovenian films in recent decades.
They soon began dating, and in August she announced that she was pregnant with her first child. Vedrana Rudan , a Croatian writer, wrote a column where she jokingly called Severina " Tito of a new Yugoslavia",  promoting Brotherhood and unity. On 21 February , she gave birth to a boy named Aleksandar in Split.