- Family fled Yugoslavia for the United Kingdom when she was 1.
- In 2007, sang on Craig David's song "Awkward" and worked with him again on "Where's Your Love" in 2008.
- Auditioned for the BBC's Eurovision - Your Country Needs You in 2009.
- Signed a record deal with Roc Nation in December 2009; later that year, appeared on Jay-Z's video "Young Forever"and Drake's "Over."
- Her single, with DJ Fresh, "Hot Right Now," reached number 1 in the Official UK Singles Chart.
- Released her debut album, Ora, in 2012; it reached the top of the UK Album Charts in August 2012.