Bleta Rexha, known professionally as Bebe Rexha, is an American singer and songwriter.
44 Facts About Bebe Rexha
Bebe Rexha released her debut extended play in 2015, I Don't Wanna Grow Up, which saw the moderate commercial success of the singles "I Can't Stop Drinking About You" and "I'm Gonna Show You Crazy".
Bebe Rexha released two additional extended plays in 2017, All Your Fault: Pt.
Bebe Rexha released her second studio album, Better Mistakes, in 2021.
In 2023, Rexha released her self-titled third studio album, Bebe, containing the David Guetta collaboration "I'm Good ", which peaked at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 and topped the charts in 22 countries.
Bebe Rexha was born as Bleta Rexha on August 30,1989, in Brooklyn, New York City into an ethnic Albanian family from North Macedonia.
Bebe Rexha's father, Flamur Rexha, was born in Debar, North Macedonia, when it was part of Yugoslavia and emigrated to the US at the age of 21.
Bebe Rexha's mother, Bukurije Rexha, was born in the United States to an Albanian family with roots in Gostivar, North Macedonia.
Bebe Rexha played trumpet and taught herself to play guitar and piano.
Bebe Rexha attended Tottenville High School on Staten Island, where she took part in a variety of musicals.
Bebe Rexha joined the choir, while still in high school.
Bebe Rexha earned the "Best Teen Songwriter" award, beating around 700 other entrants.
In 2010, Bebe Rexha met Fall Out Boy's bassist Pete Wentz and began working with him at a recording studio in New York City.
Bebe Rexha became a member and a lead vocalist of Wentz's new experimental project called Black Cards.
However, in January 2012, Wentz announced that Bebe Rexha had left the band to pursue other endeavors.
Bebe Rexha was awarded the Abe Olman Scholarship for her contributions as a songwriter later that year.
Bebe Rexha had begun writing several songs, including Selena Gomez's "Like a Champion" and Nikki Williams's "Glowing".
That same year, Bebe Rexha wrote and was featured on Cash Cash's single "Take Me Home", which peaked within the top ten of the charts in Australia and the United Kingdom.
On March 21,2014, Bebe Rexha released her debut single, "I Can't Stop Drinking About You".
In November 2014, Bebe Rexha was featured on rapper Pitbull's song "This Is Not a Drill".
In December 2014, Bebe Rexha released two more singles, "I'm Gonna Show You Crazy" and "Gone".
Bebe Rexha co-wrote and was featured on David Guetta's single "Hey Mama", alongside Nicki Minaj and Afrojack.
Bebe Rexha met Nicki Minaj's manager, Gee Roberson, and asked if Minaj would contribute to a new song.
In March 2016, Bebe Rexha released her single, called "No Broken Hearts" featuring Nicki Minaj.
In March 2017 in Dallas, Bebe Rexha began her first solo headlining tour, promoting the EP across North America and Europe, named the All Your Fault Tour, with a total of 29 dates.
On November 6,2016, Bebe Rexha hosted the 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards, at Rotterdam, Netherlands and performed multiple songs throughout the night, such as her single, "I Got You".
In May 2017, Bebe Rexha: The Ride, a documentary which explores the moments which changed Rexha's life and journey to stardom, aired on MTV.
On June 12, Bebe Rexha performed the song at the Ubisoft E3 press conference, before announcing Just Dance 2018, on which the song appears.
In September 2017, Bebe Rexha began teasing new songs for a third installment in the All Your Fault series, with her manager going on record about its release.
However, it appeared plans had changed, as Bebe Rexha revealed through a tweet in November 2017 that her next project would be called Expectations.
Bebe Rexha revealed the cover art for this debut studio album on April 8,2018, and the album was released on June 22,2018.
In December 2018, Bebe Rexha was nominated for Best New Artist at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards.
On February 15,2019, Bebe Rexha released her single "Last Hurrah".
Bebe Rexha tweeted in April 2019 that she has twelve songs ready for her second studio album, and that her new music is inspired by Britney Spears.
On May 1,2019, it was announced that Bebe Rexha will be one of the opening acts of the Jonas Brothers' Happiness Begins Tour.
The song is the Chainsmokers' third project using Bebe Rexha's voice, following their remixes of "Take Me Home" by production trio Cash Cash, and her debut solo single, "I Can't Stop Drinking About You".
Bebe Rexha confirmed in an interview in October 2020 that the album would be a visual album.
On March 5,2021, Bebe Rexha released her new single "Sacrifice", with the music video premiering later that day.
In March 2021, Rexha released an accessory line with Puma titled "Bebe X Puma", which is exclusively in European Deichmann stores.
On October 25,2021, Bebe Rexha announced she would feature on "Family" by David Guetta featuring Ty Dolla Sign and A Boogie wit da Hoodie.
On February 17,2023, Rexha released the music video for "Heart Wants What It Wants", the lead single from her third studio album, Bebe.
Bebe Rexha has described the album as being inspired by '70s retro style.
Bebe Rexha is known for a variety of genres, primarily pop.