Ermal Meta

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Ermal Meta is an Albanian-Italian musician. His music combines steady dance beats, upbeat pop melodies, and smooth, swooning vocals. Meta was born in Fier, Albania in 1981 and moved with his family to…
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Ermal Meta is an Albanian-Italian musician. His music combines steady dance beats, upbeat pop melodies, and smooth, swooning vocals. Meta was born in Fier, Albania in 1981 and moved with his family to Bari, Italy when he was 13. He played guitar with the Italian band Ameba4, who released their self-titled debut album in 2006. Meta then joined La Fame di Camilla in 2007, serving as the band's lead singer and songwriter until their breakup in 2013. During his time with La Fame di Camilla, he also wrote songs for Chiara, Annalisa, Patty Pravo, and many other Italian artists. He embarked on a solo career in 2013 and released his debut album, Umano, in 2016. His 2017 follow-up, Vietato Morire, reached number one on Billboard's Italian International chart.