Maja Sarihodžić (born 12 July 1981 in Tuzla), stage name Maya Sar, is a Bosnian singer. Before she started her solo career, Maya Sar was a backing vocalist for many famous singers, including Dino Merlin and Tony Cetinski.

Her first single “Nespretno” (Awkwardly) was released in March 2010 and it became big hit in Bosnia & Herzegovina as well as in other neighbouring countries. After that she released a couple more singles, but her first album is yet to be released.

Maya Sar participated on Eurovision as a back vocalist in 2004 and 2011 (both times for the Bosnia and Herzegovina entry). She also played the keyboard on Dino Merlin’s “Love in Rewind” during the semi-finals and finals at the Eurovision Song Contest 2011.

On December 15, 2011 it was confirmed that Maya Sar will represent Bosnia and Herzegovina with a song “Korake ti znam” in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 Baku, Azerbaijan.

Since 2002, Maja has been married to Mahir Sarihodžić.[3] Her husband is a music producer and together they own a recording studio “Long Play”. They live in Sarajevo.

Edited by mikamikaaaa on 14 May 2012, 12:54

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