Zana Messia Official Website

Artist, performer and a versatile songwriter with an edge, Zana Messia, originally from the Balkans, grew up in Sweden where she escaped as a war refugee, at only 5 years old. She recorded her first demo at 15, and landed a recording contract with Sony. In 2010, Zana’s original song in the film “The Lightkeepers” was shortlisted for an Academy Award.

In 2012, following the release of her independent album Balkan Soul, Zana received the Jerry Moss Scholarship to study music composition at UCLA. Her recent songs can be heard in various Hollywood films and she has had the honor of being one of the featured artists for Visa’s 2014 FIFA campaign “Samba Of The World.”

Zana’s most recent accomplishments include writing the end title for the film “Sundown” in collaboration with DJ Paul Oakenfold and performing live on stage with Stevie Wonder. 

"Very addicting - not to mention really great-music.” Christopher Levine, Author of "Eclectiblogs-Weekly Meanderings for Music Head Co - Eclectic Inc.

Zana Messia tour dates


The Midnight Mission is here   



My long envisioned alter ego punk/rock/soul band The Midnight Mission is materializing before my very eyes! 


Come witness our live recorded concert at Factory West Studios on October 23rd at 7 PM (sharp). 

You will be a part of a live recorded concert of some of my songs from the up & coming double album 11:11. 


Please RSVP  (Only RSVP:s will be admitted!)


*concert recorded by JLS Audio Solutions 

New single with Balkan rapper Mayer  

Just released this really cool song with the Balkan rap/producer legend Darko Majersky Mayer! 

Check it out!! You can also buy it from the website!! It's one of my rare releases in my native tongue:) Please come back with your thoughts! 





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