5 Things We Love About British Artist Rita Ora
Just a few days after International Women’s Day, girl power fueled the New Frontier Stage as Rita Ora performed her first solo concert in the Philippines, part of her world tour to promote her second album, Phoenix.
Rita Ora is known for her hip and catchy songs that set the dance floor on fire, including hits such as "Your Song," "Anywhere," and "Let You Love Me."
Are you a "Ritabot" yet? Here are five reasons why you should be!
1. She’s incredibly talented.
Rita Ora is a one heck of a performer, dazzling the audience with her amazing vocal chops, stage presence, and connection with her audience. For her performance on the New Frontier Stage, she gave it her all... and then some. Her concert was filled with high-energy numbers.
The audience appreciated this and reciprocated the energy, dancing and singing along to her songs. Rita did an encore after the audience chanted “Rita!,” enthusiastically asking for more.
2. She’s chic.
From the street to the stage, Rita is known for her chic and simple yet somewhat adventurous ensembles. For the concert, she wore a red, sequined jumpsuit, while her blonde hair was styled in curls. This outfit was worn in different ways throughout the show, first as a long-sleeved jumpsuit with a short train at the back and eventually morphed into a sleeveless ensemble minus the train.
3. She has some of the best collabs.
Rita takes her music to a whole other level by collaborating with some of the world’s best acts, including Liam Payne on “For You,” and Cardi B, Bebe Rexha, and Charli XCX on “Girls.” She was also featured in “Lonely Together” by the late Avicii.
4. She has some of the coolest beauty transformations.
Rita surprises the world whenever she steps out, sporting looks from curly to straight, from nudes to shimmer.
5. She appeared in Escada’s 2019 campaign.
Speaking of looks and transformations, Rita wowed her fans when she was made an Escada ambassador. In the campaign, she rocked a colorful and chic ensemble––a youthful, relevant twist to the classic brand.
Listen to Rita Ora's second album, Phoenix, available on Spotify and Apple Music.
Concert photographs by Daniel Soriano