Mele grew up in the town of Cisano sul Neva in Savona, Italy, She has an Italian father, while her mother is Norwegian with roots in Stathelle in Bamble. After high school in 2021, she moved to Norway to be closer to her Norwegian family and at the same time focus on a music career. Already as a child she started singing and dancing, and she participated in her first singing competition at the age of six.
She has studied piano and took singing lessons with a singing teacher in Italy. In Norway, she began studying at the music school LIMPI in Lillehammer in autumn 2022. In 2022, she participated in The Voice Norge on TV 2 Direkte and reached the live rounds. The following year, she was selected as one of the participants in Melodi Grand Prix 2023 with the song “Queen of Kings”. The song was written at a songwriting camp in autumn 2022. The song is about daring to be yourself fully, and is based on Mele’s own life and experiences as bisexual.
She won Norsk Melodi Grand Prix 2023, and thus represented Norway in the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool. She reached the final and ended up in 5th place there.
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