Diana Hajiyeva, a.k.a. Dihaj, is an Azerbaijani singer and songwriter. She was born on June 13, 1989 in Mariupol, Ukraine. Diana, who has been involved in music since childhood, took piano lessons and became interested in jazz music. At the same time, he worked in the Bəri bax music collective. In 2006, she graduated from secondary school. After that he entered the Baku Music Academy and acquired the profession of “Choir Conductor”. During these years, she began to deal with jazz professionally. Diana currently works at the Baku Jazz Center.
Diana created a music group called Dihaj, in which her husband Ali Nasirov was also a member. The group mainly played music in the genre of now pop, electronica and experimental. Diana lived for some time in London, the capital of England, where she studied at the Institute of Contemporary Music Performances. Diana also performs as a solo singer under the name Dihaj.
On December 5, 2016, Public Television announced that Diana Hajiyeva was going represent Azerbaijan at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The song “Skeletons”, which Diana should perform on the Eurovision stage, was presented to listeners in March 2017. Diana, who reached the final of the competition, took 14th place in the show. After the competition, Diana’s debut album “The End of Sunrise” was released in July.
On February 11, 2020, Diana released a new video: “The essence”. In July of the same year, she teamed up with Etibar Asadli for a new video.
On July 7, Diana Hajiyeva and Jazz Trio performed in the park of the Heydar Aliyev Center as part of a festival.