Aleyna Tilki is a Turkish singer and songwriter. She was born in Konya, on March 28, 2000.
She was a semi-finalist on the sixth season of Yetenek Sizsiniz Turkiye (Turkish version of the Got Talent series). She caught public attention because of her Gesi Baglari cover on the show. She achieved national recognition after the release of her song “Cevapsız Cinlama” along with its music video, which has more than 490 million views on YouTube. It is considered the most viewed Turkish music video on YouTube. The song went up to No. 2 on the Turkey’s Trending List.
Aleyna Tilki released her first solo single “Sen Olsan Bari” in July 2017 which became number 1 in Turkey’s charts. The music video currently has over 440 million views on YouTube.
During the first months of her career, Tilki took stage at alcohol-serving venues which brought criticism from the government due to her being under age. During her concert in Diyarbakır in November 2016, two hand-made sound bombs were exploded in the venue.
Tilki temporarily left Turkey to complete English language training and settled in Los Angeles in November 2017.
In 2018, she was among the artists whose names appeared in the album of Yildiz Tilbe.
In November 2019, it was announced that she was in negotiations with Warner Music for producing a new album and four singles. This would make her the first Turkish singer ever to work with this company.
In 2020, She agreed on a series of projects in Exxen, owned by Acun Ilicali. The name of the series has the same name as the song “Bu Benim Masalım”. She shares the lead roles with Cemal Can Cansever in the series that will begin in 2021.