Nilüfer (singer)

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Nilüfer Yumlu
Nilüfer ile Sezen Aksu 2012.jpg
Nilüfer and Sezen Aksu in a concert in Cemil Topuzlu Open-Air Theatre, İstanbul, 2012
Background information
Also known as Nilüfer
Born (1955-05-31) 31 May 1955 (age 63)
Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey
Genres Turkish Pop
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1972–present
Labels Odeon, Yaşar, Tempa&Foneks, DMC

Nilüfer Yumlu (born 31 May 1955),[1] commonly known as Nilüfer, is a Turkish pop singer.

In 1992, one of her biggest hits, Show Yapma, included in Yine Yeni Yeniden album. Also Kar Taneleri (1984, Nilüfer '84), Mor Menekşe (1988, Esmer Günler), Esmer Günler (1988, Esmer Günler), Eğrisi Doğrusu (1994, Ne Masal Ne Rüya), Mavilim (1997, Nilüfer'le) and Dünya Dönüyor (1998, Yeniden Yetmişe) are her well-known hits.

Together with the band Nazar, she represented Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 1978, where she shared 18th place with Seija Simola from Finland. Since 1997 she has been Turkey's National Ambassador to UNICEF.[2] In 1998, she was awarded the honorary title of State Artist of Turkey.[3] She developed breast cancer, but beat the cancer after a nine-month treatment.[4]



Preceded by
Semiha Yankı
with "Seninle Bir Dakika"
Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Ajda Pekkan
with "Pet'r Oil"