Medina is a Danish dance, R&B and hip hop singer and songwriter.
She rose to national fame in 2008 with the release of "Kun for mig" ("Just for me"). The single became a huge hit during 2008/2009, spending seven weeks at No.1 on the Danish Dance chart, before national Danish radio began to pick up on the track in January 2009. "Kun for mig" was the best selling single of 2009 in Denmark. The single spent six weeks at No.1 on the Danish Singles Chart, eventually reaching the triple-platinum status. In September 2009, Medina released an English-language version of "Kun for mig", titled You and I, in the UK, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. This version reached No.39 on the UK Singles Chart and entered the top-10 on the German Singles Chart.
In July 2010, Medina's international debut album, Welcome to Medina was released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland which reached No.9, No.45 and No.24 respectively. Apart from seven new songs, the album also includes English-language versions of the four singles off its Danish counterpart, including "Lonely" (English version of "Ensom), which has been released as the second single off the album.
Awards won by Medina include Best Danish Act at the 2009 MTV Europe Music Awards, Best Danish Female Singer at the 2010 Zulu Awards, as well as Best Danish Act and Best Danish Album at the 2010 Danish DeeJay Awards.