Safura Alizade Aliyeva was born on September 20, 1992 in Baku. Safura's father is a painter by profession, and mother is a pianist.


Safura began singing at the age of 3 years, and at the age of 6 she first performed on the stage, and since then she has been constantly participating in various music competitions in Azerbaijan. She is the winner of the popular television music project in Azerbaijan, "Pop Idol".

Safura represented Azerbaijan at the song contest Eurovision 2010 with a song  “Drip Drop” and took the 5th place in the total final table on May 29, 2010 (final).

Safura collaborated with people like: Anders Bagge - composer, songwriter, producer, who is known for his work with Celine Dion, Enrique Iglesias, Jennifer Lopez.

Nicholas Flikt, received a Grammy for working on the song Britney Spears “Toxic”, who produced hundreds of songs for such artists as Madonna, Kylie Minogue, Janet Jackson, and the band “Backstreet Boys”.

Jacquel Knight - the winner of the MTV Music Awards for putting choreography on Beyonce's Single Ladies music video, Britney Spears’s circus and I Am Beyonce choreographer.

Rupert Wainwright, who had previously shot the films "Stigmata", "Fog" and the film about Michael Jackson “History”.

Tanya Jill, who worked not only for "American Next Top Model" project, but also with celebrities such as Salma Hayek, Ashton Kutcher, Sandra Bullock, Johnny Depp, Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz , Michael Jackson, Mick Jagger and others.

Safura moved to Sweden, where she released her debut album entitled "It's My War".


Safura influenced by artworks of her famous father and started to paint as well. 

 In 2010 Safura graduated school No23 and entered the Azerbaijan State University of Culture and Arts.

In 2014 she began painting professionally. 

Safura is a Contemporary Artist based in Istanbul  famous for unique and intensively personal paintings that represent an exploration of her mind. There are no words to describe the process of making because this exploration goes through the language of paint. The influence in the artists artworks comes from the world she lives in. 

Today, she collaborates with several galleries and her canvases exbitited in Europe as well.

Safura opened her own art gallery named "ARTSAF Gallery".


"SAF Danismanlik" , "SAF Egitim" , "ARTSAF Gallery".


Safura married in 2013 to a businessman Farhad Aliyev and live in Turkey. The couple have a thee children: Iskender, Aisha and Natig. 

© 2020 Safura

  • Facebook
  • Instagram