Music like Ceca
Svetlana Ražnatović (née Veličković; Serbian Cyrillic: Светлана Ражнатовић, pronounced [sʋětlana raʒnǎːtoʋit͡ɕ]; born 14 June 1973), better known by her stage name Ceca (Serbian Cyrillic: Цеца, pronounced [t͡sěːt͡sa]), is a Serbian pop-folk singer. Renowned for her raspy vocals and emotional delivery, she has sold millions of records and is recognized as one of the biggest Serbian singers of all time.
Despite her popularity and success, Ceca has been known as the subject of controversies. She was married to and has two children with career criminal and commander in the Yugoslav Wars, Željko Ražnatović (Arkan), who was assassinated in January 2000. During Operation Sabre, she was arrested for illegal firearm possession. In 2011, Ražnatović was also charged for embezzlement and sentenced with €1,5 million fine and to a year in house arrest.
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