June 20, 2012
-- Mariam Abdushelishvili a multi-talented artist from Bonjour-Records has her first single, Kvela Gaertoba, off of upcoming album that is now available on Itunes. Mariam Abdushelishvili started singing at an early age of 3 in her homecountry, Republic of Georgia. Since then, Mariam has been performing on stage frequently and has been attending numerous festivals and competitions. She took her first vocal lessons with Nunu Gabunia, a famous Georgian musician composer and later, with Irma Gviniashvili with whom she studied for 5 years.When she turned 9, she recorded her first song "Chemi Tbilisi" by Nodar Nikolaishvili. Since then, she has recorded many single radio and TV hits such as "Minda Amikhdes Ocneba", "Damidzaxe", a duet with rapper Dzvali, a rock hit "Nu Axleb Xels", "Lazuri Nana" that was extremely popular with Lazi people living in Turkey, and "Kvela Gaertoba", another pop duet with rapper Dzvali. Mariam moved to the US at the age of 12, continuing with vocal, piano, and ballroom lessons. she is currently living in Boston and studying Professional Music at Berklee College of Music.