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Laura at Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv
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|Born||30 August 1988|
Laura Põldvere (interim Laura Remmel (2013–2016); born 30 August 1988) sometimes known professionally as simply Laura, is an Estonian singer. She is said to be the most played Estonian artist on Estonian radio in the past decade. She is internationally known for representing Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005 as part of the girl group Suntribe and did so again in 2017 in a duet with Koit Toome, singing "Verona." They came 6th from the televoting which was not enough to qualify, Laura & Koit failed to qualify being one of the favourites to qualify and even to win the contest.
Laura started her career in 2005, when she participated in Eurolaul 2005 with the song "Moonwalk". "Moonwalk" came second, but Laura won the contest as the member of the girl group Suntribe. Suntribe represented Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005, but failed to advance to the final.
In 2009, she returned to Eesti Laul as a solo singer in hopes of representing Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2009. Her entry "Destiny" came third. The same year, she released her album "Ultra".
In November, 2011, Laura released her first compilation album "Sädemeid taevast", which consisted of all her singles since 2005 to 2011 as well as a track from her second studio album "Ultra".
Laura once again competed to represent Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, entering Eesti Laul with the song "Supersonic". It placed second in the Superfinal. In Eesti Laul 2017 she competed in a duet with Koit Toome with the song "Verona" and won. They thereafter represented Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev, Ukraine. The duo failed to advance to the Grand Final in 14th position - 6th from the Televoting & 17th from the Juries voting. Despite being a big fan favourite and seen as likely qualifiers beforehand being 5th in 2nd Semi-Final by odds and 5th by OGAE voting overall. 
Laura was married to pianist Joel-Rasmus Remmel in 2013. They divorced in 2016.
|Title||Year||Peak chart positions||Album|
(feat. Raivo Tafenau)
|"Südasuve Rohtunud Teed"||2010||—|
|"Võid Kindel Olla"||—||Sädemeid taevast|
(with Koit Toome)
|"Verona (Italian version)"
(with Koit Toome)
|"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.|
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|Awards and achievements|
| Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest (as part of Suntribe)
with "Through My Window"
| Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest (with Koit Toome)
with "La forza"