Adrian Claudiu Sînă
(born April 18, 1977), better known as Adrian Sina
or simply Adi Sina
is a Romanian singer-songwriter, record producer, Radio DJ and entertainer. He is best known for creating, producing and singing in the dance group Akcent and also for writing and producing mainstream hit songs for himself and other international artists. He started out as a disc jockey in the 1990s and then created a group with his fellow musician Ramona Barta. He came to prominence as a member of Akcent with the song "Ultima varǎ" (The Last Summer
) in 1999. His group was joined by Marius Nedelcu, Sorin Brotnei and Mihai Gruia. Together they scored multiple number-one hits both in Romania and throughout Eastern Europe, especially in the mid-2000s. Their albums have been certified multi-Platinum by the Uniunea Naţională a Producătorilor de Fonograme din România and were sold in millions of copies worldwide. Their signature song was "Kylie", released in 2005.
In the early 2010s, Sina decided to release himself in a solo career and co-opted various recording artists on his side. He started his own record label, Sisterhoodlive Records and he recorded some solo hits, such as "Hold On", "I Can't Live Without You" or "Angel". In 2011 he was also on the judging panel of the Romanian X Factor where he coached the over 25s. His latest single is entitled "Arde ceva" (Something Burning
) and was released in 2013.