Marija Naumova, better known professionally as Marie N, is a Latvian singer, songwriter and actress. She performs a broad range of music from pop to jazz and has recorded albums with songs in English, Latvian, Russian, French and Portuguese.
She is best known for representing her country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 in Talinn, Estonia with the song I Wanna, which is also famous for her stage presentation. She won the contest with 176 points, giving Latvia its first win on only its third entry.
Marie co-presented the 2003 contest in Riga a year later alongside Renars Kaupers of Brainstorm, who finished third in 2000. She is one of four former Eurovision contestants to present the contest in the year immediately following their victory.
|Eurovision Song Contest 2002|
|Artists||One • Jessica Garlick • Manuel Ortega • Michalis Rakintzis • Rosa • Vesna Pisarović • Prime Minister • Sahlene • Karolina Gočeva • Sarit Hadad • Francine Jordi • Afro-Dite • Laura Voutilainen • Malene • Maja Tatić • Sergio & The Ladies • Sandrine François • Corinna May • Buket Bengisu & Group Safir • Ira Losco • Monica Anghel & Marcel Pavel • Sestre • Marie N • Aivaras|
|Songs||Gimme • Come Back • Say a Word • S.A.G.A.P.O • Europe's Living a Celebration • Everything I Want • Northern Girl • Runaway • Od nas zavisi • Nadlik Beyakhad Ner (Light A Candle) • Dans le jardin de mon âme • Never Let It Go • Addicted to You • Tell Me Who You Are • Na jastuku za dvoje • Sister • Il faut du temps • I Can't Live Without Music • Leylaklar Soldu Kalbinde • 7th Wonder • Tell Me Why • Samo ljubezen • I Wanna • Happy You|