Kosovan born Lindita Halimi has won the 55th Festivali i Këngës with Botë . She will represent Albania in the coming Eurovision song contest in Kyiv. She had made a name of herself in her homecountry by winning TopFest 2006 contest, and placing third in the Festivali i Këngës two years ago. Earlier this year she tried her luck in American Idols where she nearly made the top 24. She's lived in the States since 2013.