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Sitti Navarro or simply Sitti (born November 29, 1984), is a Filipino bossa nova artist. She is of Maranao descent and is best known for her soothing voice and her album, Café Bossa, which became a best-seller domestically.
Navarro was born to lawyer Augusto Navarro and the former Lydia Baiddin, in Manila, Philippines. She graduated from the University of the Philippines in April 2005 with a degree in Business Economics and was a dean's lister at the same university. She was also editor-in-chief of the school paper and valedictorian in her high school days.
In college, she was an active member of AIESEC University of the Philippines Diliman Local Committee where she was the Vice President for Outgoing Exchange from 2003-2004. She was also a member of OBEM or the Organization of Business Economics Majors.
Navarro has won two beauty pageant awards: the title of Miss Visayas 2001 in the Miss Travel Girl Pageant, and the first runner-up prize in the search for "Miss Silka" where she also won both Miss Friendship and Best in Swimwear.
Since the age of 16, Navarro has been performing gigs at the Hyatt Calesa Bar and others. Although it was her dream to be a TV host, she is now one of the Philippines's newest young singers. In 2004, MTV Philippines started "MTV Supahstar: D' Super Search", where Navarro was one of the winners. She also appeared in the group's music videos, showcasing her talents. It led to her recording contract.
Sitti was also co-host of Pinoy Big Brother Season 2 on Studio 23, alongside Asia Agcaoili, ending with the victory of Beatriz Saw. She is currently the official endorser for Lush Group of Companies, specially for the brands Fruitas, Buko Ni Fruitas and The Mango Farm chains all over the Philippines.
Sitti has released four songs songs from Café Bossa: "Tattooed On My Mind", a remake of the D'Sound hit, "Hey Look at The Sun", "I Didn't Know I Was Looking For Love", and "Para Sa Akin". She is also known for her version of "One Note Samba", originally performed by bossa nova queen Astrud Gilberto, whom Sitti idolizes. A live album, Sitti Live!, was released in late 2006, and Café Bossa was re-released with a VCD in 2007.
Sitti collaborated with Club Myx to release Sitti in the Mix - The Dense Modesto Remixes, a collection of songs from Café Bossa that were made into dance-electronica songs with the help of DJ Dense Modesto, in mid-2007, before the release of her second album My Bossa Nova, which focuses on more recent songs.
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