Andreea Bănică (Romanian pronunciation: [anˈdree̯a bəˈnikə] (born 21 June 1978) is a Romanian singer. She was part of the group Exotic, alongside Claudia Pătrăşcanu and Julia Chelaru. She subsequently formed the band Blondy with Cristina Rus. Afterwards, she started a solo career, winning awards at ceremonies including the Romanian Music Awards, Romanian Top Hits, MTV European Music Awards and the Balkan Music Awards. Her songs “Love In Brazil” and “Sexy” reached number one in Romania, Bulgaria and Serbia.