Noa Kirel was born and raised in Ra’anana. At the age of 10, she auditioned for the reality show “Music School” on Channel 2, but was not accepted. At the age of 13, she appeared in a commercial.
Kirel’s musical career began in 2015 when she released a song called “Medabrim”, the song became a huge success after gaining many views. In the same year she released another song called “Killer”. The accompanying provocative video clip caused an uproar due to Kirel’s young age. The clip gained many views on YouTube and became one of her most recognizable clips. At the same time, Kirel appeared in a docu-reality series called “Pushraz”.
Between the years 2015-2016, she released additional songs, which were presented on YouTube and played on various radio stations. It includes “Yesh be ahava” (November 2015) which was the first song to enter the Galglatz playlist, “Rak ata” (April 2016), “Hatzi meshuga” (July 2016), “Bye lahofesh” (July 2016) and “Ten li siman” (December 2016). At the end of 2016, she earned the title of “Singer of the Year” at the Children’s Chosen Ceremony.
On February 26, 2017 Kirel hosted the musical show “Lipstar” on the kidZ channel, alongside Sagi Breitner. In May, she released a song called “Makom leshinuy” which she sang in a duet with Avior Melsa. Kirel released several other songs during the year, all of which are became hits.
In 2017, she starred in a major role in the teen movie “Almost Famous”. In the same year she also performed in the musical show “The Three Musketeers”.
On August 28, Kirel released a single that she performed together with Agam Bohbot, a cover version of Danny Sanderson’s song; “Etzel Ha’Doda ve Ha’Dod”, as part of an advertising campaign for the Bezeq company. In November 2017, she represented Israel at the “MTV Europe Music Awards” (EMA), in the “International Artist” category.
On January 1, 2018, she began acting in the TV series “Kfula”. A month later, she became a judge in the talent show Israel Got Talent. “Got Talent Israel”. On May 1 of the same year, the series Shilton Ha’Tzlalim aired, in which she plays a role of Bashmat. On June 28, she released “I Want You”. She teamed up with several other Israeli artists to release new music.
In October 2018, Kirel was chosen for the second time to represent Israel at the MTV Europe Music Awards, but she could not attend the ceremony held in Spain due to a tight schedule. On November 2, she released the song “Zikaron yashan” in collaboration with the singer Jonathan Margi.
On February 10, 2019, she released the song “Drum”. The song accompanied the February-April 2019 campaign of the Israeli fashion brand “Renoir”. On July 22, she released the song “Pouch”. The song reached the #7 spot in the Israeli charts.
In November 2019, she represented Israel for the third time in a row at the MTV Europe Music Awards.
On January 14, 2020, Kirel released the single “Im atah gever”. At the beginning of 2020, the magazine Forbes Israel included Kirel in the list of promising young people of 2020. In February of that year, Kirel joined the Israeli Defence Force and served in a special talent track, in which she performed in front of soldiers and female soldiers. On February 14, 2022, she finished her military service.
On June 9, 2020 she released the song “Million Dollar” featuring singer Shahar Saul. In the same month, it was announced that Cyril had signed a multi-million dollar international contract with the American record company Atlantic Records. In addition, Kirel launched the widget “Weshik” which was closed a year later. On July 4, Kirel began to appear in the fourth season of the program Music School, where she was a teacher.
In August 2020, she released the song “Ambulance” together with Jonathan Mergui. In September 2020, she was named “Woman of the Year” in the annual Hebrew Hymn Parade by Galglatz and Ynet. On September 17, she participated in the “annual parade of the music and dance school” that was broadcast on Keshet 12. In September, she was awarded the title “Singer of the Year” in the annual Kaan Gimel Hebrew Hymn Parade.
On March 7, 2021, Kirel released the single “Diamonds”, which was produced under the auspices of the jewelry company Royalty. In the same month, Kirel received the “Changing the Beauty Ideal” award for 2021 as part of the fashion week held in Tel Aviv.
On July 14, 2021, Noa Kirel released her debut international single, “Please Don’t Suck”. Kirel was the most played artist on MTV Israel for the year 2015. On October 15, 2021, she released the single “Bad Little Thing” which she also performed at the Miss World 2021 ceremony. According to Spotify Israel playback data for 2021, Kirel is the second most balanced artist on the platform this year. On December 14, the single “Reashim” was released together with the singer Osher Cohen. Kirel was chosen as one of Globes Magazine’s People of the Year for 2021.In addition, she is the most played musician in 2021 on TikTok Israel.
On January 12, 2022, she published the song “Thought About That”. On March 5, the single “Bell” featuring Itay Glo was released, which was released exclusively on TikTok Israel for the first week of its release. n May 27, she released her first single in the Spanish language, “Dale Promo”, together with Puerto Rican singer Metro de Savage and featuring Boaz Van Dee Beats. On June 1, Kirel released the single “Three Girls” together with Git Fisher for Pride Month. On June 28, she released the single “Release Me” together with Dolly and Penn and Peled. In June 2022, she began acting in the third season of the youth series “Palmah”. On July 25, the movie “I Love You Charlie” was released in which Kirel plays the character of Sunshine.
On July 11, it was announced here 11 that Kirel was going to represent Israel in Eurovision 2023. However, Kirel herself only confirmed it on August 10.