Listen and watch at Danijela Martinović music videos. Danijela Martinović, known artistically as Danijela was born on July 15, 1971 in Split (Croatia) to a middle-class family. Danijela Martinović is a popular Croatian singer with success across all of the Balkans where she started her singing career from an early age. Her big break came in 1991 when she joined the pop band Magazin. With the group Magazin, Danijela became one of the biggest national icons.