Eden Pessia Ben Zaken is an Israeli singer who gained recognition following her participation in the first season of the TV show X Factor Israel, in which she placed second. She has been awarded Israel’s woman of the year 3 times in a row.
She has been successful since her first album, (Malkat Hashoshanim, meaning “Queen of the Roses”), was released. The album received a gold certification after selling more than 15,000 copies. Ben Zaken won the title “Singer of the year” in 2015, from several Israeli radio stations, the TV channel 24 and the popular Internet site Mako. She won the title again in 2016 and 2017. In 2017, Ben Zaken won another “Singer of the year” title, from the public radio station ‘Kan Gimel’, and “Woman of the year” title, from Galgalatz, the most-popular radio station in Israel.