Nenad Marić, better known by his stage name Kralj Čačka (King of Čačak), born in 1979 in Čačak, Serbia, is a poet, musician and painter. Kralj Čačkais the winner of the 'Strings of Light Award' Strune od svetla for 2017, which is awarded for an outstanding contribution of the poetic word in rock and blues music.
Kralj Čačka is considered the best-kept secret of the Balkan music scene, often referred to as the "Serbian Tom Waits", but also compared to Leonard Cohen and Serge Gainsbourg. His lyrics tell of the simple people of the Balkans, with whom many can identify. His music is a unique walk through blues, jazz and folk, painted with socially engaged commentary. Kralj Čačka has played at various festivals and given concerts in Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina.