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Jimmie Wilson

© EBU/Thomas Hanses


Quick Facts

Jimmie Wilson

07 February 1981

🇺🇸 American

National Selection
Internal selection 2017

In Eurovision
2017 Kyiv

Spirit Of The night (2017, with Valentina Monetta)


Jimmie Wilson is an American singer, born in Detroit, Michigan. 

As a child, Jimmie was already singing in a gospel choir. Later, he studied acting in Hollywood. When he was 16, he had a role in the musical Sisterella, produced by Michael Jackson. He also worked with stars such as Seal, Lionel Richie, The Wheather Girls and DJ Bobo.

After the European tour with Sisterella, Jimmie decided to stay in Frankfurt, Germany. He played the role of Barack Obama in the musical Hope! – Das Obama Musical. This musical premiered at 17 January 2010 in Frankfurt. He also participated in Tylko Muzyka, the Polish version of the British show Must be the Music.
In 2014, Jimmie featured in several singles: “Summer time” with Burak Yeter, “No more” with Divided Souls, Le Alen and Samuri and “We can touch the Sky” with DJ Andi. A year later, he released the song “You’re the one (Miss Model of the world)”. He recorded “The color red” in 2016.
One year later, he was asked by Sammarinese TV to represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest. The song, “Spirit in the Sky”, was a duet with Valentina Monetta. The two did not reach the final of the contest. In the same month, Jimmie’s first solo album “So damn beautiful” was released. For the promotion of the album, Jimmie was able to perform in Stockholm. The single “Give me 5” brought him to Bucharest. 
In July 2018, Jimmie teamed up with FXMO, in whose song “Taxi ride” he featured. In 2018 and 2019, Jimmie also performed in and outside Germany, in Poland, Turkey and Romania
In March 2020, a video of the song “So damn beautiful” was released. In August 2021 he teamed up with Russian DJ Lev Kitkin, soon followed by his solo single “Respect”. Jimmy performed in the Belgrade Fashion Week.


Spirit Of The Night (with Valentina Monetta)

🇸🇲 San Marino



Steven Barnacle
Jutta Staudenmayer

Ralph Siegel

Erin Perry Spiller
Meredith Murray Mezzulo
Giuseppe Tirolean

Results Semi

Points: 1
Position: 18
Running order: 10

Results Finals

Points: –
Position: –
Running order: –