Marius Bear, whose real name Marius Hügli, is a Swiss singer born in Schlatt-Haslen, in the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden, Switzerland.
Marius discovered his musical talent during his military service for the Swiss army, being noticed by one of his comrades. He studied to become a construction mechanic, but in 2016 he decided to concentrate on a musical career.. He started to perform as a street musician in Switzerland and Germany.
At a music festival, he met a producer who invited him to join him in New York. He then quickly integrated into the Swiss music scene in the city.
In 2017, he left for a year to study music production at the British and Irish Modern Music Institute (BIMM Institute).
The following year released his first EP, titled “Sanity”, which ranked thirty-sixth on the Swiss charts.
In 2019 his first album, “Not Loud Enough”, was released. This album reached a 20th place in the charts. The same year, he received a Swiss Music Award in the category “Best Talent”.
In 2020 and 2021, Marius took part in several television shows, including “I Can See Your Voice” and “1 gegen 100”.
On March 8, 2022, it was announced that Marius had been selected by Swiss public broadcaster SRG SSR to represent the country at Eurovision 2022, which is being held in Turin, Italy. His song, titled Boys Do Cry, was released the same day. Marius reached the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in Turin.