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Monika Linkytė

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Quick Facts

Monika Linkytė

03 June 1992

🇱🇹 Lithuania

National Selection
Pabandom iš naujo! 2023
Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka 2015
Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka 2014
Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka 2011
Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka 2010


In Eurovision
2023 Liverpool
2015 Vienna

Stay (2023)
This time (2015, with Vaidas Baumila)


Monika Linkytė (born June 3, 1992) is a Lithuanian singer. After graduating from high school Monika entered Vilnius University. That is where, at the Faculty of Medicine, she completed three semesters of the public health bachelor’s program. Since 2014 studied law at the VU Faculty of Law in September, but in 2016 she chose to study music creation at the BIMM Institute in London.

Although Monika wanted to be a dancer as a child, after encountering music in piano lessons, she wanted to pursue a career as a singer. From 2006 to 2008 she participated in various competitions where she achieved high places. in 2007 she participated in the national selection for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.

Monika also participated in the Eurovision selection in 2010, 2011, 2014 and 2015. in 2014 she represented Lithuania in the New Wave contest in Jūrmala with the song “Tonight”. She took the 4th place there. In the same year, the singer competed in the second season of Lietuvos balsas (The Voice of Lithuania) and took the second place.

Together With Vaidas Baumila she represent Lithuania at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna. There, the duet with the song “This Time” . The two made it to the finals, where they took 18th place.

In September of the same year, Monika released her debut album “Walk With Me”, which was promoted by the recent Eurovision song and perhaps the artist’s most popular single “Po dangum”. Both the single and the album went platinum. in 2015 she was awarded at the M.A.M.A.  awards ceremony. She won awards wfor Album of the Year (for “Walk with Me”), Song of the Year (for “Po dangum”) and Female Artist of the Year. At the 2016 M.A.M.A. awards, she was once again nominated for the artist of the year award. The song “Padovanojau” became Gold in the same year.

On 30 August 2016, Monika released a new song called “Gal Tai Meilė?”. It was followed by “O tu” on 20 February 2018.

On 28 March 2019, Monika released a song and video in English again: “All alone”. It took some time, but in June 2020 a new song was released, including the video “Visada šalia”. The song was accompanied by a mini documentary about the singer and song. 

In 2022, Monika released two songs: “Naktis” in April and “Degtukas” in June. In November of the same year she teamed up with Leon Somov for the song “Dūšia”.

Monika Linkytė won the national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2023, Pabandom iš naujo! with the song “Stay”. In the Eurovision Song Contest in Liverpool she reached the 11th place in the Grand Final.



🇱🇹 Lithuania



Chris Noah
Monika Linkytė

Chris Noah
Monika Linkytė

Yvonne Garsh
Nicola Lambrianos
Deborah ‘Ouraa’ Osibodu
Charleen Afolabi

Results Semi

Points: 110
Position: 4
Running order: 15

Results Finals

Points: 127
Position: 11
Running order: 22

This time (with Vaidas Baumila)

🇱🇹 Lithuania



Monika Liubinaitė

Vytautas Bikus

Rūta Žibaitytė
Justė Kraujalytė
Dainotas Varnas
Jurijus Veklenko

Results Semi

Points: 67
Position: 7
Running order: 1

Results Finals

Points: 30
Position: 18
Running order: 7