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Timebelle

© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts MembersMiruna ManescuSamuel ForsterEmanuel Daniel Andriescu Founded2014 Nationality🇹🇭 Swiss (Samuel)đŸ‡·đŸ‡Ž Romanian (Miruna and Emanuel) National SelectionESC 2017 – Die EntscheidungsshowESC 2015 – Die Entscheidungsshow In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongApollo (2017) Biography Timebelle started as a 6 man band. Miruna Manescu was the lead vocalist. Other members were Christoph Siegrist (guitar), Sandor Törok (bass-guitar), Samuel Forster (drums), Rade Mijatovic (accordion) and Emanuel Daniel Andriescu (saxophone, clarinet, piano). The men were students in Bern. They formed the band Imports Ltd. first. Later, they started Timebelle, with Miruna as the singer. The band took part in the 2015 national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. They played the song “Singing about love” and reached the 2nd place. The song was followed by two singles: “Desperado” and “Are you ready?”. On 10 October 2015, the band released an EP called “Desperado”. In December 2016 the band announced they were going to take part in ESC 2017 – Die Entscheidungsshow. The band was now reduced to a trio, with Rade, Sandor and Christoph having left the band. Their song, “Apollo”, won the national selection and represented Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest, where they did not reach the final. In November of the same year, the band featured in the Soundland track “Come around”. In 2018, the band kept working together with Sounland in a new song, “Heartache”. On 16 November, a video “Tocame” was released, which was a collaboration with Sunstroke Project. A year later, they teamed up with Soundland again for a new song, “Movin’ on”. In May 2019, they were able to perform in the Euroclub in Tel Aviv, where the Eurovision Song Contest was held that year. They also performed at the summer fest in Chisinau, Moldova. A new song, “Black sea”, was released in September. The band teamed up with AlizĂ© Oswald for a new song, “Beautiful people”, which was released in January 2020. In collaboration with Alejandro Reyes, who took part in ESC 2018 – Die Entscheidungsshow, Timebelle released the song “Rapido” in September 2020. A second song with Alejandro, “Barba”, came out a year later. “Dopamina” was a new song by the band in 2021, followed by “About us”, “No se puede” and “No te vayas de aqui”. With Runa and Nosfe they released “Palatul de crom” and “Garsoniera din obor”, a Romanian production. It brought them performances in Romania. Meanwhile, Samuel Forster had left the band, which means that Timebelle was a duo from then on. On 18 March, 2022, Timebelle came up with a new song and video, ” ’96”, followed by “$1” in 2022.         Entries Apollo Country🇹🇭 Switzerland Year2017 LanguageEnglish LyricsElias NĂ€slinNicolas GĂŒnthardtAlessandra GĂŒnthardt MusicElias NĂ€slinNicolas GĂŒnthardtAlessandra GĂŒnthardt BackingsTanja DanknerNyssina SwerissenNori Rickenbacher Results Semi Points: 97Position: 12Running order: 13 Results Finals Points: –Position: –Running order: – https://youtu.be/OrNPRfS9Sbg

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Mélanie René

© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts NameMĂ©lanie RenĂ© Born01 September 1990 Nationality🇹🇭 Swiss National SelectionDie grosse Entscheidungsshow 2015 In Eurovision2015 Vienna SongTime To Shine (2015) Biography Melanie RenĂ©, performing under the stage name Melyz (* September 1, 1990, in Geneva), is a Swiss singer. She was born in Geneva to Mauritian parents. At the age of seven, she started performing at family gatherings and festivities. In 1995, her family moved to the French department of Haute-Savoie. In 2009, she represented Switzerland at the Gregoriu International Festival in the Romanian city of Brăila with a self-composed song titled “Il chante avec les anges”, a tribute to her grandfather, and won the competition. In 2010, she attended the Academy of Contemporary Music in Guildford, England, as well as the Institute of Modern Music in Brighton, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Music Performance. On January 31, 2015, she wonthe Swiss national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna, Die grosse Entscheidungsshow, with her self-written song “Time to shine.”  In the semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest, MĂ©lanie RenĂ© finished last, failing to qualify for the final. On January 25, 2018, MĂ©lanie RenĂ© announced on her Facebook page that she would start a new project after a year of experimentation, associated with a new musical style that she described as “electro-pop with a small alternative side.” Along with this announcement, she revealed her new stage name, Melyz, bidding farewell to her birth name. She had already created her YouTube channel under the same name on August 22, 2017, and released her first music video in the new style, “Dancefloor,” on April 13, 2018. On January 27, 2019, Melyz’ first EP “Don’t Tell On Us” was released. It was followed by a single and video, “Don’t Tell”, on the 1st of March. Within’ a month, the song had 50k views. Due to COVID19, Melyz could only release a new song on November 13 2020. The song was called “Bad together”. In February 2022, Melyz released a new song, “Look at me now”. Entries Song Title Country🇹🇭 Switzerland Year2015 LanguageEnglish LyricsMĂ©lanie RenĂ© MusicMĂ©lanie RenĂ© BackingsAnissa Condemi MontemouhinIdyl NahlaFlavie Crisinel CheuwaNatacha Karine Montille Results Semi Points: 4Position: 17Running order: 14 Results Finals Points: –Position: –Running order: – https://youtu.be/ya1r_nFHiCQ

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Luca HĂ€nni

© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts NameLuca HĂ€nni Born08 October 1994 Nationality???????? Swiss National SelectionInternal selection 2019 In Eurovision2019 Tel Aviv SongShe got me (2019) Biography Luca HĂ€nni is a Swiss singer, songwriter, dancer, model and television personality. Already at a very young age, Luca HĂ€nni got drum lessons. At the age of nine, he learned to play guitar and taught himself playing the piano. He rose to fame in 2012 when he won Deutschland Sucht Den Superstar. His first single “Don’t Think About Me”,  was released on May 2, 2012. The single reached gold status in Switzerland after four days and was No. 1 in the charts in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Two weeks later, his debut album “My name is Luca” was released. It placed No. 1 in Austria and Switzerland and No. 2 in Germany. The album was awarded gold in Switzerland and Austria. A second single was released called “I will die for you”. A Swiss retail company hired Luca HĂ€nni in June 2012 to promote his men’s underwear brand. HĂ€nnis first tour Luca HĂ€nni & Band – Live on Tour started on October 1, 2012. Luca toured through Switzerland, Germany and Austria.In 2013, a second studio album. “Living the dream”, was released. Luca received Kids ’Choice Award as favorite star in Germany, Austria, Switzerland. The third album, “Dance until we die”, was released in 2014. It was a cooperation with the Swiss DJ Christopher S HĂ€nnis. The two single releases “I Can’t Get No Sleep” and “Good Time” also reached the charts. In November 2014, the charity song “Only One You” was released in close collaboration with the DKMS (German Bone Marrow Donor Bank).Luca HĂ€nni’s fourth album “When we wake up” was recorded in the USA. In November 2016, HĂ€nni presented his first own men’s fashion collection under the name SVSL. At the end of December 2018, HĂ€nni released his first German-language single “Bei mir,” a duet with Helene Fischer. In 2019, Luca HĂ€nni represented Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “She got me”. It was a huge succes, getting the 4th place for Switzerland. In spring 2020, HĂ€nni finished third in the 13th season of Let’s Dance with the German professional dancer Christina Luft. In May of the same year he released the single “Diamant”, in June the accompanying music video appeared, in which Luft was the actress. In October 2020 Luca released his first German-language album “110 Karat”. Since November he has been a permanent member of the advice team on the TV show The Masked Singer Switzerland. In November 2020 he also competed in the VOX program Grill den Henssler.  At the beginning of April 2021, HĂ€nni released the single “Wo warst Du?”; the same month followed by the single “Durch die Nacht”. In autumn he released the charity single “There for you” in cooperation with the Swiss Music Award. He was also a scout in the TV show Stadt, Land, Talent. In 2022, he released the singles “Warum musstest du gehen” and “MillionĂ€r”. Entries She Got Me Country???????? Switzerland Year2019 LanguageEnglish LyricsLaurell BarkerFrazer MacLuca HĂ€nniJon HĂ€llgrenLukas HĂ€llgren MusicLaurell BarkerFrazer MacLuca HĂ€nniJon HĂ€llgrenLukas HĂ€llgren BackingsDavid Lei BrandtDaniel AsamoahHannah Levitt-CollinsKeisha Malaika Von ArnoldGreg G. Curtis jr. Results Semi Points: 232Position: 4Running order: 4 Results Finals Points: 364Position: 4Running order: 24 https://youtu.be/8aUYzqAIdoM

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