He plays 12 different musical instruments including accordion , piano , guitar and drums. He has written five ballads that have represented their respective countries at the Eurovision Song Contest : " Lane moje ", " Lejla ", " Oro ", " Nije ljubav stvar " and " Adio ". He also composes music for films, television series and theater shows. He graduated music at the University of Belgrade and launched his professional music career in In he won a contest at the Pjesma Mediterana festival with the song "Pesma Sirena", which led to opportunities to perform at more prestigious festivals in Belarus.
The Serbian musician won the "Grand-Prix" award at two festivals in that country. The young singer was promoted as a folk and pop artist. His first studio album, titled Amajlija , included "Pesma Sirena" along with seven other tracks. The song went to No. Three music videos were produced for songs on this album. Serbia and Montenegro , sending an entrant for the first time to Eurovision Song Contest , decided on their representative through Evropesma , a music festival and contest in Serbia and Montenegro.
The song has become popular amongst many Eurovision fans and it is often rated as one of the best non-winning songs. Since then, he works and composes in his own studio. In October , he composed and performed a duet with Austrian singer Tamee Harrison. In cooperation with Cobra production he composed music for the movie Ivkova slava Ivko's fame. In this album he changed the music style that was typical about him.
The songs in the album are Pop ballads with some ethnic Serbian folk elements. The CD sold over , copies over former Yugoslavia. The song finished in third place, making it Bosnia's best performance in the contest. In , he released his second greatest hits compilation called Platinum Collection which included two new singles "Devojka" and "Nije do mene".
He also composed the music for the TV series "Ranjeni orao" and "Ono nase sto nekad bejase". The song is a folk ballad with traditional folk Serbian elements. Because the Eurovision Song Contest has been won by Serbia, the contest that year came in the country. After a year of a music pause he released his fifth studio album named Ljubavi by the production of Minacord and City Records. The single has a large success in Serbia and the neighbouring countries. On 12 June , he performed his biggest concert yet.
The postproduction and mastering was done by James Cruz, an award-winning audio-mastering engineer in his New York studio. The song was a great success, finished on third place. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Belgrade , SFR Yugoslavia. Singer-songwriter composer instrumentalist. Pop-folk Balkan ballad. Vocal accordion piano guitar drums. City Minacord. Retrieved on Retrieved 29 March The Guardian.
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