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Gjon’s Tears

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About

Quick Facts

Name
Gjon Muharremaj

Born
29 june 1998

Nationality
🇨🇭 Swiss

National Selection
Internal Selection

In Eurovision
2021 Rotterdam
2020 Rotterdam (Cancelled)

Song
Tout l’univers (2021)
Répondez-moi (2020)

Biography

Gjon’s Tears, real name Gjon Muharremaj, is a Swiss singer of Kosovar origin. His stage name Gjon’s Tears is based on a childhood experience: When he was nine, he moved his grandfather to tears with a performance of Elvis Presley’s “Help Falling in Love”. It was his grandfather who registered him for Albania’s Got Talent in 2011, where he finished third. The following year, Gjon’s Tears participated in Die grössten Schweizer Talente. He also took part in the French version of The Voice. In 2020, he was supposed represent Switzerland in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Répondez-moi”. Unfortunately, due to the cancellation of the contest, that didn’t happen. Swiss TV has now invited him to be the 2021 contestant. His song, “Tout l’univers”, became the winner of the expert jury. Overall, Gjon became 3rd.

Also in 2021, Gjon’s Tears featured in a song of Arilena Ara, with the title “Dance me”. He won an MTV Europe Music Award for best Swiss song. At the end of 2021 he participated in The Voice All Stars France. In 2022, his song “Silhouette” became a huge hit in Albania.

Entries

Tout l’univers

Country
🇨🇭 Switzerland

Year
2021

Language
French

Lyrics & Musix
Gjon Muharremaj
Wouter Hardy
Nina Sampermans

Music
Gjon Muharremaj
Wouter Hardy
Nina Sampermans
Xavier Michel

Backings

Results Semi

Points: 291
Position: 1 
Running order: 16

Results Finals

Points: 432
Position: 3
Running order: 14

Répondez-moi

Country
🇨🇭 Switzerland

Year
2021

Language
French

Lyrics & Music
Gjon Muharremaj
Xavier Michel
Alizé Oswald
Jeroen Swinnen

Backings

Results Semi

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Position: –
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Results Finals

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