Željko Joksimović

Musical Artist

1972 –

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Who is Željko Joksimović?

Željko Joksimović or often credited Zeljko Joksimovic is a Serbian singer, composer and producer. He is one of the most popular and respected artists from the Balkans. He is also very well valued elsewhere in Eastern and Central Europe. He can play 12 different musical instruments including accordion, piano, guitar, and drums. Joksimović is multi-lingual, being fluent in Greek, English, Russian, Polish and French as well as his native Serbian. He has a career as a solo pop artist and at the same time he is a prolific composer for other singers. He can be called a master of The Balkan Ballads for having written four of the most famous: "Lane moje" "Lejla" "Oro" and "Nije ljubav stvar". He also composes music for films, television series and theater shows. He represented Serbia and Montenegro in the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Lane moje", placing second. He represented Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan and finished third.

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Born
Apr 20, 1972
Belgrade
Also known as
  • Zeljko Joksimovic
  • Joksimović, Željko
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on July 23, 2013

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