16 May 1987 |
Bonomo was born in İzmir, Turkey to Sephardi Turkish family. At the age of 17, he began his official career as a vocal productionist in Istanbul. At the same time, Can went on with studying TV and cinema at the Istanbul Bilgi University with his programmes being aired on popular radio channels such as Number 1 FM, Radio101 and Radio Class. Then his radio programmes were followed by programmes in international TV channels such as MTV and Number One TV.' One of the most important things which shaped his musical style is Sephardic culture - the ancient language and music of the exiled Spaniard Jews.
In January, 2012, he was internally selected to represent Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan. In February 2012, Can revealed his song "Love Me Back" to the public. He placed seventh with the song at the contest's final competition on 26 May 2012.
- Şaşkın (2011)
- Bana Bir Saz Verin (2011)
- Meczup (2011)
- Love Me Back (2012)
- Ali Baba (2012)
- Başkan (2012)
- "2011 Golden Butterfly Television Awards" Best New Artist 
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- "Altın Kelebek'ler sahiplerini buldu - Hürriyet Magazin Hattı". Hurriyet.com.tr. Retrieved 2012-01-11.
with "Live It Up"
|Turkey in the Eurovision Song Contest
[to be determined]