Getter Jaani

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Getter Jaani
Getter-Jaani-Eurovision-Song-Contest-2011.jpg
Background information
Birth name Getter Ragnila Jaani
Born (1993-02-03) 3 February 1993 (age 24)
Origin Tallinn, Estonia
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Singer, actress
Labels Moonwalk (2010–present)
Website www.getterjaani.ee

Getter Ragnila Jaani (born 3 February 1993)[1] is an Estonian singer and actress. She represented Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 with the song "Rockefeller Street".[2]

Early life[edit]

Getter was born and raised in Tallinn. In 2015, she graduated night school and was awarded a high school diploma.[3]

Career[edit]

Jaani performing in May 2012.

Jaani first became publicly known in Estonia as a participant in the third season of Eesti otsib superstaari, the Estonian version of Pop Idol. She finished fourth and her performance gained her role of Sharpay Evans in the Estonian version of High School Musical.

Jaani represented Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, with her entry "Rockefeller Street" coming in 24th place in the final. That same year, she participated as a celebrity contestant on Tantsud tähtedega, the Estonian version of Dancing with the Stars.

In 2012, Jaani presented the scores on behalf of Estonia for the grand-finals of the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan.[4]

In 2013, Jaani landed the role of Sandy in the musical Grease.

Songs performed on Eesti otsib superstaari[edit]

Week Title Original artist Result
Semi-finals
1 "Ma tõde tean" Nele-Liis Vaiksoo Safe
2 "Cruella de Vil" Bill Lee Safe
Finals
1 "Iseendale" Eda-Ines Etti Bottom two
2 "Laul Põhjamaast" Ülo Vinter Safe
3 "See maailm uus" ("A Whole New World") Brad Kane & Lea Salonga Safe
4 "I'm a Believer" The Monkees Safe
5 "The Climb" Miley Cyrus Bottom two
6 "Stop it (I Like It)" Rick Guard Safe
"Ice Cream Freeze (Let's Chill)" Miley Cyrus
7 "Taas punab pihlakaid" Ivo Linna Eliminated
"Happy" Leona Lewis

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Album Title Album details Chart positions
EST
Rockefeller Street 3[5]
DNA

Extended plays[edit]

  • 2010: Parim Päev EP (Moonwalk)
  • 2011: Jõuluvalgus

Singles[edit]

Year Single Peak chart positions Album
EST
[6]
2010 "Vaid Suve"
(featuring Chapter One)
"Parim päev" Parim Päev EP
"Grammofon"
2011 "Rockefeller Street" 3 Rockefeller Street
"Valged ööd"
(featuring Koit Toome)
1
"Me kõik jääme vanaks" 3
"Talveöö"
(featuring Koit Toome and Karl Madis)
Jõuluvalgus
2012 "NYC Taxi"[7] 30 DNA
"Jõuluvalgus" Jõuluvalgus
2013 "Kes on süüdi" Eesti Laul (Joke)
"Meelelahutajad"
(featuring Maia Vahtramäe)
6 DNA
2014 "Rannamaja"
(featuring Koit Toome)
1
2015 "DNA" 20
2015 "Lootuste tänaval" DNA
2016 "Kullaväljade tuul"

Music videos[edit]

  • "Rockefeller Street" (2011, live)
  • "Talveöö"[8] (2011, live)
  • "NYC Taxi"[9] (2012)
  • "Sulle, kes sa kaugel"[10] (2012, live with Koit Toome)
  • "Kes on süüdi" [11](Feb, 2013)
  • "Meelelahutajad" [12] (Nov, 2013)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Delfi – Getter Jaani
  2. ^ Veel üks staar-lõpetaja! Getter Jaani saab juunis kooliga ühele poole: hirm on küll suur (Estonian)
  3. ^ Eesti Laul 2011 finaali võitis Getter Jaani looga Rockefeller Street (Estonian)
  4. ^ "Running order for the voting tonight". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 26 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "R2 Eesti müügitabel . Raadio 2". R2.err.ee. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Raadio Uuno". Uuno.ee. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  7. ^ "Raadio Uuno". Uuno.ee. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  8. ^ "Getter Jaani, Koit Toome, Karl Madis ja Bel Fiore - Talveöö". YouTube. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  9. ^ "Getter Jaani - NYC Taxi 2012 Official Video". YouTube. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  10. ^ "Sulle, kes sa kaugel - Getter Jaani, Koit Toome". YouTube. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 
  11. ^ "Getter "Kes on süüdi"". YouTube. 2013-02-23. Retrieved 2014-07-15. 
  12. ^ "Getter Jaani ja Maia Vahtramäe "Meelelahutajad"". YouTube. Retrieved 21 December 2014. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Malcolm Lincoln and
Manpower 4
with Siren
Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest
2011
Succeeded by
Ott Lepland
with KuulaC