Jimmie Wilson (singer)

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Jimmie Wilson
Jimmie Wilson1 Kyiv 2017.jpg
Wilson in 2017
Background information
BornDetroit, Michigan, U.S.
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • musical theatre actor
Instruments
  • Vocals

Jimmie Wilson is an American singer and musical theatre actor. He represented San Marino in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, with the song "Spirit of the Night" in a duet with Sammarinese singer Valentina Monetta but failed to qualify to the final, placing last in their semi-final and last overall in the contest.[1]

Career[edit]

He studied acting in Hollywood, and then acted in the musical Sisterella, produced by Michael Jackson. He later moved to Germany to play Barack Obama in the musical Hope! – Das Obama Musical.[2] In 2012 he took part in the third series of the Polish version of Must Be the Music. He was eliminated in the semi-finals.[3]

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Title Details
So Damn Beautiful
  • Released: 12 May 2017
  • Label: So Damn Beautiful Recordings
  • Formats: Digital download, CD

Singles[edit]

As lead artist[edit]

Title Year Album
"Spirit of the Night"
(with Valentina Monetta)
2017 Non-album single
"So Damn Beautiful" So Damn Beautiful

As featured artist[edit]

Title Year Album
"Summer Time"
(Burak Yeter featuring Jimmie Wilson)
2014 Non-album singles
"No More"
(Divided Souls, Le Alen and Samuri featuring Jimmie Wilson)
"We Can Touch the Sky"
(DJ Andi featuring Jimmie Wilson)

Promotional singles[edit]

Title Year Album
"You're the One (Miss Model of the World)" 2015 Non-album singles
"The Color Red" 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vranis, Michalis (12 March 2017). "San Marino: Valentina Monetta and Jimmie Wilson to Kyiv". esctoday.com. ESCToday.
  2. ^ Scarpone, Cristian (12 March 2017). "SHE'S BACK! VALENTINA MONETTA AND JIMMIE WILSON WILL SING "SPIRIT OF THE NIGHT" FOR SAN MARINO". wiwibloggs.com. Wiwibloggs.
  3. ^ Kasprzyk, Jakub (12 March 2017). "Szok! Valentina Monetta wraca na Eurowizję!". eurowizja.org. eurowizja.org.
Preceded by
Serhat
with "I Didn't Know"
San Marino in the Eurovision Song Contest
2017
(with Valentina Monetta)
Succeeded by
Jessika feat. Jenifer Brening
with "Who We Are"