Levina (singer)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

This is an old revision of this page, as edited by Jjj1238 (talk | contribs) at 22:44, 9 February 2017 (added Category:German expatriates in the United Kingdom using HotCat). The present address (URL) is a permanent link to this revision, which may differ significantly from the current revision.

Jump to navigation Jump to search
Levina
Unser Song 2017 - Pressekonferenz - Levina-0527.jpg
Levina at Unser Song 2017
Background information
Birth nameIsabella Lueen
Born1991 (age 27–28)
Bonn, Germany
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Instruments
  • Vocals

Isabella Lueen (born 1991), known professionally as simply Levina, is a German singer and songwriter. She will represent Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev with the song "Perfect Life".[1][2][3]

Life and career

Levina was born in Bonn as Isabella Lueen, and was raised in Chemnitz. She attended the Dr.-Wilhelm-André-Gymnasium, and graduated with an International Baccalaureate degree. She then moved to London where she earned her bachelor's degree from King's College London. She splits her time between Berlin and London, where she studies music management at the London College of Music.[4]

Eurovision Song Contest 2017

In 2016, Levina was announced as one of the 33 shortlisted acts for Unser Song 2017.[5] On 6 January 2017, she was confirmed to be one of the five finalists.[6] During the show, Levina performed a cover of "When We Were Young" by Adele for the cover round.[7] She ended up advancing to the final as the sole artist left, performing the songs "Wildfire" and "Perfect Life". The German public went on to choose the latter as the winner. Levina will now perform "Perfect Life" at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev. As Germany is a member of the "Big Five", she will automatically advance to the final, held on 13 May 2017.[8][9]

References

  1. ^ "ESC-Vorentscheid: Levina tritt gegen sich selbst an". tz.de (in German). TZ. 9 February 2017.
  2. ^ Ko, Anthony (9 February 2017). "GERMANY: LEVINA WINS UNSER SONG 2017 AND WILL SING "WILDFIRE" OR "PERFECT LIFE" AT EUROVISION". wiwibloggs.com. Wiwibloggs.
  3. ^ Laufer, Gil (9 February 2017). "Germany: Levina wins Unser Song 2017". esctoday.com. ESCToday.
  4. ^ Jordan, Paul (9 February 2017). "Germany's Levina takes her Perfect Life to Kyiv". eurovision.tv. EBU.
  5. ^ "Speed-Dating mit den Kandidaten für "Unser Song 2017"". ARD (in German). Retrieved 28 December 2016.
  6. ^ "Diese fünf nehmen am Vorentscheid teil". Eurovision.de (in German). ARD. Retrieved 6 January 2017.
  7. ^ "Vorentscheid: Kandidaten im ARD-Morgenmagazin". Eurovision.de (in German). ARD. 4 February 2017. Retrieved 5 February 2017.
  8. ^ Jordan, Paul (9 September 2016). "Kyiv to host Eurovision 2017!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 11 September 2016.
  9. ^ Jordan, Paul (21 January 2016). "Semi-Final Allocation Draw on Monday, pots revealed". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.

External links

Preceded by
Jamie-Lee Kriewitz
with "Ghost"
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest
2017
Succeeded by
Incumbent