Milan Stankovic at Eurovision Song Contest 2010.
|Birth name||Milan Stanković|
|Born||9 September 1987|
Life and career
Milan Stanković was born in Obrenovac to a single mother. His parents had divorced and his father died in prison when Milan was four. Stanković also has a half-sister from his mom's second marriage. He studied for medical technician.
He rose to fame as a contestant on Zvezde Granda in 2007, finishing in fourth place. He instantly attracted popularity because of his appearance, for which he would often be compered to G Dragon, his attitude, but also for his relationship with another contestant, Rada Manojlović. His debut album, Solo, was released in May 2009 for Grand Production and was a commercial success. In 2010 Milan was chosen by the national election to represent Serbia on Eurovision Song Contest 2010. His song "Ovo je Balkan", written by Goran Bregović and Marina Tucaković, ended up in 13th place with 72 points. Following the Eurovision, he left his record label and went on a hiatus.
In April 2014, Milan won the Pink Music Festival with the song "Luda Ženo" featuring Matrix Band. He was awarded for the most YouTube views and most SMS votes. In 2015 he released a self titled EP, which was cited as his big comeback. Then he became a judge on Pinkove Zvezdice, a popular children's singing competition. In 2017 Stanković started his collaboration with Jala Brat and Buba Corelli by releasing the single Ego, which gained great success. During 2018 and 2019 Stanković released his so called 'Tokyo Trilogy', showing K-pop influence.
Studio albums and EPs
- Solo (2009)
- Milan (2015)
- "Mašina" (2015)
- "Gadure", feat. Mile Kitić & Mimi Mrecedez (2016)
- "Faktor rizika" (2016)
- "Ego", feat. Jala Brat & Buba Corelli (2017)
- "Trans" (2018)
- "Kripton" (2018)
- "Brane mi te" (2019) feat. Buba Corelli
Awards and nominations
- Music Awards Ceremony
|Year||Nominee / work||Award||Result||Ref.|
|2019||'Ego' ft. Jala Brat & Buba Corelli||Collaboration of the Year||Nominated|||
|'Trans'||Modern Dance Song of the Year||Nominated|
|Music Video of the Year||Nominated|
- Storvik-Green, Simon (2010-03-13). "Milan Stanković takes home victory in Serbia". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 13 March 2010.
- Klier, Marcus (2010-03-13). "Serbia sends Milan Stanković to the Eurovision Song Contest". ESCToday. Retrieved 13 March 2010.
- "Ovo je lista dobitnika regionalnih MAC muzičkih nagrada" (in Serbian). Tracara.com. January 2019.
- Media related to Milan Stanković at Wikimedia Commons
|Awards and achievements|
Marko Kon and Milaan
| Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest