Milan Stanković

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Milan Stanković
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Milan Stankovic at Eurovision Song Contest 2010.
Background information
Birth nameMilan Stanković
Born (1987-09-09) 9 September 1987 (age 31)
Obrenovac, SFRY
OriginBelgrade, Serbia
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • TV personality
InstrumentsVocals
Years active2007–present
Labels
Associated acts

Milan Stanković (Serbian Cyrillic: Милан Станковић, born September 9, 1987 in Obrenovac) is a Serbian recording artist.

Life and career[edit]

Early life[edit]

Milan Stanković was born in Obrenovac to a single mother. His parents had divorced and his father died in prison when Milan was four. Stnković also has a half-sister from his mom's second marriage. He studied for medical technician.

Career[edit]

Stanković began his career in 2007 as a contestant on Zvezde Granda, television singing competition, where he reached the finale and finished in 4th place. He instantly attracted popularity because of his bleach blonde hair, style, attitude, but also because of his relationship with Rada Manojlović, who was also that years contestant. His debut album, Solo, was released in May 2009 for Grand Production and was a commercial success. In 2010 Milan was chosen by the public vote 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 pionts.[1][2] Later his lost his contract with Grand, because of the feud with Saša Popović, label's CEO and owner.

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 an 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. In 2018 Stanković released his so called 'Tokyo Trilogy', showing K-pop influence.

Discography[edit]

  • Solo (2009)
  • Milan (2015)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Storvik-Green, Simon (2010-03-13). "Milan Stanković takes home victory in Serbia". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 13 March 2010.
  2. ^ Klier, Marcus (2010-03-13). "Serbia sends Milan Stanković to the Eurovision Song Contest". ESCToday. Retrieved 13 March 2010.
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Marko Kon and Milaan
with Cipela
Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest
2010
Succeeded by
Nina
with Čaroban