No Name (Montenegrin band)

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No Name
Years active2003—2008
MembersMarko Perić (bass guitar)
Marko Prentić (vocal, solo guitar)
Danijel Alibabić (vocal)
Branko Nedović (keyboards)
Dragoljub Purlija (drums)
Bojan Jovović (keyboards, back vocal)

No Name (Montenegrin: Но нејм, romanized: No nejm) was a Montenegrin boys band, best known for the controversies surrounding their participation in the national pre-selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. The group made its debut in 2005, with the song "Zauvijek moja" (Forever Mine) (Milan Perić/Slaven Knezović), winning the 2005 Europjesma and thus representing Serbia and Montenegro in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005. The group fared 7th in the ESC with a total of 137 points, succeeding in obtaining the straight pass to the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 for Serbia and Montenegro. It was founded in 19 November 2003.

In November 2006, bassist Marko Perić left the group for an unknown reason.

The group disbanded in 2008.



In 2005, as complete outsiders but with a song which has strong national (Montenegrin) identity, they got most of the votes from the jury appointed by the RTCG, causing a stir among the Serbian and Montenegrin followers of the Eurovision Song Contest.

Again in March 2006, they participated in Montevizija 2006, the Montenegrin semi-final, and finished 2nd, going on to win in the final Europjesma with "Moja ljubavi". The jury appointed by the RTCG failed to award top points to the Serbian-based group Flamingosi, who were, by some, declared winners even before the competition others favouring No Name. New arrangement of the song and victory of No Name came just in time for the campaign for Montenegrin independence, which started that year. The Serbian TV station decided to pull out and therefore No Name could not represent the country in Athens.


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Željko Joksimović
Serbia and Montenegro in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Serbia Marija Šerifović
Montenegro Stevan Faddy
Preceded by
Željko Joksimović
Evrop(j)esma winner
2005, 2006
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Montevizija winner
Succeeded by
Stevan Faddy