Željko Joksimović "My last time as a soloist at Eurovision"

Željko Joksimović "My last time as a soloist at Eurovision"
Željko Joksimović.Photo: Thomas Hanses (EBU)
Baku, Azerbaijan -

Željko Joksimović has confirmed in Baku that his participation this year will be his last as a solo artist in Europe's Favourite TV Show. Eurovision.tv caught up with Željko at the reception of Sabina Babayeva in Baku.

Željko Joksimović has an impressive record in Europe's Favourite TV Show where he was runner up in the 2004 edition for Serbia & Montenegro with Lane Moje. In 2006 he returned as composer of the entry Lejla for Hari Mata Hari of Bosnia & Herzegovina.

In 2008, when the Eurovision Song Contest was held in Belgrade, he had two roles, he was co-host with Jovana Janković, who would later become his wife, and also composer of the Serbian entry Oro for Jelena Tomašević featuring Bora Dugic.

Find out what Željko had to say to Eurovision.tv in our video below.

Interview with Željko Joksimović from Serbia

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At the reception of Sabina Babayaeva of Azerbaijan, Željko had prepared a surprise for his Azerbaijani hostess, he performed part of his 2012 entry Nije Ljubav Stvar in the Azerbaijani language, which impressed the locals immensely. You can see a clip of this below.


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