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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  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 17:32
    I'm sure Zeljko will be (once again) one of the best tonight, and maybe a potential winner for Saturday... report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 17:09
    Then let's make him leave in style by letting him finally win! The song is perfect! :D report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 15:52
    His song is nice but I dont think it is going to be the winner...Yes He is a good singer but I prefer his first song in Istanbul instead of this song... I think he makes this explanation to get more votes...

    Good Luck Zeljko!!! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 14:48
    My only advice: Zelkjo don't close your eyes while performing. When you look directly to the camera, your -deep- voice reaches every corner of the hearts. Good luck again Serbia. report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 13:59
    Sofi Marinova is the best ! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 13:59
    Samo napred!!!!! Navijamo za tebe Zeljko!!!! Milsim da bi jaci efekat imao da je poveo i Nenada Mahmutovica.....super izgledaju zajedno!!!!!!!!!


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LnrTDS85rC8 report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 13:12
    This song is perfect !!! And he is the perfect composer and musician.
    I sincerely hope that this year will be THE LUCKY YEAR, and he win !! :))

    Of course he will be up to news of it because this year is definitely the central star in a musical competition, in addition to the English representative.

    I hope this year he will win ! :))))

    Serbia 12pts
    Iceland 10 pts
    Grecce 8 pts report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 12:55
    Qualify for sure and probably top 5 again ! :) report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 12:46
    Come on LOREEN, CAN BONOMO, ZELJKO JOKSIMOVIC, KURT CALLEJA, TOOJİ :) report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 12:04
    If the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest really is Željko's last ever performance as a solo artist, then I really hope he makes this year a memorable one by reaching to the final and what a way to say farewell if he won this year as a solo artist for the last time! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 11:47
    onedirectio --- i hope too =))))))))))) report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 11:41
    My #1 This guy is God of Music ! Tonight Serbia will get my vote ! So amazing <3 report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 11:30
    i hope this will not win.. report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 11:25
    Come on Serbia and Babushke!!!!! report to the moderator
  • Posted on 24/May 2012 at 11:19
    we love you zeljko! serbian girls from stockholm :) report to the moderator