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Watch Željko Joksimović and Antonis Remos singing ‘Lane Moje’

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INFORMATION ABOUT ZELJKO

Željko Joksimović, often credited as Zeljko Joksimovic, is a Serbian singer, composer songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. He plays 12 different musical instruments including accordion, piano, guitar, and drums. Joksimović is multi-lingual, being fluent in Greek, English, Russian, Polish and French as well as his native Serbian. He has a career as a solo pop artist and at the same time he is a prolific composer for other singers. He can be called a master of The Balkan Ballads for having written four of the most famous: “Lane moje”, “Lejla”, “Oro”, and “Nije ljubav stvar”. He also composes music for films, television series and theater shows. He represented Serbia and Montenegro in the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest with the song “Lane moje”, placing second. He represented Serbia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan and finished third. He is a judge on the first series of X Factor Adria.

INFORMATION ABOUT ANTONIO REMOS

Antonis Remos, is a Greek singer. He was born in Düsseldorf, West Germany.[1] Later his family moved back to their native Thessaloniki, Greece, where he finished school. During his childhood he got involved with music and learned to play guitar. After many appearances in Thessaloniki, in 1995 Antonis Remos had his first live appearance in Athens. He performed live next to famous artists, such as Dimitris Mitropanos, Stefanos Korkolis and Marios Tokas. This same year he signed his first contract with Sony Music Greece, planning to release his first album. The first album which was released in 1996 and was titled after his name, became platinum in a few months. In April 1998, his second album, Kairos Na Pame Parakato (“Time to Move On”) was released. For the first time, some of the most-prestigious Greek composers had given their songs to Antonis Remos, and for a second time in a row, the album gained platinum status. In March 2000, Remos performed the title song of the movie “I Agapi Einai Elefantas” (“Love is an elephant”) written by Minos Matsas. The soundtrack gained gold status. A CD single release followed, which was titled “Fly with me”. It is actually a remix of the big hit “Meine” (Stay) having Danish artist Remee Guitar’s rap-ing vocals. During winter 2000 Remos and Sakis Rouvas performed live together in Diogenis Palace. His latest album “Spasmena kommatia tis kardias” has already gained platinum status on the first week of release.

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