For the third year in row Serbia will select it’s representative via national final – Beovizija. RTS, Serbian national broadcaster has just published the list of participants and among the 24 competing acts there are quite a few familiar names and former representatives.
Sanja Bogosavljević and Ana Milenković were part of Beauty Queens, backvocals to support Marija Šerifović in 2007 and they also participated in Beovizija in 2008 and 2009.
Neda Ukraden is widely popular over former Yugoslavia and she also participated in Jugovizija multiple times and her entry Bomba is already published.
Among the participants is girl group Hurricane, who are currently rocking the charts in the region and you know at least two of the girls – Sanja Vučić and Ksenija Knežević. Sanja represented Serbia in 2016 with Goodbye (Shelter) and Ksenija participated in Beosong in 2013 and also did backing vocals for her dad Knez in 2015.
Bora Dugić, famous flutist supported Jelena Tomašević on homeground back in 2008, when Serbia hosted the Eurovision Song Contest. Also Ivan Kurtić, Nenad Ćeranić, Ivana Jordan are some of the artists that have already entered Beovizija. Among the entrants we also have a few of former realityshows participants and popular YouTubers. Among the authors we have Kristina Kovač, Vladimir Graić, Danijel Kajmakoski, Michael James Day, Jimmy Jansson and Saška Janx.
1. Igor Simić – Ples za rastanak (Dance for goodbye)
music and lyrics: Danijel Kajmakoski, Matej Đajkovski, Vladimir Danilović
2. Sanja Bogosavljević – Ne puštam (I’m not letting go)
music and lyrics: Sanja Bogosavljević, Kristina Kovač
3. Rocher etno-bend – Samo ti umeš to (Only know to do it)
music and lyrics: Rastko Aksentijević
4. Neda Ukraden – Bomba (Bomb)
music and lyrics: Dušan Bačić, Dejan Nikolić
5. Marko Marković | Kolači (Cakes)
music and lyrics: Vladimir Graić, Marko Marković, Nemanja Filipović, Leontina Vukomanović
6. EJO – Trag (Clue)
music and lyrics: Stevan Milijanović
7. Karizma – Ona me zna (She knows me)
music and lyrics: Dušan Janićijević, Dejan Jelisavčić
8. Andrija Jo – Uvek (Always)
music and lyrics: Jimmy Jansson, Palle Hammarlund, Laurel Barker
9. Naiva – Baš baš (Very, very)
music and lyrics: Žika Zana, Jelena Zana
10. Bojana Mašković – Kao muzika (Like music)
music and lyrics: Goran Kovačić, Bojana Mašković
11. Ivana Jordan – Vila (Fairy godmother)
music and lyrics: Ivana Jordan
12. Bane Mojićević – Svet sa Prokletija (World from Prokletije)
music and lyrics: Mirko Šenkovski Džeronimo
13. Ivan Kurtić & „Geapsy Train“ – Sabajle (Early morning)
music and lyrics: Nikola Burovac, Miloš Roganović
14. Hurricane – Hasta la Vista
music and lyrics: Nemanja Antonić, Sanja Vučić
15. Milan Bujaković i Olivera Popović – Niti (Strings)
music and lyrics: Petar Pupić, Milan Bjelica, Luka Racić
16. Nenad Ćeranić – Veruj u sebe (Believe in yourself)
music and lyrics: Alek Aleksov, Nenad Ćeranić
17. Bora Dugić i Balkubano – Svadba velika (Big wedding)
music and lyrics: Nikola Burovac, Danijel Đurić
18. Ana Milenković – Tajna (Secret)
music and lyrics: Dušan Bačić
19. Srđan Lazić – Duša i telo (Soul and body)
music and lyrics: Srđan Lazić, Dejan Ivanović
20. Lazar Živanović – Puklo je nebo (Broken sky)
music and lyrics: Michael James Day, Adis Eminić
21. Milica Mišić – Kiša (Rain)
music and lyrics: Saška Janx
22. Thea Devy – Sudnji dan (Judgment day)
music and lyrics: Pele Loriano, Beth Morris, Dom Scott, Petar Spirić, Aleksandra Lazarević Spirić
23. Biljana Đurđević – Raj (Heaven)
music and lyrics: Tina Amvon
24. Aleksa Vučković – Samo mi kaži (Just tell me)
music and lyrics: Dimitrije Borčanin, Aleksa Vučković
Just like last year, when Nevena Božović won with her song Kruna, two semifinals will held. The exact dates are still unknown, but RTS confirmed that Beovizija will be held in late February. Also, more details regarding the voting will be published in due time.
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