| Donatas Montvydas|
| October 22, 1987 (age 28)
Vilnius, Lithuania (1987-10-22) |
Tik Tau Vienai, Norim dar, Mano Vasara, Leisk Mylet, Let Me, Yes Or No, Donny Montell, Love Is Blind, Running Fast
Pop music, Soul music, Rhythm and blues
Sasha Son, Kurt Calleja, Monika Linkyte, Ruta Sciogolevaite, Vaidas Baumila
Donatas Montvydas (born 22 October 1987), better known by his stage name Donny Montell, is a Lithuanian singer-songwriter who represented Lithuania at the Eurovision Song Contest 2012, held in Baku, Azerbaijan. He did so for a second time in 2016, when he represented his country in Stockholm, Sweden.
Donatas Montvydas was born in Vilnius. His mother was a gymnast and his father was a drummer of the hard rock group Plackartas. Montvydas' older sister is a professional dancer. His interest in music began at a young age. He started performing publicly at age six when his vocal teacher let him participate in the contest for young singers “Dainų dainelė” (“The song of the Songs”), singing " Aš kiškelis mažas“ and he became a laureate. He's married as of 2013 and has a daughter and son.
As a child, Montvydas was highly influenced by artists such as Michael Jackson and rock band Queen and would often impersonate these artists from a young age. He also admires Freddie Mercury for his personality. Montvydas also stated that his father is by far his biggest inspiration.
Donny Montell Wikipedia