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Serhat

Name:Ahmet Serhat Hacıpaşalıoğlu
Born:24-10-1964
Nationality:Turkish
   
National finals:
ESC entries:Say na na na (2019)
I didn’t know (2016)
   
Website:serhatofficial.com

 

Biography

Serhat is a Turkish singer, songwriter, composer, producer and television presenter. He was born in Istanbul. He originally studied dentistry, but his career in showbusiness started when he established a production company in 1994. He produced the show “Riziko!”, a Turkish version of the American show “Jeopardy!”. He hosted the show himself and received several awards for it. While keeping on hosting shows, he began a career in music as well in 1997. That was the year he released his debut single “Rüya”. He sang a duet with Viktor Lazlo in 2005, “Total disguise”, and with Tamara Gverdtstiteli in 2008. It took him until 2014 to release a new single, “Je m’adore”. Serhat’s working field had now changed to France and Germany. The song topped several dance charts in Germany, France, the UK and Switzerland. In 2016, Serhat represented San Marino in the Eurovision Song Contest with the song “I didn’t know”. Although he did not reach the final, a disco version of the song reached the US dance charts. In 2018, Serhat re-released “Total disguise”, but now in duet with Helena Paparizou. In 2019, Serhat represented San Marino again with the song “Say na na na”. The song became the best scoring song for San Marino so far.

Entries

Country:San Marino
Year:2019
Language:English, Turkish
   
Artist:Serhat
Song:Say Na Na Na
Lyrics:

Serhat
Mary Susan Applegate

Composer(s):Serhat
   
Backings:Giulia Wahn
Chantal Hartmann
Inès Schubert
Dancers:Johan D. Seil
Sebastián Millepied
Results Semi
Points:150
Position:8
Running order:17
   
Results 
Points:77
Position:19
Running order 7
Country:San Marino
Year:2016
Language:English
   
Artist:Serhat
Song:I didn’t know
Lyrics:Nektarios Tyrakis
Composer(s):Olcayto Ahmet Tuğsuz
   
Backing Vocals:Caroline Hauwel
Ellia Palazzi
Emilie Weber
Jessica Fagniot
Ophelie Crispin
Dancers: –
Results Semi
Points:12
Position:68
Running order:8
   
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