Netherlands

Jeangu Macrooy

Grow

Netherlands

The Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest

The Netherlands debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956 and has gone on to compete in all bar four contests. To date the Netherlands has won the contest on five occasions; 1957, 1959, 1969, 1975 and most recently 2019. Prior to Duncan Laurence’s victory in Tel Aviv, the Netherlands had been waiting 44 years for their next victory. Duncan Laurence won the contest in Israel with the song “Arcade”.

Photo: European Broadcasting Union

Jeangu Macrooy

Netherlands

Artist Profile

Jeangu Macrooy (born November 6, 1993) is a Surinamese singer-songwriter. He was born in Paramaribo and has been living in the Netherlands since 2014. Macrooy's music can best be described as modern soul. His audience is in the Netherlands, Suriname, and increasingly in Belgium, France and Germany. He was going to represent the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 held in Rotterdam with the song "Grow", but the show was cancelled because of the 2019–20 coronavirus pandemic. He will represent the country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.

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