Belgium: Listen to “Miss You”, Jérémie Makiese’s song for Eurovision 2022!
Belgium was the first country to reveal its representative for Eurovision 2022, in September 2021.
Jérémie Makiese was invited in the radio show “VivaCité” from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. Also in the Belgium public broadcaster, La Une, and in the broadcaster MNM, his song “Miss You” was shown for the first time alongside the music video.
Listen to “Miss You” below:
Who is Jérémie Makiese;
Jérémie Makiese is 20 years old from Antwerp and parents from Kongo. He took up singing thanks to his parents. He started in church choir in a young age and later proceeded to singing lessons in school, where he competed and won in a song contest.
Jérémie Makiese, currently studies geology, a profession he wants to practice at some point in the future. Furthermore, his biggest passion is football, being a goal keeper in Excelsior Virton, which plays in the second division of Belgian football.
He was the winner of the last season of the Flemish “The Voice“, being part of Beverly Jo Scott’s team. In the blind auditions he sang the song “Jealous“, with the four judges being impressed by his vocal capabilities and turning their chair.
As musician, the young singer prefers to perform songs with soul and R&B style. During his time in “The Voice” he performed “You’re nobody ’till Somebody Loves You” from James Arthur and “Leave the Door Open” from Bruno Mars & Anderson Paak alongside other songs.
In the grand final of the popular talent show, Makiese performed songs from Michael Jackson, Gregory Porter and Labrinth that helped him emerge as the Winner. He got 53% of the public vote, leaving behind in second place Alice Van Eesbeeck.
He is the fifth former contestnt of ”The Voice Belgique” that was chosen from RTBF to represent Belgium and the first winner of the show after Roberto Bellarosa in 2013.
Belgium will perform in the second half (songs 9-18) of the second semi-final in May 12.
What do you think about Belgium’s song? Will it manage to qualify for the Grand Final?
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