The Eurovision entry that will represent the host country, to be performed by Jeangu Macrooy, was played on NPO Radio 2 this morning and released later on Youtube.  The song is enttitled “Grow”. 

Almost two months ago the Dutch broadcaster, AVROTROS, announced that Jeangu Macrooy was internally selected to represent the Netherlands on home soil at the Eurovision Song Contest set to take place next May in Rotterdam.  Today his song was initially played on NPO Radio 2 this morning and was officially released at 19:15 CET on Youtube. Jeangu’s Eurovision entry “Grow” is written by Jeangu Macrooy and Perquisite.

Listen below Jeangu’s Eurovision entry entitled “Grow” :

A few words about Jeangu Macrooy

Jeangu Macrooy is born in 1993 in Paramaribo, Suriname. His musical journey begins when he receives a guitar from his parents at the age of thirteen and forms a musical duo with his twin brother Xillan. But Jeangu wants more, so in 2014 he boarded the plane to the Netherlands. There he meets producer / composer Perquisite, with whom he enters into a musical collaboration and who signs him with his label Unexpected Records. From that moment Jeangu steps through the Dutch music world with seven-mile boots. He becomes Serious Talent at 3FM, nominated several times for an Edison, a welcome guest at De Wereld Draait Door and participates in The Passion.

With two successful albums to his name and several sold-out club tours, Jeangu is increasingly revealing his potential. He knows what he wants better than ever: telling a story that is as honest as possible. With his participation in the Eurovision Song Contest, Jeangu is confidently taking the next international step on the road ahead. A road full of ambition to make dreams come true, in a career that shines more and more.

As the host country, The Netherlands has already secured a spot in the final of the contest. However, we will see Jeangu’s performance as part of the first semifinal on May 12th.