Andrei in October, 2012
|Birth name||Andrei Leonte|
25 March 1989|
Andrei Leonte (born 25 March 1989) is a Romanian singer. Born in Vaslui, Romania he is best known as the winner of the first edition of X-Factor (Romania).
Childhood and personal life
His lifestory is like an american movie, what proves, that success meant full use of his capabilities.
Andrei Leonte's first musical success happened in 9th grade in the "Mister Boboc" contest. At aptitude test he performed the song "If tommorow never comes" single sang by Ronan Keating.
In 2011, Andrei Leonte graduated in Communication and Public Relations, University of Bucharest.
During the holidays, he went to his parents in Italy and used to play in crowded places, but sometimes was chased by the police.
In February and March 2013 he participated in the National Selection of Romania for the Eurovision Song Contest 2013, he qualified for the Final, where he placed last out of 12 songs.
In October 2012, Andrei Leonte released his first single "Te iubesc cât 2" in collaboration with Roton. The song was composed by Deepside Deejayz, the lyrics were written by himself.
Own Eurovision Song Contest
He was selected to represent Romania in the 13th edition, were Romania is part of the Big 5, meaning that the song auto-qualifies for the Grand Final. At the end of the show he placed 26th out of 27 songs.
|Awards and achievements|
Kaiia vs Manilla Maniacs
with "Crazy love"
|Romania in Own Eurovision Song Contest
with"I need you for Christmas"
Emmelie de Forest, Christopher Nissen and Medina
|Presenter of Own Eurovision Song Contest
with Antonia and Inna