Rosa Linn

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Rosa Linn
Birth nameRoza Kostandyan
Born (2000-05-20) 20 May 2000 (age 22)
Vanadzor, Armenia
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • record producer
Instruments
Years active2013—present
LabelsNvak

Roza Kostandyan (Armenian: Ռոզա Կոստանդյան; born 20 May 2000), known professionally as Rosa Linn (Armenian: Ռոզա Լին), is an Armenian singer, songwriter and record producer. She represented her country in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy with the song "Snap".

Early life

Kostandyan was born and raised in Vanadzor, Armenia. She began playing the piano at the age of six.[1] In 2013, she participated in Armenian national selection for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Gitem".[2]

Career

2020–present: Beginnings and Eurovision Song Contest

Linn started her professional musical career by collaborating with US-based record label Nvak Collective, founded by Armenian-American singer and songwriter Tamar Kaprelian. In September 2021, Linn released her debut single "King" in collaboration with American singer Kiiara.[3] She made her television debut performance of the song during the morning show on Public Television Company of Armenia (AMPTV) in November 2021.[4]

In February 2022, Linn was rumoured to represent Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy.[5][6] On March 11, she was officially announced as the representative of the country by AMPTV.[7] Her Eurovision entry titled "Snap" was released on March 19 along with its music video. The song was written by Linn, Tamar Kaprelian, Larzz Principato, Jeremy Dusoulet, Allie Crystal and Courtney Harrell.[8] Linn performed "Snap" on May 10 during the first semi-final of the contest and qualified for the final.[9] She performed the song once again in the grand final on May 14, and placed 20th. [10]

Discography

Singles

Title Year Peak chart positions Album
LIT
[11]
NLD
Tip

[12]
SWE
[13]
"King" (with Kiiara) 2021 Non-album singles
"Snap" 2022 21 10 97

References

  1. ^ "Rosa Linn". Nvak Collective. Archived from the original on 9 October 2021. Retrieved 12 March 2022.
  2. ^ ROZA KOSTANDYAN "Gitem" In Armenian National Selection , JESC 2013. Armenia in Eurovision. 23 September 2013. Retrieved 14 February 2022 – via YouTube.
  3. ^ Ju, Shirley (13 September 2021). "Rosa Linn: Armenia meets America in New Song "King" with Kiiara". Flaunt. Retrieved 12 February 2022.
  4. ^ "Rosa Linn's Tweet". Twitter. Retrieved 12 March 2022.
  5. ^ Avagyan, Alen (14 February 2022). "Հայտնի է "Եվրատեսիլ"-ում Հայաստանի ներկայացուցչի անունը" [The name of the representative of Armenia in Eurovision is known]. Hraparak (in Armenian). Retrieved 14 February 2022.
  6. ^ Granger, Anthony (15 February 2022). "🇦🇲 Armenia: AMPTV Confirms Decision Yet To Be Made On Eurovision 2022 Representative". Eurovoix. Retrieved 15 February 2022.
  7. ^ "Rosa Linn will represent Armenia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022". eurovision.am. AMPTV. 11 March 2022. Retrieved 11 March 2022.
  8. ^ "Armenia: Rosa Linn releases "Snap" for Eurovision 2022". Eurovisionworld. 19 March 2022. Retrieved 19 March 2022.
  9. ^ "Eurovision 2022: Which Semi-Final is your country performing in? 🇮🇹". Eurovision.tv. EBU. 25 January 2022. Retrieved 19 March 2022.
  10. ^ "Eurovision 2022 Results". Eurovisionworld.com. EBU. 15 May 2022. Retrieved 15 May 2022.
  11. ^ "2022 20-os savaitės klausomiausi (Top 100)" (in Lithuanian). AGATA. 20 May 2022. Retrieved 20 May 2022.
  12. ^ "Dutch Single Tip 21/05/2022". dutchcharts.nl (in Dutch). Retrieved 20 May 2022.
  13. ^ "Veckolista Singlar, vecka 20". Sverigetopplistan. Retrieved 20 May 2022.

External links

Awards and achievements
Preceded by Armenia in the Eurovision Song Contest
2022
Succeeded by
TBA
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