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Post  PeterCrouch on Wed Nov 25, 2009 12:49 pm

Jóhanna Guðrún Jónsdóttir (born 16 October 1990; Copenhagen, Denmark), widely known as Yohanna, is an Icelandic singer who was chosen to represent her nation at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow, Russia with the song "Is It True?", earning 2nd place.
Background and career

Jóhanna was raised in Hafnarfjörður, Iceland and started performing on stage at the age of nine. She worked in Broadway theatre before winning the Icelandic Eurovision competition.[citation needed]

On 12 May 2009 Jóhanna qualified for the Eurovision final after winning first place in the first semi-final. For the final in Moscow she was joined on stage by backing-vocalists Friðrik Ómar, Erna Hrönn Ólafsdóttir, and Hera Björk. She came in second place behind Norway, with 218 points. Her debut song, "Is It True?" went on to become a top download on iTunes along with Norway's.[2] Yohanna's debut album Butterflies and Elvis was released in Iceland and Sweden in 2008, with her first single to be "I Miss You". Since Eurovision, Yohanna has performed in countries such as Norway, Sweden, and Turkey.Yohanna 220px-Yohanna_(Jóhanna_Guðrún_Jónsdóttir)

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