The Netherlands 2018 – Waylon – Outlaw In ‘Em

Waylon Eurovision 2018 The Netherlands
Waylon - © Jens van der Velde

Here you can find all the information for The Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. The Netherlands will be represented by Waylon and the song ‘Outlaw In ‘Em’.

Waylon (born Willem Bijkerk) was born in Apeldoorn, the Netherlands on 20th April 1980. The singer had started his career in 1995 at 15-years-old, where he sang on the television show Telekids. By 1997, he was signed by record company EMI, and in 2001, he traveled to the United States to work with his idol, Waylon Jennings.

Waylon first came to public attention after he finished second on the first season of Holland’s Got Talent in 2008. He previously represented the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 as one half of The Common Linnets with Ilse deLange. The duo finished second with “Calm After the Storm”, the highest placing for the Netherlands since their last win in 1975 with “Ding-A-Dong” by Teach-In. He left The Common Linnets soon after the Eurovision and returned to his solo career. He has been a coach on The Voice of Holland for the past two years.

The Netherlands takes part in the first half of the second semi final on the 10th of May 2018.

The Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018

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