ESC 2022: Meet Lum!x And Pia Maria From Austria!

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Austria this year chose Lum!x and Pia Maria as its representatives. Lum!x was born on July 23, 2002 in Rohrbach-Berg, Austria to an Italian mother and Austrian father. His real name is Luca Michlmayr but he uses the stage name Lumix – usually stylised as Lum!x.

Lum!x started producing music at the age of 11 and started uploading his songs on internet. Soon a Swedish company found him and he signed his first contract. His debut single came a couple of years later in 2018. The same year, he released two more songs.

In 2019, he released two singles and later changed record label releasing his song “Monster” along with Gabry Ponte. The song managed to entered the charts on many European countries. It was also certified platinum in Germany. In 2020, Lum!x continued his collaboration with Gabry Ponte and the two artists released two songs, both of which were charted in the European market. In 2021, he released 7 songs with his single “Thunder” being the most successful of them.

Pia Maria was born on May 21, 2003 in Tyrol, Austria. Her connection with music dates back when she was 16, since then she writes her own songs. She is also a trained make-up artist.

The two young musicians will collaborate in order to represent their country in Italy this year.

Their entry “Halo” is composed by Luca Michlmayr, Anders Nilsen, Gabriele Ponte, Rasmus Flyckt and Sophie Alexandra Tweed-Simmons.

Austria will perform 13th in the first semifinal!

What do you think about the song? Can Lum!x and Pia Maria give Austria its third victory? Write your thoughts in the comments below!

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