The 19-year-old singer will perform the song Roi (“The King”).

Bilal Hassani was born in 1999 in Paris. He is of Moroccan origin, his father resides in Singapore.

He has university education (in 2017, Bilal received a bachelor’s degree in philology). Bilal started his musical career in 2015. Two years later, the singer started to talk openly about his homosexual orientation, after this he started to receive threats (including lots of criticism regarding his appearance). But in spite of this Hassani is outspoken in his songs about his experience in the LGBT community.

At the same time, Hassani is called the “icon of the French youth LGBT +”, and the clip for his song “Roi” has already collected over 6.4 million views.