Belgium: Hooverphonic Band Have a Line-Up Change Before Eurovision 2021

The Hooverphonic band were the first artists that were confirmed for Eurovision 2020.
They should have represented Belgium.

The band should have performed “Release Me“:


Following the cancellation of Eurovision 2020, the Flemish broadcaster chose internally the band to represent the country at Eurovision 2021

The band members were: Alex Callier, Raymond Geerts, Luka Cruysberghs, where Luka is the lead singer.

However, things may have been changed and a big drama is about to come!
According to the following Instagram post on the band’a page, it seems that the lead singer of the band is no more Luka.

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Exciting news!

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The new leading vocal of the band belong to Geike Arnaert who has been already the lead singer of the band in 1997-2008. The singer is well known as the lead vocalist of the band in their most successful years.

Geike Arnaert: het comebackinterview | Humo

Actually, she was the singer behind the masterpiece “Mad About You

The change in the band line-up will affect also the band’s song and style towards the Belgian entryfor Eurovision 2021.

Along the years, the band have been though line-up changes, where the lead singer has been changed 6 times: Esther Lybeert, Liesje Sadonius, Kyoko Baertsoen, Geike Arnaert , Noémie Wolfs and Luka Cruysberghs.

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Doron Lahav is 28 years old guy who lives in Israel. Doron watches Eurovision Song Contest since early 2000s. Doron works as a Data Scientist and also shows interest in singing and writing.

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