She released her first official English single titled “Love Is Your Name” which hit iTunes and started bubbling in the underground clubs of NYC. This prompted Yianna to begin performing in the Big Apple to create her foundation in the US. Yianna is no newbie to being a star. She performed in front of thousands in Greece and holds a status there that mimics many pop stars here in the U.S. At a young age, Yianna was inspired by ground breaking artists such as Whitney Houston, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion and Michael Jackson.
With attaining a degree in Theory of Music, she pursued her dream of becoming a professional singer and was quickly signed to Universal Music. Audiences connected with Yianna instantly and caught hold to her unique tone. She has received nominations for the “Best New Artist” at the “Cyprus Music Awards” as well as the prestigious “Arion Awards” which known here in the US as equivalent to the AMAs. Her debut album “Gyrna to kleidi” (“Turn the key”) placed her in the eyes of radio with the single “Pou kai pou” (“Every now and then”) which dominated the charts for months. Right after that, Yianna’s sophomore album was released with EMI from which two singles and videos were released. Gianna will represent Greece at 2018 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Oniro Mou" ("My Dream").
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