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GJan
Birth nameGreta Jančytė
Born (1995-04-24) 24 April 1995 (age 25)
Šiauliai , Lithuania
GenresPop
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
InstrumentsVocals, piano, guitar
Years active2010–present
LabelsGlobal, Godiy Music
Associated actsSecond Riot
Websitewww.gjanmusic.com

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Greta Jančytė (born 24 April 1995) better known by her stage name GJan is a Lithuanian singer and songwriter.

Career[edit]

2010–11: Second Riot career and departure[edit]

From 2010 to 2011 Greta performed in the Lithuanian rock group Second Riot. They released two songs, "Memories" and "Stalk". In the summer of 2011 Greta left the band due to disagreements with the other group members.

2012–14: Beginning of a solo career and a one-year break[edit]

She became known for her YouTube videos. In October 2011, GJan published a cover of Katy Perry's song "E.T.". Later, on April 9, 2012 she released her first solo single "Not Afraid", which got more than 4 million views on YouTube, followed by her second big hit "Tattoo", released on December 2, 2012 that received over 2 million views. Her third single "Need Your Love" was released on May 12, 2013. On November 17, 2013 she released the song "Now You". In 2012, GJan was nominated for the Best Music Video Award at M.A.M.A. awards, but lost to Jurga Šeduikytė. The following year, the singer was nominated for the Best Female Act at the same M.A.M.A. awards.[1] In 2014, she took a year break to successfully graduate from school. During the time, no new songs were released.

2015–17: Do It[edit]

The single cover picture for her next single "Nobody Around" was released on March 28, 2015 on GJan's official Facebook page and the song was released on April 13. The day after release, "Nobody Around" reached number 1 on the Lithuanian iTunes chart. The song was also used in a commercial for "Active O2" water in Germany. The single cover picture for her next single, "One More Drink", was released on July 23, 2015 on GJan's official Facebook page. She released the song, accompanied by a music video on July 26. On August 4, 2015 "One More Drink" became available on iTunes. On November 26, 2015 GJan announced her next song "Gossip" on her Facebook page and shared the single cover picture, which had been painted by the singer herself. The song was subsequently released on December 1 on various platforms.

She released her song "Wild" on November 29, 2016. She released her song "Wasn't Easy" on March 21, 2017. In October 2017 new single "Together" was released with accompanying music video. On October 18, 2017 the first debut album Do It was released through Global Records on various platforms such as Apple Music, Spotify, etc.

2018–present: Upcoming Second Album[edit]

In November 2017, "Paskui tave" was released, the first song sung in the Lithuanian language. However, the song was only published in the Lithuanian record market, remaining censored in other countries. On March 6, 2018 the second single in the Lithuanian language "Tabletė" was published.

Discography[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Title Details
Do It

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak
chart
positions
Album
LTU
[2]
2012 "Not Afraid" Non-album singles
"Tattoo"
2013 "Need Your Love"
"Now You"
2015 "Nobody Around" 1
"One More Drink" 10
"Gossip" 25
2016 "Wild" 3 Do It
2017
"Wasn't Easy" 2
"Together" 19
"Paskui Tave" 1 TBA
2018 "Tabletė" 2
"Confidence" 5
"Clothes Off"
"Melagė" 19

Other appearances[edit]

Year Title Other performer(s) Album
2017 "Ar tu esi tas?" Marijonas Mikutavičius Non-album singles
"All That I Need" Aquarius
"Phone" Witt Lowry "ICNPT"

Music videos[edit]

List of music videos, showing year released and directors
Year Title Director(s)
2012 "Not Afraid" Rokas Jansonas
"Tattoo"
2013 "Need Your Love"
"Now You"
2015 "One More Drink"
2016 "Wild" Roman Burlaca
2017 "Wasn't Easy" Bogdan Păun
"Together" Roman Burlaca

Tours[edit]

  • Karklė Music Festival (2013–2014)
  • Granatos Live Music Festival (2013, 2015, 2017)

Awards and nomination[edit]

Year Award Category Nominated Work Result
2012 M.A.M.A. Best Music Video "Not Afraid" Nominated
2013 Best Female Act Herself Nominated
2016[3] Best Female Act Herself Nominated
Best Music Video "Wild" Nominated
2017[4] Best Female Act Herself Nominated

References[edit]

  1. „M.A.M.A.“ apdovanojimuose triumfavo Jazzu ir L. Somovo duetas
  2. "M-1 Top 40". m-1.fm (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 14 April 2019.CS1 maint: Unrecognized language (link)
  3. "Paaiškėjo pretendentai į M.A.M.A. apdovanojimus, sąraše – netikėtumai". Lrytas.lt. Retrieved 2016-12-15.
  4. "Skelbiami pretendentai į M.A.M.A. statulėles: sąraše – ir netikėtumai". Lrytas.lt. Retrieved 2017-12-18.

External links[edit]


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