Hurricane was formed in 2017 on the Caribbean island of Saint Martin. Band members include Sanja Vučić, Ivana Nikolić and Ksenija Knežević. Over the past 2 years, the group has garnered international attention with songs that have been broadcasted by more than 100 radio stations around the world.
The trio has released 7 songs in English, and in 2019, they released their first single in the Serbian language titled Favorito. The song was very successful in the Serbian music scene, confirmed by the 30 million views on their official YouTube channel. Hurricane is currently in Los Angeles, working on 2 songs for the US market and an album for the Serbian market which is expected to be released in 2020.
Sanja Vučić was born on 8 August, 1993, in Kruševac, Serbia. She finished secondary music school in Kruševac in the Department of Solo Singing. She is currently in her final year of studies at the Faculty of Philology in Belgrade; Department of Oriental Languages, Literatures and Cultures. She also speaks Spanish, Portuguese and Italian, and holds 2 certificates from the British Council for English language proficiency. Sanja was a member of the church choir Knez Lazar, an ensemble performing Ethno music called Bele vile, and member of a reggae/jazz/ska/punk fusion band called ZAA. At the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, she represented Serbia with the song Goodbye, where she came 18th in the Grand Final.
Ivana Nikolić was born on 16 April, 1995, in Niš, Serbia. She studies at the Union University in Belgrade, Department of Business Economy, and at the Faculty of Economics in Niš. At the age of 14, she joined a dance school called Boom 018 in Niš, where she continued to dance for the next 6 years. During her dance education, she participated in national and European competitions where she won numerous awards, becoming a multiple-time dance champion.
Ksenija Knežević was born on 24 January, 1996, in Belgrade, Serbia. She finished Dr Vojislav Vučković Music School as part of the Piano Department. She is currently in her final year of studies at the Faculty of Media and Communications in Belgrade, Singidunum University, in the Department of Digital Marketing. She has participated in numerous festivals, such as Niški susreti, Čarolija and Beovizija. In 2015, she started singing as a backing vocalist at festivals and concerts. That year, she sang as a backing vocalist at the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna as member of the Montenegrin team, then represented by her father, Nenad Knežević Knez.
Hurricane recorded the song Hasta La Vista for Beovizija 2020, the Serbian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, with a modern, high-quality and eye-catching performance.