Nemo | Switzerland 2024 Photo SRF / Ella Mettler

Biography of Nemo

Nemo Mettler, born on August 3, 1999, and widely recognized by his mononyms stage name Nemo, is a versatile Swiss artist excelling as a rapper, singer, and multi-instrumentalist. Proficient in playing the violin, piano, and drums, Nemo has garnered acclaim for his musical prowess. Notably, he is slated to represent Switzerland at the 2024 Eurovision Song Contest, presenting his original composition titled "The Code".

In 2015, Nemo's EP "Clownfisch" achieved a notable position, peaking at number 95 on the Swiss charts. The following year, in 2017, he released the single "Du", which soared to number 4 in Switzerland, further solidifying his presence in the music scene.

Adding to his accomplishments, Nemo participated in the second season of The Masked Singer Switzerland during 2021/2022, captivating audiences with his performance as a panda and ultimately securing fifth place.

Fast forward to February 29, 2024, Nemo's selection as the Swiss representative for the Eurovision Song Contest was officially announced. He is slated to grace the stage with his composition "The Code" and is scheduled to perform during the second semi-final of the contest on May 9th.

In November 2023, Mettler came out as non-binary in an article in the SonntagsZeitung. In this article, Mettler also stated that they preferred to be referred to by their given name instead of pronouns in German, while also using the gender-neutral they/them in English.

Nemo is undeniably an extraordinary individual, characterized by an eccentric style that captivates attention. Observing this young artist, already hailed as the "darling of the press," one can't help but be intrigued. With favourable odds predicting a high placement this year, anticipation surrounds his upcoming performance.

The Song

Song: The Code
Writer(s): Benjamin Alasu, Lasse Midtsian Nymann, Linda Dale & Nemo Mettler
Composer(s): Benjamin Alasu, Lasse Midtsian Nymann, Linda Dale & Nemo Mettler
Broadcaster: SRG SSR

The song itself is a vibrant fusion of genres, blending elements reminiscent of James Bond themes with touches of RnB. Nemo boldly embraces provocative fashion choices, as evidenced by his debut live performance of his Eurovision Song Contest entry. Notably, he donned a dress, drawing comparisons to Celine Dion's iconic winning outfit. Such daring choices are bound to spark polarized reactions; some will undoubtedly adore his audacity, while others may find it too avant-garde.

The question remains: will Nemo's boldness and innovation be sufficient to secure victory in the Eurovision Song Contest?

Video Clip


By loading the video, you accept YouTube's privacy policy.
Learn more

Load video

Your rating

How do you like this song?

Click here to rate it!

Average rating 3.5 / 5. Amount or ratings 6

No rating yet, your are the first one

Thanks for your rating!

Follow us on social media