There are two artists named Yohanna; 1. Yohanna (real name Jóhanna Guðrún Jónsdóttir) was born on 16 October 1990 in Copenhagen Denmark, but was raised in Hafnarfjörður, Iceland. She was the runner-up in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest. At the age of eight, Yohanna was talent-spotted by singing teacher María Björk and offered a place at her performing arts school. The following year – 1999 – she recorded her first album (at the age of nine).