Nathan Trent

Nathan Trent
Trent in 2017
Background information
Birth name Nathanaele Koll
Born (1992-04-04) 4 April 1992
Innsbruck, Austria
  • Singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2003–present

Nathanaele Koll (born 4 April 1992), known professionally as Nathan Trent, is an Austrian singer. He represented Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 with the song "Running on Air" finishing in 16th place.[1][2]


2016–present: Eurovision Song Contest

Born in Innsbruck, Austria, to an Austrian father and an Italian mother. On 18 June 2016, Trent released his debut single "Like It Is".[3] On 19 December 2016, Trent was announced as the Austrian representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. His song, "Running on Air", was released on 28 February 2017.[2][1] At the time of his selection as the Austrian entrant, Trent was one of the 33 artists that had been shortlisted in Unser Song 2017, the contest to select the German entrant in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. He was automatically eliminated, as a performer can not represent more than one country in the same year by European Broadcasting Union regulations.[4][5] He ultimately finished 16th in the contest, with 93 points.[6]



As lead artist

Title Year Peak chart positions Album


"Like It Is" 2016 Non-album singles
"Running on Air" 2017 18284
"Good Vibes"
"Secrets" 2018
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.
Title Year Album
"Won't Let You Go"
(Poptracker featuring Nathan Trent)
2018 Non-album single


Title Year Notes
Eurovision Song CZ[10] 2018 International jury member


  1. 1 2 "It's Nathan Trent for Austria in Kyiv!". Retrieved 19 December 2016.
  2. 1 2 Luukela, Sami (26 February 2017). "AUSTRIA: NATHAN TRENT TO SING "RUNNING ON AIR" AT EUROVISION 2017". wiwibloggs. Wiwibloggs.
  3. "Like It Is - single". iTunes Australia. Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  5. ""Unser Song"-Kandidat Nathan startet für Österreich" (in German). 19 December 2016. Retrieved 3 January 2017.
  6. "Eurovision 2017 Results". Retrieved 14 May 2017.
  7. " – Discographie Nathan Trent". Hung Medien. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  8. " - Dutch Single Tip | 20 May 2017". Dutch Single Tip. Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  9. "Swedish Heatseekers Chart - 19 May 2017". Retrieved 19 May 2017.
  10. Weaver, Jessica (22 January 2018). "Czech Republic: ČT reveals international jury members for 2018 national final". ESCtoday. Retrieved 22 January 2018.
Preceded by
with "Loin d'ici"
Austria in the Eurovision Song Contest
Succeeded by
Cesár Sampson
with "Nobody but You"
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