Donatas Montvydas, better known by his stage name Donny Montell, is a Lithuanian singer-songwriter. His interest in music began at a young age. He started performing publicly at age six when his vocal teacher let him to participate in the contest for young singers “Dainų dainelė” (“The song of the Songs”), singing "Aš kiškelis mažas“ and he became a laureate.
As a child, Montvydas was highly influenced by artists such as Michael Jackson and rock band Queen and would often impersonate these artists from a young age. He also admires Freddie Mercury for his personality. He also stated that his father is his biggest inspiration.
He represented his country at the 2012 contest in Baku with the song Love Is Blind, qualifying for the final where he finished in 14th place. He represented his country again in 2016 with the song I've Been Waiting For This Night and finished 9th, giving Lithuania its best finish in a decade.