When Kajmakoski was born in October 1983, he was given the first name Daniel after Danijel who represented Yugoslavia at the 1983 Eurovision Song Contest. He had finished 4th with the song Džuli. In an interview with Daniel Kajmakoski at Eurovision, he told us that his mother was a big fan of the 1983 singer. Daniel had recently covered that entry as a way of showing his love and appreciation for his mother.
Daniel Kajmakoski, who moved to Vienna, Austria at the age of 17, has won several competitions. In 2014, he won the first series of X Factor Adria. Two years later, he won ‘Tvoje lice zvuči poznato’. (The Serbian version of ‘Your face sounds familar’). In the final, Daniel performed as 2015 Eurovision winner Måns Zelmerlöw.