Albert Černý

Albert Černý (born 17 February 1989 in Třinec) is a Czech-Polish singer and guitarist. He is known as the lead singer of Charlie Straight and Lake Malawi.[1]

Albert Černý
Albert Černý with Lake Malawi at Eurovision 2019
Albert Černý with Lake Malawi at Eurovision 2019
Background information
Born (1989-02-17) 17 February 1989 (age 33)
Třinec, Czechoslovakia
  • Singer
  • songwriter
  • Vocals
  • guitar

Personal lifeEdit

He graduated from a Polish elementary school and Czech high school in Třinec. Afterwards he graduated with a degree in English translation at Palacký University in Olomouc. Černý is of Polish nationality.[2]

Eurovision Song ContestEdit

In 2019, he represented Czech Republic at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 held in Tel Aviv, Israel as part of Lake Malawi. They performed the song "Friend of a Friend" and finished in 11th place with 157 points.

In January 2020, it was revealed that Černý would take part in Poland's Eurovision selection. He qualified to the final and placed second with the song “Lucy”.


  1. ^ "ROZHOVORY: Charlie Straight - Už nejsme tak naivní". Retrieved 2019-06-20.
  2. ^ Albert Černy - Wpisuje polská (YouTube). Głos. 6 May 2021. Retrieved 9 June 2021.