She became known for her YouTube videos. In October 2011, GJan published a cover of Katy Perry's song "E. T. ". Later, on April 9, 2012 she released her first solo single "Not Afraid", which got more than 4 million views on YouTube, followed by her second big hit "Tattoo", released on December 2, 2012 that received over 2 million views. Her third single "Need Your Love" was released on May 12, 2013. On November 17, 2013 she released the song "Now You". In 2012, GJan was nominated for the Best Music Video Award at M. A. M. A. awards, but lost to Jurga Šeduikytė. The following year, the singer was nominated for the Best Female Act at the same M. A. M. A. awards. In 2014, she took a year break to successfully graduate from school. During the time, no new songs were released.