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Here they come, da da dum! – Jedward to represent Ireland

The Irish pop duo Jedward, aka twin brothers John and Edward Grimes, became a huge hit after participating in the UK’s X-Factor in 2009. In Ireland‘s national final for Eurovision 2011, held on 11th February, they took victory with their catchy, upbeat song Lipstick, written by Daniel Priddy, Lars Halvor Jensen and Martin Michael Larsson.

“Lipstick” is Ireland’s 45th entry to the Eurovision Song Contest, and it will be performed in the 2nd semi-final on 12th May, at starting position #19.

Read more and check out the video clip…

The Irish pop duo Jedward, aka twin brothers John and Edward Grimes, became a huge hit after participating in the UK’s X-Factor in 2009. In Ireland‘s national final for Eurovision 2011, held on 11th February, they took victory with their catchy, upbeat song Lipstick, written by Daniel Priddy, Lars Halvor Jensen and Martin Michael Larsson.

“Lipstick” is Ireland’s 45th entry to the Eurovision Song Contest, and it will be performed in the 2nd semi-final on 12th May, at starting position #19.

Check out the video clip below:

About Jedward

Jedward aka brothers John and Edward Grimes are an Irish singing pop duo who became a huge hit after appearing on the UK’s X-Factor in 2009.

Known for their distinctive blonde quiffs and unique performances, the identical twins have succeeded in being one of the most successful acts ever to have taken part in the talent competition.

Following their success on the show Jedward collaborated with 90s hip-hop star Vanilla Ice on their debut single Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby). It was a No.1 hit in the Irish singles charts and No.2 hit in the UK singles charts on downloads alone. The twins then went on to release their debut album Planet Jedward in July 2010 which became the fastest selling record in Ireland in 2010.

Their first solo tour was extended from 28 to 75 dates following phenomenal demand from fans. The twins have also had their own reality show OMG Jedward for Irish television which proved to be a huge hit with viewers and offered an entertaining insight into the world that is Planet Jedward.

Jedward will be performing Lipstick in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. The song has already gone to No.1 in the Irish charts following their success in the Irish Eurovision selection competition earlier this year. Lipstick was composed by Lars Jensen, Martin Larsson and Dan Priddy.

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  1. jedwardfannumber1

    JEDWARD ARE THE BEST!!

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