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“Waterline” – Jedward returning to Eurovision

For the first time in the country’s Eurovision history, Ireland sends the same act two years in a row. Last year, twin brothers John and Edward, better known as Jedward, rocked the stage at Düsseldorf’s Esprit Arena with their catchy Lipstick… “da da dum”; Lipstick gained Ireland its best result since the turn of the millennium and went on to become the most commercially successful Eurovision song 2011.

In this year’s Contest, the winners of the 2011 ESC Radio ‘Best Group’ Award will be performing Waterline, penned by Nick Jarl & Sharon Vaughn, in the 1st semi-final on 22nd May, at starting position #18. Waterline is Ireland’s 46th entry to the Contest.

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For the first time in the country’s Eurovision history, Ireland sends the same act two years in a row. Last year, twin brothers John and Edward, better known as Jedward, rocked the stage at Düsseldorf’s Esprit Arena with their catchy Lipstick… “da da dum”; Lipstick gained Ireland its best result since the turn of the millennium and went on to become the most commercially successful Eurovision song 2011.

In this year’s Contest, the winners of the 2011 ESC Radio ‘Best Group’ Award will be performing Waterline, penned by Nick Jarl & Sharon Vaughn, in the 1st semi-final on 22nd May, at starting position #18. Waterline is Ireland’s 46th entry to the Contest.

Check out the video clip:

About Jedward

Last the year the pop duo came 8th in the contest with Lipstick – Ireland’s best result in the contest for 11 years. Lipstick went on to chart in Belgium, Sweden, Germany and Austria, where it peaked at number 3. Shortly after their success in the Eurovision Song Contest, Jedward returned to Ireland where they performed in front of an audience of 60,000 people at a concert to welcome US President Barack Obama to Ireland.

The past 12 months have been the busiest for the twins yet – they came 3rd in the UK’s Celebrity Big Brother; they released their second album, Bad Behaviour and completed a sell-out tour across Ireland, UK, Germany, Sweden, Estonia, Finland, and Austria.

Jedward were selected to represent Ireland again this year after winning the Irish Eurosong selection competition, topping both the public and jury vote in February. They are performing Waterline. The twins are being mentored this year by Irish Eurovision winner, Linda Martin, who won the contest in 1992 with Why Me.

Waterline was composed by Nick Jarl and Sharon Vaughn. Nick is a songwriter/music producer from Sweden and has written songs for the likes of Westlife, Ironik! As well as songs for numerous Scandinavian acts. Sharon Vaughn is an American songwriter living in Sweden who has composed hits for artists all over the world including Boyzone, Willie Nelson, The Wanted, Clay Aiken, Jay Smith (Swedish Pop Idol Winner), Stefanie Heinzmann, Aslan, Jedward and many more.

For more information on Jedward please visit www.eurovision.tv

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