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Roman Lob to perform “Standing Still” for Germany

After Lena’s successful participations in 2010 and 2011, 1st place and 10th place, respectively, German broadcaster NDR opted once again for the casting format to find the country’s representative for the Eurovision Song Contest. Starting January 12, ten talents competed for the ticket to Baku. 21-year-old Roman Lob was the …

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“Unbreakable” – Sinplus flying the flag for Switzerland

The Swiss national selection for Baku started in October last year, and on 10 December, the national final was held. Decided exclusively by televoting, Sinplus came out the winner with the song Unbreakable. Sinplus consists of the two brothers Ivan and Gabriel Broggini who also wrote the Swiss entry for …

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“Time” – alternative band Izabo to represent Israel

Israel’s broadcasting company IBA passed on a televised national final this year and selected internally the four-piece band Izabo to represent the country at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Baku. The alternative band will enter the competition with the song Time, composed & written by band members Ran Shem-Tov …

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Partying Russian Grannies: Buranovskiye Babushki

The Russian folk group Buranovskiye Babushki first participated in a national selection for Eurovision in 2010, when they finished surprisingly third. They returned for this year’s Russian final and won the competition. The title of their entry for Baku is Party For Everybody, composed by Viktor Drobysh and Timofei Leontiev, …

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Love Will Set You Free – United Kingdom to open the grand final

The United Kingdom’s entry to the 57th Eurovision Song Contest provides an exciting combination: Engelbert Humperdinck, a big name in the international music industry for over forty-five years, with over 150 million records sold worldwide, teamed up with Grammy award-winning producer Martin Terefe and Ivor Novello winner Sacha Skarbek, who …

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“Nebo” – Croatia sends Nina Badrić

For the first time since Croatia’s debut in the Contest in 1993, national broadcaster HRT passed on a televised competition to select the country’s representative for Eurovision. In an internal selection Nina Badrić was chosen to take the Croatian flag to Baku. The title of her song is Nebo (Heaven), …

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