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Alma

¬© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts NameAlexandra Maquet Born27 September 1988 Nationalityūüáęūüá∑ French National SelectionInternal selection In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongRequiem (2017) Biography Alexandra Maquet, known as Alma, France), is a French singer-songwriter and pianist. Born in Lyon, Alexandra Maquet is the eldest of a family of four sisters. She traveled a lot with her family and lived in Lille, Brussels and then in Paris. As a child, she dreamed of becoming a singer and began to play the piano. Her parents moved to Miami in the United States when she was fifteen. Her father then worked for an American company. In 2012, after the death of a childhood friend, Alma began to write and compose songs. On December 1, 2013, Alexandra Maquet joined the singing troupe of the musical show Les Chansons, first presented by Natasha St-Pier and broadcast on France 3 until in June 2014.¬†¬† Her debut single, “La chute estlente”, was released in June 2016. She had her first concert in Malaunay (Seine-Maritime) where she opened for Amir in September 2016. In September 2016, Alma met some producers who were secretly considering her participation in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. At the beginning of 2017, they proposed the song “Requiem” to the French selection committee for Eurovision. Alma ws chosen and announced on February 9 by France 2 as the French representative. Alma initially performed “Requiem” in French but then also recorded another version which contained a few lines in English and variations in the lyrics in French as well as in the melody. The images of the clip shot in Paris are the same for both versions.¬†Alma’s debut album titled “Ma peau aime” was released on May 5, 2017. On May 13, 2017e, during the final of the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, Alma performed “Requiem” in French with passages in English. She became 12th.¬† During the summer of 2017, she participated in many shows such as Vendredi tout est permi and Fort Boyard On January 27, 2018, replacing Amir, she was part of the jury for the final of Destination Eurovision on France 2, a program to designate the representative of France in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. She was also chosen to comment on the Contest Eurovision Song Contest 2018 for France 2 with Christophe Willem and St√©phane Bern. On December 19, 2018, more than 70 celebrities mobilized at the call of the Urgence Homophobia association; Alma was one of them and appeared in the music video for the song “De l’amour”. Alma teamed up with Laurie Darmon; on 18 July 2019, they released the song “Zumbaa”. On 25 April, 2021, a new video was released, called “America”, followed by “Don’t let me go back” two months later. On 25 November 2022, a new project came out: “Rouge sang”.. Entries Requiem Countryūüáęūüá∑ France Year2017 LanguageFrenchEnglish LyricsNazim Khaled MusicNazim Khaled BackingsC√©line ArnaudMicha√ęl LeLongNathana√ęlle Langlais Results Semi Points: –Position: –Running order: – Results Finals Points: 135Position: 12Running order: 26 https://youtu.be/HjiLKsLQl4I

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Kristian Kostov

¬© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts NameKristian Konstantinov Kostov Born15 March 2000 Nationalityūüá∑ūüáļ Russian National SelectionInternal selection 2017 In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongBeautiful mess (2017) Biography Kristian Kostov is a Russian/Bulgarian singer. Kristian Kostov was born in Moscow. His mother, Zaure, is Kazakh, and his father, Konstantin Kostov, is Bulgarian. From early childhood, Kristian was interested in music, and his parents decided to send him to the Neposedy studio. In 2006, he was cast in the Neposedy group and began his studies there . In the same year, he performed at the Kremlin together with Yulia Nachalova, participated in numerous concerts at various venues in Moscow. Together with the group he went on tour in Russia and abroad. Neposedy repeatedly participated in various competitions. In 2009 they opened Eurovision in Moscow. In 2011, Kostov won the Grand Prix at the international children’s competition “Sound Kids”. In 2012 he became a resident of the production center Jazz Parking. Kostov also represented Bulgaria at the Children’s New Wave 2012, where he took seventh place. In October of the same year, he was invited to become a member of the new children’s television project “Shkola muzyki” by Lina Arifulina, where he took the third place. At the age of 13, Kristian took part in¬† the Russian television project Golos. Deti (The Voice Kids), where he reached the final. In 2014, as part of the combined choir “Deti Zeml” (which united the Open Kids group, students of the school-studio “Respublika KIDS”, Sofia Tarasova and other famous children) recorded the song “Mir bez voyny”. In the summer of 2015, at the age of 15, Kristian Kostov took part in the 4th season of the X-Factor Bulgaria. He was the youngest participant in the fourth season. Kristian reached the 2nd place in the contest. In 2016, Kostov signed a contract with the Bulgarian music label Virginia Record. On October 7, 2016, he released his debut single with the song “Ne si za men” (“Not for me”). For two weeks the song was at the top of the national hitparade of the most frequently aired Bulgarian songs on radio and television. In addition, as a guest artist, Kristian Kostov recorded the song ‚ÄúVdigam Level‚ÄĚ (‚ÄúLeveling Up‚ÄĚ) with the duo Pavell & Venci Venc‚Äô, which spent 14 consecutive weeks at the top of the same hitparade. Later, on January 13, 2017, “You Got Me Girl” was released – the English version of the song “Ne si za men”. On March 13, 2017, it was officially announced that Kristian Kostov would represent Bulgaria at Eurovision 2017 in Kyiv in May. Kostov performed the song “Beautiful Mess”. He took 2nd place, which was a record for Bulgaria in the entire history of performances at the competition. At the beginning of 2019, he participated in the Chinese Singer Professional Singer Television Competition, but did not reach the finals. At 18, Kostov became the youngest participant in this show. On March 15, 2019, the EP album “Prologue” was released on Chinese music platforms. It consists of five songs: two covers of famous Chinese songs, “Beautiful mess” (Inspired by China), “Live it up” with Chinese singer Tifa Chen, and an instrumental version of “Live it up”. The album was ranked among the top ten albums by Western artists of 2019 on the Chinese music platform QQ. In February 2020, the single “Honest” was released. On 10 July of the same year, his EP “Mood” came out, followed by the music video “Thinking” on 8 August. In January 2021. the project VOSTOK released an EP on all the Chinese platforms: “Time”. Kristian released several songs, but a music video came out in August 2022: “Intentional”. Entries Beautiful Mess CountryūüáßūüᨠBulgaria Year2017 LanguageEnglish LyricsBorislav MilanovSebastian ArmanJoacim Bo PerssonAlex OmarAlexander V. Blay MusicBorislav MilanovSebastian ArmanJoacim Bo PerssonAlex OmarAlexander V. Blay BackingsVlado MihailovCes√°r SampsonBorislav Borisov Dimitrov Results Semi Points: 403Position: 1Running order: 15 Results Finals Points: 615Position: 2Running order: 25 https://youtu.be/OMmm-G078LM

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Robin Bengtsson

¬© Thomas Hanses About Quick Facts NameHans Robin Gustav Bengtsson Born27 April 1990 Nationalityūüáłūüá™ Sweden National SelectionMelodifestivalen 2022Melodifestivalen 2020Melodifestivalen 2017Melodifestivalen 2016 In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongI can’t go on (2017) Biography Robin Bengtsson, was born in Revesj√∂ parish in what was then √Ąlvsborg county, is a Swedish singer and songwriter. Bengtsson came third in the talent program Idol 2008. In September 2013, he released his first single “I don’t like to wait”. His stage name then became B Robin. In January 2014, the single “Fired” was released with J-son as a guest artist.He has also released the EP “Under My Skin”, which included the songs “I don’t like to wait”, “Fired” and “Sleep on it”. Bengtsson competed in Melodifestivalen 2016, the national final for the Eurovision Song Contest, with the song “Constellation Prize”. In the final he was one of the favorites but finished in fifth place. In Melodifestivalen 2017, he competed with the song “I Can’t Go On”. This time, he managed to win the contest. As a result, he represented Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest and finished in fifth place. In the same year, he took part in the Diggiloo tour during the summer. In 2019, he teamed up with JLC. Their song “Friendzoned” became a hit in Sweden. Bengtsson participated in Melodifestivalen 2020, part 1 in the Saab Arena in Link√∂ping, and reached the eighth place in the final. He participated in Melodifestivalen 2022 with the song “Innocent Love”, which became 11th. For the second time, Bengtsson was part of the Diggiloo shows. Entries I Can’t Go On Countryūüáłūüá™ Sweden Year2017 LanguageEnglish LyricsDavid KreugerHamed “K-One” PirouzpanahRobin Stjernberg MusicDavid KreugerHamed “K-One” PirouzpanahRobin Stjernberg BackingsKevin FooLamin Camara Holm√©nPatrik RiberAlvaro EstrellaErik Segerstedt Results Semi Points: 227Position: 3Running order: 1 Results Finals Points: 344Position: 5Running order: 24 https://youtu.be/yqSV81kmsbQ

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Blanche

¬© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts NameEllie Delvaux Born10 June 1999 Nationalityūüáßūüá™ Belgian National SelectionInternal selection 2017 In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongCity lights (2017) Biography Blanche, whose real name is Ellie Delvaux, is a Belgian. At a very young age, Ellie, inspired by her big brother, also a singer under the name of Oliver Lord, sang and learned to play the guitar and the piano.¬† In January 2016, aged 16, she was selected for season 5 of The Voice Belgium, and passed the Blind Auditions performing Adele’s song “Daydreamer”. She survived the battles, and in the end reached the quarter finals of “The Voice”. After her participation in The Voice Belgium, she was spotted by Pierre Dumoulin, leader of the group Roscoe. The latter composed the song “City Lights”, with which she took the stage name Blanche (which is her third first name) The song was spotted by the Belgian national selection for Eurovision, and so on November 22, 2016, RTBF announced that they had chosen Blanche and her song to represent Belgium at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kyiv, Ukraine. The title and its clip were unveiled on March 8, 2017, and from then on Blanche appeared as one of the great favorites of the competition. In the end, she finished in 4th place. On January 26, 2018, during the D6Bels Music Awards evening, rewarding the best artists of the year and organized by RTBF, she was rewarded by the public in the “Pop” category, as well as by music professionals in the category¬† A few days later, on January 30, 2018, she received 2 awards at the Music Industry Awards (MIA) organized by the Flemish public television VRT and Kunstenpunt, in the categories Revelation of the Year and Hit of the Year. for the song “City Lights”. She also received an award at the European Border Breakers Award (EBBA) ceremony in Groningen. On May 24, 2018, during the show Van Gils & gasten (nl) broadcast on the Flemish television channel √Č√©n, Blanche unveiled her new single “Wrong Turn”. First single from his debut album scheduled for 2019, it was officially released in Belgium on May 25, 2018. On July 20, 2018, the single “Soon” was released, the second single from the upcoming album.¬† On April 1, 2020, Blanche announced that the release of her debut album “Empire” would be delayed until May 29, 2020, due to the coronavirus pandemic. The single with the same name, however, was released in February 2020, just before the pandemic, and she released several other singles in 2020. In 2022, Blanche started studies in cinema and filmmaking. Entries City Lights Countryūüáßūüá™ Belgium Year2017 LanguageEnglish LyricsPierre DumoulinBlanche MusicPierre Dumoulin BackingsSusanna Marie CorkJess Peet Results Semi Points: 165Position: 4Running order: 5 Results Finals Points: 363Position: 4Running order: 23 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxsCmChDYwA

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Hovig

¬© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts NameHovig Demirjian Born03 January 1989 Nationalityūüá®ūüáĺ Cypriot National SelectionInternal selection 2017Eurovision Song Project 2015Eurovision 2010: Epilogi tis kypriakis symmetochis In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongGravity (2017) Biography Hovig Demirjian, better known as Hovig, is a Cypriot singer of Armenian descent. He was born on January 3, 1989 in Nicosia, Cyprus. He studied marketing and worked in business but quickly gave it up to become a singer. He learned to play guitar and piano and studied jazz and voice. His first major achievement was second place in a music competition in Larnaca. He became more widely known in Cyprus under the nickname “The Messenger of Music”. On June 1, 2009 he released his first record “Den mou mil√°s alithin√° – i istor√≠a √©chei telei√≥sei” under the name Hovig. In 2009, Demirjian participated in the Greek version The X Factor. He placed seventh. After The X Factor he returned to Cyprus where he developed a solo music career. He released several singles including the songs “Xan√°” in 2010, “Mystik√°” in 2012 and “Eg√≥ gia m√©na” in 2013. He also toured internationally singing in various concerts in Greece, the Middle East and Russia. After The X Factor, Demirjian competed to represent Cyprus in the European Eurovision Song Contest twice, in 2010 and 2015. In 2010 he came third with the song “Goodbye” and in 2015 he came fourth with the song “Stone in a River”. On 21 October 2016, Hovig was announced as the Cypriot entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The song was called “Gravity” and was released on March 1, 2017. He took part in the first semi-final of the competition where he was ranked 5th and went on to the final, where he got the 21st place. After the contest, Hovig was able to perform in Saint Petersburg, Russia, twice that year. In January, 2018, Hovig released a new single: “Words are never easy”. A year later, he was able to perform in Los Angeles. On 12 October, 2020, a song in Greek was released; self composed with lyrics of George and Grigoris Vaxavanelis. The song was called “O iroas sou”. On March 7, 2021, it was followed by the song “”Lusabats | Gn√≥rimi Ski√°”, a duet with Arpi. The song was in two languages: Greek and Armenian. In July of the same year, it was followed by the song “An diliazo mi thimwneis”. In December of the same year, Hovig wrote a song for McDonalds. All proceeds from sales were going to the first Ronald McDonald House in Cyprus. Entries Gravity Countryūüá®ūüáĺ Cyprus Year2017 LanguageEnglish LyricsThomas G:son MusicThomas G:son BackingsLars S√§fsundPavlos LazarouMarios Charalambous Results Semi Points: 164Position: 5Running order: 15 Results Finals Points: 68Position: 21Running order: 19 https://youtu.be/ZDe9FCLgE04

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Lucie Jones

¬© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts NameLucie Bethan Jones Born20 March 1991 Nationality???????? British National SelectionEurovision: You decide 2017 In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongNever give up on you (2017) Biography Lucie Jones is a Welsh singer, actor and model. She was born in Pentyrch, Cardiff in 1991.¬†Lucie’s career started when, in 2009, she took part in The X-Factor. She headed to the live shows, but was eliminated there. After that, she started a modelling career.¬†¬†In 2010, Lucie appeared in an episode of the tv-series The Sarah Jane adventures. In 2013, she performed in the musical We Will Rock You and she had a role in the musical American Psycho. In the same year, she teamed up with Rhys Meirion for the single “You never walk alone”.¬†Two years later, one could see her in an episode of Midsomer Murders. The soundtrack of this episode, “The ballad of midsomer county”, was released on single. She also played in two musicals: Like me and Ghost – The Musical. In 2016, she could be seen in the UK tour of Rent.¬†On January 27, 2017, Lucie took part in Eurovision: You decide, the British national final for the Eurovision Song Contest. Her song, “Never give up on you”, was co-written by former winner Emmelie de Forest. She won, and represented the UK in the Eurovision Grand Final, where she ended up in 15th place.¬†After the Eurovision Song Contest, she had roles in musicals The Wedding Singer and Legally Blonde. In 2019, she got the main role in the musical The Waitress. However, in January 2020 she had to quit due to an illness, and when she recovered, she couldn’t take the role again due to COVID19. In November, 2021, she took the role again. However, in September 2020, she recorded and released a live album, “Lucie Jones: Live at the Adelphi”.¬†In the summer of 2021, Lucie Jones made her debut at Westend with a role in the musical Les Mis√©rables. In February, 2022, she took one of the main roles in Wicked. Entries Never Give Up On You Country???????? United Kingdom Year2017 LanguageEnglish LyricsDaniel SalcedoEmmelie de ForestLawrie Martin MusicDaniel SalcedoEmmelie de ForestLawrie Martin Backings– Results Semi Points: –Position: –Running order: – Results Finals Points: 111Position: 15Running order: 18 https://youtu.be/Fl1GYTg4GmA

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JOWST

¬© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts NameJoakim With Steen Born27 June 1989 Nationality???????? Norwegian National SelectionMelodi Grand Prix 2017 In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongGrab the moment (2017) Biography Joakim With Steen (born 26 June 1989), best known under the stage name Jowst (usually stylized JOWST), is a Norwegian musician, songwriter and music producer.¬† Steen was born in Trondheim and grew up in the Tiller district. When he was 14, the family moved to Steinkjer. In Steinkjer, he became interested in guitar, bands, rock and songwriting, and started the alternative rock band Enter. They attended UKM (Ung Kultur M√łtes is a public cultural initiative for young people between the ages of 13 and 20, and takes place every year across the country) and played on smaller local stages. Steen later studied music production at Noroff in Oslo, and started Red Line Studio where he has worked as a sound technician and producer since 2011. Steen has worked with a number of artists in hip-hop, electronic music, pop and rock. In 2016, he wrote and produced the song “Grab the Moment” under the stage name JOWST. This was his first original release under his own name, and he brought along the singer and songwriter Aleksander Walmann on vocals. The song was released for streaming and sale on 15 February 2017 and won Melodi Grand Prix, the Norwegian national final for the Eurovision Song Contest. Steen and Walmann later represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017, where “Grab the Moment” splaced tenth in the final on 13 May. The song was awarded ‘Song of the Year’ at the NRJ Music Awards. In August of the same year, both JOWST and Aleksander released a new song, “That feeling”. In the same year, JOWST produced songs for Eurovision participants Manel Navarro and Martina Barta. On 9 March 2018, JOWST and Kristian Kostov teamed up and released a song called “Burning bridges”. One day later, his song “Talk to the hand”, a song Aleksander Wallman sang at Melodi Grand Prix 2018, ended up in top4. Later that year, he teamed up with Manel Navarro again and with Maria Celin to release the song “Roller coaster ride”. In January 2019, a new JOWST single was released, “Everybody knows”. He teamed up with Chris Medina for the song “Happier”.¬†JOWST has released music with Warner Music, Sony Music, UpNorth, and in the end of 2019 started his own label JOWST AS. In the same year, he started a podcast, called Jowstcast. JOWST released a new single in March 2020: “Kiss the ring”, featuring J√¶ger. In September of the same year, he teamed up with Aleksander Walmann again, for a song called “Into the wild”. In March 2021, he teamed up with Agnete for the song “Barely breathing”. Entries Grab The Moment Country???????? Norway Year2017 LanguageEnglish LyricsJonas McDonnell MusicJoakim With Steen BackingsAdrian J√łrgensenOle-Andr√© EnggravFrode VasselOle Arnold B√łrud Results Semi Points: 189Position: 5Running order: 12 Results Finals Points: 158Position: 10Running order: 17 https://youtu.be/U-Bk0PCotY0

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Manel Navarro

¬© EBU/Thomas Hanses About Quick Facts NameManel Navarro Quesada Born07 March 1996 Nationality???????? Spanish National SelectionObjetivo Eurovisi√≥n 2017 In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongDo it for your lover (2017) Biography Manel Navarro Quesada (Sabadell, Catalonia, Spain, March 7, 1996), better known as Manel Navarro, is a Spanish singer, guitarist and composer. He was born in Sabadell, Barcelona. In 2014 he rose to fame after winning the second edition of the regional contest for young musical talents Teen Star. It allowed him to sign his first record contract with TeenStarRecord. He also recorded the first theme of his authorship debuting as a composer, entitled “Brand new day”. In 2016 Manel signed with the record label Sony Music Entertainment (SME), and released his first single, “Candle”. With his new song, “Do it for your lover”, Manel participated in Objetivo Eurovisi√≥n 2017, the preselection to represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. ¬†The voting ended in a tie with Mirela, who had been the winner of the popular vote. The jury voted again to break the tie and, by two votes to one, Manel was chosen as representative in the face of criticism and boos from the audience. As soon as the result was known, a barrage of criticism of the winner and the production of the gala was unleashed on social media, as well as allegations of fraud in the voting to favor Manel. Even the PSOE, an opposition party at the time, asked the government and RTVE for explanations about the gala. Manel participated on May 13 in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 performing in sixteenth place. He ended up in 26th and last place. On June 2, 2017, Manel published the song “Keep on Falling”, which tells his own story of personal improvement. In August, he launched the #LoSuper√© anti-bullying campaign, which was joined by celebrities such as Carlos Baute, Gemeliers, Adri√°n Rodr√≠guez and Nathan Trent. In April 2018 he announced his signing by the Universal Music label and published the song “Voulez-vous Danser?”. At 24 October 2019, Manel released a new single, “Mi mejor despedida”. For this song he teamed up with Funambulista. The song was also released in Catalan language as “El comiat de la vida”. On 22 January, 2020, another duet was released, now between Manel and Bel√©n Aguillera: “Que te vaya bien”. In the same year, he teamed up with Bely Basarte for “Qui√©reme”. In March 2021, Manel released a single with David Otero, “Que tengas suerte”, soon followed by “Que tal?” with Miki Nu√Īez. T Soon after those songs, it was time for Manel’s debut album “Cicatriz”. The album was released on digital download, CD and vynil at 23 April 2021. In October of that year, he teamed up with Danny Romero for the song “Pierda”. Entries Do It For Your Lover Country???????? Spain Year2017 LanguageEnglishSpanish LyricsManel NavarroAntonio Rayo “Rayito” MusicManel NavarroAntonio Rayo “Rayito” Backings√Ālex Gonz√°lezAlejandro de los SantosMarc Montserrat RuizEdgar Reginc√≥sPol Niub√≥ Results Semi Points: –Position: –Running order: – Results Finals Points: 5Position: 26Running order: 16 https://youtu.be/qAOXHdLdlqQ

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Demy

¬© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts NameDimitra Papadea Born21 August 1991 Nationality???????? Greek National SelectionEllinik√≥s Telik√≥s 2017 In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongThis is love (2017) Biography Dimitra Papadea (born August 21, 1991, Athens), better known as Demy, is a Greek singer. Demy started her music career when the record label Panik discovered her on YouTube. She debuted in Midenistis’ song “Mia Zografi√°” which was a great success in Greece and Cyprus. This song won 2 MAD Awards: one for Best Hip Hop/Urban Music Video and the other for Duo of the Year. Her song “P√≥ses chili√°des kaloka√≠ria” was released in June 2012 and took the first place in the Greek charts. In the same year, she collaborated with Playmen on the song “Fallin”. In the summer of 2012 she toured throughout Greece, Cyprus and Russia. “Fallin” became a hit in Russia, reaching number 1 on the Europa Plus Chart. On October 22, 2012, she released a new song, “I zo√≠”. Demy’s first full length album, “#1”, was released in late 2012 and went platinum. In May 2013 she sang in Alex Leon’s “The Sun”, which won 2 MAD Awards. In March 2014 Demy collaborated with Playmen for the song “Nothing better”. In May 2014, she released “√ďso o k√≥smos tha √©chei es√©na”, featuring Greek rapper Mike. The song won an award at MAD 2015 for the best duet of the year. On December 22, her second full-length album, “Rodino Aniero”, was released. In 2015 she was a member of the jury of The Music School. During the summer Demy participated in another musical.¬† Melod√≠a tis Eftych√≠as. Demy was selected by ERT to represent Greece at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The song with which she took part in the competition was chosen in a special show. “This is Love”appeared to be the winning song. The song reached the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest and ended up in 19th place. In July of the same year, she presented her new song “M’ ekdikisai” . In October 2017, another song was released, entitled “Ston a√©ra”, which is the soundtrack of Nikos Perakis’ movie Success Story. A new album, “Kontra”, was also released by that time. In 2018 she released three new singles, all entering the Greek charts. For Super FM Radio Cyprus she teamed up with Evridiki in the song “To mono pou thimamai”, which won the prize for best duet/collaboration. In the same year, Demy won a Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Award for best Greek artist. Demy’s third album “Retrospective” was released on 29 May 2019 and became platinum in Greece. In 2020 she featured in songs of Tasos Xiarcho and of Apon & OGE.¬† In 2021 she teamed up with FY for the song “Sta kokkina”, which became a huge hit in Greece. Sigma featured in another song, “Ela”. In 2022, she collaborated with JiMBo in the song “Apothimena” and she featured in the Tomas Sykes’ song “Eyes talk”. ¬† Entries This Is Love Country???????? Greece Year2017 LanguageEnglish LyricsRomy PapadeaJohn Ballard MusicDimitris Kontopoulos BackingsParis Paraskevadis – PlanetsEvgenia LiakouErasmia MarkidiIasonas MandilasMarcus Giakoumoglou Results Semi Points: 115Position: 10Running order: 10 Results Finals Points: 77Position: 19Running order: 15 https://youtu.be/iO14p2uCzkM

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Isaiah

¬© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts NameIsaiah Firebrace Born21 November 1999 Nationality???????? Australian National SelectionEurovision – Australia You Decide 2022Internal selection 2017 In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongDon’t come easy (2017) Biography Isaiah Firebrace is an Australian singer. He was born in Portland, Victoria, Australia. Firebrace is an Aboriginal Australian.¬†Isaiah’s musical career began when he auditioned for the X-Factor Australia in 2016. He won the final of the contest and released the song he sang there on single: “It’s gotta be you”. It became a big hit in Australia, but it also hit the charts in Sweden, Denmark, Belgium and The Netherlands. On 9 December, 2016, his debut album “Isaiah” was released.¬†Shortly after this, Isaiah was selected to represent Australia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. He sang the song “Don’t come easy”. Isaiah reached the final with the song and even reached a 9th place.¬†After this, Isaiah released a couple of non-album singles. “Know me better” was seen as a turning point for the singer, who was until then looking for the right style. He teamed up with Stan Walker and together with him, was featured in the album “Deadly hearts – walking together”. In December 2020, he released a new single, “You”.¬†In 2021, Isaiah performed throughout Australia with his “Spirit & beyond tour”. In 2022, he participated in Eurovision – Australia You Decide, the national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. This time, he sang a duet with Evie Eirie, “When I’m with you”. They ended up in 10th place.¬† Entries Don’t Come Easy Country???????? Australia Year2017 LanguageEnglish LyricsAnthony EgiziiDavid MusumeciMichael Angelo MusicAnthony EgiziiDavid MusumeciMichael Angelo BackingsAaron MaloneDaniel Adrian KelaartAaron Mendoza Results Semi Points: 160Position: 6Running order: 3 Results Finals Points: 173Position: 9Running order: 14 https://youtu.be/YTCP4S1dqwA

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