Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Austria: These are the finalists for 'Wer singt für Österreich?'


On 20th of February the live audition for the Austrian national selection 'Wer sing für Österreich?' took place. At the end six finalists were chosen for the final shows. These are the finalists...

  • Celina Ann
  • Dawa
  • Folkshilfe
  • Johann Sebastian Bass
  • The Makemakes
  • Zoe

'Wer singt für Österreich?' - Line-Up (Auditions)
(Qulifiers in bold)

  • The Makemakes  - "Million Euro Smile"
  • Clara Blume - "Love & Starve"
  • Royal Kombo - "Ram pam pam"
  • Dawa - "On the Run"
  • Zoe - "Adieu"
  • Renato Unterberg - "Love"
  • The Su’sis - "This and That"
  • Lemo - "So leicht"
  • Mizgebonez - "Murmeltier/Fitnesstraining (Medley)"
  • Kathi Kallauch - "Das Leben ist zu kurz"
  • Folkshilfe - "Seit a poa Tog"
  • Kommando Elefant - "Mein Design fürs Leben"
  • Tandem: Zeig ihn mir
  • Celine Ann - "I Never Loved a Man"
  • wo/Men - "Happy"
  • Johann Sebastian Bass - "Heart of Stone"

What comes next?
In the second and third round the six chosen contestants can prove in different challenges their musical skills with three coaches - Anna F., Nazar and The BossHoss. Together with the coaches and an international songwriting team the acts will prepare two potential Eurovision songs. 

'Wer singt für Österreich' - Show dates on ORF eins:

  • 20. Februar 2015 - Die Audition (Auditions)
  • 27. Februar 2015 - Die Top sechs (Top 6)
  • 6. März 2015 - Die Songs (The songs)
  • 13. März 2015 - Das Live-Finale (National Final)

Conchita Wurst won the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 with the song 'Rise Like A Phoenix' and brought the second victory to Austria. The first winner for Austria was Udo Jürgens in 1964 with the song 'Merci Cheri'. Who will represent Austria at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 in Vienna?

Read more about the Austrian selection here: