SPAIN – In 2011 Lucía took part in the Spanish selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest 2011, Destino Eurovisión, and on 18 February, she won the final with the song “Que me quiten lo bailao”. In March 2011, following her election as the Spanish Eurovision entrant, Lucía was signed to Warner Music to release her fifth album, Cruzo los dedos, in April 2011. At the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 final that took place in Düsseldorf, Germany on 14 May she placed 23rd. However, she was 16th in the separate televoting result. On 22 June 2014 she released her sixth studio album, Quitapenas.
PORTUGAL – Francisco Andrade participated in the 2009 Portuguese national selection, Festival da Canção. He ranked 2nd behind Flor-de-Lis with the song, “Voar é ver”.