GERMANY – ARD’s, Thomas Schreiber revealed in a recent interview that Germany will use national selection again to decide its participation to the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. But this national final will be based on a new formula. Despite the disappointing results for Germany, the country sticks to the public decision for its representation. He also stated that Helene Fischer has been proposed to represent the country but she refused. The last time Germany entered the top ten of the scoreboard was in 2012 with Roman Lob.