In 2019, Pænda was chosen by a team of music experts and broadcaster ORF to represent Austria at the 64th Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv. She performed her song “Limits”, which finished second last with 21 points, and as a result did not quality for the final.
Sergey Lazarev, is a Russian singer, dancer and actor. He is most famous for his singing career, when he rose to fame as a member of the group Smash!!. The group broke up in 2006. Since then Lazarev has pursued a solo career. He represented Russia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm, Sweden, and finished in third place, coming first in the televote. He represented Russia again at Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel with the song “Scream”, and similarly finished in third place.
She’s back. With her first original music in seven years, and four years since her Så Mycket Bättre experience. With not one, but TWO new singles. ‘Limelight’ and ‘I Trance’ – the latter of which she has released the three-part music video for today. “Can’t believe it’s happening. I’ve been on a journey that took me 4 years, 2 months and 29 days. Living life, making music, travelling, seeing new places and faces. Consciously pushing myself to do new things and the idea of who I am. Such a crazy journey. It’s been scary as hell and wonderful at the same time.”
Alcazar legend Lina Hedlund has followed up her Melodifestivalen conquering (making the final is a triumph in itself, ok?) anthem ‘Victorious’, with brand-new single ‘Breathe’. She’s dropped the schlager, and the tempo, and produced a sound that is more in line with her pop-girl contemporaries.
Foureira was born in Fier, Albania as Entela Fureraj. Her mother is a seamstress, while her father works in construction. She has three siblings: Ioanna, Margarita, and Giorgos. When she was in her late teens, the family left Albania and settled in Greece due to the Albanian Civil War. She grew up in the Kallithea neighbourhood of Athens. Foureira began pursuing music at a young age, learning how to play guitar and later working in a theatre for three years. Foureira began her music career as a member of the girl group Mystique. She was discovered by Andreas Giatrakos, and the group also consisted of Alkmini Chatzigianni and Maria Makri. They released their debut single “Se alli selida” in 2007, and later achieved success with the single “Min kaneis pos de thymasai” featuring Greek hip hop group NEVMA the following year. They later broke up in 2009. She represented Cyprus in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 with the song “Fuego”. On 8 May 2018 she qualified from the first semi-final to the grand final, where she finished second with 436 points, the best result Cyprus has ever achieved in the contest.
The 20-year old multi-talent FELIX SANDMAN is one of Swedens hottest male artists. With over 80 + million streams, 2x Gold and 2x Platinum, he is both an established artist, songwriter and actor. His solo- debut single ’EVERY SINGLE DAY’ was released during 2018 and stayed at #1 in Sweden for 4 continuous weeks. 2018 he also won the prestigious Rockbjörnen award as ’Breakthrough of the year’. He embarked on a 22 stop nationwide tour together with in Sweden together with Benjamin Ingrosso, getting fantastic reviews for the show.
In November 2014, Todorova along with twins Hasan and Ibrahim represented Bulgaria at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Malta with the song “Planet of the Children”. They finished in second place with a total of 147 points, just twelve points behind winner – Italy. Todorova was subsequently received by President Rosen Plevneliev and was given an honorary distinction. In December 2014, Krisia performed again “The Planet of the Children” at European Parliament. In March 2016, Fab Chart Music Awards in London nominated Todorova for the “Best Female Artist.” Todorova has modeled for Junona Fashion House. From the year 2015, with the help of the music and her popularity, Krisia Todorova is in Bulgaria, one of the “spiritual leaders” of the country. From the year 2018, Krisia Todorova is an expert panel member of the EURO-PANEL.
Beyond her music career, Meyer-Landrut has been featured as a coach on five seasons of the reality competition television series The Voice Kids as well as an expert panel member for the ESC on several occasions. In 2017, she joined the cast of the fourth season of Sing meinen Song – Das Tauschkonzert, the German version of the series The Best Singers whose accompanying compilation album topped the Austrian and German Albums Chart. In addition, Meyer-Landrut has also voiced characters in audiobooks and animated films, including A Turtle’s Tale (2010), Tarzan (2013), Trolls (2016) and Wonder Park (2019), and has been a brand ambassador for L’Oréal hair coloring and skin care products.
The band attempted to represent Latvia for a sixth time in 2017 with “Line” and were successful, receiving 51.56% of the public vote and winning the right to perform for Latvia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. It was eventually announced that they would take part in the first semi final on 9 May 2017 at the International Exhibition Centre in Kiev, Ukraine as the closing act. In Kiev, they failed to qualify for the final, finishing last out of 18 countries in the first semi final with 21 points.
Jason Mandilas was born on January 24, 1992 in Athens, and is an actor. He made his debut as an actor in the ANT1 series “The Talents” through the role of Kyriacos, the son of a lycee. He became a member of the National Team of Luxembourg in 2006 and a Greek champion in 2007 at 100m. with Obstacles. In 2008 she began dancing while in 2009 she was singing and acting. His dream began to take shape when he won a scholarship in his Jacob’s pillow program in Massachusetts, USA. From then on, he dedicated himself to becoming a professional musical performer and in 2010 he won a 3-year scholarship at Bird College in London where he went to study. He has collaborated with great choreographers and singers such as Robbie Williams. The reason for her return to Greece was given to him by Mangalti’s role in the “Evita” musical. Other work followed with Demy and Ivey Adamou and as a dancer and as a choreographer on a video clips. Although eventually “Evita” was postponed, she worked with the Daimons with Anna Vissi and now she is part of Sugar, a musical based on the film “Some Want It Hot” directed by Stamatis Fasoulis.