AUSTRALIA – Think you’ve got what it takes to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest? SBS, Blink TV and TikTok have today announced a national TikTok Wildcard contest to find the eleventh artist to take part in Eurovision – Australia Decides on the Gold Coast in February.
From today, Australians are encouraged to post a live vocal performance clip, up to one minute long, with the hashtag #EurovisionAustralia to be in the running to become the Eurovision – Australia Decides TikTok Wildcard Artist. What entrants sing and how they perform it is up to them! A panel of industry experts will then determine the winner, who will go on to round out a total lineup of 11 incredible artists on the Gold Coast – all chasing their dreams to represent Australia at Eurovision 2022 in Turin, Italy.
The TikTok Wildcard Artist contest via #EurovisionAustralia is now open for submissions until Sunday, 16 January. There are no restrictions on the number of videos artists can submit. Entrants can submit a video as individuals or as a group with up to six members in total.
The addition of the TikTok Wildcard contest to Eurovision – Australia Decides is so exciting, it needs an ambassador to fly the flag for the new generation of Australian Eurovision entrants. And who better than our very own Eurovision 2016 runner up Dami Im. Be sure to follow Dami’s TikTok account for all her tips and tricks on how to curate a powerful Eurovision-worthy performance.
As the full lineup of Eurovision – Australia Decides draws nearer, SBS and Blink TV have a further four more artists to announce for the 2022 line-up. They are: Pop newcomer Charley, genderqueer performer Seann Miley Moore, Perth’s metal quintetVoyager and singer-songwriter Jude York will perform original songs for their chance to represent Australia at Eurovision 2022.