Azerbaijan – While the shows of the fourth week in the Azeri selection process are still being broadcast, a wildcard has been announced in yesterday’s show. Nikola Barkley from Scotland got granted a second chance as the jury was amazed by her vocal skills. That means we have the first four Azeri finalists: Nikola Barkley, Chingiz Mustafayev , Nurlan Növresli and Günya IbrahimliHarold Scotland has published an article about the unusual “tearing up of the rule book”. Read it here (Thanks to Luis)
Here is her performance of Rihanna’s Russian roulette:
Azeri television iTV will broadcast the second part of the fourth heat of their national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest tonight at 18:00 CET. The qualification round will last over the entire week. The candidates will perform an Azerbaijani song today , a Eurovision entry on Wednesday, a song of their choice on Thursday, and on Friday the winner will be determined. In each of the qualification rounds 11 artists will compete and one of them will qualify for the final.
These are the competitiors this week:
- Said Ismayilzadeh
- Aydan Rustamova
- Arzum Khalilova
- Emilya Yagubova
- Ramin Guliyev
- Chinare Nazarli
- Milan Mammadov
- Sabina Babayeva
- Rahima Hasanalizadeh
- Leyla Dadashova
- Javanshir Guliyev
A webcast will be available here!
The show will start at 18:00 CET and 21:00 Azeri time and last 2 hours.
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