Azerbaijan – Thursday night sees the climax of a selection process that has taken almost three months, as Azerbaijan holds its national final, Milli Seçim Turu. Ten acts have battled through a lengthy 8 week process and will battle it at the Buta Palace in Baku at 18:00 (CET). You can watch it online here. Check out the ten acts that are looking for the golden ticket to Malmö. According to ESCkaz the acts will sing the following songs in English, written by foreign composers. The song may well therefore change for Malmö.
Leyla Qafari – Pride
Vuqar Muradov – Baby baby
Valeria Huseynzadeh – If this is love
Leyla Aliyeva – Welcome to the sun
Farah Hadiyeva – We are one
Nigar Huseynova – I still believe
Vlada Axundova – Big Time
Ravana Aliyeva – Lovely King
Farid Mammadov – Hold me
Aysel Babayeva – Sleazy Mo
Performances on the show will be given by the National Music Group, in a remix with Boro-Boro song (Arash’s song), Eldar Gasimov (Ell, winner of ESC 2011), Tunzala Agayeva and Chingiz Mustafayev. The presenters will be Leyla Aliyeva and Tural Asadov.
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