Australia: Big names of the music scene to compete in the national final;More details revealed
News as a bomb after the names of Delta Goodrem, Peking Duk and Ricki Lee Coulter, came forward as potential acts to compete in Australias national final
The report of Gold Coast Events, Tourism and Governance Committee’ meeting, unveiled as potential national final competing acts some of the biggest names in Australia’s music industry that have crossed the country’s boundaries. But lets take a closer look to these first names of Australias first national final:
The 34 year old artist is apart from a singer, a compose and actress too. She has a lot of a hits on her account, among which 9 singles sthat reached No1 and another 17 songs that achieved a top 10 placing in Australia’s charts. She is considered one of the most popular act in her country while a wide number of fans would like to see her on the Eurovision stage. Additionally she experiences being one of the judges in The Voice of Australia, scoring two times victory.
The duet that was formed in 2010 write, compose and produce songs themselves. The song High is their biggest hit up to date.
Ricki Lee Coulter
The 33 year old act has rich artistic activity on her account , as a singer, actress and T.V and radio presenter. Despite her several radio hits the last years at present time she works in the T.V scene. One of her significant T.V activities was hosting the Australian Idol show.
THE ORGANIZATION AND THE PROCESS TO THE FINAL
The provisional timeline Eurovision: Australia Decides includes the following:
November 2018: Selected songwriters and composers listed on website event
November– December 2018: Stranggered announcement of acts
December 2018: Recording and release of the candidates songs and match them with the acts.
Unveiling the key sponsors
Presale of tickets
January 2019: Unveil special guests
9 Φεβρουαρίου 2019: National final “Australia Decides”
More details about the Australian national final can be found in our previous post
In 2018 Australia was represented by Jessica Mauboy and her entry We Got Love in Lisbon which finished in 2oth position.
What do you think of Australia’s new format of national selection? Do you think it can bring back the successful results of the first years? Stay tuned on the INFE Network for more news about the Australian national selection for Eurovision 2019.