. Like Roberto Bellarosa in 2013, broadcaster RTBF has once again used The Voice Belgique format to choose its entrant for the 2015 Eurovision Contest in Vienna. After announcing Loïc Nottet as the next representative for Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, it was time at today’s press conference hosted by RTBF  to announce that Loïc Nottet will performing Rhythm Inside on the stage in Vienna.

You can see the video of Rhythm Inside below:

At the age of 17, Loïc Nottet took part in the Blind Auditions singing the hit song Diamonds by Rihanna. His knockout performance and unique voice instantly won over the coaches and the audience alike. As a finalist in the third season of The Voice Belgique, the young Courcelles native signed a contract with Sony Music Entertainment. His father wanted him to become a football player, but he wanted to sing and dance. With a style that is instantly upbeat and sincere, Loïc became a darling of the public thanks to his charisma and all-round personality.

STORY SO FAR

RTBF and VRT are the 2 Belgian national broadcasters that compete at the Eurovision Song Contest and year after year are responsible for Belgium’s participation in the contest. In 2014 VRT held a  national selection, Eurosong 2014– which ended having as a winner Axel Hirsoux with his entry Mother . Despite a great peformance in Copenhagen he failed to qualify to the grand final.

Belgium has been participating in the contest since 1956. It has won the contest in 1986 with Sandra Kim’s J’aime La Vie and hosted the contest the next year in Brussels.