S!sters will represent Germany at Eurovision 2019. Find out more about the duo with our 10 Things About…S!sters!
1. Sisters, often stylised as S!sters are a duo from Hannover comprised of Laura Kästel and Carlotta Truman. Despite the name, the duo are not actually related.
2. Carlotta Truman was born on 19 October 1999. Aged nine she was a finalist in season 3 of the German equivalent of ‘America’s Got Talent’, ‘Das Supertalent’ in 2009.
3. A tour of Germany followed, along with a live appearance in the National Television show ‘Our Show For Germany’.
4. Since July 2011, she has become a regular soloist for the nationally recognised German Police Orchestra, including a performance for the German President at the Presidential Palace in Bonn.
5. In December 2011 Carlotta was awarded the 29th German Rock and Pop prize for the Best Singer in Germany (the youngest ever) as well as picking up four other awards at the prestigious ceremony.
6. In 2014 Carlotta returned to her TV Talent Show roots when she entered the show ‘The Voice Kids’. She made it to the final and finished in second place.
7. The other member of the duo Laura Kästel was born on 29 September 1992. She also sometimes known by the stage name Laurita Spinelli. Laura comes from a very musically talented family. Her mother is the singer Teresa Kästel, while the pop singer Jenniffer Kae is her older sister.
8. In 2002 Laura won the ‘Kiddy Contest’ with the song ‘I Want to Go to the Disco’, a cover version of the song ‘Crying at the Discotheque’ by Swedish band Alcazar. In 2004 she participated in the second season of the casting show ‘Star Search’ and reached the semifinals.
9. In her career to date she has provided backing vocals in concert for the likes of Lena and Sarah Connor.
10. In 2019 the duo were formed to take part in Germany’s national selection show for Eurovision ‘Unser Lied Fur Israel’. They performed the song ‘Sister’ under the name S!sters and won the contest with 30 out of a possible 36 points. They beat out strong competition from the likes of Lilly Among Clouds, Aly Ryan, Makeda and Linus Bruhn.