France have ditched their selection show Destination Eurovision for 2020 and instead have chosen to opt for the 30 year old singer and comedian Tom Leeb through an internal selection process. The announcement was made yesterday evening.
Tom released his debut album ‘Recollection’ in 2019. His song ‘Are We Too Late?’ has reached an impressive 25 million YouTube views. He has played as a support act for international stars such as Sting and Tom Jones. His music inspirations are male singer-songwriters like Ben Howard, Matt Corby, Bon Iver and John Mayer.Regarding his selection, Tom said:
“The Eurovision Song Contest is an iconic and unifying event; I am so proud to be representing France and I can’t wait to live this experience with you all.”
His song is expected to be released at a later date.