The whole of Europe were shocked when the German pick Andreas Kummert turned down the opportunity to represent his country on Thursday night after being voted for by the public with his song ‘Heart of Stone’. Instead, taking his place will be runner up and Wildcard winner Ann Sophie who will sing her song ‘Black Smoke’. Watch the moment when Andreas Kummert turned down Eurovision for Germany below:
Germany’s Unser Song Fur Osterreich Final took place tonight and after eliminating six acts in the first two rounds it was wildcard selection Ann Sophie’s ‘Black Smoke’ who would battle it out against Andreas Kummert’s ‘Heart of Stone’ for the win. Andreas Kummert was chosen as the winner, but in a shocking turn of events the singer decided
Conchita Wurst has unveiled her new song ‘You Are Unstoppable’. The follow up to ‘Heroes’ and Eurovision winning song ‘Rise Like a Phoenix’ comes ahead of an expected appearance at the German national final (Unser Song Fur Osterreich) on 5th March when she will perform the song for the first time.
Conchita has also announced plans for further material and an album to be released to coincide with the Eurovision Song Contest Final in May. Listen to her new song below and let us know what your thoughts are.
Last night Germany crowned Ann Sophie as the winner of their wild card selection concert show. The London based, Hamburg born singer and actress was chosen over nine other acts with her song ‘Jump the Gun’.
Ann Sophie will join seven other acts both well-known and new acts in Germany’s national selection final on the 5th March. This includes Alexa Feser, Andreas Kümmert, Fahrenhaidt, Faun, Laing, Mrs. Greenbird and Noize Generation.