On the 29th of November 2019, Sandro Nicolas was announced as the Cypriot artist for Eurovision 2020. The singer was born in Germany to a Greek mother and an American father.
He was intended to perform the song “Running” that was internally selected by the broadcaster:
According to TV Mania TV and Eurovision Fun , Sandro won’t be selected as the Cypriot representative for Eurovision 2021.
According to the relevant decision of the Cypriot public television, the country will be represented at Eurovision 2021 either by a popular artist in Greece and Cyprus or by an artist of Cypriot origin.
Supposing the above is right, Cyprus becomes the first country to replace its representative that was selected internally for Eurovision 2020.
Update: Today: 6/1/2020 CYBC had released the official statement reading 2021 plans:
At the moment, 18 countries have selected the same artist for Eurovision 2020 and Eurovision 2021:
the Czech Republic
While 6 other countries announced on a national selection for Eurovision 2021: