Australian broadcaster SBS has revealed the identity of 3 additional participants in the national selection for Eurovision 2022 – “Australia Decides 2022“.
The 3 new artists to be revealed are:
- Sheldon Riley
Sheldon became well known after his participation in “The Voice of Australia 2018″.
A year later, he competed again in the “All-Star” edition of the show.
He also auditioned for the 15th season “America’s Got Talent“, grabbing compliments from Simon Cowell. He was eliminated in the quarter-finals.
One of his performances on the show went world-wide viral with over 14 million views on YouTube:
Sheldon reacted after being revealed as one of the participants:
“It has always been the highlight, waking up at 5am every year to watch [Eurovision] from Australia. Growing up on the Gold Coast, watching Conchita for the first time was proof to me that the world will choose different if given the chance to see it.”
G-Nat!on is R&B/POP group that was formed this year.
This band consists of 6 members: Emma (18), Taylah (18), Alessia (17), Rylee (17), Isla (17), Mateja (16).
Earlier this year, they competed in “The Voice Australia” and qualified for the grand-final, under the mentorship of Rita Ora.
The band delivers polished pop performances alongside dancing and moves.
You can watch one of their performaces:
The girl band reacted after being revealed as one of the participants:
“We are beyond honoured to be the first ever girl-group to perform at Eurovision – Australia Decides! It is so exciting to be a part of the creativity, inspiration, and diversity that Eurovision brings every year, and we cannot wait to bring our song to life on the national stage.”
3. Andrew Lambrou
Andrew Lambrou is an Australian singer-songwriter of Greek-Cypriot origin.
He became well known in 2015, when he participated in “X-Factor Australia“. He reached the top20 round.
Last April, hereleased original song “Throne”:
Andrew reacted after being revealed as one of the participants:
“I’m so thrilled to be a part of Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022! I’ve grown up watching Eurovision with my family, admiring all that goes into it and seeing artists show their craft to the world, and to be a part of this show is like a dream come true.
The first 3 artists to be revealed were: Isaiah Firebrace, Jaguar Jonze, and PAULINI.
4 additional participants will be revealed in the upcoming weeks
Australia Decides 2022 will be hosted by Joel Creasey and Myf Warhurst, Eurovision – Australia Decides will showcase the best of Australian music and talent on Saturday 26 February 2022.