Earlier this evening, the Azerbaijani delegation released an announcement where 5 artists for Eurovision 2023 were revealed.
According to the Azerbaijani Eurovision website 12xal, we can learn more about potential artists.
Ilaha Dadashova, the head of press in the Azerbaijani delegation for Eurovision reacted:
As we mentioned earlier, during this year’s selection for the Eurovision Song Contest, special attention was paid to the fact that the songwriters were Azerbaijani. In addition to this factor, 5 performers and their songs were selected taking into account other parameters
These 5 artists are:
#1. Mamagama group
Last December, they participated in the international music competition “Kenga Magjike 2022”, which was held in Albania.
They ended in the highest place for non-Albanian artist. However, this isn’t their song for Eurovision
#2. Humay Aslanova and Amrah Musayev
Amrah Musayev (the male half of the duo) participated in “The Voice of Azerbaijan”.
You can listen to one of his performances:
And here’s a song performed by Humay:
#3. Turan and Tural Bagmanovlar
You can listen to one of the brothers songs:
#4. Azer Nasibov
You can listen to Azer‘s covers of Chris Brown song:
#5. Leyla Izzatova
Leyla is another “The Voice of Azerbaijan” alumni
The instrumental versions of the song were recorded in the same studio, under the same conditions. This was made in order to guarantee fair competition.
The 5 artists performed live in Ictimai TV.
Their video clip of the performances were recorded and will be presented to a reduce reference group.
Later on, one of them will be chosen to represent Azerbaijan at Eurovision 2023!
Azerbaijan will compete in the second half of semi-final 1 of Eurovision 2023, which will be held on the 9th of May 2023.
Which of the artists is your favorite to represent the country?
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