German broadcaster ARD has announced the six singers who will be in the German final ‘A song for Lisbon’
The six singers confirmed are:
Xavier Darcy, a singer/songwriter who’s released a raft of songs in Germany including ‘Big City Dreams’
Ivy Quainoo, who competed and won the 2011 German version of ‘The Voice’
Ryk, a singer and producer who we previously reported about
Michael Schulte, a German singer-songwriter who has produced many cover versions of songs on his Youtube account
Natia Todua, a Georgian-German singer who won the latest season of ‘The Voice of Germany’
and the band voXXclub, a new folk band formed in 2012 with the members including
Stefan Raaflaub, Korbinian Arendt, Christian Schild and Michael Hartinger
There were originally 4,000 possible participants to choose from, which were then narrowed down to 6 from the votes of the 100 members of the judging panel, aswell as the 20 member international expert jury.
The first will broadcast the German preliminary vote for the ESC on Thursday 22nd February at 8.15 pm live from Berlin.