NDR has announced that 20 acts will be taking part in a National Selection Workshop, with 6 of the acts being announced so far
The Acts announced so far include:
and Daniel Schumacher.
Who are the acts?
BB Thomaz impressed judges at The Voice of Germany 2017 with her blind audition of “Bang Bang”. The audition clip has been viewed over 3 million times on YouTube, and she finished 4th in the competition.
Sebastian is a 20-year-old singer-songwriter from London. He’s previously toured London and Dublin this year.
Nicole has teamed up with past Eurovision contestants including Frans who represented Sweden in 2016 and Lena who won in 2010.
Dimi Rompos competed in the 5th season of The Voice of Germany (the series was won by Jamie-Lee Kriewitz who went on to represent Germany in 2016) and has released songs both in English and German.
The singer-songwriter rose to fame when she made it to the live shows during the first series of The Voice of Germany. Nina was eliminated in the 12th episode.
Daniel Schuhmacher has released several albums. He won the 6th season ofDeutschland sucht den Superstar, the German edition of Pop Idol. His first album made it to Number 1 in the German charts,
During the next couple of days, the candidates will record short performance clips to show their character, tone, as well as their prefered genre of music.
The videos will be shown to the fan jury and the international experts. These groups will then decide who will compete in the National Final. Earlier this year, NDR entertainment director Thomas Schreiber revealed there may be up to ten acts in the show.
The National Final will be hosted by Barbara Schöneberger who presented the National Final in 2017. German Head of Delegation Christoph Pellander has said that the event would take place sometime in the last two weeks of February, although an exact date has yet to be decided.
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