Barbara Schöneberger returns as the Spokesperson for Germany at the 62nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest.
Barbara Schöneberger the face of the Eurovision Song Contest is back as the spokesperson revealing the German jury points in the Grand Final. Baraba is an actress, comedian and television host, having hosted the German selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest annually since 2015. The results will be announced live from the Reeperbahn in Hamburg.
Levina was chosen by the German public to represent her country in Kyiv in early February, and her rendition of “Perfect Life” prevailed in the super-final over her other entry, “Wildfire”. The song received an impressive 69% of the votes. On April 28, Levina will released her debut album Unexpected. Levina is 25 years old and born in Chemnitz, she is currently living in London and studying at the London College of Music.
On the German jury for this years contest are:
- Nicole – Winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 1982 in Harrogate
- Joy Denalane – Performs German hip-hop and pop, had released four albums all reaching the top.10
- Andreas Herbig – Most successful German producer, having won ECHO awards in 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2017
- Adel Tawil – Part of the band Ich+Ich, has also released a solo album in 2013
- Wincent Weiss – Newcomer to the German music scene having released his debut album in 2016
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Germany was one of seven countries to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956. The country has taken part in every contest apart from the 1996 contest when they failed to make it through the qualifying round. To date Germany has won the contest twice, the first time being in 1982 when Nicole sang “Ein Bisschen Frieden”, which became a global hit. Germany didn’t win again until 2010, when Lena sang “Satellite” in Oslo. She received 9 sets of 12 points, scoring 236 points overall. In the past two years Germany has finished last in the final.