Mike Singer has been revealed as the interval act for Unser Star für Lissabon, the German selection process for Eurovision 2018.
18-year-old Mike Singer will take to the stage in Berlin as part of Unser Star für Lissabon performing his single “Deja Vu”. The singer will be one of the “star guests” at the German selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal.
Mike has links with the Eurovision Song Contest having taken part in The Voice Kids in Germany, when he was part of Lena’s team. Lena won the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 in Oslo with the song “Satellite”. To date Mike has released two albums, with his second album have been released last month.
The participants in Unser Lied für Lissabon are Xavier Darcy, Ivy Quainoo, Ryk, Michael Schulte, Natia Todua and the band voXXclub. Elton and Linda Zervakis will be moderating the show live from Berlin.
Last week Thomas Schreiber of NDR revealed to Prinz Blog, that two artists are currently still deciding on the song that they will perform in the final of Unser Lied für Lissabon later this month in Berlin. Mr Schreiber said that the two artists and NDR are struggling to find the appropriate song for the selection and more importantly Eurovision.
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest
Germany was one of seven countries to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956. The country has taken part in every contest since then, apart from in 1996 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” in Harrogate, which later 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. Germany has not placed above second last in their last participation’s.