SBS, the Australian national broadcaster, have revealed the final three participants that will take part in Eurovision – Australia Decides.
The final three competing artists are:
- Ella Cooper
- Alfie Arcuri
- Tania Doko
They will join the seven artists that have already been revealed as participants. These artists are:
- Mark Vincent
- Kate Miller-Heidke
- Electric Fields
- Courtney Act
- Aydan Calafiore
- Leea Nanos
Eurovision – Australia Decides is set to take place on February 8 and 9 in Gold Coast. The selection show will take place over two days, with live performances broadcast on February 8 and 9, with a live voting show broadcast on February 9. The show is set to be hosted by Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasey, who have been Australia’s commentators at the contest since 2017.
Jessica Mauboy represented Australia in Lisbon with “We Got Love”. She finished 20th in the final with 99 points. This was the first time that Australia did not finish in the top 10 in the final.
Australia in the Eurovision Song Contest
Australia debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015 as part of celebrations marking 60 years of the Eurovision Song Contest. The broadcaster SBS has broadcast Eurovision in Australia since 1983. Australia’s best result to date came in 2016 Australia when Dami Im, with the song “Sound of Silence,” finished in 2nd place in the final scoring 511 points, just 23 points away from victory.