Two more entries competing in Australia’s Eurovision selection show have been released.
Today the songs from Kate Miller-Heidke and Ella Hooper have been released to the public. Kate’s co-wrote her song “Zero Gravity” with her partner Keir Nuttall, and Ella Hooper’s “Data Dust” was written by Alice Chance. Kate and Ella will compete against eight other artists in Eurovision – Australia Decides in February, for the chance to represent their country at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest.
Only two acts are yet to reveal their entries for the contest. These are Sheppard with “On My Way”, and Tania Doko with “Piece of Me”.
The ten competing entries are:
- Mark Vincent – “This Is Not the End“
- Sheppard – “On My Way”
- Kate Miller-Heidke – “Zero Gravity”
- Electric Fields – “2000 and Whenever”
- Courtney Act – “Fight For Love”
- Aydan Calafiore – “Dust”
- Leea Nanos – “Set Me Free”
- Ella Cooper – “Data Dust”
- Alfie Arcuri – “To Myself”
- Tania Doko – “Piece of Me”
Eurovision – Australia Decides will take place on February 8 and 9 in the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. 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 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.