Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasy will return as Australia’s commentators at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest.
Australian broadcaster SBS has revealed that Myf Warhurst and Joel Creasy will return for a third year to commentate on the Eurovision Song Contest for Australia. Myf and Joel took over commentating duties from Julia Zemiro and Sam Pang in 2017. Myf is a well-known radio show host and television personality. Joel Creasey is a comedian and actor, he has been performing stand up since he was 17 and has performed across the world.
The duo presented Australia’s first Eurovision selection show this year, which was won by Kate Miller-Heidke and her song “Zero Gravity”. She topped both the jury and public vote scoring a total of 135 points, 21 points ahead of second place Electric Fields.
Who is Kate Miller-Heidke?
Kate Miller-Heidke is a 37 year old singer, songwriter and actress from Brisbane. Her career began in the year 2000, where she played in a band for 3 years before going solo. Since then, she has feature in many performances on stage, releasing numerous albums and receiving awards along the way. At the beginning of 2019, she was selected to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel.
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.