Sandro Nicolas has traveled to Berlin to record one of two potential songs for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.
Eurovision Fun reports that Sandro Nicolas has traveled to the German capital to record one of two potential songs for Eurovision 2020. A total of 170 songs were submitted to RIK to select from for Sandro, with two now having been shortlisted for the contest in Rotterdam.
According to the report one of the songs has already been recorded, while the second is being recorded in Berlin. Once the recording has completed the Cypriot broadcaster will then select which of the two songs Sandro will perform in the Netherlands.
Who is Sandro Nicolas?
Sandro Nicolas (Alessandro Rütten) was born in Germany to an American father and Greek mother. He first came to public attention when he auditioned for Das Supertalent in (Germany’s Got Talent) 2015. In 2018, he took part in The Voice of Germany and reached the sing-off stage before being eliminated.
This year, he represented his father’s home country, the United States, in New Wave 2019, where he used his stage name Sandro Nicolas for the first time. He finished sixth overall.
Source: Eurovision Fun
Cyprus debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1981. Their best result in the contest comes from their 2018 entrant Eleni Foureira, who placed 2nd with her song “Fuego”. Cyprus withdrew from the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014 due to financial difficulties, but returned again in 2015 where they were represented by John Karagiannis.