Eurovision Spain reports that Blas Cantó will be proposing four different songs to TVE and Warner Music for Eurovision 2021.
Blas Cantó is working on four potential songs to represent Spain with at the Eurovision Song Contest. Eurovision Spain reports that the singer has created four songs that are close to the singers style, that he will be presenting to TVE and Warner Music for Eurovision 2021.
The four songs that are to be presented will not feature the song that Blas worked with Duncan Laurence, winner of Eurovision 2019, on earlier in the year.
It has yet to be determined whether TVE will hold another internal selection or opt to hold a televised selection to select the Spanish entry. Spain last held a single act and multiple song selection process in 2013 when ESDM competed in Malmo.
Who is Blas Cantó?
Blas is a 27 year old singer from Murcia. He was previously a member of boy band Auryn, who last performed together in 2016 and who also took part in the Spanish national selection in 2011. Blas has to date released two studio albums with his latest “Complicados” having been released last month.
In 2004, Blas participated in EuroJunior, the contest to select Spain’s entry for that years Junior Eurovision Song Contest. He finished fourth. The winner of the show went on to win Junior Eurovision: Maria Isabel with Antes Muerta Que Sencilla. Representing Spain in Eurovision is therefore a dream Blas has had since he was a child.
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Spain debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961 and has competed annually since. Spain has won the contest on two occasions the first being in 1968 and the second time in 1969. 1969 is the only year where more than one song has won the contest. The 1969 contest saw a four-way tie between Spain, France, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Since 2000 Spain has only managed to finish in the top 10 on five occasions, the last time being in 2014 with Ruth Lorenzo. However, the country has finished 20th or below on ten occasions, the worst placement being 26th in 2017.