Vincent Bueno has released his EP “DEMOS.” featuring two songs created as part of the Eurovision 2021 songwriting process.
Austria’s Eurovision 2021 representative Vincent Bueno has released two songs that were created as part of the process to determine his entry for the contest in Rotterdam. Speaking on Instagram the singer explained:
These melodies and words were from last year in the creating process of finding the right song. They have been put on hold.
To my family, to my few real ones, to the community and my huge fan base, I LOVE Y’ALL. All the glory to my hero
Vincent Bueno performed “Amen” for Austria at Eurovision 2021, he finished 12th in Semi-Final Two scoring a total of 66 points. This is the second consecutive contest Austria has failed to qualify for the final in.
Who is Vincent Bueno?
Vincent Bueno is a 34-year old singer-songwriter from Vienna and is of Filipino descent. He first came to public attention after winning the first series of the ORF musical theatre talent show Musical! Die Show in 2008. He previously attempted to represent Austria in 2016 with “All We Need is That Love”, which finished sixth in the Austrian national final. In 2017, he was a backing vocalist for Nathan Trent at the Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv.
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Austria debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957, Bob Martin represented the country on their debut, but finished in the last place scoring just 3 points. The country has gone on to finish last in the contest on 8 occasions. Austria has won the contest on two occasions, the first being in 1966 when Udo Jürgen performed “Merci, Cherie”. It was 48 years later that Austria won again when Conchita Wurst performed “Rise Like a Phoenix” scoring a total of 290 points.