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I'm so excited to be a part of Eurovision – Australia Decides after opening the show this year and seeing the amazing talent. When I was asked I thought, what an amazing thing to be a part of! It doesn't matter what happens for me, Proud is such an incredible song written by the talented Justine Eltakchi and I'm proud to sing it. I can't wait to share the stage with some of Australia's most talented singers. And I mean Vanessa Amorosi... She's my idol! I love her!
After a meteoric rise to fame at the age of 16, Casey became the youngest ever winner of Australian Idol in 2004. Over the last thirteen years, she’s made her mark not only as a musician, but also on stage, screen, and as a presenter and writer. Casey is a multi-award winner, including an ARIA No #1 Award for Listen with Your Heart and Deadly Awards for Best Album, Best Single and Most Promising New Talent. She is currently starring in the musical Chicago.
I am so incredibly excited to be part of Eurovision Australia Decides 2020. I am a proud Aussie and to have the opportunity to sing one of my songs on a huge international stage representing Australia would be unforgettable. I look forward to Australia hearing my song and working alongside friends and fellow musicians on this journey. It’s going to be very special.
Vanessa’s song writing ability and dynamic vocal range have seen her sell over two million records worldwide. She’s released four critically and commercially acclaimed studio albums and received sixteen ARIA and APRA nominations. Back To Love is the latest chapter in her career. The album, which was recorded in various studios around Los Angeles, marks two decades since the release of her seminal dance anthem Absolutely Everybody.
I'm not your typical music competition kind of guy, but I am attracted to the Eurovision Song Contest for the colour and movement... music and performance... light and shade... creativity and self- expression... singing and working an audience.
iOTA is a critically acclaimed singer/songwriter, stage and screen actor, writer, composer and voice-over artist. Stage career highlights include: Pigalle, B-Girl, Young Hard & Solo, Smoke & Mirrors, Hedwig & the Angry Inch, The Rocky Horror Show. Feature films: Mad Max: Fury Road, The Great Gatsby. He has released seven critically-acclaimed albums. iOTA’s unique and extraordinary talents have been recognised with an ARIA Award nomination for Best Album and four Helpmann Awards, as well as Green Room and Sydney Theatre Critics’ Awards.
I’m thrilled to be part of Eurovision – Australia Decides in 2020 and to get the chance to perform on the world’s biggest stage. Eurovision songs often mix elements of traditional and contemporary sounds, which is exactly what I set out to do in my own music. Most importantly, it brings different cultures together all under the banner of music, which is beautiful thing!
Renowned First Nations entertainer, Mitch Tambo lights up any arena with a passion and deep commitment to his First Nations culture and the people he represents. With a style that blends traditional sounds and language with modern contemporary beats and rhythms, Mitch’s music cuts across cultures. Wearing his trademark headpiece of Dhinawan feathers and the crest of the Murray, a totem of his people, the Melbourne-based singer came to national attention earlier this year through a series of unforgettable live performances on Australia’s Got Talent – including a moving in-language performance of John Farnham’s ‘You’re the Voice’.
I’m excited to participate in Eurovision – Australia Decides for the opportunity to release the part of me that is dramatic and extreme. I manage to do it without a massive international music event as impetus, but on the big stage in Europe in front of millions would be everything the drama queen egomaniac inside me could want and more. It’s licence to let her out. And of course to represent my country! I didn’t quite get that far in football, so it would be cool to do it in music. It’s like the World Cup for pop.
At only 24, the Sydney-based artist has become a major name in Aussie indie music. The past few years have seen her recognised for her work with multiple spots on the Triple J’s Hottest 100, an ARIA award for Best Breakthrough Artist and a nomination for Best Female Artist on her debut album ‘Glorious Heights’. Her sophomore album ‘COMPLEX’ was released in August to critical acclaim.
I have always been interested in writers. Although the world of Eurovision is new to me, from the outside it seems to respect a well written song above all else. People seem to be free to express their art in whatever way they want. I’m a fan of ABBA, they wrote unfiltered, iconic anthems. My sister and I used to sing their stuff together in the bathroom. Who knows how they have influenced me, I’m quite a mix bag of ideas. Personal experience inspires most of my own writing - all I hope to do is to help people express some part of themselves. I’m also over the moon to be joining the line-up with my friend Montaigne who I respect very much.
Didirri’s debut EP ‘Measurements’ has collected over 30 million streams, and led to Didirri playing such renowned festivals as the UK’s The Great Escape and Latitude Festival, Australia’s Splendour In The Grass and Barcelona’s Primavera Sound. In a matter of months, he toured the US and UK twice and shared the stage with well-known acts Vance Joy, Hozier, Tash Sultana, The Temper Trap and more.
I’m really excited to be in Eurovision – Australia Decides. As a Greek Australian, I am proud to represent the culture that our country is rich and abundant in, and I’d be so honoured to stand on that stage for Australia! It’s an incredible opportunity for any artist. I’d be bringing my true authentic self to the stage...my life’s work and dreams into that moment, and would be proud to earn a position on that stage and represent my country.Download 'Can We Make Heaven' from your favourite media player
I am incredibly excited to be a part of Eurovision – Australia Decides 2020 and actually can’t believe it’s really happening. I’m a huge fan of Eurovision, so to be competing for the opportunity to represent Australia is mind-blowing. I adore my song I Am King I Am Queen, which I co- wrote with Andrew Lowden. It’s a real representation of me and everything I stand for and I think that everyone, young and old, will be able to relate to and take inspiration from this song. I hope that the Eurovision audiences love it as much as I do!Download 'I am King I am Queen' from your favourite media player
Eurovision – Australia Decides will be my debut on Australian TV and I am so honoured to be given this opportunity. I will be performing Pushing Stars, a song which came in via the SBS Song Portal, and was co-written by a couple of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides stars, George Sheppard and Tania Doko. I am grateful that they put their trust in me to infuse my style and flare to their work this year! I’m a 19 year old guitarist and singer-songwriter from outback Darwin, and this is a great chance for Australia to get to know me. I will be doing my best and loving the opportunity to share the stage with some incredible artists. Bring it on!Download 'Pushing Stars' from your favourite media player
For me, Eurovision – Australia Decides is a massive opportunity to show Australia who I am as an artist and what I’m passionate about. The selected 10 artists are all so talented and I’d be so happy for any one of us to represent Australia in Eurovision. I think it shows the diverse pool of creativity and talent in this nation and I’m honoured to be a part of it. I’ve always taken Eurovision to be about each country, and each artist expressing their individuality without boundaries. So much of Jaguar Jonze is about honesty and vulnerability and I’m excited to express the uniqueness that comes with it.