It’s official Australia.
The 10 singers vying for the coveted position to represent our country at Eurovision have been locked in.
SBS today revealed the final four acts who will be battling it out on the stage at Eurovision – Australia Decides on the Gold Coast in February.
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The Voice 2019 winner Diana Rouvas, Australia’s Got Talent 2011 winner Jack Vidgen, 19-year-old emerging singer-songwriter from Darwin Jordan-Ravi and Taiwanese-Australian multi-media artist Jaguar Jonze are among the 10 stars who have been selected.
They join Aussie icon Vanessa Amorosi, powerhouse entertainer Casey Donovan, rising First Nations artist Mitch Tambo, glam rock star iOTA, art pop auteur Montaigne and alternative artist Didirri, who have already been announced.
SBS Commissioning Editor for Entertainment Josh Martin says today’s announcement is an early Christmas present for Eurovision fans around Australia.
“SBS is so thrilled that Jack, Jaguar, Jordan-Ravi and Diana are rounding out a stellar line-up of Aussie artists in what is shaping up to be an incredible show,” he said.
Contestant Jack Vidgen said being a part of Eurovision – Australia Decides 2020 is a dream come true.
“I’m a huge fan of Eurovision, so to be competing for the opportunity to represent Australia is mind-blowing,” he said.
Vidgen will perform his self penned, deeply personal ballad I Am King I Am Queen, which was only released today.
“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,” he said.
Eurovision – Australia Decides will be held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday 7 and Saturday 8 February.
It will be hosted by comedian Joel Creasey and music buff Myf Warhurst.
Cue excitement! The final 4 artists taking the stage at #Eurovision #AusDecides 2020 are: The Voice 2019 winner @DianaRouvas, Australia’s Got Talent 2011 winner @jackvidgen, 19-year-old singer-songwriter @jordanravimusic, and multi-media artist @jaguarjonze. pic.twitter.com/SJpAiiDKjw
— SBS Eurovision (@SBSEurovision) December 16, 2019