When 17-year old Safura Alizade won last year’s edition of Azerbaijani Idol, she became one of Baku’s most recognized faces. Now, as the Azeri representative to Eurovision, she’s poised to become a national hero. Bookies have billed her as the favorite for months — and the charts back that up. In April, Safura’s Eurovision entry […]
It’s nice that Safura hired Beyoncé’s choreographer and that she released a preview of her official preview video. But now all that publicity seems to be biting her in the behind. After the extended build up, her first rehearsal was disappointing to say the least. I don’t want to blame her—she’s only a teenager, after […]
Elena Gheorghe, Eurovision’s Next Top Model 2009 As of May 17 at midnight, Wiwi’s readers had cast 1,720 votes to determine who should win Eurovision’s Next Top Model. Eurovision front-runner and teen singing sensation Safura has jumped into a commanding lead with 39% of all votes. Last week she was in fifth position with only […]
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So Wiwi has been surfing around Safura’s official Eurovision site, and there’s great footage of her making the Drip Drop video. It includes interviews with her all-star production team: director Rupert Wainwright (Stigmata), choreographer JaQuel Knight (Single Ladies) and stylist Tanya Gill (America’s Next Top Model). Did you know Safura almost drowned when swimming around […]
Never before has a Eurovision preview video created so much buzz. Two weeks ago, Azerbaijan announced that Safura would be working with Beyoncé’s choreographer JaQuel Knight. Now Safura’s people have released a trailer that previews her preview video. Insanity! The trailer reveals that the Azeri beauty has also enlisted the help of legendary director Rupert […]
Safura’s bid to win Eurovision 2010 just got a whole lot stronger. JaQuel Knight, the choreographer behind Beyoncé’s Single Ladies video and her I Am tour, will work with Safura on her Drip Drop music video and her Eurovision stage performance. In addition to working with Beyoncé, Knight choreographed Britney Spears’ Circus tour, and is […]
Last week, Germany’s Lena Meyer-Landrut became the bookies’ favorite, narrowly edging past Azerbaijan’s 17-year old Safura. This week, however, the race is too close to call. A total of 17 British bookies are included in Wiwi’s analysis. Eleven of them have Germany as the favorite; 5 have Azerbaijan as the favorite; two have them tied. […]