Austria’s “Wer singt für Österreich” concludes tonight with the Grand Final! Six artists will fight for the chance to represent their country at Eurovision 2015 when it’s in their own country, Austria. It’s getting really exciting, y’all! Who can bring another Top 10 result?

HOW TO WATCH WSFÖ

You can watch the “Wer singt für Österreich” final HERE from 20:15 CET. Tweet about tonight’s show with the official hashtag#WSFÖ

USFÖ – THE RULES

All 6 acts will perform their songs till it’s time for the voting. 10 countries which will take part in this years Eurovision will vote for their favourites. Those are: Italy, Spain, the UK, France, Germany, Slovenia, the Netherlands, Latvia, Israel and Australia. Meanwhile Austria will vote their favourites on televoting. In the end, both results will be calculated together and the ToP 2 will go into a Super Final where Austria alone decides about the winner.

USFÖ – LINE UP

Celina Ann – “Utopia

Dawa – “Feel Alive

Folkshilfe – “Who You Are

Johann Sebastian Bass – “Absolutio

The MakeMakes – “I Am Yours

Zoe – “Quel filou” (Final version in English)

There’ll no Austrian National Final without the special guest performance from the one and only Conchita Wurst. Ms. Wurst will sing her new single “You Are Unstoppable

WSFÖ 2015 – INTERVIEW WITH CELINA ANN

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Easpag
Easpag
7 years ago

@Eugene, that’s true, and usually the highest scoring song will prevail. But in the cases where the majority prefers the second placed song when their preferred act if out of the running,ie Iceland, the format works well. I personally prefer a proportional voting system, a la Melfest, but the Superfinal is also a good system.

Easpag
Easpag
7 years ago

@Eugene there is sense behind the Superfinal format, although it’s benefits are a matter of opinion really.

And at least the MakeMakes won.

Edward Nygma
Edward Nygma
7 years ago

I was really hoping for Zoe 🙁 But at least one of those atrocities won’t represent the hosts. I could accept Dawa. But I really hope and expect at this point, that The Makemakes are the winners!

Easpag
Easpag
7 years ago

Ugh, Dawa in the Superfinal? MakeMakes it is, then.

jr esc nl
jr esc nl
7 years ago

yup and then the austrian voting came…

Easpag
Easpag
7 years ago

Lets hope that the public don’t knock Zoe or the MakeMakes out of the top 2.

Edward Nygma
Edward Nygma
7 years ago

Juries basically agree with us, Zoe and Makemakes have by far the most points.

Edward Nygma
Edward Nygma
7 years ago

Agreed, songs 2 and 6 (or possibly song 4 as an alternative) should reach superfinale.

If Austria picks JSB (or those Folk guys), they will be the laughing stock of their guests. Since people cannot make fun of Finland in public, Austria would get the most of it.

But lets be honest, host entry won’t win, but will be in finals nonetheless. It will receive some points, at least out of politeness. Hence, they don’t really care. However, their image should be important to them.

jr esc nl
jr esc nl
7 years ago

zoe and the makemakes for superfinal please!

Edward Nygma
Edward Nygma
7 years ago

My opinion on performances: 1. Who You Are – just horrible, it doesn’t even know what genre it is… 2. Quel Filou – I prefer it in French, but Fr/Eng combo isn’t bad either, still has a lot of charm 3. Feel Alive – nice little song 4. Utopia – despite too much ballads, this was quite nice 5. Absolutio – ouch, what a disaster! It would compete with UK and Finland in who has the biggest disaster! 6. I Am Yours – quite nice entry, has ESC vibe If Austria wants to suck in their own contest, they will… Read more »

Mar
Mar
7 years ago

Ok, so Quel Filou is french/english, not just english, that’s good. If France doesn’t give it top points I will die laughing.

Edward Nygma
Edward Nygma
7 years ago

@Eugene:

Not necessary. Remember that Romanian entry De La Capat won from the starting position by a longshot (both jury and televote). There were far more songs than in Austrian final, which should have made it more difficult too. Also, Conchita Wurst won ESC last year from the middle position.

Edward Nygma
Edward Nygma
7 years ago

Zoe should sing in French. Why is that everyone thinks somehow singing in English increases ones chances? Not true, good song increases chances. And being distinctive too. Everyone translating in English is not distinctive. And note that *many* if not most translated songs mess-up lyrics.

jr esc nl
jr esc nl
7 years ago

Eugene ESC UK, okay thank you!

Edward Nygma
Edward Nygma
7 years ago

Is it just me or was the Austrian finalists’ cover of Rise Like A Phoenix more in tune than the Armenian entry?

Mar
Mar
7 years ago

I thought the whole point of “Quel Filou” was the french? The backing singers were wearing berets for god’s sake, the song couldn’t have been frenchier even if they had been swinging baguettes around. I think it will lose much of it’s appeal with the language switch.

jr esc nl
jr esc nl
7 years ago

does anybody know if san marino will release it’s song tonight? wikipedia says so but i’m not sure

jr esc nl
jr esc nl
7 years ago

Edward Nygma, o no will she seriously do that? what a shame…

bavarson
bavarson
7 years ago

If Austria will choose Dawa, they will be more original than most of participants.

Edward Nygma
Edward Nygma
7 years ago

WHY Zoe in English? It is so much more distinctive to hear it in French. Why are artists trying to lost themselves in masses. I’m afraid this year will be full of decent songs of a similar sound which won’t go far cause of the same concept.