He’s the charming singer flying the flag for Austria at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017.

And on Friday, after touring the length and breadth of Europe in recent weeks, Nathan Trent turned his attention to domestic promotion, performing his Eurovision song “Running On Air” on Dancing Stars, the Austrian version of the international Dancing With The Stars franchise. 

In a marked change to his promo party appearances, Nathan traded in his casual look for a more formal black blazer, which he paired with a white tee. and finely-tailored trousers that hugged him in all the right places. Is this swerve on style a hint of how he might dress in Kyiv?

NATHAN TRENT PERFORMS ON DANCING STARS

Unlike the show’s contestants, who samba and cha-cha with a professional dancer, Nathan performed alone on the dancefloor. But that didn’t stop him from having plenty of fun with the camera, ensuring that fans watching at home felt the positive vibes he channeled in the performance.

The performance may have been simple but the screen behind him took us to cloud nine. That’s because it transitioned from a tropical island to clouds, mirroring the song’s chorus. Although the lighting may have been a little dark for such a fun song, Nathan’s performance definitely warmed things up.

After the performance, he was joined on stage by Eurovision 2015 host Mirjam Weichselbraun, who hosts Dancing Stars on ORF.

NATHAN TRENT’S ROAD TO EUROVISION

There’s now less than two weeks until Nathan’s first rehearsal on Tuesday May 2 in Kyiv. But homeboy isn’t taking things easy before Eurovision fortnight begins.

As well as appearing at the Wien Mitte shopping mall to perform and meet fans, he also caught up with German Eurovision 2017 act Levina.

The two briefly covered international star Bruno Mars’s track “Treasure”.

What do you think of Nathan’s performance at Dancing Stars? Do you think it gives hints about the staging for Eurovision? Let us know in the comments below!

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bkjbj
bkjbj
3 years ago

so cute this nathan

Skrim
Skrim
3 years ago

He’s a very likeable. 12 point only for that.

Dana
Dana
3 years ago

He’s a charming and charismatic talented guy, but unfortunately the song is not a banger. I would’t mind see him qualifying, but I’m not sure about Austria’s chances this year… All the best of luck! :-*

Leonidas
Leonidas
3 years ago

He deserves to qualify, this is a good morning song that brings the same vibe like this
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxWyAtA7-OY

John
John
3 years ago

I really thinkhe deserves to qualify. Great voice and stage presence – making the most of a not typical Eurovision song.

Nick
Nick
3 years ago

I’m really excited how his staging will look like. His scout Eberhard Forcher confirmed that his performance for eurovision was changed, due technical problems….

Richard
Richard
3 years ago

Whatever you think of Running on Air, there is no doubt that Nathan is a talented and charismatic performer, I wish him all the best.

Leonidas
Leonidas
3 years ago

Today are the French elections, just bring Alma’s WiwiJury.
Don’t let her take the political controversy that might come.