From three heats and two semi-finals, eight songs have been selected for the grand final of Hungary’s national final, A Dal 2018. But who should win? Listen to the eight songs and have your say in our poll!

The eight all-male finalists will compete in the grand final, this Saturday 24 February. The A Dal expert jury will select four acts to go on to the superfinal. From there, the winner will be selected by 100% televote.

But who should get that ticket to Lisbon? Listen to the eight songs below and vote for your favourites in our poll. As always, you can vote for as many acts as you like but you can only vote once — so make it count!

AWS – “Viszlát nyár”

Gergely Dánielfy – “Azt mondtad”

Gábor Heincz Biga – “Good Vibez”

Leander Kills – “Nem szól harang”

Tamás Horváth – “Meggyfa”

Viktor Király – “Budapest Girl”

yesyes – “I Let You Run Away”

Zsolt Süle – “Zöld a május”

Who should win Hungary’s A Dal 2018?

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Briekimchi
Briekimchi
2 years ago

Kiraly bustin’ out the remix.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqyPwrEyfuE

He should go with this. Much better chance of winning than his current version.

B.B
B.B
2 years ago

Horvath Tamas will not make the top 4 in the ranking of the juries…so thats out…AWS or YesYes are the contenders…I hate Yesyes…very weak vocals…it would be a huge flop …so im routing for AWS…not only routing IM GONNA VOTE THEM in A DAL final

Zebb
Zebb
2 years ago

I’ll be severely disappointed if YesYes will win whole thing here.

There’s two good rock songs with solid perfomances, yet Meggyfa which has some charm to it.

Zebb
Zebb
2 years ago
Reply to  Zebb

*rock metal.

Meh, if Meggyfa and LK aren’t faves by juries, then I’m saying bye to it.

lasse braun
lasse braun
2 years ago

very strong final this year – 5 top songs in it – thank you hungary! – as winner i would prefer leander kills over AWS because they have the better & more catchy metal song.(bigger parts of that AWS song is noise with very hard guitars = noise nu metal?) what a waste to have 2 really good metal songs and totally 5 ESC caliber songs in one country final. i am also sure that leander kills will stepping back to their original metal version without that violin,acusticguitar ect. leander kills will be an outsider in the final because AWS,yesyes… Read more »

Phary
Phary
2 years ago

The top 4 of the poll is fine with me (I also liked Leander Kills before they threw a weird violin into their song). The only threat might be Viktor Király, who is probably gonna be among the final 4 because of Karoly Frenreisz, but I think yesyes will win A Dal (can someone explain me why their LED looks like a tentacle monster?).

Joe
Joe
2 years ago

I love all three songs leading the poll. I was stanning for Meggyfa for a long time but I Let You Run Away is reeeaaalllyyy good. And so are AWS! Hungary have a bunch of good options here – I can see them keeping their qualification streak up easily with any of the top three, possibly even making the top ten.

AngieP
AngieP
2 years ago

“I Let You Run Away” is the best here! yesyes for the win!

Leo M
Leo M
2 years ago

AWS or Yesyes are the best of a bad bunch. First time I have listened to any Hungary songs this year and quite frankly, I expected more from them.

Daniel
Daniel
2 years ago

AWS! <3

Memo
Memo
2 years ago

I love all of them, but the best are Sule Zslot and AWS

Nickc
Nickc
2 years ago

Gergely,will win and he will do extremely well in Lisbon. It is one of the clear cut cases, where people in the bubble cannot see

Juslin
Juslin
2 years ago
Reply to  Nickc

I really (but really) hope he wins as well, but I’m not so sure it’s a done deal yet.

NickC
NickC
2 years ago
Reply to  Juslin

Here are my fearless predictions: I think Gergely will win in Hungary, Laura in Latvia and Laud in Ukranie- sending wiwibloggs readers and wider ESC community into meltdown. And all 3 will also qualify for the final, sending you guys into a second wave of meltdown. Mark my words. 🙂

Juslin
Juslin
2 years ago
Reply to  NickC

Mmh, I really (but really) hope you are wrong for Latvia and Ukraine, lol.

balint345
balint345
2 years ago

Go AWS!!!
My only fear is that people won’t understand its deep message. In fact, it’s about the last thoughts of a dying person, more specifically the singer’s dad. He sings in the chorus “goodbye summer, you are now late, because you lied that you would me mine, but you didn’t come…” That’s why he looks quite angry, but I don’t think it’s a bad thing, it’s just another form of artistic expression which you don’t often see at Eurovision.

If not AWS, then definitely yesyes, which looks like a safe choice, but it’s not that original for sure.

D
D
2 years ago

yesyes, Tamás Horváth, or AWS. I wish they used a 50/50 jury split or something because juries have too much power in the A Dal final.

redfox
redfox
2 years ago

don´t like any of them, can we have a remake

eurovision6
eurovision6
2 years ago

AWS and nothing else!

Chiara
Chiara
2 years ago

AWS by far! I’d love to see some metal at Eurovision but not I’m not sure about their qualifying chances since it’s probably not everyone’s cup of tea. Yesyes is definitely the safest choice for Hungary, not sure about the others :/

Héctor
Héctor
2 years ago

Yesyes! I loved “I Let You Run Away” since I first listened to it. My fav entry in this National Final season, so far.

Blackquill
Blackquill
2 years ago

AWS is obviously the right choice here, both in my opinion, and realistically. yesyes song is too much “wall of noise”, with a vocalist that’s not so good live. Meggyfa was ruined by a bad staging and a lackluster response from the jury. Gergely’s song doesn’t lift.

As for AWS, “Viszlát nyár” is an intense rock song that is more than just that, it grabs the listener, it has a distinct chorus, among other things that make it stand out, especially compared to other rock entries in both the past and present. A winner!

AB
AB
2 years ago

That happens when all the songs performed by women aren’t as good.

valtalk
valtalk
2 years ago
Reply to  AB

@AB The finalists suck as well, though. So I suppose the whole preselection sucked. Meh, whatevs.

West
West
2 years ago

My two favourites, Leander Kills and Tamás Horváth, are disliked by the hungarian jury, so I don’t think they’ll win. But it would be awesome – especialy Leander Kills. Bring metal to Eurovision! \m/
My top 3:
1. Leander Kills
2. Tamás Horváth
3. Viktor Király

Weißbrot
Weißbrot
2 years ago

It has to be AWS…I’m hoping for it with all my heart. I like almost every song out of these, but AWS is just special to me.

Colin
Colin
2 years ago

One of the toughest national finals, as most songs are really good. My vote goes to Azt Mondtad, an absolute masterpiece, as well as my second favorite, delightful Viszlat Nyar. Both of them would position Hungary in my top 10 for sure.

NickC
NickC
2 years ago
Reply to  Colin

This time, We are in the same team Colin!!!

Ana
Ana
2 years ago

I was always a fan of Hungarian entries; they were original and I remember (and listen to) them even now. To be honest, I don’t see a potential winner amongst this year’s candidates. I voted for Meggyfa and Azt mondtad, simply because I liked them most.
Good luck from Poland.

marii
marii
2 years ago

Good vibez is my fave but I don’t think it has a chance.

Hsinaps
Hsinaps
2 years ago

AWS for me, it’s always nice to hear some rock in ESC, they could bring tons of energy.

KkkJdbsbs
KkkJdbsbs
2 years ago

Off topic, why did I have a vision about william asking laura groeseneken, if her stage name (sennek) is pronounced sinnek or sennek? Lmao

Eve
Eve
2 years ago

And if I may add, this is the best NF which I saw, all songs are very decent and listenable, good job Hungary.

Polegend Godgarina
Polegend Godgarina
2 years ago

The only one I like is yesyes.

Ivan
Ivan
2 years ago

Hungary dont let me down SEND Horvat!!!

Briekimchi
Briekimchi
2 years ago

I really feel that Tamás would be the safest choice for Eurovision. There is just no way that he would not qualify from a semi-final. Next bet would be Yesyes and as that seems more likely at this point, I would expect them to get the vote.

AzeriChico
AzeriChico
2 years ago

My favourite is Meggyfa, but somehow Hungarian juries do not like it, so it’s not going to win for sure. I just hope that they won’t choose yesyes, there’s nothing special about that song and it can easily get lost in the Eurovision final just like Freddie. On the other hands AWS would also be a nice choice since we don’t have any rock songs this year and it’s a very good one, it would definitely stand out in Eurovision. Choose wisely, Hungary.

AzeriChico
AzeriChico
2 years ago
Reply to  AzeriChico

hand*

Juslin
Juslin
2 years ago

Mmh, not too many votes for Gergely so far… Am I the only one who thinks Azt Mondtad is pure magic? Meggyfa is very nice as well, but I’m afraid yesyes will win because it’s in English, even though it’s just a generic pop song, nothing special.

Yannis
Yannis
2 years ago
Reply to  Juslin

I’m really surprised too! But the poll just open and plus people out of Hungary vote in this poll! I’m sure it will be number 1 in juries and definitely in top 3 in the public vote also from the rating he has got to the previous rounds. This song can bring a great result to Hungary because it will stand out and no matter in which position perform people will remember it! Like the opera song of Estonia which people say that is going to be favorite to win! Hope it wins! They don’t even need to do an… Read more »

Michael Adam
Michael Adam
2 years ago

Just a question I’m sure someone here has the answer to.

Since the judges are able to choose the four super finalists, does that already mean that the songs chosen to participate in the final by televote do not stand a single chance to actually make it to the last 4? Or might there be a slight possibility that the judges listen to the people and actually put forward a let’s say…. Tamás Horváth – Meggyfa ??? I’m a huge fan of that song.

Yannis
Yannis
2 years ago
Reply to  Michael Adam

It’s a nice song but no chorus and it will not stand out! It will suffer in the voting and people expect and stand out entry from Hungary from what they have present the last few years! Something a bit more ethnic

Tusán
2 years ago
Reply to  Michael Adam

I’m Hungarian and I can tell you the judges don’t give a flying f.ck about the public, see Totova last year.

Zolipop
Zolipop
2 years ago
Reply to  Michael Adam

There has been precedent to it, in 2015 Spoon quilified to the final via televote and reached the top 4.

James
James
2 years ago

I so want to see Viktor win A Dal (and maybe his US fans could watch Eurovision on Logo if he qualifies).

It’s just that his song is not the I think that will do the trick for him. It’s good for an acoustic jam session but not for a highly competive song fest where it will drown.

But unexpected things happen so we’ll see.

Charli Cheer Up
Charli Cheer Up
2 years ago
Reply to  James

I was fan of Viktor on The Voice. Its too bad his song is not that good. Hope he comes back again next year.

Eve
Eve
2 years ago

AWS is going to be loved or hated, and that are true winner vibes, go AWS!! 😀

Catriona Colville
Catriona Colville
2 years ago

La Forza is a marmite song? News to me. I find it to be completely meh. Good vocal, non-existent song. No impact, but I certainly don’t hate it.

AWS on the mother hand will have a certain section of ESC fans running for the hills, but as a lifelong metalhead, I need this entry at Eurovision.

Nancy Negative
Nancy Negative
2 years ago
Reply to  Eve

AWS would be a borderline qualifier at best IMO. It’s the catchy pop-rock songs that do well, whereas harder rock tends to flop.. this is more likely to be the next Mala Dama or The Real Thing rather than the next Manga. Too much angry growling and screaming, not enough memorable melody. Should it win A Dal, I could be proven wrong in May… but this feels more like NQ than top 10 to me.

Catriona Colville
Catriona Colville
2 years ago
Reply to  Nancy Negative

There’s plenty of melody. It’s not hard rock either. It’s metal.

DenizNL
DenizNL
2 years ago

I feel like its going to be AWS, but I truly hope not. The only thing positive I could think of about that song is the language.

Polegend Godgarina
Polegend Godgarina
2 years ago
Reply to  DenizNL

Right? They look like they’re having a seizure.

Kris
Kris
2 years ago

The last ESC winner was being sung by a singer who looked like he was having a seizure too. Maybe 2nd time history repeats?

esc freak
esc freak
2 years ago

Tamás.