In recent weeks Austria and Albania have revealed their Eurovision 2020 artists and, in the case of the latter, their song. That takes the total number of confirmed singers to six. As we wait for all of their songs to drop, let’s help pass the time by answering a very important question: which Eurovision 2020 contestant are you are most excited about so far?

In our last poll — when there were four confirmed artists — Bulgaria’s VICTORIA won the day. But can she keep it going now that we’ve added Vincent and Arilena?

Eurovision 2020: Confirmed acts as of 26 December 2019

Albania: Arilena Ara

Days before Christmas, Albania gifted us with the very first confirmed song of Eurovision 2020: “Shaj” from Arilena Ara. The 21-year-old from Shkodër is used to winning. She took the crown on X Factor Albania in 2013. And in 2014 she released her first video single “Aeroplan”, which topped the charts and racked up two million views within 12 hours. At Eurovision she’s meant to sing “Shaj”, a song about being broken by love.

Austria: Vincent Bueno

Vincent will sing the uptempo song “Alive” at Eurovision 2020. Vincent may be best known to Eurovision fans for his previous attempt at representing Austria. In 2016 he competed in the last Austrian national final with the dance song “All We Need Is That Love”. It received a mid-table score from the jury and didn’t make it to the superfinal. The R&B star is no stranger to the Eurovision stage. In 2017, Vincent supported Nathan Trent on backing vocals for “Running On Air”. Vincent also produced the remixed Spanish-language version of the song for Nathan, titled “Aire”.

Belgium: Hooverphonic

Flemish broadcaster VRT wasted no time in announcing the act they’ll be sending up the road in May. Hooverphonic are an internally successful trip-hop group who have been active for almost 25 years. They’ve recently teamed up with recent The Voice van Vlaanderen winner Luka Cruysberghs who brings a new energy as their vocalist. The group expect to release their song for Eurovision in February.

Spain: Blas Cantó

Spanish broadcaster RTVE surprised fans by suddenly revealing Blas Cantó as their act for Rotterdam. The singer has had two previous attempts at Eurovision — in 2004 for Junior Eurovision, and in 2011 as part of the boy band Auryn. The accomplished Spanish singer will finally get his chance in May. Blas is expected to release his song sometime in 2020.

Bulgaria: VICTORIA

Bulgarian up-and-comer Victoria Georgieva recently released her first-ever English-language single “I Wanna Know”. It shows how much she has evolved since she rose to fame on X Factor Bulgaria, where she finished in sixth place behind the likes of Kristian Kostov. She has an artistic, edgy look and sound, which promises to deliver a lot in Rotterdam.

Cyprus: Sandro Nicholas

Born in Germany as Alessandro Rütten, Sandro has an American father and a Greek mother. He speaks German, English and Greek. Music has been part of his life from an early age, starting with playing the drums at age four, moving on to the guitar and writing his own songs from the age of 15. In 2015, he auditioned for Supertalent — the German version of the Got Talent franchise. Sandro didn’t get far in the contest and later said he felt “the format did not fit”. But he kept working on his music and later got his break with the 2018 season of The Voice of Germany.

Which Eurovision 2020 act are you most looking forward to?

Once you’ve checked out the acts above, vote for your favourite in our poll. Remember, you can only vote once — so make it count!

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Una
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Una

I voted Austria because I liked Vincent from Nathan’s year. Good vibes all the way 🙂

Denis Masha
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Denis Masha

I think Arilena is a good choice from us(Albania) because she has a wonderful voice. But Elvana has the best song.Hope that Albania and Arilena will be in a better result thasn last 7 years from 2012.Hope for a top 10 or top 5.(Fact:Maybe Arilena will have support in televoting because she is so famous in Russia and Romania.”Nentori”, now it’s an internaional song and she will have support from other countries.)

ALEX
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ALEX

rigged poll… Albania worst 🙁

Rigena
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Arilena albania????

Klock Manfred
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Klock Manfred

Only Austria..Vincent is a Big Showmen and a good Singer and a very good Dancer. He is perfekt for Eurovision

Loin dici
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… who bombed dislikes over here? Seems somebody bombed every single comment multiple times.

Mr X
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Mr X

Sorry, I don´t like Arilena….

Mr X
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Mr X

I´m very curious about Blas Cantó and a great song in Spanish.

Stan
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Stan

Bulgaria!

Jonas
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Jonas

I am most excited about Hooverphonic. I am least excited about Vincent Bueno.

KuhKatz
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KuhKatz

Well, right now, there is no one, that really makes me feel excited at all. Might change with the song.

Grekswed
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Grekswed

Tbh more people would be hyped with elvana winning FIK Because albania hasent sent a balkan pop song in so long and to put in elvana for a pop star know around the balkan and other places would be huge, i hope for a revote but i dont think that will happen i want to believe that Arilena will do a good work but I’m getting 2012 vibes soo we have to wait and see.

ESC Deutsch Fan
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ESC Deutsch Fan

Definitely Albania!

BadWoolfGirl
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BadWoolfGirl

Honestly, it’s hard to tell because we only have one released song at this point, and I want to reserve judgment until more songs and artists are released. I have been watching get to know videos to get a sense of the artists from their brief bios but it’s not the same as having their Eurovisions. Sometimes the songs they send are weaker than their usual output.

Aris
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Aris

Sandro ! Can’t wait for his song! He is amazing person with amazing voice!!!

Anita
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Anita

I am not excited about any of them. Maybe Hooverphonic hopefully will compose something interesting.

Saso
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Saso

Definitely Hooverphonic. I expect something brilliant. 🙂

Dawid
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Dawid

Belgium hands down. I’ve done my research and I have 2-3 of their songs on my playlist already, which rarely happens even with actual ESC songs.

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Oh, what songs did you put on your playlist???

Loin dici
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Albania.

Aside of that, the internally selected artists kind of giving me beige vibes — maybe I need to see their Eurovision body of work first. (Eventhough Albania is basically an internal selection…)

Erasmus
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Erasmus

I mean usually some internal selections are the point of selecting the best or known artist, but the best songwriting tram (Austria 2018, Malta 2019, Bulgaria 2017…)

Erasmus
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Erasmus

weird wording here lol

Ola Sand
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Ola Sand

Very few people excited for Austria as I predicted. I think Vincent’s genre, the fact that he’s made controversial statements and that there were more popular acts willing to try their luck for the country puts everyone off.
Belgium and Albania are my two favourite ESC countries so it’s natural for me to pick them. Hopefully Denmark does well this year too!

Erasmus
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Erasmus

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Erasmus
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Erasmus

1. Hooverphonic – They are my number one, because of number of reasons, one of them is that they are an established act, with AMAZING discography, I knew them even before they were selected. And we all know they would go to ESC, if they didn’t have the “right” song. + their style of music is really my cup of tea, vintage, art deco, but still modern. 2. Victoria – Again her style of music is something I listen to often, and also with Borislav Milanov (who is my favourite composer) they can’t go wrong. Probably another top 10 finish… Read more »

Erasmus
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Erasmus

I think this is will be one of the strongest years as 2016 and 2018 were. Can see all of these artist in the final + regular Russia, Sweden, Italy, Ukraine and Australia good entries, Malta will bring something good, France, UK and Germany will bring their A-game since they are going internal. Netherlands won’t be a host country which sends something bad just not to win. ESC popularity is on a rise in Poland. Promising Czech reviews by Cesar and previous HoD Jan. Iceland and N. Macedonia were reborn last year. Monique in Lithuania. Gaja Prestor in Slovenia. Mia… Read more »

Jakub
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Jakub

How do you know Victoria and Vincent will work with Borislav Milanov ?

Erasmus
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Erasmus

Well Symphonix group is from Austria/Bulgaria. And Vincent and Victoria follow Borislav on their IG so… And Vincent was a backing vocalist once, so was Cesar who also had a song by him. And all Bulgarian entries were by Symphonix since 2016… But just guessing

Erasmus
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Erasmus

1. Hooverphonic – They are my number one, because of number of reasons, one of them is that they are an established act, with AMAZING discography, I knew them even before they were selected. And we all know they would go to ESC, if they didn’t have the “right” song. + their style of music is really my cup of tea, vintage, art deco, but still modern. 2. Victoria – Again her style of music is something I listen to often, and also with Borislav Milanov (who is my favourite composer) they can’t go wrong. Probably another top 10 finish… Read more »

Roelof Meesters
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Roelof Meesters

Still Hooverphonic, I think they are gonna bring something really good this year.

hejjs
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hejjs

I had much hopes on Albania but Arilena‘s song is trash.

Eurovison
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Eurovison

Is a Masterpiece*

Colin
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Colin

The obvious choice is Albania, because Arilena is the only one with a song attached to her. If I knew other musicians from before, maybe I’d put one of them first. I wish each and every one of them all the best.

OT – LTV Supernova said on their official Facebook page that they are releasing the songs on You Tube “next week”. They wrote it as a response to someone’s question on the 13th. What’s up with that? Will we get Latvian line-up this year? Hope so.

Nikki
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Nikki

I like Shaj, just waiting Arilena doesn’t harm it so much with the translation. Of the ones without song, I think I’m going with Victoria. Just waiting which fave or faves I got in the Sanremo line up.

KESC
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KESC

It’s still Victoria (Bulgaria) for me!

KESC
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KESC

Tf is going on? 😀 did I say anything wrong haha

Jo.
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Jo.

Belgium, my expectations are very high. DON’T LET ME DOWN

Mr Vanilla Bean
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Mr Vanilla Bean

Everyone where I have hope that they might have a good or decent song: So Belgium. Possibly Bulgaria and Spain. Maybe, just maybe (but in my opinion not very likely) Albania and Cyprus. Yeah, still Belgium for me.

Malo
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Malo

Cyprus might still have a nice song. Albania is done if it keeps “Shaj”.