The hours are ticking away until we find out Kate Miller-Heidke’s successor. Ten acts are battling in the Gold Coast with one goal in sight. The winner of Eurovision — Australia Decides 2020 will have the honour of representing Australia in Rotterdam.

Eurovision fans don’t have to wait until the live show to see the performances. SBS have uploaded all ten performances from the jury show, allowing fans a glimpse into what to expect tonight. This means that you don’t have to wait any longer to see Casey Donovan’s mirror, Montaigne’s Mr. Mime outfit and Vanessa Amorosi’s car crash. You can see them all right now.

Click here to watch Eurovision — Australia Decides 2020 rehearsal clips.

Eurovision — Australia Decides 2020 jury show

Our very own Sebastian and Antranig were at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre to watch the jury show unfold on Friday night. They then filmed a reaction video of their first impressions of the show. The running order of the artists competing is below:

  1. iOTA – “Life”
  2. Jordan-Ravi – “Pushing Stars”
  3. Jaguar Jonze – “Rabbit Hole”
  4. Jack Vidgen – “I Am King I Am Queen”
  5. Vanessa Amorosi – “Lessons of Love”
  6. Diana Rouvas – “Can We Make Heaven”
  7. Mitch Tambo – “Together”
  8. Casey Donovan – “Proud”
  9. Montaigne – “Don’t Break Me”
  10. Didirri – “Raw Stuff”

Eurovision — Australia Decides 2020 grand final

The grand final of Eurovision — Australia Decides 2020 will take place at 7:30pm local time tonight. That’s 10:30am CET for our readers tuning in from Europe. You can check out our guide here on how to watch the show.

Click here to see what the Wiwi Jury thought of tonight’s competing acts and see our poll results here.

What do you think of the rehearsals? Who do you think should represent Australia in Rotterdam? Let us know in the comments below.

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Jayne and John
Jayne and John
5 months ago

We were lucky enough to attend last night. As a Eurovision tragic for many years I loved it! What I love best about it is the inclusivity and how everyone is accepted. Personally we thought Iota was the best but all performances were wonderful and individual which is what we love. Not really sure why people have to critique quite as harshly as they do? For mine just enjoy the spectacle, vote for the act/s you like best and keep the negativity to yourself.

WillDoThisLater
WillDoThisLater
5 months ago

Most improved for me was Jaguar Jones, even if the staging is a bit reminiscent of ‘Skeletons’. I think Jack Vidgens probably has the most impressive live vocals, but it gets a bit screechy and unpleasant towards the end…I really think if that arrangement had been different he could have won it, but I don’t see that happening as is. Vanessa Amorosi fell a bit flat for me, personally, but I was never a big fan of the song. I had high expectations for her live performance and I don’t think she quite nailed it vocally as I would have… Read more »

Briekimchi
Briekimchi
5 months ago

Performance or not, can anyone explain how Casey is #3 in the betting odds?
Could you imagine if Australia sent a song this bad to Eurovision? I think they’d uninvited themselves afterwards.

Colin
Colin
5 months ago
Reply to  Briekimchi

IMHO, Jessica’s We Got Love is a weaker song and they qualified anyway. And if they don’t, they’ll just have to learn from the experience and continue like everyone else does. I don’t think that Casey’s song is among the better ones here, but I wouldn’t go as far as to call it bad.

Whatever happens this morning, I admire Australia for their high energy and good will. 🙂

Preuss
Preuss
5 months ago

Let’s wait for the full performance of Montaigne’s staging but from the jury clip I saw it’s a big no for me and I find it’s somehow worse (imo) than their staging for We Got Love. If “Don’t Break Me” wins tho it gets another shot unlike WGL so they have the chance to change the performance (hopefully drastically and only with Montaigne). I’m still for Montaigne to go to Rotterdam seeing that they can change the staging, but Jaguar really killed it today and I wouldn’t mind her going either. It’s between Jaguar and Montaigne for me

Ohioma Imoukhuede
Ohioma Imoukhuede
5 months ago

Well after that hot mess of a show I’m going to be firmly team Jag Jonze tomorrow. Montaigne’s routine is hella distracting and her vocals were rubbish. Vanessa was just so so for me sadly. Jaguar Jonze I didn’t even like the song before but it seemed to the sole offering with a clear artistic intent in a sea of hackneyed offerings from her compatriots. Honourable mention from me goes to Casey. Her song is very Eurovision by numbers I stand tall Yadda Yadda garbage but she sells the living bells out of it and I’m buying! Finally my…just, general… Read more »

Kim
Kim
5 months ago

From the clip I saw it looked like he was taking the piss . Just changed the TV channel over to watch it live from down the road . Hopefully they will be a little better

Kosey
Kosey
5 months ago

Jaguar Jonze – a bit of a rip-off of Eliot’s video from last year, but I must admit a falling wall is very powerful!

Anita
Anita
5 months ago

After watching the 1:30 minute snippets I am glad that my favourites (Rabbit Hole and Raw Stuff) from before confirmed it via performance.
I fear that Eurovison might not be ready for an out of the box (is this the right English expression) entry like Rabbit Hole. And I hope that Eurovision is ready.

Mia
Mia
5 months ago

Everyone was good, but Jaguar Jonze kicks as*! I hope she wins.

Whisker
Whisker
5 months ago

My favourite is Montaigne, she was an active part of what was going on on the stage, I enjoyed the choreo A LOT.

Luke Armfield
Luke Armfield
5 months ago

Either Jaguar, Vanessa or Casey for me

Wascally Wabbit Hole
Wascally Wabbit Hole
5 months ago

I was at the Jury Show last night. Jaguar Jonze had the best performance. I thought it was fabulous and I will be hoping that she wins. Other notable mentions were IOTA, Jordan Ravi, Casey Donovan (for the voice only and not the song) and Didirri

Thomas
Thomas
5 months ago

Oh Jaguar brought it. I hope to god that we get her! It was so awesome to watch!

Purple Mask
Purple Mask
5 months ago

Stunning. Outstanding. This might even be on par with the ESC itself. I have no idea who is going to win, and right now I don’t care because they’re all fantastic. Good luck to everyone.
SBS – You are really showing up us European broadcasters! Ouch.

GLBhmn
GLBhmn
5 months ago

I just loveeee Jaguar man, can’t help it. Creative, authentic, artistic… Yes pls. From the guitar strings to the spasmic expressions, love this entry. After the recovery of last year, I have hope in Australia. Also don’t get the hate on Montaigne’s staging, quite like it. But the song didn’t give me much

Héctor
Héctor
5 months ago

I appreciate Montaigne’s creativity but I’m not sure about the concept or the styling. I’ve seen her interview explaining it but I don’t like it at all. It’s like all the elements are distracting. I like the song better in its studio version which means the performance is the problem. Her vocals are on point though.

“Don’t Break Me” is still my winner.

Mitch Tambo could win though as it seems that Australian viewers think Eurovision is a circus or something. The most over the top performance will win as last year.

Mariana Gates
Mariana Gates
5 months ago
Reply to  Héctor

I was there last night and I agree the performance was full on and emotionally, a bit harder to connect with her lyrics compared to hearing the studio version. Even still, she’s outstandingly different, she is our best chance at being noticed with her originality and the song is fabulous. Radio leading up to Eurovision performances are often the deciding factor in getting votes and I think she has this nailed. I truly believe Montaigne is our best shot.

Jayne and John
Jayne and John
5 months ago
Reply to  Mariana Gates

We were there last night too – what a brilliant show all round but for us the best of the night was Iota, hands down he was brilliant!

Bram Wammes
Bram Wammes
5 months ago

Can people in Europe vote?

Tylos
Tylos
5 months ago
Reply to  Bram Wammes

Of course not! Why would we let Europeans vote in an Australian song contest? It makes no sense. Totally unprecedented. 😉

Erasmus
Erasmus
5 months ago

My first picks would be either Jaguar or Didirri. I love Montaigne’s song, but the performance is far from it – looks akward, the vocals are shaky and the outfits are bad… And I’d be quite happy with Vanessa or Jordan as well, anything else is a no

Sale
Sale
5 months ago
Reply to  Erasmus

Dude the performance may be a little bit odd but you can’t say her vocals are bad and shaky…

Erasmus
Erasmus
5 months ago
Reply to  Sale

Didn’t say there were bad, but they were shaky.

Shin
Shin
5 months ago
Reply to  Erasmus

The song was meant to be that way

noone
noone
5 months ago

So Jaguar Jonze is really stunning and intriguing, the vocals are shaky and need to be improved, but this would be a new direction for Australia and I’m all in. On the other hand I can totally see Jordan Ravi winning this, because it’s a nice feel-good song and looks like something Australia would normally send. Vanessa Amorosi and Montaigne didn’t impress me at all, but one will probably win. The rest ist simply meh.

profusioninside
profusioninside
5 months ago

Jaguar Jonze FTW! <3

Skiwalko
Skiwalko
5 months ago

It’s “Raw Stuff” for me. Sometimes less is more.
I liked iOTA’s, Jaguar’s and Montaigne’s stagings as well (I really don’t get why Montaigne’s performance received so much criticism, I like its eccentric aesthetics and I think mime/clown costume is consistent with the message of “Don’t Break Me”). Jack Vidgen’s vocals are angelic, too bad the song is not up to par. But Didirri seems to have the whole package, and I’d be very happy if he won.

Sale
Sale
5 months ago

I don’t know how to feel about Montaigne’s staging her song is one of my favourites this season but I think the staging doesn’t do it justice, but still I do hope she manages to win:)

Thorbeta
Thorbeta
5 months ago

Wow, Jaguar Jonze is killing it and the staging is amazing! This can actually become my top favorite song from the whole ESC 2020 season. Come on Australia, you know what you have to do!

Zenjanaal
Zenjanaal
5 months ago
Reply to  Thorbeta

Currently trading beers for votes for Jaguar down at the pub.

Australian Insomniac
Australian Insomniac
5 months ago

By the looks of it we’re saving money for the Eurovision stage, because those national final performances look absolutely budget…except Jaguar Jonze who can manage to make falling walls look like an earthquake snatching everyone’s wigs.

Milla
Milla
5 months ago

In EUROPE.

Milla
Milla
5 months ago

Why have Australia jumped into nr 1 in the odds? Based on what in their selection?? Sure Rabbit hole is different but the song.. :/ And for the rest.. screaming women and
a Duncan Lawrence copy and then I don’t know what. Or is it just me?

Andrew H
5 months ago
Reply to  Milla

Just because a man is singing behind the piano doesn’t mean he did it first geez. Stop comparing songs with other songs.

Mia
Mia
5 months ago
Reply to  Milla

It is just you.

Sabrina
Sabrina
5 months ago

I love how they kept the aesthetics from the “Rabbit Hole” video! Jaguar confirms then her status as my frontrunner. On the other hand, Montaigne’s staging seems too much. But the song is great, so I won’t count her out and wouldn’t complain if she wins. Vanessa is also coming to fight, she and Casey have the best vocals, but “Lessons of Love” has a much more complete package. Didirri is the dark horse. With the frontrunners being all women and most performances being loud, he will stand out closing the show with an intimist performance.

Krist
Krist
5 months ago

Australia, please choose JAGUAR JONZE!!!

Joe
Joe
5 months ago

Rabbit Hole or Don’t Break Me. No preference, but one of those two.

Joe
Joe
5 months ago
Reply to  Joe

And I mentioned this on YouTube, but it’s worth mentioning again for people nervous for Montaigne’s chances: the staging wasn’t perfect for Zero Gravity either last year. Then they got to Tel Aviv and it was great! If she wins even with poor staging, I’m sure they’d improve on it for Rotterdam.

Fatima
Fatima
5 months ago

Wow,my main feeling is that there are songs and acts which are too good to be discarded. If I were SBS I’d be thinking about internally selecting almost most all of the losing singers in future years. And today, let’s dedicate “I am King I Am Queen” to Phillip Schofield.

Timi
Timi
5 months ago

Now is more obvious that “Rabbit Hole” has to win.

Tom
Tom
5 months ago

Didirri or Casey ftw

Joe
Joe
5 months ago

Jaguar Jonze – “Rabbit Hole” the best!

Robert
Robert
5 months ago

Love Don’t break me! But….. The staging is bad.. Want her to win.. Vanessa, Rabbit Hole second and third

bryn collins
bryn collins
5 months ago

montagine was my winner but rabbit hole really grew on me

Star
Star
5 months ago

Rabbit Hole #1!!