"I'm happy and the whole team is looking forward to working with Anke Engelke. As a host Anke Engelke is an ideal choice because of her wisdom, knowledge and humour that she'll host the show that will choose the German contestant for this year's Eurovision Song Contest." Thomas Schreiber, ARD's Heaf of Entertainment said.
Anke Engelke who is a major TV star in Germany also was one of the three hosts at the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest in Düsseldorf. She's also hosted several other prestigious events and has her very own TV show.
The German selection will take place on the 14th of February in Hannover. The line-up looks like this:
- Ben Ivory - The Righteous Ones
- Betty Dittrich - Lalala
- Blitzkids mvt. - Heart On The Line
- Cascada - Glorious
- Finn Martin - Change
- LaBrassBanda - Nackert
- Mobilée - Little Sister
- Nica & Joe - Elevated
- Die Priester feat. Mojca Erdmann - Ave Maris Stella
- Saint Lu - Craving
- Söhne Mannheims - One Love
- Mia Diekow - Lieblingslied
The show includes several well-known stars as well as upcoming artists. You can read more about them in our previous article.