From the minute that the very first delegation from Azerbaijan turned up at Europe's Favourite TV Show in Belgrade in 2008, it became evident that the nation were going to take the competition very seriously, and were ambitious to register a victory sooner rather than later.
This of course happened in 2011, and back in May 2012 Baku was host city and put on a spectacularly impressive show.
Azerbaijan's record to date
Although Azerbaijan have only entered the Eurovision Song Contest on five occasions their worst result to date was a very impressive 8th place in the Final in 2008. Their other four attempts have all resulted in top five finishes, with Ell/Nikki bringing home the trophy in 2011. You can see the winning song in the video below.
Facts about Azerbaijan's participation
You can see Sabina Babayeva's stunning performance of When The Music Dies, from the Grand Final of 2012 in the video below.