Azerbaijan: Maryam Karimova wins second heat

During the past week in Azerbaijan, 9 acts have been fighting it out for just one place in the semi-final. This was Maryam Karimova.

From Monday to Thursday each of the act performed a variety of songs, with a different theme each night before the results show earlier tonight.

72 acts in total are taking part in 8 heats, of which this was the 2nd. One act from each heat will progress to the semi-final where this number will further be reduced to three who will go on to the grand final and compete to represent Azerbaijan on home turf in Baku on the 26th of May.

Maryam Karimova will join Orxan Kərimli who qualified from the first heat in the semi-final.

Here are the names of all the artists competing in heat 1 (winner in bold). The next heat will start on Monday the 5th of December:

  1. Rufat Aliyev
  2. Mehriban Sadigova
  3. Farid Hasanov
  4. Ilham Hamidov
  5. Huseyn Abdullayev
  6. Maryam Karimova
  7. Sehri Rahimova
  8. Live or Leave

Remember to stayed tuned to Eurovision.tv as we continue to cover the Azeri national selection.

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