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RTL Luxembourg reveals its 8 hopefuls for Malmö 2024

11 December 2023 at 14:49 CET
RTL Luxembourg has revealed the 8 artists in the running to represent Luxembourg at the country's big comeback to the Eurovision Song Contest in 2024.

At the beginning of December it was announced that RTL Luxembourg had finalised the details of its national final for the Eurovision Song Contest 2024, the Luxembourg Song Contest. The event will be broadcast live from the Rockhal in Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg, on 27 January 2024.

Now, we have the names of the artists who will be taking part in the pre-selection, with the winner going on to represent Luxembourg in Malmö in May.

David Gloesener, the Head of Eurovison at RTL Luxembourg:

"We are excited to see such a diverse and talented group of artists representing Luxembourg. Each finalist brings something unique to the table, and we can't wait to see who will win the hearts of Luxembourg and Europe."

From an initial pool of almost 300 acts, RTL Luxembourg has carefully whittled it down to just 8. These are the artists that will be participating in the very first edition of the Luxembourg Song Contest, ahead of Luxembourg's Eurovision comeback:

Joel Marques Cunha

Joel Marques Cunha is a 25-year-old singer from Differdange. As well as being an accomplished performer, he has previously worked as a teacher.

In 2023 he made it to the battles round of The Voice of Germany. And on 8 December, he released his debut single, titled Stranger.

Naomi Ayé

This artist might only be 15 years old, but has already made a name for herself as a singer, composer and pianist.

In 2020, she took part in the 7th season of The Voice Kids and reached the final in France with her interpretation of the Queen classic Bohemian Rhapsody.

In 2022, she released her debut single - Turn My Back On Light.

EDSUN

EDSUN, or Edson Pires Domingos as he is known to his family and friends, has a lot of experience in the music business, having released his first EP N.O. in 2015. In 2016, the video for his song Apologee won him a prize at the annual Luxembourg Music Awards.

In 2018, the 33-year-old released a new EP, You Are Not Just One Thing. It turned out to be a good year for the artist, as he was also named Artist of the Year at the Luxembourg Music Awards. This was followed by a tour, called The Platonic Touch.

In 2023, he has released three singles and a live EP.

Krick

When she's not being a popstar, Krick, real name Christine Heitz, 26, works as a nurse. That hasn't stopped her from already having enjoyed several great achievements in the world of music, however. 

In 2014, she founded the cover band The Daydreamer. And in 2017, she took part in the German version of The Voice. The following year, her first single Face Cake was released. 

One Last Time

With a well-defined pop-rock style and sound, the band One Last Time released their first EP in 2022. One Last Time are the sole group to be competing in the Luxembourg Song Contest.

One Last Time are:

Andrea Galleti - lead singer, 30 years old, works as an advertising agent
Jonathan Fersino - bass, 31 years old, works as an advertising agent and sound engineer
Barbara Salvi - keyboard, 26 years old, works as a French teacher
Tom Sagramola - guitar, 34 years old, works as a civil servant
Alessandro Sorbelli (Lalo) - drums, 24 years old, is self-employed

TALI

Real name Tali Golergant, here we have an accomplished artist despite her being only 23. TALI wrote her first single when she was just 16. 

The artist also has a band, which is currently on tour in New York. She works in the Big Apple as a music and singing teacher.

Angy & Rafa Ela

This duo is made up of Angy Sciacqua, who is 39 years old and a self-employed singer-songwriter, and Rafaela Teixeira Fernandes, a 26-year-old singer who works for the state

Angy took part in the 2013 edition of The Voice Belgium, while Rafaela won Luxembourg's Next Popstar in 2016, and subsequently claimed victory Top Voice Luxembourg in 2018.

CHAiLD

CHAiLD is the artist moniker of 25-year-old Adriano Lopes Da Silva. He's a singer and songwriter who has been a musician for four years now. He lives and works in Brussels, and in 2023 he released his debut EP.

The seasoned performer has opened for artists such as Mahmood, Nothing But Thieves and Dean Lewis.

Eric Lehmann, Head of the Luxembourg Delegation at Eurovision:

“Luxembourg back in the spotlight of Eurovision feels just right! As we gear up for our long-awaited national final, we are excited to present a diverse line-up of eight remarkable hopefuls. Each artist ignites a distinctive flavour on the stage, promising a night of musical variety that reflects the vibrant spirit of our performers.”

The songs will be released in the coming weeks, ahead of the Luxembourg Song Contest taking place on 27 January.

You can learn more about how RTL Luxembourg selected the acts right here.

You can listen to all 37 songs of Eurovision 2024 via your favourite streaming service or watch the music videos on our YouTube channel.

The Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Malmö, Sweden on Tuesday 7 May (First Semi-Final), Thursday 9 May (Second Semi-Final) and Saturday 11 May (Grand Final) 2024.

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