Tonight, it was a spectacular show with nine outstanding acts in Poland. Michał Szpak, who was one of hot favourites among Eurovision fans, won the Polish national final with his ballad Color of Your Life!
Michał started singing when he was nine years old. As a student Michał was part of the band Whiplash that plays mostly hard rock. In addition to his musical accomplishments with Whiplash, Michał released his first album Byle być sobą.
In 2011 Michal Szpak participated in the Orange Warsaw Festival along with such artists as Moby, Skunk Anansie, My Chemical Romance and others. In the same year Michał participated in the Polish TV talent show X Factor where he came second in the final.
Michał Szpak will represent Poland in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest with his beautiful ballad Color Of Your Life.
It was the running order in tonight's show:
- Taraka - In the Rain
- Napoli - My Universe
- Natalia Szroeder - Lustra
- Dorota Osińska - Universal
- Kasia Moś - Addiction
- Aleksandra Gintrowska - Missing
- Michał Szpak - Color of Your Life
- Margaret - Cool Me Down
- Edyta Górniak - Grateful
Tonight's host and guests
The Polish national final Krajowe Eliminacje do Eurowizji 2016 was hosted by Artur Orzech, a well known Polish journalist and commentator of the Eurovision Song Contest for the last 20 years.
Monika Kuszyńska, the Polish representative in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest opened tonight's event with her entry from last year, In The Name Of Love. Andrzej Piaseczny, known as Piasek, who represented Poland in the 2001 with his song 2 Long, appeared in tonight's show as a special guest.
The winner in tonight's Polish final was chosen by solely televoting. Polish TV viewers could give only one vote for each favourite from every telephone number. Michał Szpak has beaten Margaret, who came second and Edyta Górniak, who reached the third place.