The Netherlands' most famous internet star, makeup artist NikkieTutorials (Nikkie de Jager) will report on the 65th Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam via our online channels. She will also record a special backstage YouTube series with the participating artists, report from the red carpet during the Opening Ceremony and will be seen at all 3 live shows.
With over 13 million subscribers on YouTube and 13.8 million on Instagram, self-described professional hair & makeup artist and beauty guru NikkieTutorials is the biggest Dutch internet star of the moment. Her success reaches far beyond national borders: Nikkie has done the makeup of stars such as Kim Kardashian, Jessie J and Lady Gaga.
"From the moment Duncan Laurence won in Tel Aviv, I had only one wish: to be involved in the Dutch edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. When I was approached for this at the end of last year, I was so extremely honoured. I am really looking forward to immersing myself in this unique experience for 2 weeks," she said.
The news was announced by way of a video she made with Duncan Laurence.
Executive Producer Event Sietse Bakker is proud that Nikkie is committed to the Eurovision Song Contest: "Everyone knows Nikkie, and Nikkie knows everyone. She is our international internet star and we are proud of that! In addition, Nikkie is a dedicated Eurovision fan and she is regarded by loyal Contest fans as someone who should be part of this edition of the Eurovision Song Contest."