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Ticket to Tel Aviv: Meet Kate Miller-Heidke from Australia

14 April 2019 at 10:30 CEST
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With the song ‘Zero Gravity', Kate Miller-Heidke will represent Australia this year. Kate will perform 12th in the first Semi-Final on Tuesday 14 May in Tel Aviv, Israel. This is 'Ticket to Tel Aviv', our feature counting down to the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest.

At Australia’s first ever national final for the Eurovision Song Contest, Eurovision - Australia Decides, on the Gold Coast in February 2019, Kate won both the jury and public votes to become Australia’s representative at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.

Who is Kate Miller-Heidke?

Kate Miller-Heidke is an award-winning singer-songwriter who traverses the worlds of contemporary pop, folk and opera. She has released four studio albums in Australia, achieving multi-platinum status and appearing in the top 10 album and singles charts numerous times. Her most recent album O Vertigo! debuted at number four on the Australian album charts, broke Australian crowdfunding records and was nominated for an ARIA Award.

Kate's previous albums include Nightflight, which reached number two on the Australian chart, and Curiouser, which reached double platinum sales in Australia and spawned the multi-platinum hits The Last Day On Earth and Caught In The Crowd. In 2009 she won the Grand Prize in the International Songwriting Competition for Caught in the Crowd, becoming the first Australian to do so.

READ MORE: Kate Miller-Heidke's participant profile

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Kate Miller-Heidke’s song

Kate will sing Zero Gravity, the song with which she won the Australian national selection Eurovision - Australia Decides. Kate won both the Australian public vote with 87 points and the industry expert jury vote with 48 points, receiving an impressive 135 points overall.

LISTEN: Stream or download Zero Gravity via your favourite music service

Australia at Eurovision 2018

Last year, Jessica Mauboy finished 20th in the Grand Final. Jessica received 99 points for her song We Got Love.

READ MORE: Australia’s country page

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