Powered by: http://www.eurovision.tv Ann Sophie is just 24 years old but it is immediately visible that she feels at home on any stage. She proved that to the German audience more than once, who instantly fell in love with her. She won the German national final Unser Song für Österreich in a thriller-like superfinal and thus will represent her country with Black Smoke. The stage is her life. This fact was proven by Ann Sophie in the German national final and is noticeable in every second that the 24-year-old singer spends performing. Born in London, raised in Hamburg, she has tried all artistic directions. As a child, Ann Sophie developed a deep passion for singing, inspired by her idols Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. After finishing school, she moved to New York. By day, she studied at the prestigious Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute; by night, she enchanted audiences as a singer at various trendy live clubs. Full of ambition after returning to Hamburg in 2013, Ann Sophie completed a self-produced demo album and was soon discovered for the ESC. In her song Black Smoke, Ann Sophie shows that she understands her craft.