Elnur Hüseynov will represent Azerbaijan at Eurovision 2015!
ITV, Azerbaijan’s national broadcaster, has announced that Elnur Hüseynov will represent the nation in Vienna at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015!
The chosen song is a ballad called “Hour of the Wolf.”
A returning Eurovision artist
Elnur has already taken part in Eurovision in 2008 as Azerbaijan’s first ever entry in the contest. He sang alongside Samir Javadzadeh with the song ‘Day After Day.’ They qualified for the grand final and came 8th overall.
Many powerful messages
Elnur gave an insight into his entry for this year saying, “Eurovision 2015 is a great chance to present myself as a solo artist. I believe in my entry song as it has so many powerful messages. It is truly a song with great meaning of which the most important is ‘that every heart deserves a fight’ and we should never give up. We must fight for our happiness and for the better future. I’m going to the Eurovision to share this message with the European audience.”
He was crowned the winner of the 4th season of Turkey’s The Voice (O Ses Türkiye) last month and has also been busy acting as resident artist at the Azerbaijan State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre and also at The Magomayev Azerbaijan State Philharmonic Hall in Baku.
You can listen to Elnur’s track below and the official video will be released tomorrow – don’t forget to check back then!