German singer Alex Diehl became an overnight sensation when his song posted after the Paris terror attacks got 7.5 million views online. Now he’s hoping to gain a spot at the Eurovision Song Contest.
German singer Alex Diehl became an overnight sensation when his song posted after the Paris terror attacks got 7.5 million views online. Now he's hoping to gain a spot at the Eurovision Song Contest.
Ten candidates and a variety of genres entered the fray at the German national finals for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. In the end, a 17-year-old singer styled in Japanese Manga came out on top.
From rock and metal, to folk or pop, Germany's Eurovision contestant will be one of these 10 acts. Germany tied for last place at the 2015 song contest, and is aiming to send a winner to Stockholm this year.
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