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Renowned for winning the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, the Austrian drag queen performer often only uses the stage name Conchita, a female character noted for her beard.
Austrian singer Conchita Wurst, born Thomas Neuwirth, became one of the world's most famous drag queens when he/she won the Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Rise Like a Phoenix" in 2014. Wurst uses male pronouns when referring to himself, but female pronouns to describe Conchita. In 2018, he/she received a lot of attention for admitting to having been infected with HIV for years.
On the 23rd of May, the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna will pick the best singers in the whole of Europe. 20 artists who managed to get into the semi-finals compete with the big five--Germany France, Spain, Italy and Britain, as well as host Austria. We'll show you who's favored to win!