The Bulgarian entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, If love was a crime will be released on 21 March. The song is a result of an international work and is designed as a radio friendly entry featuring unique vibes.
If love was a crime is written by Borislav Milanov, Sebastian Arman, Joacim Bo Persson and Poli herself. The composers are all part of Symphonics & REDFLY, who previously had projects with international stars such as Jennifer Lopez, Shakira, Kelly Clarkson, and Britney Spears.
The song itself talks about the courage of people who ready to fight for their love and feelings no matter the circumstances and the public opinion.
On 19 February it was announced that Poli Genova will return to the Eurovision Song Contest as the Bulgarian representative. She had represented Bulgaria in the Eurovision Song Contest of 2011 with the song Na inat which is considered to be one of the most loved entries of Bulgaria, despite only finishing 12th in the second semifinal of the contest.
Poli has recently hosted the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2015 that was held in Sofia. Her first connection to the Eurovision world took place in 2009, when she ended as a runner-up in the Bulgarian selection with One lifetime is not enough.