Spain sends Lucía Pérez to Eurovision 2011

by Victor Hondal 82 views

Spain has decided – Lucía Pérez will represent the Iberian country in Düsseldorf with the song Que me quiten lo bailao. A total of three performers competed tonight, singing three songs each.

Nine songs were performed in total in the Spanish final for Eurovision 2011. The jury chose one song for each participant to proceed to the superfinal. Eventually, the Spanish audience have decided that Lucía Pérez will fly theSpanish flag in May in Düsseldorf, Germany. Que me quiten lo bailao has been composed by Rafael Artesero, the man behind the 2005 and 2006 Andorran entries.

Lucía was born in Lugo 25 years ago. She started her singing career when she was a little girl, in musical tv shows and festivals. In 2006, she represented Spain in the Viña del Mar festival (Chile), ending up on the second position. She participated again in 2009. So far, she has released four CDs, the last of them sung entirely in Galician.

Complete results

First phase

Melissa: Eos qualified for the next round
Auryn: Volver qualified for the next round
Lucía Pérez: Que me quiten lo bailao qualified for the next round

Superfinal

  • Lucía Pérez – Que me quiten lo bailao (68%)
  • Melissa – Eos
  • Auryn – Volver

esctoday.com poll

Our readers agreed with the jury in two of the three songs to proceed to the second phase of the show. Eos and Volver came second and third respectively. Abrázame won our first poll, but failed to qualify in the actual Spanish final. Que me quiten lo bailao won the spot instead.

With only three songs left in the race, the voters chose Eos as the best option to represent Spain. However, the Spanish public have decided that Que me quiten lo bailao will represent the country in Düsseldorf.

The winning performance

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DaU43vEzw28

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