Will Spanish superstar Marta Sanchez fly to Vienna and defend the Spanish colours at the forthcoming 2015 Eurovision Song Contest? The rumour mill in Spain is steaming hot with her name as the potential 2015 Spanish Eurovision representative along with Edurne, Diana Navarro and Pablo Alboran.
Spanish press has gone beserk speculating that Marta Sanchez will represent Spain at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna, reporting that the Spanish broadcaster TVE will yet again opt for an internal selection to select its Eurovision representative. The Queen of Spanish Pop – Marta Sanchez is currently trending topic on the Spanish social media platforms, Twitter and Facebook.
Marta Sanchez set off the Eurovision alarm among Spanish Eurovision fans, few days back when she made an announcement via her official Facebook page stating that her forthcoming album’s release date has been delayed due to tehcnical reasons. Marta goes on to state that this delay is due to one of the songs in the album and that everyone will understand it once she makes an official announcement.
Adding to the speculation and the mediatic frenzy, the Spanish singer retweeted Casa Mariposas’s tweet asking its followers if they would like to see Marta Sanchez represent Spain in Eurovision.
— Cazamariposas (@cazamariposastv) enero 9, 2015
About Marta Sanchez
Marta is one of the most famous and established singers in Spain, with a great repertoire and musical career behind her. She is among the country’s most respectable and recognised singers. She shot to fame in Spain in 1986 when she joined Spanish band Ole Ole and has come a long way since her early days, securing herself a solo career since 1991. She has gained fame, name and recognition not only in her homeland Spain but overseas, winning the hearts of her fans in Latin America and USA. Soy Yo, Desesperada, Colgando de tus manos, Lili Marlen are among some of her biggest hits.
The Spanish star has a total of 15 albums behind her (5 with Ole Ole and 10 as a solo singer), plus 8 compilation albums (as a solo singer) and 3 compilation albums (Ole Ole).
The story so far
Meanwhile TVE, the Spanish national broadcaster remains tight lipped regarding its plans for the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest. TVE confirmed to ESCToday yesterday that it is currently evaluating various options and an announcemnent regarding Spain and the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest will be made in due course.
We will have to wait for a few more days and see who will represent Spain in Vienna. Will it be Marta Sanchez? Edurne? Pablo Alboran? Diana Navarro? or someone else?
ESCToday has learned that big names in the Spanish music industry are very keen in representing Spain at the forthcoming Eurovsion Song Contest. Pastora Soler‘s and Ruth Lorenzo‘s success in the contest and its aftermath has had a huge impact on other Spanish established artists, who now seem to be interested to represent Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest.
In 2014 Spain opted for a national selection in order to select its Eurovision entry and act for Copenhagen. Ruth Lorenzo won the 2014 Spanish national final with her entry Dancing in the rain and achieved an honorable 10th place at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest grand final.
Spain debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961 and has participated at every Eurovision edition since then. Spain has won the contest in 1968 with Massiel and 1969 in Salome.
The 2015 Eurovision Song Contest is scheduled to be held on 19, 21, 23 May at the Wiener Stadthalle, in Vienna.