Azerbaijan: Diana Hajiyeva to Kyiv for Eurovision 2017!

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Here comes our next artist! Diana Hajiyeva has been internally selected by İTV to represent Azerbaijan at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest.

Diana Hajiyeva, known by her stage name Dihaj, is a singer based in Baku who is known more recently for her experimental-pop style of music.

Hajiyeva’s first single under the stage name Dihaj from 2014

Dihaj has previously tried to represent Azerbaijan at the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest, where she participated in the country’s national selection process. However it was Ell & Nikki who were selected to represent the nation in the competition, going on to bring Azerbaijan their first Eurovision victory with their song Running scared.

Last year, Dihaj was a backing vocalist for Samra at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, performing backstage in Stockholm for the song Miracle.

More details regarding Dihaj’s entry for the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest are all set to be revealed in due course.