Will Spain choose Popstar Queen aka Karmele Merchante to follow Rodoldfo Chikilicuatre's footsteps? The Spanish Eurovision national selection Tu paÃs te necesita kicked off yesterday with its online voting. Karmele aka Popstar Queen is currently in the lead with a massive fan base and private Spanish tv channel Telecinco backing her. She would like to represent Spain at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest with the song Soy un tsunami. Will the Spanish audience choose another joke entry to represent them at Eurovision?
Karmele Marchante is a well known journalist and tv personality in Spain. She is currently working in theSpanish television chat show Sálvame, which is aired on Telecinco from Monday to Friday and one of Spain's most watched and popular television shows.Karmele enjoys fame, name and glory thanks to her work and collaboration in Spanish television shows.
She is all set to represent Spain at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest with the joke entry Soy un tsunami, which is currently leading the Tu país te necesita online voting. The song is receiving much exposure and coverage due to the fact that she works in Spanish television channel Telecinco. Newspapers and media are giving the entry much promotion and publicity much to the Eurovision fans dismay and discontent.
You can watch her entry Soy un tsunami below:
We will have to wait and see what happens. The Spanish Eurovision national selection Tu país te necesita online voting will end on the 5th of February. The top 10 acts will compete in a televised final on TVE. The winner and the 2010 Spanish Eurovision representative will be determined by a 50/50 vote by the Spanish public and professional jury.
Regarding the voting process, RTVE has reported today that the votes cast during the first day of the preliminary online stage of the selection are double than last year: 283,348 votes. The current top-10 stands as follows:
- PopStar Queen
- Coral Segovia
- El pezón rojo
- Samuel y Patricia
- Daniel Diges
- Chimo Bayo feat. CodeName
- Ainhoa Cantalapiedra
- José Galisteo