Austria: Celebrity support for Conchita

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During and after Austria’s Eurovision win at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, singer Conchita Wurst has received support from all around the world.

As well as that, Conchita Wurst has also received support from a number of celebrities – a mix of both former Eurovision participants as well as a number of other big names. Below you can view some of the celebrity tweets and messages!

Celebrity support

Hollywood stars like Lady Gaga and Cher, showed their support to Conchita’s victory in Copenhagen.




Singers such as Boy George, Cher and Elton John shows his support for Conchita.

As well as that, a number of former Eurovision artists have taken to social media sites to congratulate the Rise like a phoenix singer including Alexander Rybak, Emmelie De Forest, Lena Meyer-Landrut and Charlotte Perrelli.

1970 Spanish representative Julio Iglesias also commented on Conchita’s Eurovision win.

She’s a great singer and a great girl, very sensitive, I’m really happy for her.

With a total of 290 points, Conchita Wurst won the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest for Austria last Saturday with her song Rise like a phoenix, winning the hearts of both the public and jury.

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