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Montaigne will represent Australia at Eurovision Song Contest 2021

The Aussie National Broadcaster confirms their 2021 representative

The Australian national broadcaster, SBS, has made an announcement that Montaigne will represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021. She was due to represent Australia at the 2020 edition, with “Don’t Break Me” before the cancellation due to the COVID-19 situation. The news was announced via the national broadcasters official Twitter page:

Following the announcement, Montaigne retweeted the original message from the broadcaster with grateful words:

– Very grateful to announce that I’ll still be representing Australia at Eurovision 2021 ^____^ thank you to SBS & to you all for the support, it’s been super nice during wack as hell times. Keep streaming Don’t Break Me so it gets its dues before it’s superseded by a new banger!!

SBS has not announced how the song will be chosen but more details are expected to follow in the coming weeks.

Montaigne

Jessica Alyssa Cerro who performs as Montaigne, is an Australian art pop singer-songwriter-musician. Her debut album, Glorious Heights, was released on 5 August 2016, which peaked at No. 4 on the ARIA Albums Chart. At the ARIA Music Awards of 2016 she won Breakthrough Artist – Release for the album and was nominated for three other categories. In April 2016 she was a featured vocalist on Hilltop Hoods' track, "1955", which reached No. 2 on the ARIA Singles Chart.

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At Eurovision 2015 Australia was represented by Guy Sebastian and finished 5th in the Grand Final with the song Tonight Again. Australia was granted a wildcard, with the right to vote in both semi-finals, and with a secured place in the Grand Final.

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About the author: Steven Spiteri (Malta)

Steven has been a huge Eurovision fan since 1995. He comes from a small town called Birkirkara located in Malta and graduated in Business & Administration. Steven follows all the national finals and Eurovision Song Contests every year especially Melodifestivalen and Eesti Laul. His all time favorite entry is Italy's 2016 entry "Nessun grado di separazione" by Francesca Michielin whilst Lisbon 2018 is his favorite Eurovision edition.



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