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Ireland: Bambie Thug wins Eurosong – to Eurovision 2024 with "Doomsday Blue"

Bambie Thug has won Eurosong 2024 with the song "Doomsday Blue" and will be waving Ireland's flag in Malmö this May at Eurovision 2024

The Irish talk show The Late Late Show was again used to select Ireland's representative for Eurovision in a special show.

Tonight, six artists fought for the victory and the ticket to the Eurovision 2024 stage in May. The show was hosted by Patrick Kielty, and was aired from Studio 4 at the RTÉ Television Centre in Dublin.

After an intense night it was time for the Irish public, along with both a national and an international jury, to vote:

Bambie Thug will represent Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 with the song "Doomsday Blue."

Ireland 2024: Bambie Thug – "Doomsday Blue"

"Doomsday Blue" was written by Cuntry Ray Robinson, Olivia Cassy Brooking, Sam Matlock, and Tyler Ryder.

Eurosong 2024

Bambie Thug

Bambie Thug grew up in Macroom, a market town in County Cork, Ireland, and moved to London at the age of 20. They're said to be 'a force to be reckoned with' and the success with their music already proves it.

All of Bambie Thug's songs have received airplay on BBC Radio One. While hard to define the type of music Bambie Thug makes, it's been described as a unique and self styled 'Ouija Pop' and 'Goth Pop.'

Bambie Thug is also a songwriter, accumulating over 50 million streams for songs they've taken part in writing with for artists such as Cassette, Fika, Kidbrunswick, and many more.

Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest

Ireland holds the record for the most victories in the Eurovision Song Contest together with Sweden: Seven victories! Six of these victories were in the '80s and '90s:

Ireland 1996: Eimear Quinn - "The Voice"
Ireland 1996: Eimear Quinn - "The Voice"

Ireland has been part of Eurovision since 1965, with 56 appearances since then. They have qualified for the Grand Final 8 out of 19 times since the introduction of the Semi-finals in 2004. They finished last in their Semi-finals in 2019 and 2021.

About the author: Justina Helgeson (United States of America)

authorJustina is a correspondent from the United States. She is a more recent fan as she first started following Eurovision in 2021. Since then, she has followed every Eurovision related event and developed a passion for the contest as a whole. If you were to ask them what their favourite all time Eurovision song is, Brividi by Mahmood and Blanco (Italy 2022) will be their answer.

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