Azerbaijan 2023: TuralTuranX

TuralTuranX to represent Azerbaijan in Eurovision 2023

Azerbaijan's public broadcaster ITV has internally picked the twins TuralTuranX for Eurovision 2023. The song "Tell Me More" will be released in the coming days

The internal selection process for Eurovision 2023 has now concluded for Azerbaijan.

After shortlisting the possible five candidates who could fly off to Liverpool and represent the nation at the contest, the Azeri broadcaster ITV decided to go with the twins Tural and Turan Bağmanov under the name TuralTuranX.

Tell Me More was written by Tural and Turan Bağmanov themselves, and will be released in the coming days.

Besides TuralTuranX, the remaining acts in the run to represent Azerbaijan were:

  • Emrah Musayev & Humay Aslanova
  • Leyla İzzətova
  • Mamagama
  • Azer Nesibov

Azerbaijan in the Eurovision Song Contest

Azerbaijan 2013: Farid Mammadov - "Hold Me"

Azerbaijan has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 14 times since its debut in 2008. They have had great success in Eurovision, with five top-5 results out of 14! They won the competition in 2011 (Ell/Nikki - "Running Scared").

Azerbaijan 2013: Farid Mammadov - "Hold Me"

Their worst result was in 2018, when Azerbaijan didn't manage to qualify for the Grand Final for the first time. They have qualified for the Grand Final 13 out of 14 times.

About the author: Pedro Santos (Portugal)

authorPedro comes from Lisbon, Portugal. He's 30 years old and graduated in journalism. He has attended Eurovision Song Contest three times live - 2018, 2019 and 2022 - and covered the show twice more (2021, 2023) but his first Eurovision memory takes him back to 2007 when Sarbel delivered his catchy "Yassou Maria" performance. Pedro's favorite Eurovision song is Albania's 2015 "I'm Alive" by Elhaida Dani which is also his favorite Eurovision edition.

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