13. Elaiza, Germany.
Ela, Yvonne and Natalie met in Berlin and consider their music “neo-folklore”.
12. Donatan & Cleo, Poland.
Dontan & Cleo’s debut single “We Are Slavic” got over 10 million views on YouTube after just one week. It has now been viewed over 40 million times.
11. Paula and Ovi, Romania.
Paula was a mentor in Romania’s version of The X Factor in 2011. The duo came 4th in 2010’s Eurovision Song Contest with “Playing With Fire”.
10. Emma, Italy.
Emma won Amici, a famous Italian fashion show in 2010.
9. Valentina Monetta, San Marino.
Valentina came 11th in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2012. She represented San Marino again in 2013, but didn’t make it to the finals.
8. Tolmachevy Sisters, Russia.
These 17-year-old twins took part in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2006.
7. Mariya Yaremchuk, Ukraine.
Mariya came 4th on Ukraine’s version of The Voice in 2012.
6. Sanna Nielsen, Sweden.
Sanna has reached Melodifestivalen, Sweden’s national finals for the Eurovision Song Contest 7 times before.
5. Molly, UK.
Molly was discovered through BBC Introducing, an initiative for unsigned artists who want their tracks to be played on BBC radio. She’s not great a geography, but she makes a pretty good talent show judge.
4. Tinkara Kovač, Slovenia.
Tinkara was the runner up at the 1999 Eurovision Song Contest pre-selection in Slovenia.
3. Dilara Kazimova, Azerbaijan.
Dilara was part of the band Unformal, who took part in Azerjaijan’s national Eurovision Song Contest final in 2008. In 2010, she made it to the national final again as part of a female duo Milk&Kisses.
2. Ruth Lorenzo, Spain.
In 2008, Ruth came 5th on the UK’s version of The X Factor.
1. Conchita Wurst, Austria.
Conchita Wurst is the drag alter-ego of Thomas Neuwirth and previously appeared on the Austrian casting show Die Große Chance.