Kate Miller-Heidke he was crowned the winner of the first ever Eurovision – Australia decides in a live TV final on SBS on Saturday, February 9th.
Kate went on stage and performed her song No gravitytogether with some of the greatest Australian artists and the results of the audience and the jury, were united for official results.
After winning the Australian public with 87 points and the jury of 48-point experts, as many as 135 points, Kate was chosen to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, which will be held in Tel Aviv, Israel. on SBS in May.
Electrical fields with her song, took second place 2000 and whatever for a total of 114 points, while. t Sheppard third place On the way by 87 points.
Kate Miller-Heidke said:
"I'm totally overwhelmed! This has already been a superb experience and dying with enthusiasm for the future. Thanks to all who voted, and to all other artists who have provided such brilliant, eclectic and strong competition. I had a ball and I am so grateful and excited to represent Australia at Eurovision in 2019. "
The coordinating director of SBS Josh Martin said:
"It could be a serious year when Australia wins Eurovision! Tonight's Kate's performance was simply stunning, and the response of the Australian public was remarkable. Everyone at SBS is so enthusiastic that the whole country has accepted this truly diverse and inclusive performance and I know that fans of Eurovision will admire Kate, just like we will when we come to Tel Aviv in May! "
Creative Director of Eurovision – Australia decides that Paul Clarke said:
"This is a victory for brilliance outside the field that is devastated by Eurovision. This is a remarkable song with a charming staging. Kate is the perfect original and Eurovision will love her. Electric fields brought star power and came so close, but it was Kate's night. I would like to thank all the artists who performed the first selection and showed spectacular success and all the enthusiasts who came after them. The way to Eurovision 2019 started! "
Comedian is away Joel Creasey and music Myf Warhurst, Eurovision – Australia decides presented the best Australian music and brought the nation closer to the Eurovision Song Contest.
In collaboration with the Queensland government through tourism and events in Queensland and Gold Coast, Eurovision – Australia decides was presented at the Gold Coast Congress and Exhibition Center live.