Austria: Natalia Kelly to Shine in Malmo

by Sanjay (Sergio) Jiandani 0

Natalia Kelly has been declared the winner of the 2013 Austrian national final and hence will represent Austria at the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest in Malmo next May.

A total of 5 acts competed at tonight’s Austrian national final. Each act sang 2 songs, their respective potential song for Malmo and a former Eurvision winning entry. Natalia Kelly had a land slide victory with 70 points

The results of the Austrian final (50/50 Jury- Televoting deliberation)

Natália Kelly – Shine 70 points

Yela – Feels Like Home  50 points

Falco Luneau – Rise Above The Night  49 points

Elija – Give Me A Sign  16 points

The Bandaloop – Back To Fantasy  15 points

Natalia Kelly- Shine official videoclip


The 18-year-old student from Lower Austria, was born in the United States. Despite her youth Natália Kellyhas already experienced  competing in a musical show,  she competed in the musical talent show “Prima La Musica” where she came 3rd. Natália Kelly showcases her powerful and distinctive R & B voice.

Natalia – Kelly Shine performance at national final

Austria debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 and has won the event in 1966 with Udo Jurgen’s Merci, Chérie.