Cologne, Germany Tonight, the German TV public has chosen which song will represent the country in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest: It’s Ghost by Jamie-Lee Kriewitz, a young singer with her very own colourful style – and a strong voice! Unser Lied für Stockholm featured 10 acts, both famous and new, presenting a huge variety of styles from Gregorian chant all the way to a modern version of German Schlager.
17-year old Jamie-Lee Kriewitz will represent Germany in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. The young singer, who had previously won The Voice of Germany 2015, will enter the stage in Stockholm with her first big hit Ghost. The song already reached the first place in the German iTunes Download charts and the 11th rank in the German music charts. Jamie-Lee is famous for her manga style, which was well visible in her outfit tonight.
In the super-final, Jamie-Lee Kriewitz had won against third-placed Avantasia and second-placed Alex Diehl. These three acts had first topped the ranking in the first round of voting among the 10 candidate acts. In the super-final, 44.5% of the votes – amounting to 1.12 million by televoting, SMS voting, and the Eurovision app – were cast for Jamie-Lee.