Amar (song)

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Portugal "Amar"
Eurovision Song Contest 2005 entry
Country Portugal
Artist(s) Rui Drumond, Luciana Abreu
As 2B
Languages Portuguese, English
Composer(s) José Da Ponte,
Ernesto Leite
Lyricist(s) José Da Ponte,
Alexandre Honrado,
Ernesto Leite
Finals performance
Semi-final result 17th
Semi-final points 51
Appearance chronology
◄ "Foi magia" (2004)   
"Coisas de nada" (2006) ►

"Amar" ("To love") was the Portuguese entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005, performed in Portuguese and English by 2B.

The song is an up-tempo number, with the duo singing about the great power of love. As Portugal had not qualified for the final in the 2004 Contest, the song was performed in the semi-final. Here, it was performed third, following "Little by Little" by Laura & The Lovers and preceding Moldova's Zdob şi Zdub with "Boonika bate doba".

At the close of voting, it had received 51 points, placing 17th and failing to qualify for the final, a result which meant that Portugal would have to compete in the semi-final at their next Contest appearance.

The song was succeeded as Portuguese representative at the 2006 contest by "Coisas de nada", which was performed by Nonstop.