Aisel (singer)

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AISEL
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Background information
Birth nameAysel Mammadova
Born (1989-07-03) 3 July 1989 (age 30)
Baku, Azerbaijan SSR, USSR
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Singer
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • piano

Aysel Mammadova (Azerbaijani: Aysel Məmmədova; born 3 July 1989), known professionally as AISEL is an Azerbaijani singer. She attended the Azerbaijan State Conservatory. On 19 November 2014, she participated at the Turkvision Song Contest 2014 for Georgia together with Ayla Shiriyeva. They performed fourth after the Entry from Turkmenistan and followed by Uzbekistan's Entry. Their Song "Tenhayam" finished 25th in the Semifinal with 141 Points and therefore didn't qualify for the final. On 8 November 2017, she was announced as the Azerbaijani representative in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. On 8 May, she performed first on the semifinal, placing 11th with 94 points, 14 points behind Finland's entry for Eurovision 2018. She received 47 points from both Jury and televotes, with one 12 point from Greece. Her entry is the first that failed to qualify from Azerbaijan.[1][2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Adams, William Lee (8 November 2017). "AZERBAIJAN: AISEL WILL SING AT THE EUROVISION SONG CONTEST 2018". Retrieved 8 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Azerbaijan: AISEL To Lisbon". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix. 8 November 2017.
  3. ^ Escudero, Victor M.; Jordan, Paul (8 November 2017). "Oh Mammadova! Aisel to represent Azerbaijan at Eurovision in 2018". eurovision.tv. EBU.
Preceded by
Dihaj
with "Skeletons"
Azerbaijan in the Eurovision Song Contest
2018
Succeeded by
Chingiz
with "Truth"