Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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Eurovision Song Contest 2008
Country  Germany
National selection
Selection process Wer singt für Deutschland?
Selection date(s) 6 March 2008
Selected entrant No Angels
Selected song "Disappear"
Finals performance
Final result 23rd, 14 points
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest
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As a "Big 4" member (the four biggest financial contributors of the contest), Germany qualifies directly for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2008 alongside last year's winner Serbia and the three other "Big 4" members. France, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Grand Prix Vorentscheid 2008[edit]

The German national final, "Grand Prix Vorentscheid 2008", was held on March 6, 2008 at the Schauspielhaus in Hamburg and hosted by Thomas Hermanns. The five competing acts were musical star Carolin Fortenbacher, pop group Marquess, rock group Cinema Bizarre, pop star Tommy Reeve and pop group No Angels.

In the first round of voting viewers voted for Carolin Fortenbacher and No Angels.

In the second and final round of voting No Angels got 50.5% of the votes, so that they will represent Germany with their song "Disappear" at the Eurovision Song Contest 2008.

Peter Urban is the commentator for the event.[1]

Press conference
Draw Artist Song Vote Result
1 Marquess "La histeria" (The hysteria)
2 Tommy Reeve "Just one woman"
3 Cinema Bizarre "Forever or never"
4 Carolin Fortenbacher "Hinterm Ozean" (Behind the ocean) 49.5% 2
5 "No Angels" Disappear 50.5% 1

At Eurovision[edit]

Germany performed in 4th position, behind Albania and before Armenia where they picked up 14 points.

Points awarded by Germany[2][edit]

Points awarded to Germany (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Commentators and spokespersons[edit]


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