The rumors are officially true! Samira Efendi will represent Azerbaijan with her song "Cleopatra" in Eurovision 2020!
Azerbaijan has picked their 13th Eurovision artist. The Azeri broadcaster, Ictimai Television, has internally picked Samira Efendi to represent the land of fire, Azerbaijan, at Eurovision Song Contest 2020 in Rotterdam. Last year Azerbaijan represented by Chingiz with his amazing song"Truth".
Samira has been internally selected by the broadcaster. The decision was made by the Azeri broadcaster, based on votes from an international panel, including authors, composers, producers, journalists and television industry representatives. Today it's announced that her song will be "Cleopatra". Samira will perform in Semi-final 1.
You can listen her song as below;
About Samira Efendi
Samira Efendiyeva (28) , is an Azerbaijani singer from Baku, Azerbaijan. She has tried 4 times before to represent Azerbaijan at Eurovision Song Contest.
In 2019, she was one of the five singers shortlisted by the Azeri broadcaster to compete in Tel Aviv, but was beaten by Chingiz (Truth). She also represented Azerbaijan at The Voice of Nur-Sultan in Kazakhstan.
In 2017, she represented Azerbaijan in the contest Silk Way Star, held in Kazakhstan.
In 2015, Samira competed in the first season of The Voice of Azerbaijan, where she finished second.
Her lates single "Yol Ayrici" was released back in November 2019.