Australia’s entrant in Eurovision, Dami Im, is through to the final of the song contest in Stockholm after performing her power ballad Sound of Silence.
— Dami Im (@damiandmusic) May 12, 2016
The 27-year-old’s semi-final performance on Thursday night won her enough votes from Eurovision fans and music juries across 42 competing countries to clinch a spot in Saturday night’s final.
— Eurovision (@Eurovision) May 12, 2016
The Brisbane-based singer is Australia’s second participant in Eurovision after Australia was given a wildcard entry last year, with entrant Guy Sebastian coming fifth with his song Tonight Again.
Listen to her breakthrough song “Sound of Silence’ in all its glory…
The former X Factor winner smashed her rendition of the song in front of a live audience on Thursday night (Friday morning AEST) and will now proceed into the final that will air on Sunday morning Australian time.