In the end, Lena Meyer-Landrut
, just 17 years old, convinced both viewers and the jury.
Janisch chose Mark Forster to be his coach over Lena Meyer-Landrut
and Sasha Alexander.
Estonia and France have got great songs, and Norway''s is very catchy.'' Blue will also be facing last year''s winner, Germany''s Lena Meyer-Landrut
, who is hoping to become the first performer to score back-to-back Eurovision victories.
The reunited boy band are clearly feeling optimistic - their track is even called I Can - but they'll face tough competition from the hotly tipped French entry, while last year's winner, Germany's Lena Meyer-Landrut
, is hoping to become the first performer to score back-to-back Eurovision victories.
Staged this year in the Duesseldorf Arena, Germany, following Lena Meyer-Landrut
's win in 2010.
Jedward will also have to fight off last year's winner, Germany's Lena Meyer-Landrut
, as well as Dana International, who won it for Israel in 1998.
, 19, from Hanover, took the title, with her song Satellite receiving 246 points.
Lilygreen's ballad, Life Looks Better in Spring received praise from voters, but he faces some tough competition from the German frontrunner, Lena Meyer-Landrut
, who is looking for the first German victory since 1982 with the poppy summer hit, "Satellite".
had eccentric delivery, a kind of electric, staccato, Eurythmics-infl uenced tempo that stopped me snoring momentarily.
No wonder Germany's Lena Meyer-Landrut
won with a song that was light years ahead in style, punch and performance.