The 30 songs will be split into 3 heats of 10 songs. 6 songs will qualify from the heats – 3 voted by the jury and 3 by the tele voting public. This will create 18 songs that will then be split into 2 semi finals of 9 songs each. 4 songs will qualify from each semi final – 2 voted by the jury and 2 by the public. This will then result in the Final on March 2nd where the Jury will select what they believe to be the top 4 songs and the public will then vote on the 4 entries and crown the Hungarian winner.
To listen to all the 30 songs follow the below link – and you can mark each song out of 5 and see how it is comparing to the rest of the competion
The contestants are
- Völgyesi Gabi – A mid tempo ethnic/pop ballad from an accomplished singer
- United – A male duo with a funky 80’s retro song
- Vastag Tamás – A male soloist singing a piano led ballad. He has a good raspy rock voice
- Szabó Ádám – Another male solo singer. A well crafter mid tempo rock ballad.
- Rami – A female solo singer. A modern dub-step dance song
- Radics Gigi – A female singer with a Mariah Carey power mid tempo ballad.
- Rácz Gergő – A male solo singer. A catchy “Soul Train” sounding song with a rousing chorus
- Puskás Peti – Another male solo singer. A good American sounding college rock song. More of a ballad with some edge
- Polyák Lilla – A female solo singer. Up beat electro dance track that will have people dancing in the isles
- Palcsó Tamás – Male singer with a good quirky hip hop beat of a soulful song.
- Odett – A Female solo singer with a well crafted modern mid tempo electro pop song that reminds me of British Band “La Roux”
- Mrs Columbo – If you like happy light jazz songs like Corinne Bailey Raei you will love this, love the scatting with the voices
- Mohamed Fatima – A striking solo singer. A techno Pop song sung with power and conviction
- Keresztes Ildikó – A rock song with light edges to soften it base more.
- Janicsák Veca 0- A Female artists that looks like a butterfly but stings like a bea with her vocals., Cahanges in pace and some operactic singers give the song depth,
- Kállay Saunders András – A devilish handsome singer that has a crystal clear voice. This Mid Tempo song coul have juries and public voting for him
- Hoffman Mónika – wonderful sounding female singer, Sounds like it should be in A Twilight Movie.
- Gyurcsík Tibor – A male band that have a sound and look like American Band Daughtry. So you know what you are getting especially when the high electro beat kicks in!!
- Flash Travel – A Three pieced Male band, A folksy pop rock band like “Willson Phillips” from the 90’s
- Fehér Zoltán – Male solo singer. A pure Rock n Billy style that Imelda May would kill to get her hands on this song.
- Éliás Gyula – A Male singer who starts singing a ballad and then the melody goes up serveral paces
- Cserpes Laura – Female soloist, Starts off as a slow ballad and then goes up another gear.Strong rock song.
- Bye Alex – a single man on the guitar with some great external sounds on the song, One to watch
- A Malke Duo – Funky Jazz song with a strong beat and clapping secti0ns that resemble a gospel choir, Something for everyone to like
- Handsome young man who looks like he will be performing on his piano, A gentle rock n roll song
- Burai Krisztián – A cute female singer that has her roots in Blues and Washington Trumpet Music, Nothing else like it in the contest
- Bogi – An old style song that could have been taken out of the 40/50’s. It has a charm to it.
- Baricz Gergő – A male soloist on a guitar. A simple song with a building concentration on the use of drums throughout it
- Background – Am second pop song with a Dub- Step beat to their perormance, One to watch.
- Agárdi Szilvi – Pál Dénes – An extra son g that we were not expecting form. A male and Female Duet. A somber song with a choral effect in parts – but never the less it grabs your attention
Overall a very strong selection from Hungary this year and they could make the final for a third time in a row,
Author?Website Founder and Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall
Source MTV Videotar