Eurovision 2015

Jury Members Revealed for Eurovision 2015 – Who is voting from your country?

Eurovision 2015 Photograph courtesy of EBU

Eurovision 2015 Photograph courtesy of EBU

Jury Members Revealed for Eurovision 2015 – Who is voting from your country?

So who will be the people who will be responsible for making up 50% of this year’s Eurovision votes?

Well there are several form Eurovision singers taking up the task along with Industry professionals.

You can see the full list HERE

 

Former Contestants

Aram MP3 from Armenia (2014)

Roberto Bellarosa (2013)

Witloof Bay-member Florance Huby from Belgium (2011)

Søren Poppe from Rollo & King from Denmark (2001)

Marie Myriam from France (1977)

Ryan Dolan from Ireland (2013)

Margaret Berger from Norway (2013)

Cleo from Poland (2014)

Alsou from Russia (2000, also host in 2009)

Dina Garipova from Russia (2013)

Nevena from the group Moje Tri from Serbia (2013 and Junior Eurovision Song Contest in 2007)

Rosa Lopéz from Spain (2002)

Dani Diges  from Spain (2010)

Pastora Soler from Spain  (2012)

Ruth Lorenzo from Spain (2014)

Hind Laroussi from The Netherlands (2008)

Gabriel from the band Sinplus from Switzerland (2012).

 

Interesting Observations

 

  • 106 jury members are female, 131 are male, 3 are still missing
  • The average age is 40 years (age on the day of the Final)

Overall there is a higher percentage of Male Jury members with a split of 55% Men to 45% Women.

The average age of Jury Members is 40. Will that impact the songs that will score well at the contest as tastes certainly differ with age demographics.

 

What are the Jury Members asked to Vote On?

 

Jury Members are asked to vote on the following criteria

  • Evaluate the composition
  • The performance
  • Overall act
  • The song’s potential to be a hit record

 

Criteria 4 is interesting as with the average jury member age being 40 and the average age of someone who downloads songs are under 20 – so there could be a disconnect there.

 

What are your thoughts on the Jury Members for Eurovision 2015?

 

Author/Editor in Chief Garrett Mulhall

Source : Eurovision.tv

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