The National Final in Azerbaijan concluded and 10 acts were fighting for the Golden Ticket to represent their country in Malmo this May at the Eurovision Song Contest 2013. In the end Farid Mammadov and will be flying the flag with his entry “Hold me”.


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Farid has big shoes to fill, since debuting in 2008 Azerbaijan always ended up in the Top 10 including a victory in 2011.

What are your thoughts, do you think “Hold me” has what it takes to continue this streak for Azerbaijan or could it come to an end in 2013? Share your thoughts below or on the Forum HERE where you can also rank the song.

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  1. rajo

    March 15, 2013 at 16:07

    Next time I run out of sleeping pills I listen to this song. Let me guess, written by a Swedish composer?

  2. Roy van der Merwe

    March 15, 2013 at 06:41

    Johnny Logan won with HOLD ME NOW, so maybe more than 25 years later Farid could have a winner again with a song with a similar title.

  3. Roy van der Merwe

    March 15, 2013 at 06:40

    Zack, I think lots of people will want Farid to HOLD ME

  4. Zack

    March 14, 2013 at 23:30

    Well hello! Cute guy, but no Top 5 repeat for Azerbaijan. But the great thing about Eurovision, you never know….

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