Germany: Next five “Unser Star Für Baku” participants eliminated

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The second elimination show for German casting show “Unser Star Für Baku” has just aired, with the last ten of twenty participants singing for the first time. Five of the ten have advanced to the next round, while the others have been eliminated.

This year, the show first used in 2010 to select Lena as the German participant was hosted by Steven Gätjen, with Sandra Rieß being a backstage host. The jury; who commented after every participant performed was made up of Thomas D, “Frida Gold” singer Alina Süggeler and last year’s Eurovision host Stefan Raab.

Below, in bold you can see the participants who qualified to the next round of “Unser Star Für Baku”, next to the percentage of the vote they recieved, and their draw order.

13.3% (06) Rachel Scharnberg (22, Cologne) – My baby left me (Rox)
13.0% (09) Yana Gercke (19, Biedenkopf) – Price Tag (Jessie J)
12.7% (03) Sebastian Dey (32, Oberhausen) – This Love (Maroon 5)
12.5% (08) Umut Anil (21, Werther) – Straight up (Paula Abdul)
12.3% (05) Ornella de Santis (27, Offenburg) – Slow Motion (Karina Pasian)

12.3% (10) Vera Reissmüller (26, Spraitbach) – Fooled me again (Lady GaGa)
09.4% (01) Ander Fischer (20, Hechingen) – Tears in heaven (Eric Clapton)
07.1% (07) Tina Sander (19, Hamburg) – Geronimo (Aura Dione)
04.0% (04) Jörg Müller-Lornsen (28, Kiel) – Maybe Tomorrow (Stereophonics)
03.4% (02) Polly (Anna) Zeiler (19, Pfullingen) – Grenade (Bruno Mars)

The five participants who qualified will be joined by Shelly Phillips, Roman Lob, Céline Huber, Leonie Burgmer and Katja Petri, who all qualified through last week’s show to get to the second round. In next week’s show, the ten qualifiers will perform new covers, but only two will be eliminated.

You can see videos and other content related to “Unser Star Für Baku” on the website for the castingshow, here.

Stay Tuned!