Bilal Hassani as one of the favourites of the Eurovision ? It would be in the top 3 !
On the day of the final of the Eurovision 2019 fast approaching, and it could be that Bilal Hassani is still better than Amir for France. In fact, the young singer with the wigs is part of the big favourites according to bookmakers. He might even finish in the top 3 of the singing competition with “the King”.
The top 15 to the top 3 !
This year, it is Bilal Hassani, who will represent France at the Eurovision contest in 2019, with his song “King” from his first album “Kingdom”. And at 19, he could do even better than Amir, who had finished 6th in the rankings in 2016. Because, as has revealed 20 minutes, the artist is part of the favorites of the singing competition. It is in the top 5 bookmakers for Saturday (he was 12th last week) and is now past squarely in the top 3 since its second rehearsal on stage.
As well, Bilal Hassani is placed just behind Sweden and the netherlands. A great place for France ! But to know in what position the YouTubeur end really, we will have to wait until the final of Eurovision, which will be broadcast live on France 2 on Saturday 18 may from 21h.
“My life will continue whether I am first or last”
To not worry about social networks, reviews or same bookmakers, Bilal Hassani would have left his cell phone at his mother the whole weekend. “I don’t want too watch it. I know that this does not necessarily mean large-thing,” he told the press in Tel Aviv, in which our confreres of 20 minutes.
For Bilal, it is already a victory “to sing at the Eurovision contest, at such a young age”, he who looks at this show for several years. While it is part of the favorites or not, all will be well : “My life will continue whether I am first or last, and I would have at least had the opportunity to participate once in the contest. Or then, I will do as Valentina (Valentina Monetta who represented san Marino, editor’s note) and I will come back three times !”.