Official: Douwe Bob represents Netherlands

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The Dutch singer-songwriter Douwe Bob goes represent Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest by 2016. That claimed the Dutch underground, and a few days later, on september 22, the news was confirmed.

Both the broadcaster AVRO BUNCH as the management of Douwe Bob however, the lips still held tightly, though it was known that there had been all exploratory talks between Bob and broadcasting. That there were also with O’G3NE, the girl group by Lisa, Amy & Shelley, who represented Netherlands in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2007 and who last year won the Dutch version of The Voice . They were not chosen.

The AVRO TROS confirmed the participation of Douwe Bob eventually on 22 september. The singer will travel to Stockholm with an uptempo number, that already is. That song will not be announced in February.

The 22-year-old Douwe Bob Palma gained fame at our northern neighbours by winning the first edition of the talent show the best Singer-Songwriter of Netherlands. Early this year, he scored another hit in their own country, in duet with ex-singer Anouk:

Netherlands was represented by singer Trijntje Oosterhuis. Walk Along with them, however, remained stuck in the first semifinal.