MADRID, SPAIN – Edurne, the candidate to represent Spain in Vienna has received numerous plaudits once her selection was announced by TVE.

Her selection and song “Amanecer” (Awaken) has been supported by numerous former Spanish Eurovision representatives, Ruth Lorenzo, Pastora Soler, Lucía Perez, Daniel Diges and Soraya Arnelas were among the first to offer their heartfelt congratulations via social media.

Also Marta Sanchez and Monica Naranjo, both of whom had been noted as possible choices and who worked with Edurne on the hit Antena 3 show “Tu cara me suena” (Your face sounds familiar).

Also Óscar Tarruella, manager of Edurne happens to also be the husband of Monica Naranjo. One special congratulatory mention came from Edurne’s boyfriend, Spanish and Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea.