FRANCE – Émilie Satt and Jean-Karl Lucas first met in 2008, and formed Madame Monsieur in 2013. In 2015, they composed the song “Smile” for the French rapper Youssoupha, and later participated in Taratata. The duo released their debut album Tandem on 4 November 2016. On 1 January 2018, they were confirmed to be taking part in Destination Eurovision, the French national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 with the song “Mercy”. They qualified from the second semi-final on 20 January to the final held on 27 January. In the final, they placed third with the international juries but placed first with the French public, amassing a high enough amount of combined points to win the competition. They represented France in the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 held in Lisbon, Portugal.