Watch Soraya feat. Vega new single ‘El Huracán’
MADRID, SPAIN – Soraya represented Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Moscow, Russia with the song “La noche es para mí” finishing 23rd with 23 points. Now along with Vega present a new single titled “El Huracán” the video of which is available below.
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By the end of 2008, Soraya Arnelas submitted one of the songs from her latest album, Sin Miedo. 1La Noche Es Para Mí becamea frontrunner in the Spanish preselection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 in Russia, being considered the early favourite to represent the country. She was finally chosen to represent Spain on 28 February 2009. Soraya’s Eurovision team consisted of a Swedish songwriting team. She heavily promoted in Sweden in the months leading up to the contest. Being an automatic finalist representing Spain, she performed in the 25th position on Final night, finishing sencond to last. However, juries and televoters did not vote for the song, and it finished in the twenty fourth place. Arnelas referred to the score as a punishment from Europe, for Radio Television Española’s late airing of the second semi-final where Spanish televoters and jury members were to vote. Previously to her Eurovision experience, she participated in the reality talent contest La Batalla de los Coros, the Spanish version of Clash of the Choirs. Controversy came in late June 2009, when her label, Vale Music, did not want to pay the video for her single “Caminaré”. Soraya stated on her official Facebook that she will make the video on her own, without the support of Vale Music”. However, as of September 2009, no news about the release of the video has been made. As well, the single release has been cancelled by her label. After visiting more than 20 cities, Soraya ended her Sin Miedo Spanish Tour 2009 on September 13, 2009. In an interview, Soraya had stated that she did not want to branch out into North American continent and would prefer to stay in Europe. However, she will be heading to New York to study and to keep training professionally herself. Also, she toured and promoted her music around South America in October. (source: wikipedia.org)