Germany looks for a star for Baku – Thomas D new jury president

Four weeks after the retirement of Stefan Raab it was announced that the German TV channels ARD and ProSieben continue their successful cooperation. After Unser Star für Oslo and Unser Song für Deutschland next year’s show will be called Unser Star für Baku.

New jury president will be Thomas D (Thomas Dürr). He was born in 1968 and is a member of the very popular German hip hop band Die Fantastischen Vier (The fantastic four).  He belongs to the most successful artists of the German music scene. Together with his band as well as a solo artist he gained several important music awards, such as the Echo (the most important German music award) which he was awarded five times. In addition to that he has been supporting newcoming musicians for years.

Stefan Raab is very delighted about Thomas D agreeing on taking the jury’s presidency. He points out that D has everything he needs for this task: the quality of entertainment, eloquence, charm and a big knowledge of music.

The search for Unser Star für Baku already starts now. Everyone who is interested in taking part in the castings in Cologne can download the application forms via the websites and

Source:, EuroVisionary
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