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Cesár Sampson
Cesar Sampson
Background Information
Origin Linz, Austria
Birthdate 18 August 1983
Age 35
Eurovision Song Contest
Country Flag of Austria Austria
Year 2018
Song "Nobody but You"
Position 4th (Semi final)
3rd (Final)
Points 231 (Semi final)
342 (Final)

Cesár Sampson is an Austrian singer and producer. He participated as a producer and backing vocalist for the 2016 and 2017 Bulgarian entries by Poli Genova and Kristian Kostov, with both finishing in 4th place and as runner-up, respectively. He also worked on past entries from F.Y.R. Macedonia and Serbia.

In December 2017, he was selected internally by national broadcaster ORF to represent his home country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, with the song "Nobody but You" revealed two days later. He performed in the first semi final and qualified for the final, where he finished in 3rd place with 342 points, giving the country its best result since Conchita Wurst won the 2014 Contest.


Eurovision Song Contest 2018
Songs
Final
"Toy" • "Fuego" • "Nobody but You" • "You Let Me Walk Alone" • "Non mi avete fatto niente" • "Lie to Me" • "Dance You Off" • "La forza" • "Higher Ground" • "My Lucky Day" • "Mall" • "When We're Old" • "Mercy" • "Bones" • "That's How You Write a Song" • "Together" • "Under the Ladder" • "Outlaw in 'Em" • "Nova deca" • "We Got Love" • "Viszlát nyár" • "Hvala, ne!" • "Tu canción" • "Storm" • "Monsters" • "O jardim"
Semi Final 1
"X My Heart" • "A Matter of Time" • "Stones" • "Óneiró mou" • "Qami" • "Forever" • "Crazy" • "Lost and Found" • "Our Choice"
Semi Final 2
"Goodbye" • "Funny Girl" • "Taboo" • "Light Me Up" • "I Won't Break" • "Inje" • "Who We Are" • "Sheni gulistvis"
Participants
Final
Netta BarzilaiEleni FoureiraCesár SampsonMichael SchulteErmal Meta & Fabrizio MoroMikolas JosefBenjamin IngrossoElina NechayevaRasmussenDoReDosEugent BushpepaIeva ZasimauskaitėMadame MonsieurEquinoxAlexander RybakRyan O'ShaughnessyMÉLOVINWaylonSanja Ilić & BalkanikaJessica MauboyAWSLea SirkAmaia & AlfredSuRieSaara AaltoCláudia Pascoal
Semi Final 1
AiselSennekZibbzYianna TerziSevak KhanagyanALEKSEEVFranka BatelićEye CueAri Ólafsson
Semi Final 2
The HumansLaura RizzottoChristabelleGromee feat. Lukas MeijerJulia SamoylovaVanja RadovanovićJessika feat. Jenifer BreningEthno Jazz Band Iriao