Sabina Babayeva to sing “When the Music Dies” on homefield – Song to be presented on Monday

Azeri Milli Seçim Turu winner Sabina Babayeva got the honour of representing the host country after winning one of the longest national selection. In the show only the winner was announced and it is now time to get to know the song. At the Eurovision Song Contest Sabine will sing the song When The Music Dies.

Sabina went to Ukraine for the preparations of the representative song after she had won the Azeri selections named Milli Seçim Turu 2012. She has been working with various names both from Ukraine, Russia and Azerbiajan. Nowadays Sabina and her team are recording on a videoclip to the song When The Music Dies, which will be the song of the host country, Azerbaijan at the Eurovision Song Contest. The video will be scenered by a Russian creature group and recorded both in Ukraine and host city Baku.

The participating song of the host country, When The Music Dies will be presented public with its official videoclip on monday, March 19th.


Sabina Bayayeva
graduated from music college named after Asaf Zaeynalli and she usually performs soul, pop and ballads. As her favourite style is jazz, Sabina knows nearly 50 jazz standards. At the same time she has been a soloist of Aypara vocal-instrumental group for seven years. She sings Azerbaijani folk music and songs of different composers who she worked with.

In addition to Sabina’s music passion, she was awarded Grand-Prix in Amberstar festival in Latvia (2009) and Slavic Star in Moscow ( 2009). She is winner of National " Qizil Achar" (Golden Key) Song Contest in 2001. At last, she participated in the National Selection of Azerbaijan for the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest and win the rights to represent own country in homeland.

As host country of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest Azerbaijan is directly qualified for the final and thus do not have to qualify from one of the two semi-finals. 

Source: EuroVisionary

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