He entertained in his first audition, rendering Simon Cowell speechless and getting Nicole on her feet, but can he get the British public behind him? That is needed as he is now fighting for a place in the live shows.
After a successful run at Boot Camp and the Six Chair Challenge, we saw Slavko lose out on a place in the live shows. The Montenegrin singer may not be out of the running just yet though, as there are wildcard acts to be chosen.
X-Factor over the years has always wanted to change up the game, adding new twists and turns to their selection process. Producers are trying to keep it exciting for the viewers – and question is now if this year’s Eurovision participant Slavko can benefit from it.
He didn’t get a ‘Yes’ from mentor Nicole on Saturday night, but not all is lost. This year, instead of producers or the judges picking a wildcard for each other, the choice is the public’s, and as voting has closed in the UK, we wait to see the result.
Most likely the result will be revealed on Saturday evening, at the first live final. The Montenegrin singer is up against Airport Worker Talia Dean and Dutch singer Berget Lewis, who is no stranger to Eurovision. In 2003 she participated in the Dutch national final, narrowly beaten by Esther Hart with One More Night.
Slavko is a fantastic entertainer, but will be the first to admit his voice may not be as strong as others in the competition. What remains to be seen is whether the British public want another ‘novel’ act, after last year when the competition garnered a lot of criticism for it inclusion of rapper Honey G.
We keep our fingers crossed for Slavko, and hope he is successful on this week’s show. While waiting for news on Slavko’s further journey, take a look at his Eurovision performance in the video below: