Who is Spain's Eurovision entry Chanel?

SPAIN'S Eurovision entry has been confirmed as singer, dancer and actress Chanel Terrero with her song SlowMo.

Here's everything we know about the Spanish contestant set to perform at The Eurovision Song Contest in May 2022.

Who is Spain's Eurovision entry Chanel?

Chanel was born in 1991, in Havana, Cuba but relocated to Olesa de Montserrat in Catalonia, Spain as a young child with her family.

The Eurovision contender has always had a passion for performing – she enrolled in ballet, classical, jazz, rhythmic gymnastics, singing and acting since the age of six.

As a teenager she began working in the musical theatre industry, where she starred in Spanish productions of The Lion King, Flashdance, The Bodyguard and Mamma Mia.

She also has a number of Spanish TV and film appearances under her belt, as well as dancing with Shakira at the 2010 MTV Europe Music Awards.

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What song is Chanel singing at Eurovision 2022?

After confessing to watching and dreaming about participating in the Eurovision Song Contest since being a young child – she has made her dream come true after releasing her first song.

The song SlowMo is a Latin pop and reggaeton song, incorporating both Spanish and English lyrics.

SlowMo is composed by songwriters who have worked with artists such as Madonna, Black Eyed Peas, Ricky Martin, Britney Spears, Mariah Carey and Nicki Minaj.

Has Spain ever won Eurovision Song Contest?

Spain has won the Eurovision Song Contest twice, since first appearing in 1961.

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Spain's first victory was won by Spanish pop singer Massiel with the song La la la – beating Cliff Richard's song Congratulations.

Their second victory came a year later in 1969, when Spanish singer Salomé and the song Vivo cantando won joint first prize with UK contestant Lulu, French contestant Frida Boccara and contestant Lenny Kuhr, representing the Netherlands.

When is Eurovision 2022 and how to watch it?

The world's biggest music competition will return this May and will be broadcast live from Turin across the BBC.

The BBC is promising viewers and listeners a huge array of content across TV, Radio and online platforms.

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