The second entry of Finland’s national selection for Eurovision Song Contest 2022 has just been released. BESS is taking part in UMK22 with the song “Ram pam pam”.
Listen to “Ram pam pam”
The song is written by BESS together with Tomi Saario and Jonas Olsson. Tomi Saario is a singer-songwriter, who also had some success as an artist himself. He’s signed with Sony Music Germany.
Jonas Olsson has produced several songs to Finland’s national selection before. Most recently he was behind the fan favourite “Circle of Light” by Emma in 2017. He has also worked with many Finnish artists including Robin, Diandra, Jannika B and Erika Vikman.
Who is BESS?
BESS is Helsinki-based pop artist who released her first single “En pysty lopettaa” in 2017. She quickly gained fame already with her first single and the song has reached over two millions streams on Spotify so far. Her second single “Tempo” was even bigger hit in Finland and currently has over ten million streams. Her debut album was released in 2019 and currently the singer has over 250 thousand monthly listeners on Spotify.
Her music has been used in various reality shows, including Temptation Island Finland, Love Island Finland and Bachelor Finland. She also has worked with artists such as Mikael Gabriel and Raappana. In an interview with Voice.fi she tells she loves Céline Dion, but her favourite Eurovision entry is France’s winning entry from 1977, “L’oiseau et l’enfant” by Marie Myriam.
Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2022
The eleventh edition of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu is taking place on February 26th at 20:00 CET. Seven acts will compete and the Finnish public together with international juries will choose Finland’s representative for Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin.
The seven contestants who are taking part are Cyan Kicks, BESS, The Rasmus, Younghearted, Olivera, Tommi Läntinen and Isaac Sene. The next song will be released tomorrow at 23:00 CET.
You can also listen to all the competing entries at this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu by following our Spotify playlist.
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