The Macedonians often struggle at Eurovision to attract votes from countries outside their Balkan neighbourhood. Can Daniel Kajmakoski's soulful ballad 'Autumn Leaves' help broaden their appeal?
Australia enter the Eurovision Song Contest with a lot to prove. A big domestic star with bags of talent and a toe-tapping, perfectly judged entry, Guy Sebastian should provide a safe pair of hands with which to justify their presence.
Conchita gave Austria a long-awaited second Eurovision win, now The Makemakes face the unenviable challenge of following in her footsteps. Will 'I Am Yours' help Austria to avoid a home-turf humiliation?
With an anthemic hook, a charismatic performer and a quirky visual gimmick, Sweden are once again favourites to take the Eurovision crown. Is Måns Zelmerlöw on his way to a heroes welcome in Vienna?
Elnur Hüseynov was part of Azerbaijan's first every Eurovision entry back in 2008. Having reached new heights of fame as the winner of Turkey's version of 'The Voice', he's back as a solo artist with the soul-stirring ballad 'Hour of the Wolf'.
They may not be the most successful Eurovision nation (to put it mildly) but Portugual have shown an admirable dedication to pursuing their own sound. Can Leonor Andrade's dreamy alt-pop confection put them back in contention after a long run of non-qualifiers?
Israel are on a run of extremely poor luck at Eurovision lately. They've gone for an unabashed crowd pleaser this year, but will it pay off and put them back in the finals for the first time in five years?
Armenia are aiming for a truly international flavour with their song for Eurovision 2015. Genealogy brings together leading Armenian artists from all over the world - but is the resulting song equal to the sum of its parts?
Ukraine may be out of Eurovision 2015 as competitors, but they'll be there in spirit thanks to Eduard Romanyuta's victory in neighbouring Moldova. But is this entry-by-proxy a worthy addition to Moldova's reliably quirky Eurovision canon?
The Norwegians seem to be developing a habit of fielding slightly left-of-centre entries to Eurovision in recent years. It's worked well for them so far, but will viewers warm to Mørland & Debrah Scarlett's sinister and faintly maudlin murder ballad?
A far cry from Paula Selling & Ovi's visual tricks and operatic shenanigans, this year's Romanian Eurovision entry is a heartfelt soft-rock ballad from popular rock group Voltaj. Will it strike a chord across Europe?
In Eurovision as in politics, Russia are never far from controversy. Polina Gagarina's universal peace anthem is one of the strongest entries of the year, but will it add fuel to the haters?