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Jedward qualify for Eurovision final in Baku

The Irish duo were the last of ten acts announced this evening as qualifying for the final.

Jedward celebrating in Baku tonight.
Jedward celebrating in Baku tonight.
Image: Kyran O'Brien/KOBPIX

JOHN AND EDWARD Grimes have won a place in the Eurovision final for the second year in a row.

Following a glittering performance (featuring a waterfall) in Baku this evening, Ireland’s Jedward have been selected to compete in the final of the Eurovision song contest this weekend.

The nine other countries to qualify are: Moldova, Romania, Iceland, Hungary, Denmark, Albania, Cyprus, Greece, and Russia.

Six other countries automatically qualified for the final on Saturday night: the UK, France, Italy, Spain, Germany and hosts Azerbaijan.

The second semi-final is being held on Thursday night to determine the last of the qualifying entrants.

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