The Dami Army has been campaigning hard for their queen for quite some time. The Europe based dedicated Eurovision blog Wiwibloggs had her tipped to be our representative as far back as last year – before the 2015 announcement of Guy Sebastian was made.
This year, SBS ran a poll onsite asking fans if they could guess who would fly the flag for us in Stockholm, and while it briefly looked like Delta Goodrem held the top spot, the Dami Army quickly took control, with Ms Im becoming the hot favourite – finishing with over 30% of the vote:
Dami fans have been making their voices heard on social media too, with the SBS social feeds inundated for weeks with fan requests to send their golden girl to rep for us in Sweden.
Committed fans did some sleuthing to piece together the trail of clues left by the artist via SBS social media:
Tension built to a climax as the announcement drew nigh...
Well guys you got your wish – and Dami is very grateful for all your support. See her personal message to all of the fans below:
Relive the moment that Dami was announced as the newest representative by Conchita Wurst and Guy Sebastian onstage at the Sydney Opera House: