Who is Conchita Wurst? Bearded Drag Queen Wins Eurovision!
Meet Conchita Wurst, the bearded drag queen who just was crowned the winner of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest!
The 25-year-old singer represented the country of Austria in the contest this year, which had the participation of 37 countries throughout Europe.
Conchita took to the stage for an amazing performance of the song “Rise Like a Phoenix” and she received a score of 290 to ultimately win the competition. Watch the performance below!
“This night is dedicated to everyone who believes in a future of peace and freedom. We are unity. We are unstoppable,” Conchita told the crowd after being announced the winner.
Conchita Wurst – Rise Like a Phoenix
Click inside to watch more of Conchita Wurst‘s performances…
Conchita Wurst Interview | The Saturday Night Show
Conchita Wurst – My Heart Will Go On
Conchita Wurst – Unbreakable
Conchita Wurst – “That’s What I Am”