|Posted by Eurovision On Top on April 18, 2015 at 1:55 PM|
The 15th edition of the Amadeus Austrian Music Awards took place in Vienna, Austria, at the Volkstheater on 29 March 2015.
Once more Eurovision artists were awarded at the "Austrian Grammys", curiously the two Eurovision Austrian winners: Udo & Conchita.
The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest Contest 1966, Udo Jürgens (who, as you know, passed away last December) was nominated for "Best Male Artist" and for "Best Album" with "Mitten im Leben - das Tribute Album". Udo won the award for "Best Male Artist".
The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, Conchita Wurst, was nominated for "Best Female Artist", "Song of the Year" with "Rise like a Phoenix" and "Best Video" with "Heroes". Conchita won the three awards for which she was nominated for.
2014 was actually a great year for both artists in Austria.
Regarding Udo Jürgens, the album "Mitten in Leben" spent 38 weeks on the chart, peaking at #2, selling (so far) double platinum. (30 000 copies sold).
His second release of 2014 (Udo Jürgens und seine Gäste - Mitten in Leben, das tribute album) reached #1, selling (so far) platinum (15 000 copies sold).
Regarding Conchita Wurst, "Rise like a Phoenix" peaked at #1 selling platinum (30 000 copies sold). "Heroes" peaked at #4 and spent (so far) 16 weeks on the Austrian charts.
Check out Conchita's performance of her current single "You are unstoppable".