Monday, 27 September 2010

Germany 1998

The Germany national final to select their entry, Countdown Grand Prix 1998, was held on February 26 at the Stadthalle Bremen, and was hosted by Axel Bulthaupt and Nena. The final decision was decided on televoting only, the top 3 were announced, but the other placings are known unofficially.

The winning entry was Guildo hat euch lieb!, performed by Guildo Horn and written and composed by Stefan Raab.


01. Guildo hat euch lieb! - Guildo Horn, 62%
02. Herzensschöner - Rosenstolz, 10.6%
03. Du bist ein Teil von mir - Heats & Roses, 10.1%
04. Gel-Song (Kleine Melodie) - Fokker
05. Lass die Herzen sich berühren - Diana & Wind
06. Can-Can - Ballhouse
07. Carneval - Köpenick
08. Kids - Sharon
09. Es regnet nie in Texas - Shana
10. Freut euch! - Maria Perzil

Guildo Horn was the ninth performer on the night of the Contest. At the Contest, he performed together with his band Die Orthopädischen Strümpfe. At the close of the voting the song had received 86 points, placing 7th in a field of 25 competing countries.

Guildo Horn (born February 15, 1963 in Trier as Horst Köhler) is a German schlager singer. He is mainly famous for his eccentric stage persona, which includes outrageous clothes and very extroverted antics.

He has served alongside Olympic trampolining champion Anna Dogonadze and referee Markus Merk as ambassador for his native state of Rhineland-Palatinate for the 2006 FIFA World Cup.


  1. I just hate this german entry.....In 1998 was the end of good old and decent Eurovision...

  2. I also hate this german entry, one of the worst ever if you ask me......