| 8 March 1998 (age 17)
Puckane, County Tipperary, Ireland (1998-03-08) |
Anita Simoncini, Michele Perniola, Giannis Karagiannis, Debrah Scarlett, Leonor Andrade
Molly Sterling (born 8 March 1998) is an Irish singer and songwriter who represented Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "Playing with Numbers".
Molly Sterling grew up in Puckane, County Tipperary. She was educated at Kilkenny College and then at St. Andrew's College, Dublin.
Molly Sterling first came to prominence after winning the Teen Idol contest in November 2011, winning a Popstar Studios recording prize. She won a second-place award for Girl's Vocal Solo at the 2012 Kilkenny Music Festival supported Runaway GO at a gig in Nenagh Arts Centre on 9 June 2012. She finished second in TV3's All Ireland Schools’ Talent Se'arch in May 2014 and released her first EP, Strands of Heart, in November 2014.
On 27 February 2015 she was selected to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 with the song "Playing with Numbers". She performed in the second semi-final, but missed out on qualification for the final. At 17 years old, she was the youngest ever entrant to perform for Ireland in their history of participation.
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