American singer Barklay Nikola Williams among candidates to represent Azerbaijan in Eurovision-2011. There are famous singers among the 90 applicants. Khayyam Nisanov, Nurlan Novrasli, Emin Nasirli from Azeristar contest, Azad Shabanov, who participated in the national selection last year, Lala Mammadova from Yeni ulduz contest. Azerbaijani living in Germany Seyran Ismayilkhanov, who participated in the national selection last year, have also applied this year.Famous Azerbaijani composer Rauf Hajiyev’s granddaughter Gunay also intends to represent Azerbaijan in Eurovision 2011. The Azerbaijani living in Finland has applied for the national selection. Young Azerbaijani singer Sultan, who is living in Russia, has also applied for the national selection. Honored artist Aybeniz Hashimova’s daughter Aynishan Guliyeva is one of the candidates. Reports that people’s artist Aygun Kazimova’s daughter Ilgara will participate in the national selection were not proved. According to the reliable source, Ilgara will not participate in the national selection. The first stage of the national selection will start in the first ten-day of November. The candidates qualified for this stage will demonstrate their talent on ITV. Unlike the previous selections, this year the audience will directly participate in selecting Azerbaijan’s representative for Eurovision. The selection will be through the opinion of the jury and televoting.