Running Order Position

12 in the Second Semi-Final8 in the Grand Final


Poli Genova


If Love Was A Crime lyrics

Music by

Borislav Milanov, S. Arman, J. Persson

Lyrics by

Borislav Milanov, S. Arman, J. Persson, Poli Genova

Participating Broadcaster


History: Bulgaria
Event Points Place
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 Grand Final
Saturday, May 14, 2016
307 04
Eurovision Song Contest 2016 Second Semi-Final
Thursday, May 12, 2016
220 05

About Poli Genova

Poli Genova is an artist and lead singer with many talents. She performs equally well on TV and on the music and theatre stage. She is no stranger to the Eurovision Family of Events: In 2011, she represented Bulgaria in the Eurovision Song Contest in Düsseldorf with her song Na Inat, and in 2015 she hosted the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Poli Genova started singing at the age of four at the popular Bulgarian children's music group Bon-Bon and later helped establish their label. She studied clarinet at a musical school in Sofia and then film directing at the Bulgarian National Academy for Theatrical and Film Arts.

X Factor, Dancing with the Stars, BG TOP 40, The Magnificient Six, I Can Do That, Your face sounds familiar - the list of popular TV formats she in which she has participated in Bulgaria goes on and on. Most notably, she won the first place in the reality musical format Musical Academy.

Together with Bon-Bon, Poli Genova is active in numerous charity campaigns in Bulgaria including for UNICEF and SOS Children's Villages, Awareness for Autism campaign and Bulgarian Christmas campaign, supported by the Bulgarian President, and AVON campaign against the breast cancer.

Poli currently takes part in three musicals and she is also the Bulgarian voice of Judy Hoops in the new Disney film Zootropolis.

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