Either System of a Down or Aramé to represent Armenia
Although Armenia appeared to be content with the televoting system chosen to select their representative for Eurovision 2008, they will be doing this by internal selection for 2009.
The two participants rumoured to be on the shortlist are System of a Down, who have had renowned European-wide success and Aramé, voted best male singer at the Armenian National Music Awards in 2007.System of a Down have made note that they will only be keen to represent their country if they are allowed to make mention of the Armenian Genocide which took place. Something which could cause concern since Eurovision is scheduled to take place in Moscow. Aramé is less demanding and would follow a trend set in place by last years' representative, Sirusho, who had previously won the best female singer award at the same awards ceremony back in 2006.