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United Kingdom: Engelbert Humperdinck is back

For many, he was the shock of Azerbaijan’s Eurovision – the veteran crooner Engelbert Humperdinck was chosen as the British representative for the contest back in 2012 at the tender age of 76 to follow in the footsteps of boyband Blue. The decision shocked and confused thousands of Eurofans back in the day, but many conceded that the performer was …

Why Do We Care About Running Orders?

This editorial is written from the opinion of the author and does not represent the views of the other editors, the EBU or escYOUnited as a whole. Eurovision has its “facts” when it comes to running order; there are death spots and there are places which make people go “ooo, they’ve got the perfect spot”. Surely success doesn’t depend that …

Jedward Return to the Big Brother House

Jedward who represented Ireland in Eurovision 2011 and 2012 originally entered the Celebrity Big Brother house in 2011 and just as they returned to Eurovision, they have returned to Big Brother! The twins entered the house last night as latecomers days after the shows launch, which saw 14 housemates (15 is we class Speidi as two housemates). Entering the house …

Escunited interviews Mey Green

Escunited had the chance to interview one of the backing singers that represented Spain in Baku, Malmo and Copenhagen. She told us about her experiences, her first steps in music’s business and much more. Beforehand, we would like to let you know how to be the first one to know her news: @meygreenglobal (twitter) @meygreenmusic (twitter) meygreen.net (Facebook’s page) MeyGreen.MG …

Tooji (Norway 2012) releases “Cocktail”

  Tooji is back with a new song. The 27 year old singer is known for his 2012 participation of the Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, Azerbaijan.   Today he announced the release of his latest single “Cocktail” which you can listen to below. His style has changed significantly and can be best described as more mature and a bit …

Estonian Eurovision Alumni Perform in Pärnu

Rain couldn’t keep them from shining through: Eurovision veterans Koit Toome, Getter Jaani, Ott Lepland and Birgit Õigemeel joined forces last Saturday, June 21, at the Pärnu Summer Concert. The concert did not only herald the coming of (a rather rainy) summer, but also commemorated the 10th anniversary of both Estonia’s accession to the European Union and their membership in …

Kurt Calleja (Malta 2012) releases ‘Love on Mars’

Kurt Calleja – Malta’s 2012 representative for the Eurovision Song Contest has just released his new music video to the song “Love on Mars”. Unlike his Eurovision song ‘This is the night’ which placed 21st in Baku Azerbaijan, “Love on Mars” is an all Maltese composed song written Kurt’s fiend Chris Attard (artist name Chris Denaro). The recently album can …

Ott Lepland News: American Tour Dates, Drag Performance for Charity

Ott Lepland Announces Small North American Tour Ott Lepland fans in four North American cities rejoice: your favorite Estonian crooner is making his way to Chicago, Toronto, Los Angeles and New York this October to perform “Kuula Live”. “Take your friends with you and you are welcome to join wherever you can!” invites Lepland’s official facebook page, where fans were …

Exclusive Interview: Tooji is here to stay with his new single “Rebels”

We recently caught up with Tooji (Norway 2012) to discuss his Eurovision days, the release of his new single “Rebels”, his personal life and future plans. “Rebels”, Tooji’s first single was recently released and is said to be “representing a new depth of Tooji both musically and visually.” According to Tooji’s label, “Rebels” Creates a dark pop landscape with artistic visuals, where …

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