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Success Comes From Within? The EU Effect in Eurovision

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. Tomorrow, barring any major surprises, the UK will select their entry for 2018 which will be the last time that the UK participates in Eurovision as a member of the European Union (EU). …

National Finals: The Route To Success?

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. Last year, I wrote an article which showed that, for the last ten years, it seems to make little difference whether an entry was selected via a national final or through internal selection. …

Let The Public Decide… Or Not?

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. The trees are up, you’ve heard the same old songs one hundred times already and you’ve not even got to open THIS year’s pair of socks from some almost-forgotten aunt, yet the 2018 …

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 …

Krista Siegfrids set to release new single On & Off

    Krista Siegfrids continues to spoil her fans with awesome music as she announced that her new single “On & Off” will be released on February 20th, 2015. The energetic singer has released several songs since her Eurovision Song Contest 2013 entry Ding Dong including Can You See Me and Cinderella. Her debut album was released May 13th 2013 …

Krista Siegfrids (Finland 2013) turned down Melodifestivalen

Krista Siegfrids said NO when she was offered to take part in Melodifestivalen, the popular Swedish music competition.  Krista Siegfrids is no stranger to the Eurovision world, the 29-year old star represented Finland in 2013 with the song “Marry Me”. However, the energetic singer decided not to take part. The question is: Why is that? Siegfrids explained:  “I was approached …

Marco Mengoni (Italy 2013) releases “Se sei come sei”

  Popular Italian artist Marco Mengoni has released a new single titled Se sei come sei. The 26-year-old singer is well-known to the Eurovision crowds as he represented Italy at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest where he finished seventh with the song L’essenziale. Mengoni said that his Eurovision experience left him “a little astonished” and that he would compete again “without a second thought.” …

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 …

Cascada releases their new single “Madness”

Cascada’s new single “Madness” is out. The act who represented Germany in the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest continues to please their fans with great dance music and this song is no exception. The song was written by Allan Eshuijs, Jozien van Dorst, Yann Peifer and Manuel Reuter and is the second single from their upcoming album to be released (hopefully) …

Belgium: Roberto Bellarosa releases new single

Last week the Belgian 2013 representative Roberto Bellarosa released his new song Agathe. It’s the first single from his upcoming album which he has been recording in Paris. Today the offical video of Agathe was released. Watch the video here! [vsw id=”7zbZ3q0fFFU” source=”youtube” width=”425″ height=”344″ autoplay=”no”]   Roberto Bellarosa took part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 and represented his …

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