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Belgium: Loïc Nottet to release debut album this month

Following a breaking surprise announcement this evening, Loïc Bitter has confirmed that he will finally release his debut album, entitled “Selfocracy”, at he end of this month; Friday 31st March! Loïc also revealed the artwork for the album which sees him shrouded in darkness with just his reflection in a mirror illuminated behind him. Alongside the artwork, Bitter posted the …

The biggest shock of Melfest 2017? It’s not quite what you think…

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. As the semi finals of Melodifestivalen close for another year, most Eurovision fans’ thoughts turn to the “Andra Chansen” (AC) round where, surprisingly, Loreen, the Eurovision winner from 2012, will be battling to …

A Little Bit of English In My Song

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. After reaching their best result since 2002 with Amir and “J’ai cherché” in Stockholm, France have certainly found an entry which looks likely to challenge for another top 10 placing in May with …

Sverre Kjelsberg dies aged 69

Sverre Kjelsberg (left), one half of the duo which represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 1980, has died at the age of 69 from a currently unknown cause of death, having previously recovered from cancer. Kjelsberg sang the Norwegian 1980 entry “Sámiid Ædnan”, a song about the Sami population of Norway, alongside Mattis Hætta where the duo finished 16th …

Corry Brokken dies aged 83

One of the first winners of the Eurovision Song Contest has unfortunately passed away. Corry Brokken, who was also the first representative of the Netherlands in Eurovision, as well as their first winner and only the second victorious singer in the contest’s history, has died at the age of 83. She won the competition in 1957 with “Net Als Toen”. …

Morland’s debut album is out

He represented Norway last year in Vienna in a duet along Debrah with the song A Monster Like Me and they’ve finished on a respectful 8th place. Now, Morland is back with his debut album, after an EP that was published three years ago. There ten songs can be found and it is released for sale in Norway, also worldwide via Spotify. …

Happy 60th Birthday Eurovision!

60 years ago on this very day, one of the most momentous occasions in European history took place in Lugano, Switzerland. Seven of the countries in Western Europe united in song to stand proud against a recent history of war and turmoil. Little did the people of 1956 know that this little gathering of seven European broadcasters would continue, never …

Daniel Kajmakoski wins YFSF performing ‘Heroes’

YFSF or Your Face Sounds Familiar is a very known Balkan TV, entertaining show. The show challenges celebrities to perform as different iconic music artists every week and the best performer takes 1000 euros which gives to a chosen charity. Live show has been broadcasted into 4 countries: Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, F.Y.R Macedonia and Montenegro where viewers with televote has decieded Daniel Kajmakoski …

Hera Bjork’s show in Stockholm

Eurovision is getting closer and closer. Every year various events are organized during the day and night all over the host city. One of the events is Hera Bjork’s one woman show The Queen of effing everything that will be held on May 7th in Stockholm’s Playhouse Theater. There will be the shows one at 17:30h and the second one at 21:00h. If …

Eurovision 2017: Preliminary dates confirmed

The EBU’s reference group has confirmed preliminary dates for the Eurovision Song Contest’s 62nd edition to be held in May 2017. Europe’s biggest celebration is set to take place over three nights as usual next year, as confirmed during today’s heads of delegation meeting. The first semi-final is set to take place on May 16th, with the second semi-final on …

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