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Måns Zelmerlöw to become a father

Sweden’s hero in 2015, Mans Zelmerlow, has announced that he is set to have a “small hero” of his own this evening, and has confirmed on Facebook that he is expecting a baby with his fiancée, British actress Ciara Janson. The couple began dating last year and got engaged in June of this year. Zelmerlöw has since relocated to the …

Belgium: Loïc Nottet and Laura Tesoro release new singles

One of the most promising talents of recent Eurovision contests is the Belgian starlet Loïc Nottet, who has achieved millions of views on YouTube with his songs “Mud Blood”, “Million Eyes”, his covers of Sia’s “Chandelier” and his 2015 Eurovision entry “Rhythm Inside”. Now, the young Walloon has this evening released the RnB inspired, Halloween-themed single “Doctor”, with an accompanying spooky …

Eurostars are having a busy summer

  Summer time is when most of us go to some Mediterranean location to enjoy the sun and vitamin sea, but for some others it is also a time full of commitments to numerous fans form all across the Europe and world. Several former Eurostars have been really busy in past few days with new releases. Joci Pápai, Tijana Bogićević and …

Nathan Trent takes on Elhaida Dani

This year’s Austrian representative, Nathan Trent, has recently been covering some previous Eurovision songs. The latest song he has taken on is the 2015 song from Albania, Elhaida Dani “I’m Alive”. Elhaida ended in 17th place in the final in Vienna, Nathan will be hoping to go 17 placed better and take the Eurovision crown back to Vienna after trips to …

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 …

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 …

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