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Salena Mastroianni: “Lucy is a phenomenal artist and I think she’ll make the UK proud”

One of the competing artists in the United Kingdom’s selection Eurovision: You Decide back in January was Salena Mastroianni with the song “I Don’t Wanna Fight”.  We caught up with her after EYD and found out what she thinks about Lucie Jones and hersong “Never Give Up On You”…and a lot more! Hello Salena! First of all I want to thank you …

Belgium: Listen to “City Lights”

We told you that the snippet was out and now many people in Europe are waking up to the news that the Belgian entry has been released! Blanche is one of the youngest artists in this year’s contest but you wouldn’t know that from hearing the entry which belies her years. The darker synthpop song twinned with Blanche’s deeper voice …

Belgium: Snippet of entry revealed

It might be the bright City Lights guiding Belgium to their next success at Eurovision – or so we suspect? It seems that ahead of tomorrow morning’s reveal of the Belgian entry, a snippet of the song has already been released onto YouTube, with the song being called “City Lights”. The song seems to be an upbeat pop entry with late-night …

Portugal: Odds slashed on first Eurovision victory

In perhaps one of the most surprising reactions to an entry’s selection so far this season, odds have been slashed across the continent on Portugal winning Eurovision, with the bet becoming one of the most popular bets to make worldwide on Oddschecker! Salvador Sobral and his soothing “Amar pelos dois” has certainly captured the imagination of fans in Portugal and …

Yodel-Lay-Hee-Hoo! Analyzing the art of Yodeling

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. Romania is back at Eurovision!  After last year’s debacle, they are jumping right into the mix as a fan favorite with “Yodel It!” by Ilinca & Alex Florea.  It’s still early in the …

It’s Isaiah Firebrace for Australia!

This morning in CET land, Australia’s national broadcaster SBS has confirmed that 17-year-old X Factor winner Isaiah Firebrace will represent the land down under at Eurovision in Kiev! The young starlet, who has already had a big hit in many countries with “It’s Gotta Be You”, will perform “Don’t Come Easy” in a big to become Australia’s first Victor in …

Greece send Demy “This is Love”

Greece have decided and the song that the internally selected Demy will perform in Kiev is “This is Love”. The result was determined by a mix of televote (70%) and jury (30%), all but one jury gave their vote to “This is Love”. The televoters seemed to like it to gaining the most points overall and therefore winning the right …

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