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Celine Dion’s “Courage” album sales break unwanted Billboard record

It was great news last week for Celine Dion’s latest album “Courage” as it topped the Billboard 200 with 113,000 equivalent sales units. It was not great news this week for Celine Dion’s latest album “Courage” as sales plummeted in its second week, becoming the first ever record in American history to debut at Number 1 and fall out of …

Sweden: High expectations for Melodifestivalen 2020

It’s all gearing up in Sweden for the next edition of Melodifestivalen. Tomorrow the official artists and song titles announcement is expected, and the Eurovision community can’t wait! What do we know so far?  The 60th edition of the competition will be held between 1st February and 7th March 2019. Linkoping, Gothenburg, Lulea & Malmö will host the semi-finals while …

Junior Eurovision 2019 running order revealed during Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony was held this evening at the Silesian Theater in Katowice, Poland, during which the running order for this Saturday’s Junior Eurovision 2019 contest was determined. Telewizja Polska (TVP) president and the European Broadcasting Union’s (EBU) Executive Supervisor of Eurovision Jon Ola Sand welcomed all nineteen delegations to Poland, and after a brief performance by Polish boy band …

A few words: Ranking the Eurovision winner speeches in the 2010s

Before the article, a disclaimer – the below editorial is tongue-in-cheek and written from the personal opinion of the author, and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as an outlet, its contributors or anyone associated with Eurovision. So, you’ve just won the Eurovision Song Contest. Congratulations! Obviously, the above can only come true for one act in …

POLL: Who do #YOU want to win Junior Eurovision 2019?

With just over a week to go, the excitement for this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest is hotting up! Nineteen countries will take to the stage in Gliwice, Poland, with one act set to follow in Roksana Wegiel’s footsteps and be crowned as the Junior Eurovision champion! But which country do #YOU think should win the contest? Vote in our …

“Open Up” – Eurovision 2020 theme and slogan revealed!

The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced today that “Open Up” will be the official theme and slogan of Eurovision 2020, to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, in May 2020. “The slogan ‘Open Up’ is intentionally incomplete,” said Sietse Bakker, the executive producer of Eurovision 2020. “Open up to each other. Open up to music. Open up to Rotterdam. Open …

Riverdance marks 25th anniversary of Eurovision performance with global tour

In April 1994, Michael Flatley, Jean Butler and their talented group of dancers took to the Eurovision stage in Dublin as that year’s interval act. What would follow would become another iconic moment in the contest’s history, and the competition birthed another international sensation in unlikely circumstances. Now, 25 years on from that performance, the Irish dance phenomenon is marking …

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[AdSense-B] As the dust has settled on Tel Aviv 2019 and we now look forward to the contest returning to the Netherlands for the first time in 40 years, our focus turns to improving and growing as a website for the biggest contest yet in 2020! Once again, we were overwhelmed and immensely proud of the response and support we …

Music round up: Måns Zelmerlöw, Alexander Rybak, Iveta Mukuchyan, Nathan Trent, and more!

[AdSense-B] Missing Eurovision music? Want to see which alumni of the contest have recently released new tracks? Well, look no further! Here’s a selection of songs released within the last few months from Eurovision stars past and present. Which of the tracks is your favourite? Måns Zelmerlöw – Grow Up To Be You (Sweden, 2015) Måns mentioned that he has …

New hits from Ira Losco, Brendan Murray, Kate Miller-Heidke, Madame Monsieur and More! – May Music Round-Up

[AdSense-B] The month of May has been filled with music releases from past Eurovision artists, and we want #YOU to be aware of these new songs! 22 songs and music videos have been released from all across Europe, and even Australia, just in time for your summer playlists! Today we will focus on 8 of these new hits. Ira Losco …

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