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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 …

All I want for Christmas is you: Mariah Carey’s seasonal smash hit turns 25!

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. You know the Christmas season has kicked into gear when Starbucks releases its seasonal coffee cups and both atheists and Christians whine about them, pet owners are trying to put fake antlers on …

Aly Ryan adds San Marino and possibly Poland to her Eurovision 2020 campaign

German singer and Unser Lied für Israel participant Aly Ryan caused quite the stir last month when she dropped that she would never participate in the German national selection again, and promptly said no. According to her numerous tweets on the subject, the only way Germany would get Aly Ryan’s approval is if they internally select her. But since then …

Germany: Aly Ryan slams NDR for “rigged” selection in 2019

[AdSense-B] The comments below show the personal opinion of Aly Ryan and do not necessarily represent those of ESC United, any of its editors or anyone related to the EBU and Eurovision. Aly Ryan, one of the performers in the German national selection for Eurovision 2019, has hit out at the German broadcaster responsible for the contest and claimed that …

#YOUrovision 2019: The results (50-46)

[AdSense-B] We asked, #YOU voted, and we are finally ready to count down your favourite entries from this year’s national finals that couldn’t make it to Tel Aviv. Which song will be crowned the inaugural champion of #YOUrovision, and which hidden gems deserved more recognition? Let’s begin with the first five songs in our top 50… 50 🇳🇴 Adrian Jørgensen …

Denmark Find True North and Win Eurovision Choir 2019!

[AdSense-B] As Jury Chairman John Rutter told the assembled choirs, every choir was a winner by virtue of being able to sing among the best choirs in Europe onstage at the Partille Arena, but it was Denmark’s experienced Vocal Line and their contemporary sound that won the title of Eurovision Choir 2019. Jury member Deke Sharon told Vocal Line after …

Eurovision Choir 2019 Preview: The Ten Nations Competing for Glory in Partille, Sweden

[AdSense-B] The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. Last week ESC United published a basic primer of the 2nd Eurovision Choir contest to be held this Saturday, August 3, 2019, at the Partille Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden. We went over …

The Cheez-It and Boxed Wine Lovers’ Guide to Eurovision Choir 2019

[AdSense-B] The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. There are two great pieces of news to come out this week to take your minds off terrible news like Trump’s racist “Go Back Home” tweets, the United Kingdom now being led …

You Know the Name, You Know the Number: James Bond 007 at Eurovision (Part Two)

[AdSense-B] The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. Every couple of years, a song pops along at Eurovision that has the fanbase cooing over it being “Bond-esque.” Two recent examples are Austrian Conchita Wurst’s magnificent power ballad “Rise Like a Phoenix” (2014) …

TONIGHT: Eurovision Song Contest 2019

[AdSense-B] From the end of the contest in Lisbon last year and the build up to Tel Aviv’s selection as a host city, from the first submissions back in September, the first selection in December, all the way through the cold winter months with hundreds of potential entries and on through the preview parties and endless media events, the time …

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