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Alexander Rybak Covers Amar Pelos Dois

The 2009 Eurovision Song Contest winner has provided us with a surprise today. He has covered the 2017 Eurovision winner “Amar Pelos Dois”, and rewritten the lyrics in English. Rybak pays tribute to the first ever Portuguese winner, Salvador Sobral and his sister Louisa who wrote the song. Alexander Rybak won the Eurovision song contest for Norway in 2009 with …

TONIGHT: Eurovision 2017 Semi-Final 2

It’s only been two days since the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 kicked off in dramatic style (I know, some of us are still reeling over Finland!) but we have to dust ourselves down and get going, because 18 more countries are set to take to the Eurovision stage! Tonight’s 18 acts can be found below; 🇷🇸 SERBIA – Tijana Bogićević …

Four more jury member changes for Eurovision 2017

We reported yesterday evening that Per Sundnes had been replaced on the Norwegian jury after he had slammed the Irish entry in a Norwegian programme, with both countries set to compete and vote in the second semi-final. Now, the EBU has confirmed that four more juries have had a change in membership, although for what reasons remains unclear. The four …

Norway replaces a jury member after comments made about the Irish Entry

According to independent.ie , a leading Irish Newspaper , Norway replaced Mr Per Sundnes with Erland Bakke due to a breach in juror rules. According to this source this happened during an official countdown show on Norwegian television station, where the judge reacted negatively to the Irish entrant and gave Ireland the least ranking possible which lead to the suspicion that this …

Poll: Who will qualify from Semi-Final 2?

We’ve seen and heard the rehearsals for all countries in the second semi-final, teaser clips have been released and full videos of the performances are now available. So it’s the perfect time to ask the all-important question – which songs will qualify from the second semi-final? We’ve created a poll with all 18 participants in the semi-final and you can pick ten …

Which rehearsal is the most promising? Day 4

Day four has already been and gone, and we’ve had space boats, fireworks, a one-man duet and of course, the long awaited return of Valentina Monetta. This rounds off the semi-finals, and boy, do Ukraine have two amazing shows in store for us! Of course, for those of you not in the press centre, we can only convey so much …

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 …

Alexander Rybak releases his new single FEVER

Alexander Rybak is back with a new single. The winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 has had quite a career since his smashing victory in Moscow eight years ago, when he won the contest with the highest score in the contest’s history until the voting changed last year. His extraordinary career began in 2007 when he participated in the …

TONIGHT: Eurovision PreParty Riga 2017

The national finals may have stopped and some of the news may have dried up (apart from the Russia-Ukraine situation!) but that doesn’t mean that Eurovision is on hold for the next few months! Tonight, the first preview party of this year’s contest will take place in Riga, Latvia, with performances from a number of Eurovision 2017 artists as well …

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