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Kreisiraadio’s Tarmo Leinatamm dead at 57

Tarmo Leinataam passed away on Monday at the age of 57 after unfortunately suffering with cancer. Leinataam will be best known to Eurovision fans as one-third of the popular Estonian comedy troupe Kreisiraadio who represented Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2008. The group failed to qualify from their semi-final with the multilingual “Leto Svet”, and the song often …

Eurovision 1977 singer Lynsey de Paul dies

Today brought with it some sad news; Lynsey de Paul has died of a suspected brain haemorrhage, aged 64. de Paul will be best known to our readers as one half of the duo that represented the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1977, held that year in London following Brotherhood of Man’s win in the previous year. She …

ABBA is back with a new song…..kinda

It is no secret that ABBA is Eurovision’s biggest success story and here is some good news for the fans out there: The song “I’m still alive” will be released on September 29th on the special album “ABBA Live At Wembley Arena”. It contains the whole concert of the night of November 10, 1979. The song was written by singer Agnetha …

Julia Volkova (t.a.T.u.) Homophobic remarks – The Internet reacts

The views expressed in this editorial are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions and views of ESC United, its editorial board, its readers, or any other person, entity, or organization.   Juliva Volova who is one half of t.a.T.u., a band who represented Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 where they finished in …

Best ESC song of all time Tournament – Round 2

This year’s Big Tournament edition where all entries from 1956 – 2014 will compete for your vote, hoping to move on from The Preliminary Round, to the Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and the Big Final Round is currently taking place This popular Tournament is a good way to enjoy Eurovision Songs from 1956 to today while socialising with your peers …

Anabel Conde releases Toda una mujer

The runner up of 1995 Eurovision Song Contest edition with “vuelve conmigo” (come back to me) has launched her new project. “Toda una mujer”, which translated in English means “a truly woman”, has been chosen as the title of her album after years of silence. Her new album has been recorded by the label Feel noise. The reason why her fans …

Lynne Kieran Passes Away

One-third of Austria’s entry into the 2000 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, Rounder Girls, has died. Lynne Kieran, who, alongside band members, achieved Austria a 14th place, has passed away. Thoughts are with her family, friends and of course her band mates. Lynne Kieran, who lived a healthy life of 53 years, born in 1960 in London, has died …

Mija Martina flares up racist scandal

Just as the former Yugoslav countries have been shocked by the pro-Nazi chants by Croatian football player Josip Simunic, a new scandal flares up, involving a former Eurovision entrant! Simunic, after Croatia won the qualifying game for the World Cup in 2014 against Iceland, walked onto the stadium field and chanted a pro-Nazi chant used in the Croatian puppet state …

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