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National Finals: The Route To Success?

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. Last year, I wrote an article which showed that, for the last ten years, it seems to make little difference whether an entry was selected via a national final or through internal selection. …

Let The Public Decide… Or Not?

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. The trees are up, you’ve heard the same old songs one hundred times already and you’ve not even got to open THIS year’s pair of socks from some almost-forgotten aunt, yet the 2018 …

Måns Zelmerlöw to become a father

Sweden’s hero in 2015, Mans Zelmerlow, has announced that he is set to have a “small hero” of his own this evening, and has confirmed on Facebook that he is expecting a baby with his fiancée, British actress Ciara Janson. The couple began dating last year and got engaged in June of this year. Zelmerlöw has since relocated to the …

Belgium: Loïc Nottet and Laura Tesoro release new singles

One of the most promising talents of recent Eurovision contests is the Belgian starlet Loïc Nottet, who has achieved millions of views on YouTube with his songs “Mud Blood”, “Million Eyes”, his covers of Sia’s “Chandelier” and his 2015 Eurovision entry “Rhythm Inside”. Now, the young Walloon has this evening released the RnB inspired, Halloween-themed single “Doctor”, with an accompanying spooky …

The biggest shock of Melfest 2017? It’s not quite what you think…

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. As the semi finals of Melodifestivalen close for another year, most Eurovision fans’ thoughts turn to the “Andra Chansen” (AC) round where, surprisingly, Loreen, the Eurovision winner from 2012, will be battling to …

Loïc Nottet wins France’s Danse avec les stars

The young Belgian star might not have triumphed for his country in Vienna, but he has finally got a well-sought after trophy – last night Loïc Nottet won the French show Danse avec les stars, the country’s franchise of the international Dancing With The Stars/Strictly series. Together with partner Denitsa Ikonomova, Nottet triumphed over runner-up, French actress and singer Priscilla …

Is something big coming from Loïc Nottet?

Loïc Nottet, Belgium’s latest Eurovision star, has posted a 14-second teaser trailer for what is expected to be new material on his Facebook page. The clip sees Nottet walk inside what appears to be a power station cooling tower, with the caption alluding to a series of videos. Watch the clip below; The beginning … Part 1: Rhythm InsideSoon! Posted …

Hungary: Boggie Embarks on European Tour

The representative of Hungary in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, Boggie, will soon begin her tour of Europe. The winner of A Dal 2015 has already begun her tour in her homeland, but in two weeks she will leave Hungary and set off for other European countries to promote her album “All is one is all”. On the 7th of …

Norway: Is new music coming from Mørland?

Norway’s 2015 representative Mørland appears to be counting down to something on his Facebook feed – perhaps a new release is imminent? Today the singer replaced the cover photo of his page with a banner reading “6 DAYS”, meaning there is likely to be an announcement or release on Friday 28th August. It will be the first post-Eurovision release from …

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