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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 …

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 3

So what did we see on day three? Hot air balloons, big voices, glitter ball cannons and moons and walking on air. Just another day in the life at Eurovision! Of course, for those of you not in the press centre, we can only convey so much of the madness to you, alongside the other press, eurovision.tv and the YouTube …

Who do #YOU want to win Eurovision 2017?

We have finally made it to this point of the year, an exciting time for all – all 43 entries fighting to win this year’s Eurovision Song Contest have been released! Because of this, there’s only one question on everyone’s lips… Who is likely to see the end credits rolling over their entry late on May 13th? There are of …

Listen to Ireland’s Entry “Dying to Try”

The Irish broadcaster previously announced they had internally selected Brendan Murray to represent the Emerald Isle in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, to be held in Kiev in May. Today the broadcaster released their entry which Brendan will perform, “Dying to Try”. The song was written by Swede, Jörgen Elofsson, and Brit, James Newman.  It was selected out of 320 songs …

Jedward Return to the Big Brother House

Jedward who represented Ireland in Eurovision 2011 and 2012 originally entered the Celebrity Big Brother house in 2011 and just as they returned to Eurovision, they have returned to Big Brother! The twins entered the house last night as latecomers days after the shows launch, which saw 14 housemates (15 is we class Speidi as two housemates). Entering the house …

Predictions: Televote (Readers) vs. Jury (Team Stockholm) – Semi-Final 2

Here we are again for another round of predictions! We’ve counted up your votes, we’ve compiled our lists of qualifiers and we’re ready to take back the title from the readers! On Tuesday, the readers “televote” results were slightly more accurate than ours, but we feel pretty confident today! Once again we were astounded at the response to our poll so thank …

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