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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 …

Scandalous Selections Part 1: What Happened This Year?

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. 2017 seems to have certainly had its fair share of controversial National Final decisions. The first to really hit the headlines was the Spanish selection “Objetivo Eurovisión 2017” where the jury votes and …

Belgium, Bulgaria and Portugal among betting favourites

In a stark contrast to recent years, and certainly a far cry from the early days of two semi-finals and the ongoing debate over the myth of political voting, some surprising countries have put themselves in and amongst the favourites to win the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017. Italy still remain the clear favourites with Francesco Gabbani’s “Occidentali’s Karma”, which …

Sweden: Melodifestivalen voting results in full

For a country whose population sits just shy of 10 million, it’s always impressive seeing just how much support the annual Melodifestivalen competition recieves. This year has been no different, with SVT revealing that over 13.5 million votes were cast in the contest’s grand final on Saturday – at least one vote per Swede! The full voting results of course …

Sweden: Our Melodifestivalen Winner Is Robin Bengtsson!

The Eurovision National Final Season, is coming to an end, and tonight we just had one of the very last national finals. We’ve reached the end of Melodifestivalen, and after 6 shows, our winner is Robin Bengtsson! The Grand Final! From a total of 4 semi-finals, and 1 Andra Chansen round, a total of 12 songs were standing left in …

Sweden: Benjamin Ingrosso “I’ve practiced more on my voice”

After winning a place in the final during Semi-Final 2, Benjamin Ingrosso is prepared for tonight’s performance. Benjamin won Lilla Melodifestivalen in 2006 with “Hej Sofia”. In 2014,he won the Swedish TV show Let’s Dance 2014, alongside his professional partner Sigrid Bernson. In October 2015,  he released his first single “Fall in Love”. Will Melodifestivalen 2017 be the third major competition that he will win? I …

Sweden: Boris Rene “I’m much calmer this year”

This is Boris Rene’s 2nd attempt to Melodifestivalen. Last year he managed to achieve the 10th place in the final of this contest. Last week, he won the dual against Dismissed and tonight he will compete with his entry “Her Kiss” . “Her Kiss” reached the 50th place on the Swedish charts. I would like to remind you that our …

Sweden Anton Hagman: “I’m just being my self on stage and having a good time”

Anton Hagman won Andra Chansen last week and he will compete in tonight’s competition. Anton is only 18 years old and this is first attempt at Melodifestivalen. Besides singing, he plays the guitar and the piano. I would like to remind you that our Melodifestivalen Poll is still open and you can vote using this link.  

Sweden: Melodifestivalen 2017 – Ace Wilder “If I knew I would sell it”

Ace Wilder managed to have a short chat with us. This is Ace Wilder’s 3rd attempt in Melodifestivalen. Ace Wilder managed to released various popular tracks such as Busy Doin’ Nothing, Don’t worry & Self fish. During last year’s Melodifestivalen she managed to reach the 3rd place. Tonight she will compete with Wild Child. Will she be in Top 3 …

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