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Germany: Aly Ryan is YOUR favourite!

Earlier today, we asked #YOU to vote on the German acts for tonight’s Unser Lied für Israel, and #YOU didn’t dissapoint! With over 150 votes in less than 24 hours we can confirm your favourite… Aly Ryan is clearly the number one with our readers and viewers, with a staggering 51% of the vote! The uptempo and modern track “Wear …

Germany: Seven entries released for Unser Lied für Israel

The German broadcaster reponsible for organising their national selection, ARD, has finally released the seven participating entries in tonight’s final of Unser Lied für Israel. The tracks have been posted on the official website for Eurovision in the country, Eurovision.de, and #YOU can catch them all and rate the songs HERE. Aly Ryan, BB Thomaz, Gregor Hägele, Lilly Among Clouds, …

Finland: “Look Away” completes the UMK line-up

“Look Away”, the third and final release from Darude and Sebastian Rejman which will take part in this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, has been released by the Finnish broadcaster YLE. The track is much in a similar vein to the other entries in the Finnish selection but with a less intense style and a trance-pop sound. The track’s lyrics reflect …

Monika Marija withdraws “Criminal” from Eurovizija Nacionalinė Atranka Final

Monika Marija issued a plea to her fans last week: don’t vote for her performance of “Criminal” in Eurovizijos Atranka Semi-Final 2. This was due to her “Light On” having already made it from Semi-Final 1 to the Grand Final, and her fear that her fans would split their votes between the two entries and allow another favorite, most likely …

Greek and Israeli song titles revealed for 2019

The national broadcasters of Greece and Israel have confirmed their artists’ song titles for Tel Aviv. Greece’s internal selection of singer-songwriter Katerine Duska will see her perform “Better Love” in the second half of the first semi-final on 14th May, co-written between Duska and indie-pop performer Leon of Athens. The entry is set to be revealed on Thursday 7th March. …

New plagiarism accusation in Iceland? Friðrik Ómar vs Rihanna

Eagle eyed Eurovision fans and some local press in Iceland have picked up on a striking similarity between Friðrik Ómar entry for Söngvakeppnin 2019, “Hvað ef ég get ekki elskað?”, and a single from Rihanna’s last album. The Icelandic entry has some startling similarities to the track “Love on the Brain”, from Rihanna’s 2016 album “Anti”, including a near-identical chord progression …

Hungary: Disqualification just before the final takes place

Hungary has once again gone with their traditional national final A Dal – which has been used in order to find the country’s representative every year since the program debuted in 2011 – and has proven to be very successful, but a bit of drama has now occurred with just less than a week before the final takes place. Bad news …

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