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Eurovision in Concert: 28 acts prepare for Amsterdam event!

The first major preview event of the Eurovision 2019 calendar gets underway this weekend, as the annual Eurovision in Concert is held in Amsterdam! No less than 28 participants in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 are getting ready to hit the stage of AFAS Live this Saturday for the 11th edition of Eurovision in Concert. They are; 🇦🇱 Jonida Maliqi …

Forum Ranking Game: Italy remains on top with all 41 entries taking part

Another week, another seven days to digest this year’s crop of Eurovision hopefuls… but who is on top in this week’s forum poll? With all 41 entries now eligible in our forum ranking game, Italy’s Mahmood remains on top with his entry “Soldi”, amassing 599 points from our voters! The Italian song has now topped the poll in each week …

Iceland: Who did #YOU want to win Söngvakeppnin 2019?

Was there really any doubt as to who #YOU would pick to represent Iceland at Eurovision 2019? No, there wasn’t, as #YOU overwhelmingly voted for Hatari over the other four Söngvakeppnin 2019 finalists. With 76% of the vote, hatred prevailed as Hatari swept up your vote, mirroring the fandom that this quirky EDM band with BDSM gear and a propensity for odd …

TONIGHT: Five countries decide for Tel Aviv, final line-up in Melfest confirmed

Can #YOU believe it? We are already at the penultimate weekend of the national selection season, but what a bumper few weeks we are expecting, with 24 songs still to come for this year’s contest. Tonight will see five of these songs confirmed as the selection processes hot up across Europe. There’s also the small matter of Andra Chansen in …

Iceland: Who should win Söngvakeppnin 2019?

Do #YOU want hate to prevail, or are #YOU fighting for love? Five contestants are left in tonight’s Söngvakeppnin 2019, and having seen them being put through their paces in two Semi-Finals, we want to know who #YOU would love to see represent Iceland at Eurovision 2019! Make sure to vote in our poll below and we’ll reveal your favourite …

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 …

Call Me Mobee: Tara and Friðrik Ómar progress from Söngvakeppnin 2019 Semi-Final 2

Newcomer Tara Mobee and Eurovision veteran Friðrik Ómar emerged victorious from Söngvakeppnin 2019 Semi-Final 2 to make it to the March 2, 2019 Superfinal, where they will face off against industrial act Hatari and another Eurovision veteran in Hera Björk. Mobee, decked out in gold, translated “Betri án þín” to the stage convincingly, giving the multi-faceted and passionate display that some felt was …

TONIGHT: Super Saturday 2019

There’s always one weekend in the Eurovision calendar that promises to deliver, and that special weekend is upon us – it’s Super Saturday 2019! And this year, it’s a whopper. No less than eleven selection shows are taking place across Europe to make it the busiest night by far of this year’s selection calendar. Tonight sees the return of a …

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