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The “Expert” Panel reviews Ireland: Sarah McTernan – 22 | (Eurovision 2019)

It’s back! The (in)famous ESC United “Expert” Panel is returning once again! While we don’t claim to be professionally qualified to judge anything, we certainly have strong opinions, so our staff and editors got together to review all 41 of the songs taking part in the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 which will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel this May.  …

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 …

Ireland: Sarah McTernan celebrates 25th Birthday during Red Sea Postcard shoot

If you follow any of this year’s entrants for Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv, Israel, you are no doubt aware that the “postcard” shoots began last week and entrants have been dropping subtle hints as to what may or may not feature in the short vignettes introducing each artist before their performances at the semi-finals and final. Sarah McTernan, who …

Ireland: Sarah McTernan’s “22” official video out now!

Irish broadcaster RTÉ announced this morning that The Voice of Ireland 2015 contestant Sarah McTernan has been selected to perform “22” at Eurovision 2019 in Israel. “22” was one of 430 submitted to RTÉ when its second annual Eurovision Song Contest Forum was convened in August 2018. Several panels of Irish musicians, music experts, journalists, and Eurovision fans consulted with RTÉ for …

Ireland: Niall Horan article a “fake story”, no decision taken yet

#YOU may have noticed that there were rumours circulating across the Eurovision world, after many outlets reported that Niall Horan was a frontrunner to represent his native Ireland in Tel Aviv, which have since been proved to have been incorrect. Now, an editor from the Irish Mirror, the news outlet who allegedly had written the original deleted article, has confirmed …

Brendan Murray eliminated from X Factor UK

After tonight’s show the Irish representative during the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 has been eliminated during the semi-finals of X Factor UK. During tonight’s show he sang “Run”, a Snow Patrol song. It has been a very turbulent journey for him. Brandon reached the bottom 2 during the 2nd week of the show and was saved after he won the …

Brendan Murray survives sing off on X Factor UK

Ireland’s Eurovision 2017 contestant’s X Factor journey was on the brink of ending last night as Brendan Murray had to sing for his place on the show against LMA Choir, his rendition of “High and Dry” by Radiohead earned a great reaction from the audience and from his mentor former One Direction star Louis Tomlinson, who later apologised to Brendan …

Golden Boy: Brendan Murray to Judge’s Houses! The latest X Factor roundup

So, with the 2018 edition of The X Factor UK well underway we have had three Eurovision stars taking part; Brendan Murray (Ireland 2017), Cezar (Romania 2013), and Gaia Cauchi (Malta JESC Winner 2013). How did these artists get on over the weekend? Over recent weeks we have seen these three acts progress from the auditions, however, for one of …

The ESC United “Expert” Panel 2018 – Ireland

It’s almost time for us to praise or criticise the Irish entry for this year’s contest, but we must first reflect on yesterday’s entry as always. What did #YOU think of Slovenia? Jakob B. (Facebook) – “I feel like juries will absolutely destroy this. Then again, they wanted to put Slovenia/Blue and Red through to the final in 2016, which …

Netherlands: Eurovision in Concert next weekend! Final list presented

This Saturday, the biggest Eurovision Song Contest pre-party will kick off! It has now been confirmed that 32 participants will be travelling to Amsterdam to meet journalists and press and entertain the fans during the concert! The concert, which this year will be celebrating its tenth year anniversary, will be held for the first time at the larger AFAS Arena …

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