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Bigger Than Last: Bottom Placed Eurovision Contestants Who Achieved Greatness

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. Pity poor Michael Rice. The knives were out before he even took the stage at the Grand Final in Tel Aviv and came in last place. The British press burped in full outrage: …

Loving You is a Winning Game – The Netherlands Win Eurovision 2019!

#YOU called it, the bookies called it, Duncan Laurence’s “Arcade” won Eurovision 2019 for The Netherlands! Though he won neither the jury’s top spot nor the televoters’ top spot, “Arcade” garnered enough points from both to ensure The Netherlands’s first Eurovision win since Teach-In’s win 44 years ago with “Ding A Dong.” This is the official Eurovision Song Contest scorecard …

Here’s who #YOU have predicted to win Eurovision 2019!

Yesterday, we asked #YOU to vote on which song you think will win tonight’s grand final, and with nearly 1,000 votes submitted we now have a result! And the result was pretty conclusive, with 42% of all of the voters predicting that the Netherlands and Duncan Laurence would be the champions of this year’s contest, matching our team’s prediction as …

TONIGHT: Eurovision Song Contest 2019

From the end of the contest in Lisbon last year and the build up to Tel Aviv’s selection as a host city, from the first submissions back in September, the first selection in December, all the way through the cold winter months with hundreds of potential entries and on through the preview parties and endless media events, the time has …

Tel Aviv Today (Day 14)

It seems like we just started with the first rehearsals yesterday, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Today is already the 14th day of Eurovision in Tel Aviv. The Grand Final is tomorrow and on Sunday we will all have to look for something to fill that big void. But what happened today actually? Firstly, after midnight we …

Who do #YOU think will win the Eurovision Song Contest 2019? (Poll)

Following two nail-biting semi-finals and, according to Jon Ola Sand, some incredibly close results, we finally have our 26 runners and riders in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest final. The twenty deserving qualifiers from the semi-finals join Israel and the Big 5 in tomorrow’s big show, but of course only one can win. And that’s where #YOU come in! We …

Here are the Ten Qualifiers from Semi-Final 2! (Updated with Grand Final draw)

The votes are in, Eurovision Executive Supervisor Jon Ola Sand has given his blessing and signed off, and we have our ten qualifiers from Semi-Final 2 for the Grand Final on Saturday, May 18, 2019. They are, in order of announcement: North Macedonia: Tamara Todevska – “Proud” The Netherlands: Duncan Laurence – “Arcade” Albania: Jonida Maliqi – “Ktheju Tokes” Sweden: …

TONIGHT: Semi-Final 2 of Eurovision Song Contest 2019

After months of preparation, selection shows, dramatic twists and turns, rehearsals and media events, it’s finally crunch time for eighteen of this year’s participants. Tonight, the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 continues with the second semi-final, live from Tel Aviv! We will be live with the final rehearsal at 15:00 CET before tonight’s live Semi-Final, where we will provide a pre-show, …

Tel Aviv today day 12!

One day after the first semi-final, people were of course still talking about it a lot. Where did it go wrong for some and how did other countries make it over others? Today was also the day of the jury-show for the second semi-final. The day started with a tweet from Jon Ola Sand that got us all talking. Apparently …

Eurovision 2019: Who do #YOU think will qualify from Semi-Final 2? (Poll)

The first full dress rehearsal of the second semi-final has now taken place in Expo Tel Aviv, Israel. With eighteen countries taking part, but only ten spots in the final up for grabs, we now have to start asking the difficult questions. Which ten countries are going to make it to Saturday’s show? Vote in our poll below for who #YOU think will …

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