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Sweden: Carola to return to Melodifestivalen

Carola, three-time participant for Sweden and one of the most iconic Melodifestivalen and Eurovision performers, will return to the competition in 2020, according to Aftonbladet’s Tobbe Ek. The five-time participant and Eurovision 1991 champion will return with a self-penned track about her Christian faith, This marks the first time she appears with a song she wrote and will be making …

New details emerge regarding ABBA’s new music

After winning the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest, the group ABBA quickly rose to international fame, becoming one of the most commercially successful acts in popular music. Arguably they are one of the most successful winners of the Eurovision Song Contest to date next to Céline Dion. However, following the group’s official break-up in 1982, the world had to face the …

Denmark Find True North and Win Eurovision Choir 2019!

[AdSense-B] As Jury Chairman John Rutter told the assembled choirs, every choir was a winner by virtue of being able to sing among the best choirs in Europe onstage at the Partille Arena, but it was Denmark’s experienced Vocal Line and their contemporary sound that won the title of Eurovision Choir 2019. Jury member Deke Sharon told Vocal Line after …

The Cheez-It and Boxed Wine Lovers’ Guide to Eurovision Choir 2019

[AdSense-B] 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. There are two great pieces of news to come out this week to take your minds off terrible news like Trump’s racist “Go Back Home” tweets, the United Kingdom now being led …

Oh, Say Can You See the Americans who Participated in Eurovision 2019 and its National Selections?

[AdSense-B] Happy Independence Day to our American readers, or Happy Traitors’ Day if you are of an English persuasion! Despite the day being a celebration of telling Old Europe where to stick their old order, why not use this day to highlight Americans who participated at Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv or in the national selection process? Americans have had …

Bigger Than Last: Bottom Placed Eurovision Contestants Who Achieved Greatness

[AdSense-B] 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 …

How professional are these professional juries?

[AdSense-B] This editorial is based on the opinion of its author and the views expressed do not necessarily represent those of ESC United as a whole, our other editors or the EBU itself. Like many of you, I was surprised and delighted in equal measure with the results of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday – in fact, you …

Tel Aviv Today (Day 14)

[AdSense-B] 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 …

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

[AdSense-B] 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! …

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

[AdSense-B] 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” …

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