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United Kingdom: Songs revealed on February 22

Following yesterday’s announcement that the BBC’s national final to select the United Kingdom’s Eurovision entry would be held on February 26th, Radio 2’s Ken Bruce has this morning confirmed that the six songs set to take part in the competition will be premiered on his show on February 22nd. Ken Bruce will also be revealing the special guest performers for …

Know-It-Alls: Eneda Tarifa for Albania, the British NF and Maltese Songs

We are back with another edition of the ESC Know-It-Alls episode discussing the latest and greatest news, developments and general Eurovision related info. Today’s panel includes Matt (ESC United Editor-in-Chief), Jake (ESC United Editor) and Sadie (ESC United Editor). This is our first meeting of the year and we are also now on YouTube. So feel free to join us …

UK: Who’s in the UK Selection?

Its been a few weeks since OGAE UK had passed their choices to the BBC from the songs that were sent in from the open selection, and we still haven’t heard anything from the BBC regarding the whole process. But searching the internet we have found some interesting hints as to who could have potentially been selected for the UK’s …

UK: Songs Have Been Shortlisted

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few months, you will know that the BBC have decided to hold an open selection to find this year’s Eurovision Song Contest entry. It has now been announced that the songs have now been shortlisted. In confirmation from the BBC, we have been informed that the songs have now …

UK: BBC Will Broadcast Both Semi-Finals

After today’s announcement by the BBC, some EuroFans may have been worried at the fact that the home of the Semi-Finals will no longer be a TV channel, it will be moving as an online channel; so the BBC may have chosen to only broadcast the Semi-Final they are required to vote in. This is not the case! The BBC …

United Kingdom: BBC Three to go online in February

The United Kingdom’s broadcaster, the BBC, has confirmed that its third channel BBC Three will go online-only starting from February 2016, due to budget cuts at the broadcaster. Since the inception of the Eurovision semi-final(s), the channel had played host to the United Kingdom’s broadcast of these rounds. As a result, it is unknown whether the semi-finals will be upgraded …

43 Countries in Stockholm!

Today the EBU announced the final list of participants. The number of countries has increased from last year’s contest, we will see 43 countries participate in the 61st Eurovision Song Contest! The 43 countries hoping to take home the Eurovision 2016 trophy are: Albania Armenia Australia Austria Azerbaijan Belarus Belgium Bosnia and Herzegovina Bulgaria Croatia Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Estonia …

ESC United Podcast: Montenegro picks the act, Italy and the UK take Eurovision seriously and should we change the Point System

The Eurovision season is slowly picking up so it’s time to start with our first Podcast of the 2016 season. Over the next months, Matt and Adam are going to discuss anything Eurovision and share their thoughs and ideas. This time it’s only going to be the two of them but they’ll have special guests going forward to bring in …

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