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I wish it could be Eurovision every day – Wizzard’s Roy Wood enters A Song for Europe 1972

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. As the national finals begin rolling out for Eurovision 2019, we take a look at some highlights from national contests past and artists who went on to achieve success after their participation. Today, …

United Kingdom: ‘You Decide’ in February 2019 with a change to format

The national broadcaster of the United Kingdom, the BBC, has confirmed this morning in a teaser video that next year’s Eurovision: You Decide will take place in Salford in February 2019, but that there will be a slight tweak to the format. Eurovision You Decide 2019 NEWS about Eurovision: You Decide 2019 🇬🇧🎤Your Hosts: Mel Giedroyc and Måns Zelmerlöw🎤Six Acts. …

The push to a culture of safety at the Eurovision Song Contest

This editorial is written from the opinion of the author and does not represent the views of the other editors, the EBU or escYOUnited as a whole.   Injury prevention. When I am not captivated by all things Eurovision, this is my day job. As a researcher, epidemiologist, and professor at a university located in the Southern United States, this …

A Storm of News for Eurovision: You Decide 2019

Today was the submission deadline for the 2019 edition of Eurovision: You Decide, and it would appear that there’s already some interesting and dramatic news to be told regarding the national selection. The BBC is hoping to change their recent luck in the contest after some lack luster results in past years. Will they be able to flip the United …

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 …

United Kingdom: JOWST keen to compose 2019 entry

Eurovision 2018 was certainly an eventful edition of the contest for many countries involved, but for none moreso perhaps than the United Kingdom, whose participation was interrupted by a stage invader at the contest’s final. SuRie, performing the British entry “Storm”, had the microphone snatched out of her hand by an activist with a backpack, prompting a backlash and waves …

Lisbon LIVE – Portugal, United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Italy & France reviews (Day 6)

Yesterday’s last two sessions were exciting ones for the Eurovision community as it was the first chance we had to see the performances from this year’s pre-qualified finalists; our host nation Portugal and the Big 5 countries of United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Italy and France. Did #YOU miss their rehearsals? Make sure to check out our live stream archives and …

Eurovision In Concert – View From The Audience

This editorial is written from the opinion of the author and does not represent the views of the other editors, the EBU or escYOUnited as a whole. Last weekend, over three quarters of this year’s Eurovision acts headed to Amsterdam and the AFAS Live arena for the tenth Eurovision in Concert. I’m sure many of you will have seen their …

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 …

The ESC United “Expert” Panel 2018 – United Kingdom

It’s almost time to move on to the United Kingdom, but first, let’s see how Croatia’s entry fared with #YOU, our loyal readers! Juliette (Forum) – “I think it’s a lovely song, but only when it’s on its own and not lost among a lot of other Eurovision songs, some of them catchier or with more appeal.” Romeo (Forum) – …

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