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Watch: Reacting to the songs from the United Kingdom – You Decide

In just about a little more than 2 weeks time, the United Kingdom will have selected their entry for the upcoming contest in Tel Aviv, and they finally revealed which acts are up for the Eurovision challenge! Once again, the national broadcaster in the United Kingdom, the BBC, has decided to go with their national final method “Eurovision: You Decide“. …

United Kingdom: 6 names for You Decide

In just about a little more than 2 weeks time, the United Kingdom will have selected their entry for the upcoming contest in Tel Aviv, but today their finally revealed which acts are up for the Eurovision challenge! Once again, the national broadcaster in the United Kingdom, the BBC, has decided to go with their national final method “Eurovision: You …

JOWST releases “Everybody Knows…”, the song rejected by the BBC

UKxJOWST will be a familiar story to most Eurovision fans who follow the artist on Twitter, or indeed follow the contest’s latest developments on the social media site. Late in 2018, it was confirmed by JOWST, the Norwegian producer who finished 10th in Kyiv 2017 with “Grab The Moment”, that he had had his applications for the British national selection …

Remembering the Eurovision stars we lost in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we remember and honor Eurovision stars who passed away this year. Stars whose participation and performances provided so much joy to Eurovision fans at the contest and beyond. Lys Assia In 2018, we lost the First Lady of Eurovision herself, Lys Assia. Born Rosa Mina Scharer in 1924, Assia started off as a dancer …

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 …

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