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Denmark’s first winner dies

Jørgen Ingmann, one half of the duo who achieved Denmark’s first Eurovision victory, has died aged 89. The singer represented his country alongside wife Grethe with the song “Dansevise” in 1963 and achieved victory over Switzerland with 42 points. Following the contest he enjoyed a music career until retiring from the scene in the 1980s and living a quiet life …

Lordi are going on tour

Lordi made international headlines when they triumphed in the 2006 Eurovision Song Contest and the Finnish rockers are still going from strength to strength. The band are set to travel across the continent after they announced dates for a 41-stop European tour beginning in Finland on January 30th. The tour dates for Lordi are as follows; January 30th – BeatCon, …

Escunited interviews Mey Green

Escunited had the chance to interview one of the backing singers that represented Spain in Baku, Malmo and Copenhagen. She told us about her experiences, her first steps in music’s business and much more. Beforehand, we would like to let you know how to be the first one to know her news: @meygreenglobal (twitter) @meygreenmusic (twitter) meygreen.net (Facebook’s page) MeyGreen.MG …

Kreisiraadio’s Tarmo Leinatamm dead at 57

Tarmo Leinataam passed away on Monday at the age of 57 after unfortunately suffering with cancer. Leinataam will be best known to Eurovision fans as one-third of the popular Estonian comedy troupe Kreisiraadio who represented Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2008. The group failed to qualify from their semi-final with the multilingual “Leto Svet”, and the song often …

Eurovision 1977 singer Lynsey de Paul dies

Today brought with it some sad news; Lynsey de Paul has died of a suspected brain haemorrhage, aged 64. de Paul will be best known to our readers as one half of the duo that represented the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1977, held that year in London following Brotherhood of Man’s win in the previous year. She …

ABBA is back with a new song…..kinda

It is no secret that ABBA is Eurovision’s biggest success story and here is some good news for the fans out there: The song “I’m still alive” will be released on September 29th on the special album “ABBA Live At Wembley Arena”. It contains the whole concert of the night of November 10, 1979. The song was written by singer Agnetha …

Julia Volkova (t.a.T.u.) Homophobic remarks – The Internet reacts

The views expressed in this editorial are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the opinions and views of ESC United, its editorial board, its readers, or any other person, entity, or organization.   Juliva Volova who is one half of t.a.T.u., a band who represented Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 where they finished in …

Best ESC song of all time Tournament – Round 2

This year’s Big Tournament edition where all entries from 1956 – 2014 will compete for your vote, hoping to move on from The Preliminary Round, to the Quarter Finals, Semi Finals and the Big Final Round is currently taking place This popular Tournament is a good way to enjoy Eurovision Songs from 1956 to today while socialising with your peers …

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