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Lynne Kieran Passes Away

One-third of Austria’s entry into the 2000 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, Rounder Girls, has died. Lynne Kieran, who, alongside band members, achieved Austria a 14th place, has passed away. Thoughts are with her family, friends and of course her band mates. Lynne Kieran, who lived a healthy life of 53 years, born in 1960 in London, has died …

Mija Martina flares up racist scandal

Just as the former Yugoslav countries have been shocked by the pro-Nazi chants by Croatian football player Josip Simunic, a new scandal flares up, involving a former Eurovision entrant! Simunic, after Croatia won the qualifying game for the World Cup in 2014 against Iceland, walked onto the stadium field and chanted a pro-Nazi chant used in the Croatian puppet state …

Humperdinck chosen over Hurts for UK 2012

Pop singing duo Hurts have recently confirmed that Engelbert Humperdinck was chosen above them to represent the UK at Eurovision in Baku. The BBC may have done well to keep this quiet, oh, they have. That’s not a surprise, as the Hump’s painfully slow, and, for some, downright awful ballad went down extremely poorly in Europe, coming second to last. The synth-pop …

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