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#YOUrovision 2019 – The results (40-36)

Hello and welcome back to #YOUrovision 2019, where we count down YOUR chosen top 50 national selection songs from the 2019 contest’s selection season. We’re moving up the list and into the top 40 now, so which songs featured in this block? Disclaimer: Due to a mix-up in a tie-break during the vote count, Freedom Jazz should have been announced …

Here it is – the Junior Eurovision 2019 stage!

The Junior Eurovision 2019 stage has finally been revealed by the contest organisers, with a Polish production designer the brains behind the exciting design. TVP have gone all-out for Poland’s first hosting of a Eurovision music event, with a colourful and unique backdrop designed by Giorgios Stylianou-Matsis, who also designed stages for various events in Poland including The X Factor, …

Dutch Broadcaster AVROTROS Announces Changes to Internal Selection Committee

Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS is once again relying on their internal selection committee to find a quality candidate to represent them in Rotterdam. The Netherlands has relied upon internal selections ever since Anouk’s selection in 2013 resulted in the first Dutch qualification in 8 years. After abandoning their national selection show for an internal process, The Netherlands has placed in the …

New details emerge regarding ABBA’s new music

After winning the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest, the group ABBA quickly rose to international fame, becoming one of the most commercially successful acts in popular music. Arguably they are one of the most successful winners of the Eurovision Song Contest to date next to Céline Dion. However, following the group’s official break-up in 1982, the world had to face the …

Germany: Aly Ryan slams NDR for “rigged” selection in 2019

[AdSense-B] The comments below show the personal opinion of Aly Ryan and do not necessarily represent those of ESC United, any of its editors or anyone related to the EBU and Eurovision. Aly Ryan, one of the performers in the German national selection for Eurovision 2019, has hit out at the German broadcaster responsible for the contest and claimed that …

Teaser for Melani García’s Junior Eurovision Song posted online

[AdSense-B] Back in late July, Spain’s Radiotelevisión Española (RTVE) announced that Melani García would be representing them in the 2019 Junior Eurovision Contest. And on Friday, RTVE teased the first minute of her song “Marte” on the official Junior Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel. The song features García’s amazing vocal range through a song that fuses a pop ballad with …

#YOUrovision 2019: The results (50-46)

[AdSense-B] We asked, #YOU voted, and we are finally ready to count down your favourite entries from this year’s national finals that couldn’t make it to Tel Aviv. Which song will be crowned the inaugural champion of #YOUrovision, and which hidden gems deserved more recognition? Let’s begin with the first five songs in our top 50… 50 🇳🇴 Adrian Jørgensen …

Netta set to have role in Will Ferrell’s “Eurovision” movie?

[AdSense-B] Everyone’s favourite clucking and looping Eurovision sensation, Israel’s Netta Barzilai, could be hitting the silver screen with some of Hollywood’s brightest stars soon, as the 2018 champion reportedly has a role in the upcoming Netflix movie “Eurovision”. The comedy, written by Will Ferrell and Andrew Steele and directed by Wedding Crashers director David Dobkin, is currently in the filming …

EDITORIAL: And the song that best describes my Tel Aviv Eurovision experience is…

[AdSense-B] …Germany’s “Sister” No wait! Seriously! Come back! Despite all my issues with the staging and presentation of the Germany entry this year, like all Eurovision songs to me, there is value in them, including this song. (And kudos to the two ladies from S!sters constantly making the most of their time in the Eurovision spotlight!)  But let me explain… …

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