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Sweden: John Lundvik wins Melodifestivalen 2019!

It’s was the very last national final of this season, and when you’re reading this… well, then it’s all over for this year. Sweden kept with their long running national selection, Melodifestivalen. Melodifestivalen 2019! It’s the most famous and most followed national final every year, once again Sweden showed Europe how to host a spectacular show. We started with 28 …

Montenegro: RTCG reveal revamped version of D-moll’s “Heaven”

Montenegro’s national broadcaster RTCG has unveiled the video for D-moll’s entry “Heaven”, showcasing the drastically revamped Eurovision version of the song for the first time. The new version sees some tempo changes and more of a focus on traditional elements while retaining the harmonies and melodies of the vocal group. #YOU can see the video and hear the new version …

Sweden: John Lundvik is your favourite to win Melodifestivalen 2019!

We asked #YOU to decide which act should win tonight’s Melodifestivalen final, and we have your result – it’s John Lundvik! John gained 34% of the voting for his track “Too Late For Love”, beating Wiktoria’s “Not With Me” on 23% and Jon Henrik Fjällgren’s “Norrsken (Goeksegh)” on 17% – the favourite of our editors and staff. There isn’t too …

Sweden: Our reviews of the Melodifestivalen finalists

The opinions expressed in this article are those of the individual authors and do not necessarily represent our other authors, #escYOUnited as a whole or the EBU. So with that, the national final season draws to a close. And what better way to tie everything up into a neat package than with the twelve finalists of Melodifestivalen 2019? For one …

Russia: Sergey Lazarev’s “Scream” has been released!

After months of speculation and hype, Russia have finally released their song for Eurovision 2019. The much hyped Sergey Lazarev will sing the song “Scream” on the stage in Tel Aviv in May. Sergey has taken part in Eurovision before representing Russia in the 2016 edition where he finsihed third with the song “You Are The Only One”, and since …

Sweden: Who should win Melodifestivalen 2019?

After hundreds of songs, a lot of drama and some interesting choices across Europe, tonight sees the last national final draw to a close, and there’s not better place to end than with Sweden’s Melodifestivalen. The show-stopping behemoth of a selection will hold its final tonight, live from Friends Arena in Solna, northern Stockholm, as twelve acts battle to win …

North Macedonia: Tamara Todevska unveils her feminist anthem “Proud”

North Macedonia’s first ever Eurovision entry under its new official name has been revealed, as Tamara Todevska’s powerful ballad “Proud” was exclusively revealed on Macedonian news this evening. Shortly after, the official video for the track was posted on the official Eurovision channel, which can be seen below. The strong, emotive ballad sees Tamara show off her vocal swagger, with …

Austria: PÆNDA reveals “Limits”, listen now

Austria’s internally selected artist Pænda has been building up a lot of hype for her entry “Limits”, and the song was finally unleashed onto the Austrian public this morning during the Ö3 breakfast show. The down tempo, breathy electro-ballad will certainly divide opinion, but it is another high quality, well-produced entry for the Austrian Eurovision faithful to support in Tel …

The Netherlands finally release their song: Duncan Laurence will sing “Arcade” in Tel Aviv

We’ve known for a little while that Duncan Laurence would represent The Netherlands this year in Tel Aviv. Yesterday there was a leak about his potential song and today he finally released his song “Arcade”. After a few months of speculation about the rather unknown artist Duncan Laurence, we finally have a song. He will be performing the emotional ballad …

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