The United Kingdom will not have a televised public selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. In contrast to recent years, the BBC will work together with record company BMG to find their act for Rotterdam.
Recently the dates and host cities for Sweden’s national selection Melodifestivalen were revealed, as well as the first participant of the line-up and now we know the hosts of the show.
The final of P4 Nästa has taken place in Linköping, where a total of eight finalists competed not only to win the contest, but potentially to become the first announced Melodifestivalen act for 2020. It can be the case that the winner of the radio [read more…]
After Duncan Laurence won the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 on behalf of The Netherlands, the first steps towards hosting the contest in The Netherlands in 2020 have already been taken.
The EBU has revealed the final participant list for this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest. A total of 19 countries will participate at the contest which will be held in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland, in November.
Two months ago, The Netherlands won the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. Their first victory since 1975. Something the Dutch celebrated hard, since they have seen the other side of the Eurovision-medal often. In our last episode in the Aftermath series, we look back at what [read more…]
In the Eurovision Song Contest 2016, Russia finished in third place with ‘You are the only one‘ by Sergey Lazarev. The singer took part in 2019 again, and finished in third place again. A disappointment for the superstar.
One of the biggest surprises of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 is arguably the televote victory of KEiiNO from Norway. The 291 points from the viewers at home gave them a top-10 spot after all. Something the jury was not willing to give Norway.
The last year we saw North Macedonia (back then: Former Yugoslavian Republic of Macedonia) in the Eurovision final was in 2012. Seven years later, the nation not only finally reached the final again, they also got their best result ever: 7th.
In their first six years at the Eurovision Song Contest, Azerbaijan always made it to the Top 10 of the final. But, between 2013 and 2018, the country disappeared from the left side of the table. Until Chingiz came around.