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.
Australian broadcaster ABC have now announced that Jordan Anthony will represent the nation at Junior Eurovision this year, set to be held in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland. The 14-year-old singer rose to fame on the recent season of the Voice Australia, where he was the youngest performer [read more…]
After a successful debut year for Australia Decides, broadcaster SBS and production partner Blink TV have now announced that the national selection will be returning in 2020.
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…]
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…]
Since their return to the contest, Italy has remained a strong competitor at the contest, and more often than not, we see Italy somewhere within the Top 10. This year was no exception, with Mahmood finishing in 2nd place with his song, Soldi.
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.
Switzerland’s success at Eurovision is few and far between, and despite their efforts to turn their luck around, the nation often struggled to determine what would make a successful Eurovision package. With a renewed selection strategy, Switzerland proved that it was possible to turn things [read more…]
Sweden was one of the contenders for victory, so it was hardly a surprise that the Scandinavian country ended up in the top 10 of the Eurovision Song Contest yet again. Sweden were placed into the top 5 after issues with the dismissal of the [read more…]