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Road to Rotterdam: Natalia Gordienko (Moldova)

In the lead up to the rehearsals in Rotterdam, we continue to profile all 39 of this year’s competing artists and detailing their journey to Eurovision 2021. Today we turn to something sweet, as we profile Natalia Gordienko and her return to the Eurovision stage after fifteen years away! Who is Natalia Gordienko? One of Eurovision 2021’s more experienced performers …

Come Clarity Turns 15: Swedish band In Flames’s Gamble with Melodifestivalen Contestant Pays Off

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision, Melodifestivalen or the EBU. An artist’s change in sound is one of the riskiest moves they can make. It’s the ultimate proposition of “damned if you do, damned if you don’t,” with some fickle fans getting bored …

Lordi to perform online concert on 14th Anniversary of Eurovision Victory

Eurovision 2006 winners Lordi will be performing an online concert livestream on May 20, 2020, the 14th anniversary of their victory. Titled “Scarctic Circle Gathering,” the three hour event will feature fan requested songs and the band’s greatest hits. Please head over to our website https://t.co/EykoptagZM for more information about #ScarcticCircleGatheringLiveStream #ScreamStream pic.twitter.com/lX5wyt59bX — Lordi (@LORDIOFFICIAL) April 9, 2020 Tickets …

Severina holds a spectacular concert in Belgrade Arena

Our Balkan correspondent Stefan was at Croatian Eurovision icon Severina’s performance in Belgrade recently – find out how the show went below! The Croatian representative from Athens’ Eurovision, Severina is currently on a local tour called The Magic Tour. After a concert in her hometown Split, the next stop was Belgrade and home of the 53rd Eurovision Song Contest in …

Sweden: Carola to return to Melodifestivalen

Carola, three-time participant for Sweden and one of the most iconic Melodifestivalen and Eurovision performers, will return to the competition in 2020, according to Aftonbladet’s Tobbe Ek. The five-time participant and Eurovision 1991 champion will return with a self-penned track about her Christian faith, This marks the first time she appears with a song she wrote and will be making …

MSNBC President Phil Griffin involved in shocking allegations about Eurovision 2006 co-host

On the eve of the release of journalist Ronan Farrow’s anticipated investigative book “Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators,” new allegations about American news network MSNBC President Phil Griffin have surfaced regarding his behavior at the embattled NBC network. American journalist Yashar Ali revealed earlier this evening that Farrow’s book specifically describes an incident regarding …

Russia: Dima Bilan hints at wanting a third try at Eurovision

Russia’s sole victor in the Eurovision Song Contest, Dima Bilan, has hinted that he would be interested in returning for a third time to the contest if the selection of the Russian candidate was opened back up to the public. The Russian representative for Eurovision has been selected internally each year since 2013, with Channel One and VGTRK rotating the …

Eurostars are having a busy summer

[AdSense-B]   Summer time is when most of us go to some Mediterranean location to enjoy the sun and vitamin sea, but for some others it is also a time full of commitments to numerous fans form all across the Europe and world. Several former Eurostars have been really busy in past few days with new releases. Joci Pápai, Tijana …

Serbia: Flamingosi’s Marinko Madžgalj has died

Sad news for Serbia this week as Flamingosi’s Marinko Madžgalj (right) died yesterday (26th March) at the age of just 37 from pancreatic cancer. Flamingosi, a duo of Marinko and Ognjen Amidžić became known amongst Eurovision fans in 2006 when they entered Serbia and Montenegro’s ill-fated selection for Eurovision 2006. They were favourites to win the competition with their entry …

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