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Australia: Sheldon Riley, G-Nat!on and Andrew Lambrou to compete on the Gold Coast!

SBS have today announced the next three artists due to compete at Eurovision – Australia Decides! Sheldon Riley, G-Nat!on and Andrew Lambrou will take to the stage on the Gold Coast in February, joining previously announced artists Paulini, Jaguar Jonze and 2017 Australian representative Isaiah Firebrace. Sheldon Riley is an avant-garde performance artist known to audiences for reaching the finale …

Familiar trio begin Australia Decides line-up for 2022

A familiar trio of stars have been announced by the Australian broadcaster SBS and the EBU as the first competing acts of Eurovision: Australia Decides! The competition will once again be used to select the Australian representative at the contest to be held in Turin in May, and the first three artists are certainly recognisable both down under and abroad! …

Montaigne Partners with Music Prize to Inspire Environmental Activism

After a string of bad luck brought Montaigne a disappointing result for Australia in Rotterdam, no one could blame her for retreating and licking her wounds. But that’s not how Montaigne operates. In addition to recently releasing her new single, ‘My Life is Better With You!’, and composing a song about kale on her Twitch stream (seriously), Montaigne announced on …

Eurovision – Australia Decides to Return for 2022 Contest

Australia’s Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) announced today that Eurovision – Australia Decides, the popular national selection that Australia has used to select its representative at Eurovision, will return for a third time for the Eurovision 2022 season. First used in 2019, it has selected Kate Miller-Heike’s “Zero Gravity” and Montaigne’s “Don’t Break Me” as Australia’s representatives, and the selection has received …

Australian broadcaster SBS drops Eurovision Asia plans

In an interview with Australian outlet TV Tonight, SBS have announced they are abandoning plans for the Eurovision Asia Song Contest, after 5 years of development. The spin-off contest was first announced in 2016, to be held in Australia in 2017 with 20 countries competing. However, all social media updates for the event were indefinitely paused in 2017, and never …

Eurovision 2021 Semi-Final 1 is here – join our pre and post-semi shows!

It’s been exactly two years today since the credits rolled on the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, with Netta handing the trophy excitedly to new champion Duncan Laurence and exclaiming “next year in Amsterdam!” At the time, it seemed a very reasonable prediction, and the press and fans in Israel went on their way back across the world to …

Which is YOUR favourite rehearsal in each semi-final? Vote in our polls!

All photo credits: EBU/AVROTROS With the first four days of rehearsals now behind us, and each semi-final participant having had their first run through, the picture of Eurovision 2021 now looks at least a little clearer. So, we wanted to know how #YOU are feeling about the songs in this year’s semi-finals! Which act in each semi do #YOU feel …

Montaigne shows her emotion at Eurovision absence

It’s been a tough year or so for all of the artists and delegations involved with Eurovision, but few could argue with it being toughest on Australia’s team. Today, the emotions of the Australian team not being able to travel to Rotterdam showed as Montaigne struggled to contain her emotion in today’s press conference. The “Technicolour” singer was a late …

Australia: Rehearsal footage from Montaigne’s live-on-tape is shown.

Rotterdam, 8 May 2021 Time to take off those cloaks! Montaigne may not have been present in Rotterdam this morning, but we  were shown rehearsal footage from her live-on-tape instead. Country: Australia (#AUS) Act: Montaigne Song:  Technicolour Semifinal: First (18/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 05/16 If we’re honest, we weren’t given much from Australia. A mere 30 second clip (without …

Road to Rotterdam: Montaigne (Australia)

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. Next up, it’s Montaigne from Australia, whose meteoric rise in the indie and hyperpop scene down under has propelled her to Rotterdam 2021. Well, kind of… Who is Montaigne? Montaigne is the stage …

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