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S10 to represent the Netherlands

After the 2020 contest was cancelled, The Netherlands finally welcomed us to Rotterdam’s Ahoy in May. Unfortunately, the country’s representative, Jeangu Macrooy, managed to get only 11 points from the jury and none from the public vote with his song “Birth of a New Age”. Today, AVROTROS held a presentation via Eurovisie Songfestival‘s facebook page. We got ourselves the name …

Het Grote Songfestivalfeest 2021 confirms cancellation. Looking for a new date next year

After the massive success of Het Grote Songfestivalfeest in 2019, Eurovision fans were looking forward to one of the biggest Eurovision parties at the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam on Thursday, December 9, 2021. However, due to new lockdown rules in the Netherlands, the team behind Het Grote Songfestivalfeest are forced to cancel this show. They announced the sad news on …

Ayana will represent The Netherlands at Junior Eurovision in Paris

After months of preparation, the four finalist of Junior Songfestival performed in a full Ahoy Rotterdam to determine who will represent The Netherlands at Junior Eurovision in Paris. At the end of the show, presenter Romy Monteiro and Buddy Vedder announced that the 14-year-old Ayana was the winner of Junior Songfestival 2021. With her song Mata Sugu Aö Ne (When …

Junior Eurovision Team Reviews: Our Thoughts on The Netherlands’ Junior Songfestival 2021

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the quoted reviewer and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. This Saturday, September 25, 2021, The Netherlands will decide who will represent them at Junior Eurovision 2021. The contest ever-presents (now the only country to have been present at every contest since …

Junior Eurovision: EBU Announces the Nineteen Countries Competing at 2021 Edition

Today, the EBU have announced the nineteen countries competing in this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest. They are: Albania Armenia Azerbaijan Bulgaria France Germany Georgia Ireland Italy Kazakhstan Malta Netherlands North Macedonia Poland Portugal Russia Serbia Spain Ukraine Among these nineteen are a number of countries returning after missing the 2020 contest. Albania, Portugal, North Macedonia, Italy, and Ireland all …

Billboard Hot 100 Watch: Måneskin and Duncan Laurence Reach New Heights

Eurovision 2021 winners Måneskin and Eurovision 2019 winner Duncan Laurence can forget about being called Top 40 charting artists on the United States’ Billboard Hot 100. They can both start calling themselves Top 30 charting artists, as this week Måneskin and Laurence landed at Numbers 29 and 30, respectively. Måneskin’s “Beggin'” previously had a high of Number 35, which then …

Billboard Hot 100 Watch: Duncan Laurence Breaches the Top 40!

The moment that Eurovision fan chart watchers in the United States have been waiting for has arrived – Duncan Laurence’s “Arcade,” which won Eurovision 2019 for the Netherlands, has finally broken into the Top 40 of the Billboard Hot 100. In the song’s 19th week on the main American pop singles chart, “Arcade” hit Number 38 (up from last week’s …

Billboard Hot 100 Watch: Duncan Laurence Knocking on the Door of the Top 40

Since we started doing a weekly update on Duncan Laurence’s progress up the Billboard Hot 100, the United States’ main music singles chart, we’ve been hearing a lot of anecdotes from Eurovision fans about where they’ve heard the Eurovision 2019 winning track “Arcade.” ESC United’s social media guru Connor Terry heard “Arcade” on the radio returning home from bars in …

Today in Eurovision History: David Hasselhoff Rumored to Enter Dutch National Final

He solved crimes out of a self-driving Pontiac Firebird, patrolled the beaches of Malibu, and helped break down the Berlin Wall. But ten years ago today, Eurovision fans were excited by rumors that none other than American icon David Hasselhoff would enter the Dutch national selection for Eurovision 2012. So much so that the official Eurovision website ran a story …

Billboard Watch: Måneskin and Duncan Laurence Still on the Chart Rollercoaster

Fans of Duncan Laurence watching the American Billboard Hot 100 update every Tuesday must feel that his nickname is Sisyphus. His boulder, the Eurovision 2019 winning song “Arcade,” and the Hill in Hades that he is slowly pushing it up being the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In its 17th week on the chart, the Dutch entry “Arcade” is still slowly …

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