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Germany: Ikke Hüftgold wins the Wild Card contest to compete in Unser Lied für Liverpool

Ikke Hüftgold has won the TikTok Wild Card competition for the chance to compete in Unser Lied für Liverpool, with the song “Lied mit gutem text” (Song with good lyrics). Hüftgold joins eight other artists who were announced by the broadcaster ARD last week to round out the group of 9 who will perform on March 3 to represent Germany …

Germany: 9 acts will compete in Unser Lied; all participating songs released

This morning, the German broadcaster ARD revealed the eight acts who are confirmed to compete in Unser Lied für Liverpool on March 3, and made their songs available to listen before the contest. The eight confirmed artists and songs are: Will Church – “Hold On” Patty Gurdy – “Melodies Of Hope” TRONG – “Dare To Be Different” Lonely Spring – “Misfit” Anica Russo – “Once Upon A Dream” Lord Of The …

Mark your calendars! Germany’s “Unser Lied Für Liverpool” set for March 3

This week, the German national broadcaster ARD has revealed additional details about their upcoming national selection Unser Lied für Liverpool, including clarification on the pre-selection process and opportunities for fans to participate. Unser Lied für Liverpool will air on March 3 at 22:20, live from Cologne, on the network Das Erste. The show will be hosted by Barbara Schöneberger, who …

“Unser Lied” returns! Germany reveals plans for its national final

Germany have won the Eurovision Song Contest twice in their history, yet in the past ten years they have seen Bottom 3 results six times and only reached the Top 10 once. Whether it be song choice, the live staging, or insufficient pre-show promotion, something has consistently stood in their way of Eurovision success in the last decade. After the …

Germany to sit out Junior Eurovision 2022 for “creative break”

As we’re slowly heading towards this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest, Germany has unfortunately announced that they will not be a part of this year’s edition. NDR and KiKA announced that Germany would sit this year out despite their commitment and enthusiasm for the previous two editions since their first participation in 2020. They cite the desire to take a …

The Could Have Beens: ‘Ein Lied für Harrogate’, 1982

‘The Could Have Beens’ is a new retrospective series that looks back at the national finals that produced eventual Eurovision winners. On the night of March 20, 1982, television viewers across West Germany tuned into Ein Lied für Harrogate, the country’s Eurovision national final. 12 acts squared off, hoping to represent the nation at that year’s contest in Harrogate. Germany …

Where is Harrogate? More things you might not know about Eurovision 1982 (Part Two)

We’re back with another edition of Fun Facts about Eurovision – specifically Eurovision 1982! Did you know that in 1982 two eventual Eurovision winners almost competed in the same year and with the same band name? Do you know why Australia didn’t broadcast the contest this year? How many Eurovision entries have Ralf and Bernd written? All these questions and more …

From Malik to Pia Maria: Eurovision 2022 artists release their first singles after Turin

We’re back for part two of ESCUnited’s new music round-up! Today we’re excited to present six more singles from the Eurovision class of 2022, alongside 21 additional singles and albums that dropped last month. Buckle up ESC fans, it’s about to get exciting! Andrea – Stvoreni Za Ljubov (North Macedonia) Andrea’s profile on streaming platforms will make you think that …

ESC 2022: The final live on tape batch is now out

Over the past 10 days, the official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube account, finally decided to share the pre-recorded live on tape recordings little by little. Unfortunately, we have learned that a lot of broadcasters opted to not share their pre-recording tapes, and will leave a lot of fans imagining, what it would’ve or could’ve been like for some countries. On …

Germany’s HoD states that NDR is taking their “poor result very seriously”

This year Germany extended it’s disappointing bottom five placement streak for a third year – with Malik Harris’ “Rockstars” earning only 6 points in the grand final. According to Head of Delegation Alexandra Wolfslast, however, 2023 will be different. Speaking after the contest, Wolfslast stated that “the selection process for the 2023 contest will look different to the one used …

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