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Big Night for Eurovision Acts at MTV EMA: Måneskin, Gjon’s Tears Take Home Trophies

The MTV European Music Awards were held in Budapest, Hungary, earlier this evening, and two Eurovision 2021 artists took home top honors! Eurovision 2021 winners Måneskin were nominated for three categories at this year’s ceremony: Best Group, Best Rock Group, and Best Italian Act. The latter is a regional award voted on by the Italian public. Though the quartet did …

Junior Eurovision: Portugal releases Simão Oliveira’s song “O Rapaz”

They were the first country to announce their artist back in April, but today the Portuguese broadcaster RTP finally released the song that Simão Oliveira will perform at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Paris on Sunday 19 December. Let’s listen to Simão Oliveira’s song “O Rapaz” O Rapaz (‘The Boy’) has been composed by Fernando Daniel and Diogo Clemente. …

Portugal: Festival da Canção 2022 announce the 20 competing composers

The search for the successor of The Black Mamba has started in Portugal! The Portuguese broadcaster RTP has revealed the composers and songwriters that are responsible for the 20 songs competing in Festival da Canção 2022. One of their songs will be representing Portugal at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin. The following 16 composers were invited by RTP to …

Portugal: Festival da Canção to Return with One Significant Change

After The Black Mamba’s ‘Love is On My Side’ surprised many by finishing in 12th place at Eurovision 2021, Portugal’s second best result since 1998, the country’s broadcaster is gearing up for what it hopes is another successful Eurovision season. RTP, the Portuguese broadcaster in charge of the country’s Eurovision plans every year, announced today that Festival da Canção will …

The Black Mamba tease collaboration with Flo Rida

The Black Mamba’s lead singer and principal songwriter Pedro Tatanka has teased that a collaboration with Flo Rida may be on the cards, following the American hit-maker’s appearance at this year’s contest for San Marino. According to escportugal, Tatanka told TV7Dias magazine that the rapper was enamoured with the band’s performance of “Love is on My Side” at Eurovision 2021 …

Road to Rotterdam: The Black Mamba (Portugal)

As rehearsals get underway in Rotterdam, we continue to profile all 39 participants in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Next up, we take a look at the band that broke Portugal’s streak of native language tracks to bring Europe some laid-back vibes in Rotterdam. Effortlessly blending blues, soul and funk, it’s The Black Mamba’s time to shine! Who are The …

Portugal: The Black Mamba are the class act of the semifinal

Rotterdam, 11 May 2021 The Black Mamba took the stage in Rotterdam, producing a true class act. Read more about it in our report below. Country: Portugal (#PRT) Act: The Black Mamba Song: “Love is on my side” Semifinal: Second (20/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 12/17 Portugal’s The Black Mamba were, safe to say, not a favourite going into the rehearsals. …

Simão Oliveira will represent Portugal at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021

While everyone is currently focusing on the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam, Portugal already decided to announce their representative at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in France! Simão Oliveira will represent Portugal at this year’s contest. He was granted the honour after winning the Portuguese version of The Voice Kids. This also means that Portugal will return this …

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