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SVT Announces the first 14 acts for Melodifestivalen 2022

This morning the Swedish broadcaster SVT announced the first handful of artists for one of the most celebrated national selection in Eurovision – Melodifestivalen. Earleir this year, they announced that Oscar Zia would be hosting the contest alongside a roster of guest stars, replicating the format they chose last year with Christer Björkman. They did, however, announce that the Andra …

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 …

Lay all your love on “Voyage”! ABBA’s first studio album in 40 years

They won our hearts when they won The Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 with their song “Waterloo.” After their last album The Visitors in 1981, the Swedish group ABBA are finally back with their brand new album “Voyage” The Album has been released in every country at 00:00 on the 5th of November. The album features ten brand new ABBA songs, including …

Many broadcasters announce changes to their 2022 National final format

Follownig the year of internal selections, it looks like numerous broadcasters are ready to host another year of fun and entertaining national finals for Eurovision fans. However, some national finals have decided to rehaul their selection process to introduce some new elements – or in the case of Malta, bring back an old fan favorite of MESC. Let’s dive into …

ABBA to Release New Music for the First Time in Four Decades

39 years after disbanding and 47 years since having won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974, the iconic and world-renowned Swedish supergroup ABBA is set to release new music. The project, currently titled ABBA Voyage, is reported to include five new tracks that will be released this year. A newly registered website is asking devoted fans to register to be …

Eurovision 2021: A report on the Semifinal 1 Allocation draw

Rotterdam, 18 May 2021 Goedenavond from Rotterdam! The first semifinal is behind us, and provided us with the first 10 qualifying finalists. NORWAY (Tix – Fallen Angel) ISRAEL (Eden Alene – Set Me Free) RUSSIA (Manizha – Russian Woman) AZERBAIJAN (Efendi – Mata Hari) MALTA (Destiny – Je me casse) LITHUANIA (The Roop – Discoteque) CYPRUS (Elena Tsagrinou – El …

Who will qualify from Semi-Final 1? It’s time to predict the qualifiers!

All photos used in this article credited to the EBU/AVROTROS – Nathan Reinds, Andres Putting, Thomas Hanses. It’s crunch time – in two days, the Eurovision Song Contest will finally return to our screens after a two-year gap, and it’s fair to say the excitement and hype is stronger than ever for Europe’s favourite competition to return. On Tuesday evening, …

Second Rehearsals: The first five countries to rehearse

Rotterdam, 12 May 2021 ‘Sup you fools! ESCUnited here from the AHOY Arena, with your daily dose of Eurovision News. Here’s our report on the first five countries to perform their second rehearsal today. 01. Lithuania (#LTU) The Roop – “Discoteque” The Lithuanian band enter the stage with confidence and are bang on the entire time. Discoteque is a flurry …

Sweden: Tusse makes his voice heard at the first rehearsal.

Rotterdam, 8 May 2021 Can you hear them? We sure did, as Sweden become the fourth country to rehearse in Rotterdam today. Find out more below: Country: Sweden (#SWE) Act: Tusse Song:  Voices Semifinal: First (18/05/2021) Position in Running Order: 04/16 For this report, we will first point you towards the live from Melodifestivalen, and point out the differences: First …

Road to Rotterdam: Tusse (Sweden)

Each day leading up to the rehearsals in Rotterdam, we will be showcasing each of the 39 acts taking part in this year’s contest and profiling their journey to this point! Today, it’s the turn of Melfest victor Tusse, who has been through a lot to get to this point… Who is Tusse? Tusse has certainly had to work hard …

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