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Serbia: Marina Tucaković dies at the age of 68

Sad news are coming from Belgrade, Serbia. Probably the best songwriter in the region, Marina Tucaković, has died after being ill for quite some time. She has collaborated with numerous singers in the Balkan region, many of those include Eurovision stars – Zdravko Čolić, Magazin, Severina, Toše Proeski, Željko Joksimović, Jelena Tomašević. Marina also wrote four Eurovision entries – three …

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 …

Turkey: TRT’s General Manager İbrahim Eren Negotiating a Return to Eurovision

For all those Eurovision fans hoping for a Turkish return to the contest, an interview with Turkish Radio and Television Corporation’s (TRT) General Manager İbrahim Eren will offer a glimmer of hope. Turkey, whose last appearance at the contest was Can Bonomo’s 7th placed “Love Me Back” at Eurovision 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan, has been a much requested and long …

Come Clarity Turns 15: Swedish band In Flames’s Gamble with Melodifestivalen Contestant Pays Off

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision, Melodifestivalen or the EBU. An artist’s change in sound is one of the riskiest moves they can make. It’s the ultimate proposition of “damned if you do, damned if you don’t,” with some fickle fans getting bored …

QUIZ: Can you name every top five entry of the 2010s?

As this decade draws to a close in the coming days, we wanted to test your knowledge of the 2010s in the Eurovision world. First up, we wanted to see if #YOU could remember the top five entries from the last ten contests. Sounds easy? Wait until the timer is ticking down on your answers. We’ve been generous and given …

A few words: Ranking the Eurovision winner speeches in the 2010s

Before the article, a disclaimer – the below editorial is tongue-in-cheek and written from the personal opinion of the author, and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as an outlet, its contributors or anyone associated with Eurovision. So, you’ve just won the Eurovision Song Contest. Congratulations! Obviously, the above can only come true for one act in …

Eurovision This Decade: Georgia

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the editor quoted and do not necessarily represent those of ESC United as a whole. Hello and welcome back to Eurovision This Decade! The series where we as a team here at ESC United look back at the decade just gone and review each country’s Eurovision journey and the great entries …

Eurovision This Decade: France

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the person quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. [AdSense-B] Hello there, and welcome back to Eurovision This Decade! In this series,we as a team are going through the amazing decade of the 2010s and reviewing the entries that …

Eurovision This Decade: Finland

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the editor quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. [AdSense-B] Hello and welcome back to Eurovision This Decade! As a team we are going through all the entries country by country and showing you our lovely readers what we …

Eurovision This Decade: Estonia

All opinions expressed in this article are those of the editor quoted and do not necessarily represent the opinions of the other team members or ESC United as a whole. [AdSense-B] Hello and welcome back to Eurovision this Decade! It’s time to once again look at one more country’s entries that have competed in the amazing decade that was the …

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