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Mahmood releases new album ‘Ghettolimpo’

Eurovision 2019 runner-up Mahmood released his second album, ‘Ghettolimpo’, today. Ghettolimpo is the follow-up to Mahmood’s highly successful debut album, Gioventù Bruciata, and is described as made up of ‘modern tales of reality and myth, with pop and urbano inspiration’. In an interview with Rockol, Mahmood reveals that he started writing the album immediately after his Sanremo 2019 victory, linking …

Duncan Laurence’s “Arcade” joins the Eurovision Billboard Hot 100 Club!

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. Take your minds back to 1997. Okay, for a large percentage of ESC United readers, you’d have to picture what nothingness looks like, but bear with us. Bill Clinton is President, Tony Blair …

Duncan Laurence to appear on the USA’s “Today Show”

The resurgence of Duncan Laurence’s “Arcade” shows no sign of slowing down, and the song’s increased popularity has landed the Dutch Eurovision winner a slot on one of America’s most coveted shows! Capitol Records, the American record label Duncan signed for in late 2019, has revealed that the performer will make his US television debut by appearing on NBC’s Today …

Eurovision 2019 co-host convicted in Israeli court of four counts of tax evasion

The long-running legal saga of Israeli model and Eurovision 2019 co-host Bar Refaeli’s alleged tax evasion has finally come to an end with her being convicted of four counts of tax offences. Earlier today in court in Tel Aviv, Israel, Bar Refaeli and her mother Zipi were convicted on four separate charges of failure to pay taxes on income up …

Remembering the Eurovision stars we lost in 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, we remember and honor Eurovision stars, writers, and producers who passed away this year. Stars whose participation and performances provided so much joy to Eurovision fans at the contest and beyond. In no particular order, here are the notable Eurovision stars we lost in 2019. Kenny Lynch – United Kingdom – A Song for …

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 …

Tornike holds the lead heading into Georgian Idol New Year’s Eve Showdown

In tonight’s Georgian Idol semi-final Tornike Kipiani won for the fifth consecutive week, solidifying his position as the artist to beat at the grand final to be held on New Year’s Eve. Tonight’s tour theme was duets featuring Georgian Idol’s finalists from last year and Georgia’s Junior Eurovision 2017 representative Grigol Kipshidze. Tornike deployed his duet partner, last year’s runner-up …

More information to Czech out: Updates to the Czech Republic’s National Final

The official broadcaster of the Czech Republic, Česka Televize, has announced that there will be seven acts competing to represent the central European nation in Rotterdam, 2020. The Czech Republic’s unique online national final will count with seven competing, curiously one less than last year’s selection. Source: Česka Televize The broadcaster has yet to comment on the reduction from eight …

Celine Dion’s “Courage” album sales break unwanted Billboard record

It was great news last week for Celine Dion’s latest album “Courage” as it topped the Billboard 200 with 113,000 equivalent sales units. It was not great news this week for Celine Dion’s latest album “Courage” as sales plummeted in its second week, becoming the first ever record in American history to debut at Number 1 and fall out of …

Malta: Eurovision star tied the knot last night

In today’s world its very difficult to keep secret especially when a famous tie the knot! But Ira Losco and her guests managed to keep the secret as last night she got married with her husband Sean Gravina after a 5 year relationship. Ira Losco participated in the Eurovision Song Contest twice in 2002 & 2016. She achieved great results …

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