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Daði Freyr in Concert: How Good is He Live?

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. “I’m in a weird mood,” Daði remarks at the start of the show, laughing a little. “Gonna be a weird gig.” It’s difficult to imagine it any other way. Daði …

Montaigne and Daði Freyr announce collaboration “Make Me Feel So…”

Eurovision 2020 and 2021 alumni Montaigne and Daði Freyr have announced a collaboration and teased the new song, “Make Me Feel So…” on social media. The Australian art pop star and Icelandic electronic hit maker have teamed up on the song, due for release on May 27th and can now be pre-saved on Spotify and Apple Music. A teaser and …

Diodato to perform at Eurovision 2022

Italian singer and Eurovision 2020 representative Diodato will finally get his moment to shine on the Eurovision stage in Turin, as the interval act in the first semi-final on 10th May! The performer won the 2020 edition of Sanremo with “Fai rumore” and was one of the favourites to win the contest when it was cancelled in March of that …

Go_A’s Kateryna Pavlenko performs “Imagine” ahead of Serie A Juventus game with Gaia

Go_A’s lead singer, Kateryna Pavlenko, was part of a duo performing “Imagine” at last night’s Serie A football game between Juventus (based in this year’s host city of Turin) and Inter Milan, in a show of solidarity between the Italian and Ukrainian people and “to remind the whole world of the war in Ukraine”. The “Shum” performer walked onto the …

Poland: TVP announces return of National Final, with 10 participants!

Warsaw, 14 January 2022 Polish broadcaster TVP has finally revealed their selection method for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. Back in late December last year, Poland had implied they would be selected internally, after the song “Paranoia” by Polish singer Daria received rave reviews. Since then, Poland has been extending their deadline for the selection until a few days ago …

Montaigne Partners with Music Prize to Inspire Environmental Activism

After a string of bad luck brought Montaigne a disappointing result for Australia in Rotterdam, no one could blame her for retreating and licking her wounds. But that’s not how Montaigne operates. In addition to recently releasing her new single, ‘My Life is Better With You!’, and composing a song about kale on her Twitch stream (seriously), Montaigne announced on …

UEFA Euro 2020 Final: England vs. Italy – with a Eurovision Twist!

After its postponement from last summer, group stages involving 24 teams, and some shock results in the knock-out stages, the final of the UEFA Euro 2020 soccer tournament is here. And don’t get salty with me about using soccer. The English invented the word. Anyway, it’s going to be England vs. Italy at the Euro 2020 Final to be held …

Bugo wins court case against Morgan over Sanremo 2020 drama

The long-running drama between Sanremo 2020 contestants Bugo and Morgan has attained a legal character, with Bugo appearing to have secured an important victory as a Court in Milan ruled that Morgan can no longer modify the text of their Sanremo entry Sincero. During the fourth night of Sanremo 2020, Bugo famously abandoned the stage while performing Sincero, a song …

Marconi Plays the What?! Starship Build Their City on Eurovision Failure

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. There are divisive songs, and then there’s Starship’s 1985 smash hit “We Built This City.” With its cheesy synths to its loud guitars to the radio DJ clip to the confusing lyrics and …

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