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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 …

#YOUrovision 2020 – The Results (50th to 46th)

We asked #YOU, our lovely readers, viewers and visitors, to vote on your favourite national final entries of the Eurovision 2020 season, and now that the votes have all been counted, we can start to go down memory lane and look back at some of the gems and new classics from last year’s competitions. Thank you to everyone who took …

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Czech Republic to internally select Benny Cristo’s Eurovision song for Rotterdam

The Czech Republic have been known for their online national final for the past three years, but this year they will select their Eurovision song internally. As we reported back in December, Benny has been hard at work recording new music for the contest and has quite a few quality candidates. Was a national final in the works? Todays decision …

Remembering the Eurovision Stars we lost in 2020 – Part Two

As 2020 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. Due to the large amount of Eurovision notables who passed away this year, we had to split this article into two parts. Part …

Eurovision 250 2020 List

A Statistical Breakdown of the 2020 ESC250

As is tradition for New Years Eve, fans counted down to the new year with the top 250 Eurovision songs of all time. Voting opened earlier this winter, where fans could submit their top 10 songs and award them 1-8, 10, and 12 points Eurovision style. ESCRadio and Songfestival.be then worked together to tally the point totals and played each …

Forum: Turkey wins FSC 142 with “Listen to Your Heart”!

With special thanks to FSC moderator aardvark for contributions to this article. Forum Song Contest 142 – December 2020 The 142nd edition of the Forum Song Contest took place during the month of December and was hosted in the Bulgarian city of Etropole. This was the second time that FSC came to Bulgaria following their victory in the previous edition, …

Eurovision 2021: Nikkie de Jager to join as fourth main host

Nikkie de Jager (NikkieTutorials) has confirmed she has been upgraded to a main presenter of Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam in her latest YouTube video. The video, in which the beauty vlogger discusses her year and her predictions for 2021, she discusses the contest and her feelings on her involvement as the online host of Eurovision 2020. “I’ve always dreamt about …

Remembering the Eurovision stars we lost in 2020 – Part One

As 2020 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. Due to the large amount of Eurovision notables who passed away this year, we had to split this article into two parts. Part …

Eurovision round-up: Cruise ships, cancelled songs and Gagauz rumours

Been busy over the festive period? We hear #YOU. It’s tough to keep up on all of the little news bits, rumours and updates in the Eurovision world, so we’ve been across the Eurovision community to put all of the recent smaller updates together for #YOU! Finland’s YLE has confirmed that the participants of this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu will …

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