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EBU reports viewing figure of 183 million for Eurovision 2021

The EBU has reported its viewing figure information for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, with a number of remarkable achievements for the grand final of the 2021 contest. The overall figure of 183 million viewers is counted across 36 markets, with online engagement and social media interaction relating to the contest soaring on 2019 levels. On average, the market share …

Måneskin world domination continues as “Zitti e buoni” enters Europe’s charts

Well, what a whirlwind week it’s been for the Roman rock band! Måneskin’s landmark Eurovision victory for Italy a week ago today has catapulted the band to recognition across the continent, with the band facilitating interviews with NME, the BBC, Billboard and various other music and media outlets in their time since winning the contest – and it’s fair to …

Rock ‘n’ Roll Never Dies! Did Eurovision 2021 Resuscitate a Flagging Genre?

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. Additionally, the below editorial does not endorse the use of illegal drugs, and the below editorial stands by the EBU and Måneskin’s assertion that no illegal drugs were consumed on the evening of …

The Black Mamba tease collaboration with Flo Rida

The Black Mamba’s lead singer and principal songwriter Pedro Tatanka has teased that a collaboration with Flo Rida may be on the cards, following the American hit-maker’s appearance at this year’s contest for San Marino. According to escportugal, Tatanka told TV7Dias magazine that the rapper was enamoured with the band’s performance of “Love is on My Side” at Eurovision 2021 …

Eurovision Song Celebration airs this weekend on the Eurovision YouTube channel!

For fans of the contest currently experiencing PED (Post Eurovision Depression), dust off your outfits, flags, and snack bowls because we have another weekend of Eurovision shows tonight and tomorrow! The EBU announced earlier this season that they would be airing the pre-recorded “Live-on-tape” performances for all 39 countries following the conclusion of the contest, giving Eurovision fans a glimpse …

Eurovision’s first ever contestant born 100 years ago today

Since its beginning in 1956, Eurovision has had 1,603 acts enter the contest. The last on the list of Contestants in order of song performance, Number 1,603 – Italy’s Måneskin and their rock song “Zitti e buoni” – took home the Eurovision 2021 title on Saturday night. As the last of the Big Five and the hosts to unveil their …

Editorial: The many flaws of Roxen’s “Amnesia”

Disclaimer: This post is an editorial and therefore heavily prone towards subjectivity. Also, swearing, strong opinions and speculation. Anything stated beyond this point is the author’s personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or other editors. It’s done. Eurovision is over. After two aaaagonizing years, we finally have a new incumbent winner, …

Out of the Embers, a Last Place Eurovision Finish Can Still Lead to Career Success!

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. Here we go again. The United Kingdom comes in dead last at Eurovision 2021, though the novelty this time is that James Newman’s “Embers” is the first “null points” since the new Jury …

Eurovision 2021: How the artists reacted to the results

With the stakes as high as ever and the emotional return of the Eurovision Song Contest after a two-year absence, it is no wonder that many of the artists taking part in last night’s final got emotional for various reasons, spilling over into the reaction from many Eurovision fans and viewers from across Europe. As the dust settles on Rotterdam’s …

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