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Billboard Watch: Måneskin and Duncan Laurence Still on the Chart Rollercoaster

Fans of Duncan Laurence watching the American Billboard Hot 100 update every Tuesday must feel that his nickname is Sisyphus. His boulder, the Eurovision 2019 winning song “Arcade,” and the Hill in Hades that he is slowly pushing it up being the Billboard Hot 100 chart. In its 17th week on the chart, the Dutch entry “Arcade” is still slowly …

Welcome to the Dark Side: 15 Essential Nu Metal Classics for the New Psychos in the Scene

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. To the great shock of millions, Nu Metal is back in 2021. Surprisingly, the most derided music sub-genre in rock history, whose performers and fans were constantly ridiculed as angry white trash scum …

Belarus: VAL and Naviband make list of “enemies of the state”

With tensions continuing in the Eastern European nation of Belarus and conditions in the nation once again making international headlines, it seems to transpire that some notable Eurovision alumni have made an “enemy of the state” list in Belarus. VAL, the married duo who were initially selected to represent the nation in 2020 before being given the cold shoulder by …

United States Billboard Hot 100: Måneskin remains in Top 40, Duncan Laurence now 16 weeks in

For Eurovision fans this summer, many have taken to refreshing the Billboard Hot 100 every Tuesday to see if Måneskin’s “Beggin'” and Duncan Laurence’s “Arcade” still remains on the chart. And this week, the answer to both is yes as Måneskin’s “Beggin'” dropped slightly from its peak of 35 last week to Number 38 this week, remaining inside the all-important …

Germany: Meet the 3 finalists of “Junior ESC – Wer fährt nach Paris?”

Back in June, German broadcasters NDR and KiKa started their search for the next act that will represent Germany at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest in Paris. More than 100 talents between the age of 9 and 14 have applied to be the succesor of Susan. From the 5 talents that were announced last week, 3 of them are now …

Måneskin breach the Top 40 of Billboard’s Hot 100 and Duncan Laurence’s Steady Rise continues

Given the momentum behind rock band Måneskin after their winning Eurovision 2021 with “Zitti e buoni” for Italy, it was only a matter of time before they would the crack the main singles charts of the United States, the Billboard Hot 100. After three weeks cantering up the Hot 100, Måneskin finally breached the hallowed Top 40 of that chart …

Junior Eurovision 2003 winner Dino Jelusick joins legendary rock band Whitesnake

Earlier today Whitesnake frontman David Coverdale announced on his Twitter account a tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland with fellow rock legends Foreigner in May 2022. “Don’t Worry… We’re Still Putting Europe Together & Awaiting US Dates,” said Coverdale. “We Will Do Everything We Can Visit As Many Places AS We Can, Beloveds of The Snake.” & So It …

Serbia announces Junior Eurovision 2021 participation

Radio Television of Serbia (RTS) announced earlier today that Serbia will be participating at Junior Eurovision 2021, to be held in Paris, France, on December 19, 2021. Both the rules and applications were posted on RTS’s website today, with Serbian citizens asked to submit their compositions to RTS. The rules mention “public competition,” but there is no indication thus far …

Junior Eurovision 2021 Round-up: Germany presents five national finalists and Malta issues call for entries

German children’s TV channel KiKA has released the five finalists and their application videos, with KiKA also issuing a call for online votes before the August 1, 2021 deadline. The top three in the vote count from viewers in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland will progress to the Junior ESC – Who’s going to Paris? final on Friday, September 10, 2021. The …

The Netherlands: SH!NE releases their Junior Songfestival entry “A Million Little Things”

It’s Wednesday again! That means that we got another song of the Dutch national final for Junior Eurovision. After today, we finally know all the songs that are in the running to represent The Netherlands at Junior Eurovision 2021 in Paris. Without further ado, let’s listen to SH!NE and their song “A Million Little Things”: The song is written and …

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