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Eurovision 2021: Who do #YOU WANT to win?

We’re now finally at the stage where we have our completed line-up for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021! After a prolonged selection season, 39 countries remain in the running for the title in Rotterdam. With this now being the case, we want to launch one of our big polls of the year for YOUR personal preference. Which country do #YOU …

Belgium: Hooverphonic’s entry, “The Wrong Place”, has been released!

Brussels, 4 March 2021 We bring you good tidings from Belgium, for Hooverphonic have now officially released their Eurovision song. My-oh-my, is it a banger. The iconic Belgian trip hop band released their song, “The Wrong Place” earlier this morning on Peter Van de Veire’s Ochtendshow on the MNM (Music ‘n’ More) radio station. Van de Veire is the Flemish …

Belgium: Hooverphonic’s song, ‘The Wrong Place’, set for 4 March release!

Brussels, 2 March 2021 Belgium’s representative, celebrated trip hop band Hooverphonic, has just revealed via the official Eurovision Song Contest channel that they will release their entry next Thursday, on the 4th of March. Additionally, they have also revealed the title of their entry. ‘The Wrong Place’ is the name of the song Hooverphonic shall perform in Rotterdam. The various …

BREAKING: EBU rules out scenario A, focus on scenario B with possible downscaling

Rotterdam, 3 Feb 2021 With the pandemic still raging across all Europe, the EBU needed to make a decision concerning the organization of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. The 65th contest, set to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will be aired on the week of the 17th of May. Earlier, the EBU had issued four possible scenario’s underwhich the …

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 …

“The Magnificent Three” are back: Geike Arnaert returns to Hooverphonic

Brussels, 9 November 2020 A major upset in the Belgian musical landscape: Hooverphonic have announced the return of Geike Arnaert on their instagram account.  Arnaert, who left the band in 2008 to focus on a solo career, provided the voice behind two of Hooverphonic’s biggest international hits, “Sometimes” and “Mad about you“. More recently, Arnaert collaborated with the Dutch rock …

The Queen keeps Qwinning: Sandra Kim wins the Masked Singer Belgium

Brussels, 6 November 2020 You may not have followed it, but tonight the Masked Singer Belgium reached its glorious conclusion. None other than Eurovision’s very own Sandra Kim emerged victorious from a field of ten participants. For the part she, quite aptly perhaps, donned the costume of de Koningin [the Queen]. Kim is Belgium’s only Eurovision winner to date and …

AI Song Contest to take place tomorrow!

Thirteen ambitious teams will take part in the AI Song Contest tomorrow, a competition in which musicians, composers, scientists and programmers have collaborated to generate what they believe is the perfect formula for a Eurovision song. The live final will be streamed tomorrow, May 12th at 20:30 CEST, hosted by Belgian comedian Lieven Scheire and Dutch presenter and the Netherlands’ …

Hooverphonic release their song “Release Me”!!

For the very first time this morning Hooverphonic let us listen to their Eurovision-entry “Release Me”. This was announced in the morning show on the Belgian radio channel MNM. It is a song about a recent loss from one of the bandmembers. The song is a slow-paced ballad that was quick to be compared to a bond-song. And here it …

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