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Flashback to… The Time t.A.T.u. Trolled Two American TV Networks in Two Days

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the authors and does not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision, or the EBU. On the night of February 25, 2003, Russian teenagers Julia Volkova and Lena Katina of t.A.T.u. made their United States-television debut on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The pair, sporting white t-shirts with …

Roy revisits 1956, 1957 & 1958

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and does not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision, or the EBU. What bothered me the most about being a youngster within the ESCUnited team is that my historical knowledge was very below par. Therefore, my goal for 2021 has been to watch every Eurovision …

Fixer Upper: How WE Would Overhaul Four Struggling Eurovision Nations

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the authors and does not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision, or the EBU. As Eurovision season ramps up again, it’s time for delegations to take stock of their results at the 2021 contest and consider how to perform better at the 2022 edition in Italy. A …

What If?: Which Three Eurovision 2021 Artists Would Have Made the ‘Fire Saga’ Cut?

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and does not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision, or the EBU. On June 6, 2020, cinema as we know it was forever changed. Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga received accolades from the globe’s top film critics, ‘Ja Ja Ding Dong’ topped …

ESCUnited’s Top Ten Favorite ABBA Tracks of All Time!

ABBA is one the biggest pop groups of all time, and one of Eurovision’s most successful graduates. After their sweeping victory at Eurovision 1974 with “Waterloo”, ABBA set the world on fire, racking up Number 1’s not just across Europe but across the globe. Even after they effectively retired as an act in 1982, they never really left the limelight. …

We Don’t Feel Hate: Unpopular Eurovision Entries That ESC United Writers Love!

We at ESC United try to find the positives, even when we’re being critical. We got slammed for a panel video where ESC United Editor-in-Chief and Founder Matt Friedrichs and three other random goons gave their personal Top 10s for Eurovision 2021. How dare we leave out Italy! How dare we include Germany! Georgia! North Macedonia! Denmark! I actually suspect …

Today in Eurovision History: David Hasselhoff Rumored to Enter Dutch National Final

He solved crimes out of a self-driving Pontiac Firebird, patrolled the beaches of Malibu, and helped break down the Berlin Wall. But ten years ago today, Eurovision fans were excited by rumors that none other than American icon David Hasselhoff would enter the Dutch national selection for Eurovision 2012. So much so that the official Eurovision website ran a story …

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 …

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 …

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