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Eurovision 2021 News Round-up: News from Ireland, Finland, Italy, Iceland, Serbia, and Australia!

Earlier this week we reported on the latest news from other countries, and since that article we’ve gotten another round of updates as we move into the 2021 season! This time we have updates from numerous countries around Europe and Australia and for convenience we’ve gathered them all together in one place. Sanremo 2021 artists revealed by RAI The Italian …

Think about this: Daði Freyr confirms 2021 return for Iceland

Reykjavik, 23/10/2020 Finally, it has been confirmed. Daði Freyr Pétursson is now officially representing Iceland in 2021, per his official twitter account:   Pétursson will be representing Iceland as a part of his band “Daði och Gagnamagnið” (loosely translated as: “Dadi and the Data Rates”). The group, which aside from Pétursson consists of his wife Árný, his sister Sigrún and …

A List to Think About – Eurovision entries with “Thing” in the title

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. Song. That’s what Academy Award winning actor / Australian Rugby League team owner / Leeds United fan / telephone thrower Russell Crowe said when sharing Daði & Gagnamagnið’s “Think About Things,” winner of …

Iceland: Daði & Gagnamagnið win Söngvakeppnin 2020

Daði & Gagnamagnið won Söngvakeppnin 2020 and will send “Think About Things” to Eurovision 2020 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. They beat surprise Super-finalists and metal band DIMMA and will represent Iceland. This is Berlin, Germany based Daði’s second attempt at Eurovision after entering Söngvakeppnin 2017. Daði & Gagnamagnið went into this evening’s final on the back of a lot of …

Iceland: Söngvakeppnin 2020 Semi-Final 2 – Daði & Gagnamagnið, Iva and Nina advance to Grand Final!

After Hatari’s shenanigans last year in Tel Aviv, Israel, it appears that Icelandic broadcaster Ríkisútvarpið (RUV) opted to pick ten of the nicest acts in the country for Söngvakeppnin 2020, making you feel a lot of sympathy for the acts who do not make it to the Grand Final. But choose Iceland must and from Semi-Final 2, returning synth-pop group …

Team Reviews: Our thoughts on Söngvakeppnin Semi-Final 2

With Iceland’s national selection continuing tonight with five more entries competing for two qualifier spots, our team decided to discuss the entries and rank them based on our preferences. Who came out on top in tonight’s semi-final? This time, it’s Daniel, James, Melanie, Roy and Sean who oversee the songs… Daði & Gagnamagnið – Gagnamagnið Daniel – 7 – “I …

TONIGHT: Three songs decided for Eurovision 2020

It may not quite be like last weekend’s Super Saturday, but tonight is another bumper night across Europe, with three more songs being chosen for Rotterdam and taking our total to nine for the year. But what else will be decided across Europe tonight, and what shows will be available to watch? Here’s our handy guide to every show tonight, …

Iceland: Söngvakeppnin 2020 Semi-Final 1 – Hard rock & a duet met halfway!

Söngvakeppnin 2020 showcased three young Icelandic artists, but it was the experienced hard rock group DIMMA and the (relatively) mature duet of Ísold & Helga who advanced from Semi-Final 1 to the Grand Final to be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020. From a group of five contestants, DIMMA and Ísold & Helga advanced in the Top Two from a …

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