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Lordi to perform online concert on 14th Anniversary of Eurovision Victory

Eurovision 2006 winners Lordi will be performing an online concert livestream on May 20, 2020, the 14th anniversary of their victory. Titled “Scarctic Circle Gathering,” the three hour event will feature fan requested songs and the band’s greatest hits. Please head over to our website https://t.co/EykoptagZM for more information about #ScarcticCircleGatheringLiveStream #ScreamStream pic.twitter.com/lX5wyt59bX — Lordi (@LORDIOFFICIAL) April 9, 2020 Tickets …

Junior Eurovision 2020: Current State of the Contest

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. After the cancellation of Eurovision 2020 and the postponement of Eurovision Young Musicians 2020 due to COVID-19, quite a few eyes turned to the Junior Eurovision contest and its preparations in the ESC …

Denmark: National final to select entry in 2021

In the recent days, we could announce that Roxen was confirmed by TVR to represent Romania & Montaigne was confirmed by SBS to represent Australia in 2021. However, not all countries have gone this path with their 2020 participants, and among them we now find Denmark. Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021 Yesterday, DR (National broadcaster of Denmark) could reveal that …

Australia: Montaigne set for 2021!

G’day mates from down under, we can now confirm that SBS (Australian National Broadcaster) has just recently revealed that Montaigne will be given another shot for Eurovision glory in 2021. In case you do wonder, if t his is a low effort April’s Fool joke, then don’t you worry, since the Aussies have passed the date, so you better believe …

Bill Martin, co-writer of “Puppet on a String” and “Congratulations,” passes away at age 81

Bill Martin, one of the United Kingdom’s most famous songwriters and music publishers, passed away at age 81 this past weekend. The co-writer of the Eurovision 1967 winning “Puppet on a String” (performed by Sandie Shaw) and Eurovision 1968 runner-up “Congratulations” (performed by Cliff Richard) was also behind some of the most memorable pop singles of the 1960s and 1970s. …

Alan Merrill passes away at age 69 due to coronavirus complications

American singer, guitarist and songwriter Alan Merrill, who co-wrote Co-Co’s entry “Wake Up” for the United Kingdom’s A Song for Europe 1976, has passed away yesterday at age 69 due to complications from the coronavirus. Merrill’s daughter Laura Merrill announced his passing in a heartbreaking post on Facebook yesterday afternoon, stressing that a pandemic and the lockdowns that she and …

Crime is a Disease. Eurovision 1977 is the Cure.

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. Hands up those of you who are going stir crazy because of the COVID-19 enforced social distancing! Alright, quite a few of you out there in Eurovision fan land. How about to pass …

Georgia: Barbara Samkharadze releases debut single “Ocean Side”

As the world shuts down and we begin to get to grips with and document the social distancing resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, one young artist has released her debut single, an appropriate for our times soulful piano ballad about withdrawing from a watching world and hunkering down to regroup. Titled “Ocean Side,” the self-penned song by 18-year-old Georgian Idol …

iCard ends Bulgarian sponsorship deal

This morning brought the inevitable news that Eurovision fans were dreading – Eurovision 2020 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 virus and will return in 2021. In the hours since, we have learned from a few broadcasters and artists how they intend to proceed for Eurovision 2021, and today also brought us the news that iCard, the electronic money …

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