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Norway opens submissions for Melodi Grand Prix 2022

Norwegian broadcaster NRK has officially started the search for their 2022 representative at the Eurovision Song Contest. From today (May 28 2021) till 15th August, artists who wants to compete in Melodi Grand Prix can submit their song to NRK. The winner of Melodi Grand Prix will represent Norway in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. The broadcaster is looking for …

Out of the Embers, a Last Place Eurovision Finish Can Still Lead to Career Success!

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. Here we go again. The United Kingdom comes in dead last at Eurovision 2021, though the novelty this time is that James Newman’s “Embers” is the first “null points” since the new Jury …

Here is the running order for the Eurovision 2021 final!

With the semi-finals now complete, and the confirmation of which entry will perform in which half, the producer-selected running order for the grand final has just been revealed by the EBU! Here is where each country will be performing in the grand final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 on Saturday! 🇨🇾 Cyprus 🇦🇱 Albania 🇮🇱 Israel 🇧🇪 Belgium 🇷🇺 …

Eurovision 2021 Semi-Final 1 is here – join our pre and post-semi shows!

It’s been exactly two years today since the credits rolled on the Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, with Netta handing the trophy excitedly to new champion Duncan Laurence and exclaiming “next year in Amsterdam!” At the time, it seemed a very reasonable prediction, and the press and fans in Israel went on their way back across the world to …

Which is YOUR favourite rehearsal in each semi-final? Vote in our polls!

All photo credits: EBU/AVROTROS With the first four days of rehearsals now behind us, and each semi-final participant having had their first run through, the picture of Eurovision 2021 now looks at least a little clearer. So, we wanted to know how #YOU are feeling about the songs in this year’s semi-finals! Which act in each semi do #YOU feel …

Road to Rotterdam: TIX (Norway)

As rehearsals get underway in Rotterdam, we continue to profile all 39 participants in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. With a CV that already has a multi-million selling international hit, three number one singles in his native Norway and a career trajectory on the right path, TIX is a star on the rise – can Eurovision propel him even further? …

Norway: TIX releases official music video for “Fallen Angel”

Just a few days before their departure for Rotterdam, Team Norway and TIX decided to release the official music video for his 2021 Eurovision entry “Fallen Angel.” The video shows us the story behind the artist from his childhood until today. It’s about being different, experiencing bullying and finding the strength to deal with challenges in life. You can watch …

Eurovision Class of 2011: Where are they now? Semi-Final 1 Eliminated Contestants

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. We are rapidly coming up on Eurovision 2021 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and with 2020’s cancellation and the modifications for 2021, we feel as if we’re entering a new era. So what better …

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 …

Opinion: Why NRK’s KEiiNO gambit failed.

This post is an editorial and therefore heavily prone towards subjectivity, as well as strong opinions and speculation. Anything stated beyond this point is the author’s personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or its other editors.   I hear the critics question the point behind holding National Finals this year – …

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