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Sweden: Final 14 artists revealed early on the Melodifestivalen app

Whether on purpose or on accident, the Swedish broadcaster SVT released the final 14 artists competing in the 2022 edition of Melodifestivalen on their mobile app today. The official announcement was supposed to come from SVT tomorrow. These artists will join the line-up that was announced on November 26th and will join the race to represent Sweden in Turin this May. …

SVT Announces the first 14 acts for Melodifestivalen 2022

This morning the Swedish broadcaster SVT announced the first handful of artists for one of the most celebrated national selection in Eurovision – Melodifestivalen. Earleir this year, they announced that Oscar Zia would be hosting the contest alongside a roster of guest stars, replicating the format they chose last year with Christer Björkman. They did, however, announce that the Andra …

Melodifestivalen: First names to be revealed on Friday

The road to Stockholm officially begins on Friday, with SVT set to reveal 14 of the 28 competing acts in next year’s Melodifestivalen! The contest, which will primarily be hosted by former Melfest favourite Oscar Zia and is the first of the Swedish selection shows under the tutelage of Karin Gunnarsson, is set to once again take place across February …

Lay all your love on “Voyage”! ABBA’s first studio album in 40 years

They won our hearts when they won The Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 with their song “Waterloo.” After their last album The Visitors in 1981, the Swedish group ABBA are finally back with their brand new album “Voyage” The Album has been released in every country at 00:00 on the 5th of November. The album features ten brand new ABBA songs, including …

Many broadcasters announce changes to their 2022 National final format

Follownig the year of internal selections, it looks like numerous broadcasters are ready to host another year of fun and entertaining national finals for Eurovision fans. However, some national finals have decided to rehaul their selection process to introduce some new elements – or in the case of Malta, bring back an old fan favorite of MESC. Let’s dive into …

Eurovision 2022 News Round-up: Pre-recorded backing tracks, X Factor Israel participants, Melfest host and dates, & more!

This weekend, we received a fair bit of news related to Eurovision 2022: backing track announcement, participation announcements, and participants for upcoming national selections. Let’s dive into the juicy information, shall we? Pre-Recorded backing tracks allowed for 2022 Due to the on-going pandemic, the EBU amended the official rules to formally allow pre-recorded backing vocals at the contest. This amendment …

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. …

ABBA to Release New Music for the First Time in Four Decades

39 years after disbanding and 47 years since having won the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974, the iconic and world-renowned Swedish supergroup ABBA is set to release new music. The project, currently titled ABBA Voyage, is reported to include five new tracks that will be released this year. A newly registered website is asking devoted fans to register to be …

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 🇷🇺 …

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