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AI Song Contest to take place tomorrow!

Thirteen ambitious teams will take part in the AI Song Contest tomorrow, a competition in which musicians, composers, scientists and programmers have collaborated to generate what they believe is the perfect formula for a Eurovision song. The live final will be streamed tomorrow, May 12th at 20:30 CEST, hosted by Belgian comedian Lieven Scheire and Dutch presenter and the Netherlands’ …

ESC United “Expert” Panel 2020 – Switzerland

Our “Expert” Panel continues for another year, with 15 members of the ESC United team having sat down to review the hopefuls that were set to represent their nations at Eurovision 2020 in Rotterdam! As a quick reminder, the rules of our “Expert” Panel are simple; our team provide a score for each entry between 1 and 10, with .5 …

Switzerland: We’ll see Gjon’s Tears in Rotterdam!

Last year, Switzerland decided to go a completely different direction and this turned out to be the right decision, the country achieved their best ever placing since 1993, but will it work again? About Gjon’s Tears Born as Gjon Muharremaj in Broc, Switzerland to parents with Albanian ethnicity, he was internally selected to represent Switzerland by the national broadcaster SRG …

Switzerland: Artist & song to be presented on 4th of March

Why change a winning formula? Swiss national broadcaster (SRF) has finally given us a date and on the 4th of March, we will finally know, who will succeed Luca Hänni. Internal Selection Let’s be honest, Switzerland has done everything and failed and failed and failed. Despite Switzerland qualified to the final back in 2011 and finished dead last – which …

Celine Dion’s “Courage” album sales break unwanted Billboard record

It was great news last week for Celine Dion’s latest album “Courage” as it topped the Billboard 200 with 113,000 equivalent sales units. It was not great news this week for Celine Dion’s latest album “Courage” as sales plummeted in its second week, becoming the first ever record in American history to debut at Number 1 and fall out of …

Celine Dion weighs in on Titanic’s door debate

It’s official. The debate over whether Jack could have fit on the floating door next to Rose in Titanic has been settled by none other than Eurovision 1988 winner Celine Dion. Celine Dion, whose monster hit “My Heart will go on” was the first single from the soundtrack to the 1997 blockbuster film Titanic, directed by James Cameron, was asked …

Eurovision Class of 2009: Where are they now? Part One: Georgia and Semi-Final 1 eliminated contestants

As far as Eurovision is concerned, the 2010s are done and dusted. ESC United is currently running a series ranking the entrants that each country sent during the 2010s, and as we recap what each contributing nation had to offer this decade, what about the artists who performed at the very last Eurovision of the 2000s? Did the entrants of …

Aly Ryan adds San Marino and possibly Poland to her Eurovision 2020 campaign

German singer and Unser Lied für Israel participant Aly Ryan caused quite the stir last month when she dropped that she would never participate in the German national selection again, and promptly said no. According to her numerous tweets on the subject, the only way Germany would get Aly Ryan’s approval is if they internally select her. But since then …

Denmark Find True North and Win Eurovision Choir 2019!

[AdSense-B] As Jury Chairman John Rutter told the assembled choirs, every choir was a winner by virtue of being able to sing among the best choirs in Europe onstage at the Partille Arena, but it was Denmark’s experienced Vocal Line and their contemporary sound that won the title of Eurovision Choir 2019. Jury member Deke Sharon told Vocal Line after …

Eurovision Choir 2019 Preview: The Ten Nations Competing for Glory in Partille, Sweden

[AdSense-B] 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. Last week ESC United published a basic primer of the 2nd Eurovision Choir contest to be held this Saturday, August 3, 2019, at the Partille Arena in Gothenburg, Sweden. We went over …

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