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Fixer Upper: How WE Would Overhaul Four Struggling Eurovision Nations

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the authors and does not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision, or the EBU. As Eurovision season ramps up again, it’s time for delegations to take stock of their results at the 2021 contest and consider how to perform better at the 2022 edition in Italy. A …

Actress and Cliff Richard Muse Una Stubbs Passes Away at Age 84

Una Stubbs, an iconic actress who starred in some of the United Kingdom’s biggest television shows, passed away today at age 84 in her home in Edinburgh after a long battle with an undisclosed illness. Closely associated with Sir Cliff Richard during her early years, particular Summer Holiday (1963) and Wonderful Life (1964) and his TV show It’s Cliff Richard! (1970 – 1972), …

UEFA Euro 2020 Final: England vs. Italy – with a Eurovision Twist!

After its postponement from last summer, group stages involving 24 teams, and some shock results in the knock-out stages, the final of the UEFA Euro 2020 soccer tournament is here. And don’t get salty with me about using soccer. The English invented the word. Anyway, it’s going to be England vs. Italy at the Euro 2020 Final to be held …

Diane Warren Rescues Cow that Escaped from California Slaughterhouse

On Tuesday evening, 40 cows escaped from a slaughterhouse in the Southern California city of Pico Rivera. Of the 40, 38 were recaptured within two days, one was shot, and was one eventually found miles away at Whittier Narrows Park on Thursday evening and recaptured. The last cow to be found has an unlikely benefactor and savior: Grammy Winning songwriter …

The rumours have started: Who is speculated to represent the UK for Eurovision 2022?

The 2021 Eurovision Song Contest may have wrapped up only 3 weeks ago but that doesn’t stop the rumour mill from starting up! In the past week numerous names have popped up as either being in talks with the BBC or being interested in representing the United Kingdom in Italy. The list is only expected to grow in the coming …

Making the case for Wolf Alice at Eurovision

This editorial is written from the personal opinion of the author and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole, its other staff or the EBU and other involved organisations. And so, the BBC Eurovision team retreat for another year from our beloved contest; tail between their legs at another embarassing show on Europe’s biggest stage, …

Måneskin double up in the UK charts as two songs feature!

Måneskin’s rapid rise since their Eurovision victory is showing in the United Kingdom, with the Roman rock band doubling up in the latest weekly charts announced this afternoon. Last week, their winning entry “Zitti e buoni” debuted at #17, the highest charting Eurovision winner since Måns Zelmerlöw’s “Heroes” in 2015. This week, the band have gone one better with a …

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 🇷🇺 …

Second rehearsals: For the second time, the auto-qualifiers have rehearsed!

Written by Boris Meersman with additional words by Sean Tarbuck. Rotterdam, 15 May 2021 Sup you fools! ESCUnited here with our honest report on the second runthroughs of the autoqualifiers. Will the big five and the Netherlands improve? We’ll let #YOU know right now! 13-26. Italy (#ITA) Måneskin – “Zitti e buoni” Måneskin were incredible, end write-up? Of course we …

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