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Duncan Laurence’s “Arcade” joins the Eurovision Billboard Hot 100 Club!

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. Take your minds back to 1997. Okay, for a large percentage of ESC United readers, you’d have to picture what nothingness looks like, but bear with us. Bill Clinton is President, Tony Blair …

Marconi Plays the What?! Starship Build Their City on Eurovision Failure

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. There are divisive songs, and then there’s Starship’s 1985 smash hit “We Built This City.” With its cheesy synths to its loud guitars to the radio DJ clip to the confusing lyrics and …

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 …

United Kingdom: James Newman lights up the room out of “Embers”

London, 11 March 2021 With the Eurovision season wrapping up entries, the United Kingdom has joined the parade by revealing theirs: James Newman will be singing the uptempo electrodance song “Embers” in Rotterdam! The 35 year old singer-songwriter from Yorkshire reprises his representative role from last year. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMDGTsa_Qq0[/embedyt] Earlier this morning, the British song had leaked on Czech music …

Is “Your Love” the United Kingdom’s song for Rotterdam?

Eagle eyed Eurovision fans may have uncovered the song title of this year’s entry for the United Kingdom, after a song was registered on the ACE Repertory for songwriters. The song, called “Your Love”, is listed as written by Adam Argyle, Ed Drewett, Iain Farquharson, Iain James and the UK’s representative James Newman. All of the writers with the exception …

United Kingdom: James Newman to return for Eurovision 2021!

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) confirmed that James Newman will return as the United Kingdom’s representative for Eurovision 2021. Newman, who was to represent the United Kingdom at last year’s cancelled Eurovision, is now the 25th confirmed returning artist from Eurovision 2020. 23 countries had previously guaranteed last year’s representative a berth at Eurovision 2021, and Lithuania’s The Roop won …

BREAKING: EBU rules out scenario A, focus on scenario B with possible downscaling

Rotterdam, 3 Feb 2021 With the pandemic still raging across all Europe, the EBU needed to make a decision concerning the organization of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest. The 65th contest, set to be held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, will be aired on the week of the 17th of May. Earlier, the EBU had issued four possible scenario’s underwhich the …

Remembering the Eurovision Stars we lost in 2020 – Part Two

As 2020 comes to a close, we remember and honor Eurovision stars, writers, and producers who passed away this year. Stars whose participation and performances provided so much joy to Eurovision fans at the contest and beyond. Due to the large amount of Eurovision notables who passed away this year, we had to split this article into two parts. Part …

Remembering the Eurovision stars we lost in 2020 – Part One

As 2020 comes to a close, we remember and honor Eurovision stars, writers, and producers who passed away this year. Stars whose participation and performances provided so much joy to Eurovision fans at the contest and beyond. Due to the large amount of Eurovision notables who passed away this year, we had to split this article into two parts. Part …

London Eurovision Party venue set to close down

Café de Paris, the London venue that hosted the annual London Eurovision Party in the build up to each year’s contest, is set to close its doors after 96 years of operation, according to NME. As with many entertainment and nightlife venues in the United Kingdom and across the wider world, the nightclub in the West End of the British …

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