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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 …

Bay City Rollers frontman Les McKeown passes away at age 65

Les McKeown, the former frontman for ’70s Scottish pop sensations The Bay City Rollers, passed away at the age of 65 on Tuesday evening. In a tweet posted by his family, his wife Keiko whom he met in 1978 and their son Jubei, McKeown passed away suddenly and unexpectedly at home. No cause of death was cited. pic.twitter.com/YgZLzuGbM1 — Les …

Legendary British songwriter Barry Mason passes away at age 85

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. Legendary British songwriter Barry Mason, who co-wrote some of the biggest pop hits of the 1960s and 1970s in the United Kingdom and United States with Les Reed, passed away at the age …

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 …

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