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New details emerge regarding ABBA’s new music

After winning the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest, the group ABBA quickly rose to international fame, becoming one of the most commercially successful acts in popular music. Arguably they are one of the most successful winners of the Eurovision Song Contest to date next to Céline Dion. However, following the group’s official break-up in 1982, the world had to face the …

Germany: Aly Ryan slams NDR for “rigged” selection in 2019

[AdSense-B] The comments below show the personal opinion of Aly Ryan and do not necessarily represent those of ESC United, any of its editors or anyone related to the EBU and Eurovision. Aly Ryan, one of the performers in the German national selection for Eurovision 2019, has hit out at the German broadcaster responsible for the contest and claimed that …

Teaser for Melani García’s Junior Eurovision Song posted online

[AdSense-B] Back in late July, Spain’s Radiotelevisión Española (RTVE) announced that Melani García would be representing them in the 2019 Junior Eurovision Contest. And on Friday, RTVE teased the first minute of her song “Marte” on the official Junior Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel. The song features García’s amazing vocal range through a song that fuses a pop ballad with …

#YOUrovision 2019: The results (50-46)

[AdSense-B] We asked, #YOU voted, and we are finally ready to count down your favourite entries from this year’s national finals that couldn’t make it to Tel Aviv. Which song will be crowned the inaugural champion of #YOUrovision, and which hidden gems deserved more recognition? Let’s begin with the first five songs in our top 50… 50 🇳🇴 Adrian Jørgensen …

Netta set to have role in Will Ferrell’s “Eurovision” movie?

[AdSense-B] Everyone’s favourite clucking and looping Eurovision sensation, Israel’s Netta Barzilai, could be hitting the silver screen with some of Hollywood’s brightest stars soon, as the 2018 champion reportedly has a role in the upcoming Netflix movie “Eurovision”. The comedy, written by Will Ferrell and Andrew Steele and directed by Wedding Crashers director David Dobkin, is currently in the filming …

EDITORIAL: And the song that best describes my Tel Aviv Eurovision experience is…

[AdSense-B] …Germany’s “Sister” No wait! Seriously! Come back! Despite all my issues with the staging and presentation of the Germany entry this year, like all Eurovision songs to me, there is value in them, including this song. (And kudos to the two ladies from S!sters constantly making the most of their time in the Eurovision spotlight!)  But let me explain… …

Could LRT consider alterations to Lithuanian national final?

[AdSense-B] It would appear that Jurij Veklenko’s 11th place finish in Semi-Final 2 has caused LRT and the Lithuanian delegation to consider introducing changes to the Lithuanian national final “Eurovizijos dainų konkurso nacionalinė atranka”. In an interview with 15min.lt, show producer Gediminas Jaunius admitted that “Now we are focused on a good show. We are happy arguing, sending something to …

Iceland: Hatari’s use of Palestine flags pre-agreed by all group members

[AdSense-B] Controversy erupted within the Expo Tel Aviv and social media this week after the Icelandic band Hatari displayed Palestinian flags during the televoting sequence, and we want to give you the full story. This article takes no political stances nor intends to legitimize the acts of Hatari members, but report the experiences of the group during their time in …

United Kingdom: Accusation of plagiarism aimed at “Bigger Than Us”

[AdSense-B] The United Kingdom’s entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 has had an accusation of plagiarism leveled against it, ESC United has learned. The British submission for this year’s contest, written by Laurell Barker, Anna-Klara Folin, John Lundvik and Jonas Thander and performed by Michael Rice, bears similarities to a 2017 track by the British band 10 Reasons entitled …

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