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Artists and song titles announced for UMK 2021

As we reported yesterday, images from the 2021 UMK line-up were leaked onto Twitter and Facebook that looked legitimate in nature. And it would appear the leaks were correct in nature! It appears someone gained access to the official announcement video prior to launch, but that didn’t stop YLE from breaking the news online themselves. The YLE announcement confirms that …

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UMK 2021 Artists potentially leaked online?

Warning – this post contains speculation, rumors, and potential spoilers for tomorrow’s announcement of UMK finalists. If you do not wish to accidentally spoil the suprise, make sure to click off now! This post will not be considered factual until the press release tomorrow afternoon – so take everything with a grain of salt. In October of 2020 YLE announced …

2020 trio speak out over chances for next year’s contest

Three of the Eurovision 2020 artists have revealed their position going into next year’s contest, with some dissapointing news for fans hoping to see as many returning artists as possible in Rotterdam next year. Croatia’s Damir Kedžo and Finland’s Aksel Kankaanranta have both confirmed in interviews in their home countries that they have not submitted entries to Dora and UMK, …

Finland: Listen to Aksel Kankaanranta’s entry

The third track of this year’s Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, Finland’s selection for Eurovision 2020, has been revealed. Aksel Kankaanranta, a young singer from Turku who wowed viewers to finish as the runner-up of The Voice of Finland in 2017, has revealed “Looking Back”, an English-language anthemic pop ballad about nostalgia and looking back on previous experiences. #YOU can check out …

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