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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 …

Alan Merrill passes away at age 69 due to coronavirus complications

American singer, guitarist and songwriter Alan Merrill, who co-wrote Co-Co’s entry “Wake Up” for the United Kingdom’s A Song for Europe 1976, has passed away yesterday at age 69 due to complications from the coronavirus. Merrill’s daughter Laura Merrill announced his passing in a heartbreaking post on Facebook yesterday afternoon, stressing that a pandemic and the lockdowns that she and …

Something inside so strong: An Anti-Apartheid legend tries out for Eurovision 1978 (Twice)

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. As the Eurovision 2020 national selections begin to ramp up, we are going to look at some iconic pop culture figures who tried out for Eurovision but did not make it, but who …

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