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RAI releases bid process for Eurovision 2022 hosting rights: Who’s still in the running?

As is tradition for the month of July, we’ve already received our first piece of news for the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest! It would appear that after receiving documents from Martin Österdahl, the executive supervisor of the contest, Italian broadcaster RAI is wasting no time to find a suitable host city and venue for the 2022 edition of the contest. …

Bugo wins court case against Morgan over Sanremo 2020 drama

The long-running drama between Sanremo 2020 contestants Bugo and Morgan has attained a legal character, with Bugo appearing to have secured an important victory as a Court in Milan ruled that Morgan can no longer modify the text of their Sanremo entry Sincero. During the fourth night of Sanremo 2020, Bugo famously abandoned the stage while performing Sincero, a song …

Sanremo 2022 to take place at the beginning of February with host rumours in full swing

Italian broadcaster Rai confirmed yesterday that Sanremo 2022 will take place at the beginning of February 2022. During a press conference, Stefano Coletta, the director of Rai 1, announced that the 72nd edition of the music festival will take place in its traditional February slot, after the 2021 edition was postponed to March due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Sanremo Giovani, …

Måneskin to livestream TikTok concert TODAY after joining the app by popular demand

Eurovision 2021 winners Måneskin have joined popular social media app TikTok, following a concerted campaign by fans asking them to do so. In the past few weeks, the hashtag #VogliamoIManeskin, meaning we want Måneskin in Italian, has been trending on TikTok. The hashtag totalled almost 64 million views, with fans decrying Måneskin’s absence on the app. In response, Måneskin have …

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 …

Mahmood releases new album ‘Ghettolimpo’

Eurovision 2019 runner-up Mahmood released his second album, ‘Ghettolimpo’, today. Ghettolimpo is the follow-up to Mahmood’s highly successful debut album, Gioventù Bruciata, and is described as made up of ‘modern tales of reality and myth, with pop and urbano inspiration’. In an interview with Rockol, Mahmood reveals that he started writing the album immediately after his Sanremo 2019 victory, linking …

“Writing new (hot) stuff” – Måneskin hit the studio

Italian Eurovision champions Måneskin have teased new material on the horizon for the first time since their Rotterdam victory, posting this evening that they were spending time in the studio and working on recording sessions.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Måneskin (@maneskinofficial) After taking a well-earned break from the media frenzy surrounding their Eurovision …

Emma discusses ‘sexism’ at Eurovision as she is set to release new version of La Mia Città

Emma, who represented Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2014, has reflected on her Eurovision experience in anticipation of the release of her new album, ‘Best of Me’. In an interview with Il Corriere della Sera, Emma discusses double standards and the ‘sexism’ she experienced at Eurovision, with the media and the wider public focusing on her outfit rather …

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