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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 …

United Kingdom: James Newman lights up the room!

Rotterdam, 13 May 2021 Bring out the Trumpets! James Newman just performed for the UK in the AHOY arena. Here’s our honest report. Country: United Kingdom Act: James Newman Song: “Embers” Grand Final: 22 May 2021 Position in Running Order: Unknown What immediately catches the eye when watching the British entry are the two gigantic trumpets hanging from the ceiling. …

United Kingdom: James Newman lights up the room out of “Embers”

London, 11 March 2021 With the Eurovision season wrapping up entries, the United Kingdom has joined the parade by revealing theirs: James Newman will be singing the uptempo electrodance song “Embers” in Rotterdam! The 35 year old singer-songwriter from Yorkshire reprises his representative role from last year. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BMDGTsa_Qq0[/embedyt] Earlier this morning, the British song had leaked on Czech music …

Is “Your Love” the United Kingdom’s song for Rotterdam?

Eagle eyed Eurovision fans may have uncovered the song title of this year’s entry for the United Kingdom, after a song was registered on the ACE Repertory for songwriters. The song, called “Your Love”, is listed as written by Adam Argyle, Ed Drewett, Iain Farquharson, Iain James and the UK’s representative James Newman. All of the writers with the exception …

London Eurovision Party venue set to close down

Café de Paris, the London venue that hosted the annual London Eurovision Party in the build up to each year’s contest, is set to close its doors after 96 years of operation, according to NME. As with many entertainment and nightlife venues in the United Kingdom and across the wider world, the nightclub in the West End of the British …

United Kingdom: BBC release James Newman’s Eurovision 2020 documentary

The BBC’s Newsbeat news production company have released the documentary that was in the works for Eurovision 2020, documenting James Newman’s selection as the British entrant and the following cancellation of the contest due to COVID-19. The half-hour production is a fly-on-the-wall documentary that follows the build-up to James being announced as the United Kingdom’s entrant for Rotterdam, before turning …

AI Song Contest to take place tomorrow!

Thirteen ambitious teams will take part in the AI Song Contest tomorrow, a competition in which musicians, composers, scientists and programmers have collaborated to generate what they believe is the perfect formula for a Eurovision song. The live final will be streamed tomorrow, May 12th at 20:30 CEST, hosted by Belgian comedian Lieven Scheire and Dutch presenter and the Netherlands’ …

BBC face backlash from Eurovision fans over May 16th broadcast

The external social media posts shown in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of the author, our other editors or ESC United as a whole. The BBC have faced opposition and a backlash from various British Eurovision fans across their BBC Eurovision social media platforms today, after the British broadcaster took the decision to host their own show, …

United Kingdom: BBC reveal plans for a “Replacement” Eurovision!

Ever since the news came out that Eurovision would be cancelled this year, people have been looking at the EBU and other broadcasters to see if there would be anything to replace the void. The EBU stated that they were “Working on it”, but today the BBC have revealed a few plans to entertain the British people in self-quarantine.  They …

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