Eurovision Rewind: 2006

If I’ve learnt anything from watching Eurovision it’s this: expect the unexpected. In 2006 against all odds, Finnish heavy metal rockers Lordi, prosthetic masks and all, ¬†were crowned winners with their rock anthem “Hard Rock Hallelujah!’ Let’s remind ourselves of that moment:

Eurovision That Could Have Been: Germany

Elaiza is Germany's pick for 2014

Elaiza is Germany’s pick for 2014

Germany’s Eurovision selection process is interesting as it is not just about the artist nor is it just about the song but equal focus is given to both. Each act in the national final selects two original songs and the public vote for which is their favourite. Germany in the end opted to go for Elaiza but ‘Is It Right?’ Or is there another song that you preferred? We take a look at which songs just missed out on taking to the stage at Copenhagen. Continue reading

Azerbaijan and Greece join Austria and Armenia in the YouTube 1 Million Hits Club

Aram MP3 still most viewed on YouTube

Aram MP3 still most viewed on YouTube

It’s that time of the week again where we take a look at the least and most viewed videos on YouTube. At the top end Aram MP3 still dominates with over 2 million views, while Austria’s Conchita Wurst is catching with also over 2 million hits. Azerbaijan’s ‘Start a Fire’ is now in third and Greece is fourth as both entries hit the 1 million mark. Sanna Nielsen rounds up the top ten, falling three places with ‘Undo’. Continue reading

Meet the Hosts of Eurovision 2014

Lise Ronne, Nikolaj and Pilou Asbaek will be our Eurovision hosts this year

Lise Ronne, Nikolaj Koppel and Pilou Asbaek will be our Eurovision hosts this year

It’s time to take a look at the hosts for this year’s Eurovision song contest ahead of tomorrow’s first semi final. The semi finals and the grand final on saturday 10th May will be hosted by not one, not two, but three people. Continue reading