Sweden: Check out the Finalists

Did you miss out on the first four heats of the Melodifestivalen? Why? What is wrong with you?! You’ve missed some of the most epic pop songs that are in contention for this year’s Eurovision crown! Not to worry though. We have you covered. You can check out which of the acts have directly qualified for the final below and don’t forget that you can catch the Second Chance show on Saturday which will see four more acts join the final the following week. If you want to know who is fighting it out for the last remaining spots in the final click here and you can also vote in our poll for your favourite. Continue reading

Spain’s Edurne unveils ‘Amanecer’

Eurovision fans have been waiting with baited breath for the premier of Edurne’s song ‘Amanecer’, the Spanish entry for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. The fans got exactly that this morning when the Madrid born singer officially released the song in full. Listen to the song below and let us know if it was everything you were expecting, or if you were disappointed. Continue reading

Lisa Angell Performs ‘N’Oubliez Pas’ on French TV

Last night saw the French Eurovision contestant, Lisa Angell perform her song ‘N’Oubliez Pas’ live for the first time. Channel France 2’s show ‘Chico and the Gypsies, Le Grand Show’ showcased the French entry’s premiere performance in front of a live studio audience. Listen to the song below and let us know your thoughts. Continue reading

10 Things About Sanna Nielsen

Melodifestivalen hosts Sanna and Robin

Melodifestivalen hosts Sanna and Robin

1. Sanna Viktoria Nielsen was born on 27 November 1984 in the small village of Edenryd in Sweden’s southern reigon of Skåne.

2. Nielsen represented her country at Eurovision in 2014 with her power ballad ‘Undo’ but did you know that this was her seventh competing in the Swedish national selection process Melodifestivalen? Previous songs she tried out with included ‘I’m in Love’ which came fourth in 2011, ‘Empty Room’ which was second in 2008, Vågar du, vågar jag’ which was seventh in 2007, 2005’s ‘Du och jag mot världen’ which came in eighth place, ‘Hela världen för mig’ coming fifth in 2003 and her first attempt was in 2001 with ‘I går, i dag’ which came third. Continue reading