Eurovision NI’s Song of 2016: Group One

Eurovision NI Song of the Year 2016Over the next nine weeks we will be looking closely at some of the songs released in 2016 by former Eurovision contestants. We will be asking you to vote for your favourite from the lists before compiling a final Top 30 just before the end of the year. Continue reading

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Eurovision NI’s Song of 2016: How It Works

Eurovision NI Song of 2016
Over the next nine weeks we will be looking closely at some of the songs released in 2016 by former Eurovision contestants. We will be asking you to vote for your favourite from the lists before compiling a final Top 30 just before the end of the year. Continue reading

Eurovision Guide 2017: Acts and Songs

As Eurovision 2017 draws closer we will keep you up to date with all the artist and song announcements as they happen. To keep them all in one place we have compiled the table below. Click on the hyperlink under ‘Selection Process’ to find out more about how that country chose their artist, the hyperlink under ‘Artist’ to find out more about the artist from that country and the hyperlink under ‘Song’ to read our review of the song. Few announcements have been made at present, but we will update as the acts are revealed.

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Australia Will Return to Eurovision in 2017!

australia Eurovision 2017This morning in a joint announcement from the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and Ukrainian national broadcaster (NTU) it was announced that a total of 43 countries will compete at Eurovision 2017 in Kiev. This will include associate member Australia. Continue reading

Voice of Holland Girl Band O’G3NE to represent The Netherlands

O'G3NE Netherlands Eurovision 2017O’G3NE are a three piece girl band made up of sisters Lisa, Amy and Shelley Vol. They gained national fame when they who won the fifth season of singing competition the Voice of Holland. Not only that but we are very excited at the announcement this week that the trio will be heading to Kiev in 2017 to represent the Netherlands in the Eurovision Song Contest. Continue reading

Watch: Loic Nottet’s Million Eyes Video in Full!

Loic Nottet Belgium Eurovision 2016Earlier this week Belgian Eurovision singer Loic Nottet teased a new music video for his latest single ‘Million Eyes’. The video was released in its entirety on Thursday. Watch the full video below and share your thoughts with us. Continue reading

Voltaj Back with Tenth Studio Album ‘X’

Eurovision 2015 Voltaj RomaniaRomania’s rock band Eurovision entry from 2015 are back with an impressive tenth studio album which they have appropriately named ‘X’. The album features ten new tracks and is available to download on all major music sites. Continue reading

Turkey and Slovakia will not Compete at Eurovision 2017!

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As we kick off the selection show season there have been 40 countries who have formally announced that they will compete in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017 in Kiev. Two countries that will not be included in the show in May are Turkey and Slovakia. Continue reading

X-Factor has had its Day but Saara Aalto Impresses With Bjork Performance!

xfactor uk 2016 Eurovision NiThe thirteenth series of the X-Factor UK has been all over the place. From ridiculous selections and reshuffling for ‘entertainment’ purposes during the Six Chair Challenge, to bringing back a number of eliminated contestants who hadn’t previously got through at Judges’ Houses. Then there’s the vague themes the acts are given each week for the live shows that are not particularly subscribed to. For example how is Vanilla Ice a Diva? Unlikely star Honey G has gained a cult following, despite accusations of racial appropriation when the white female singer from London performs hits in the style of black male rappers like Tupac, Coolio and Notorious BIG. There was of course the controversy surrounding the Brooks’ ejection from the show for one of the brothers allegedly beating his girlfriend. While more recently the show has come under scrutiny for vote rigging. X-Factor continues to be very transparent, predictable, exploitative and has surely had its day. One ray of hope however was this week’s performance from UMK runner up Saara Aalto. Continue reading

New Song From Genealogy’s Vahe Tilbian!

vahe tilbian Armenia Eurovision NIWhile his Genealogy band mate Essai Altounian works towards selecting the next Armenian Eurovision entry on national selection show Depi Evratesil, Vahe Tilbian has been busy in the recording studio. The singer has unveiled the video for his new song. Check it out below! Continue reading