Late last year, Dihaj (full name Diana Hajiyeva) was chosen as the Eurovision 2017 pick for Azerbaijan. As we await the formal release of her Eurovision song, she has released a new video for song ‘Esqini Asagi Sal’ or ‘Lower Your Love’ in English. Check it out below!
The San Marino Eurovision 2017 controversy has taken another turn with the broadcaster SMRTV hitting back at singer Tony Maiello today. Maiello had recently claimed that the broadcaster approached him to represent the micro state at Eurovision 2017. However, for his bid to be successful he claimed that SMRTV wanted a donation of €500,000.
Last week Louis Walsh sent an invitation for Eurovision supremo Johnny Logan to submit a song for Irish Eurovision 2017 artist Brendan Murray. Walsh was very complementary of Logan’s past efforts, winning the Contest twice as a singer in 1980 and 1987 and again as a songwriter for Linda Martin’s ‘Why Me?’. Logan has now responded to the offer.
After much rumour, speculation, format changes to the selection process and artists withdrawing themselves as picks for Greece’s 2017 Eurovision artist, Greek broadcaster ERT announced today that they have narrowed it down to just two artists.
It’s just 11 days until Hungary’s national selection A Dal kicks off with the first of its heats. However one act will no longer be competing. The band Jetlag have been given the boot.