Well there we have it. It’s all over for another year! Tonight’s Eurovision Grand Final was won by Portugal. This is the first time the nation has won the Contest thanks to Salvador Sobral’s song ‘Amar pelos dois’.
Hungary chose Joci Papai to represent them in 2017 when he won the national selection show A DAL with song ‘Origo’. He has already progressed to the live Final and will perform in the eighth slot later this evening. But how will he on?
Moldova’s Sunstroke Project return to Eurovision minus the female vocalist that accompanied them in 2010. Back then Epic Sax Guy Sergey Stepanov took the internet by storm when his sax solo skills were turned into virally shared memes and he’s back again with even more sax skills in 2017 with song ‘Hey Mamma!’
Alma will follow in the footsteps of Amir when she represents France in tonight’s Eurovision Grand Final. She will sing a sing called ‘Requiem’ which was penned by Nazim Khaled who was also responsible for France’s 2016 song ‘J’ai Cherche’. How does ‘Requiem’ stack up?
Ahead of tonight’s live Eurovision Grand Final, I reveal my predictions for the finishing positions. Some of these have changed in the last few days, so will be different from what I had posted in my reviews. Have a look see and see if you agree with my predictions.
Winner of the New Artist category and the Big Artists category in back to back Sanremo Contests, Francesco Gabbani will represent Italy at Eurovision 2017 with his song ‘Occidentali’s Karma’.
Ukraine will defend their Eurovision crown when rock band O. Torvald performs ‘Time’ in the 2017 Grand Final. Are they in with a chance of doing the double or is their ‘Time’ over?
With both semi finals over us, we’re looking ahead to Saturday’s Grand Final and the running order. We already know which half the Big 5, Ukraine and the ten qualifiers from the first semi final will perform. Following a winners’ press conference after the live show we can also reveal which half the second semi final qualifers will perform. The full running order will be decided by the Ukrainian national broadcasters very soon.
Tuesday saw ten acts qualify from the first semi final of Eurovision 2017. Tonight saw the broadcast of Semi Final 2 and another ten acts have made the line up of the Final. Check out who has made it through!