This morning (28 September) saw the release of Benjamin Ingrosso’s official debut album ‘Identification’. The album, consisting of 12 tracks was made available to fans on streaming service Spotify and in hard copy today. It features the already popular single ‘I Wouldn’t Know’ and his Eurovision 2018 song ‘Dance You Off’.
Fresh off the back of her Eurovision appearance in May 2018, Saara Aalto has released new album ‘Wild Wild Wonderland’. The album features the three tracks that were under consideration for Finland’s 2018 Eurovision bid; ‘Queens’, ‘Domino’ and the song that was selected ‘Monsters’. Saara has been busy promoting the new album, touring it extensively throughout Europe in the past few months. Now she is set to bring the tour to our fair shores, when she comes to Belfast’s Oh Yeah Centre on 10 October.
To Tel Aviv! After much back and forth, speculation and rumour, the announcement that Tel Aviv will be the host nation for Eurovision 2019 was made official today. The LGBT-friendly, liberal, coastal metropolis had been in direct competition with the Israeli capital and two time Eurovision hosts Jerusalem.
Eurovision fans have grown accustomed to seeing some familiar faces on the UK version of TV talent show the X-Factor. Hosted by Dermot O’Leary, there has been a switch up this year on the judging panel with One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson, Robbie Williams and his wife Ayda Field joining long serving judge Simon Cowell.
Ireland’s Eurovision 2018 representative Ryan O’Shaughnessy this weekend participated in another song contest. The ‘Together’ singer travelled to Romania to compete in Cerbul de Aur (the Golden Stag Festival) 2018.