And then there was one! Armenia are the first nation to reveal their act for Eurovision 2019! The announcement was made by the Armenian national broadcaster AMPTV earlier this evening (Friday 30th November) on late night chat show ‘Lav Yereko’. Srbuk will represent Armenia when they travel to Tel Aviv in May for the Contest.
The BBC has announced today that it will shake things up for their Eurovision selection process ‘Eurovision: You Decide’, when it returns to our screens in February 2019. While a final date, competing artists and song titles haven’t been confirmed, the show will once again be hosted by the brilliant pairing of Mel Giedroyc and Måns Zelmerlöw. It will move from last year’s location (Brighton’s Dome) to Salford’s Media City (outside Manchester) in 2019.
Melfest is one of the most anticipated Eurovision selections of the season. The presenting line up was announced last month (Eric Saade, Sarah Dawn Finer, Kodjo Akolor and Marika Carlsson) and rumours have been rife as to which acts would compete in this year’s contest. Today’s announcement puts all those rumours to bed. Read on to find out which familiar faces will return to fight it out to follow in the footsteps of the likes of Loreen, Mans Zelmerlow and ABBA to represent Sweden at Eurovision in 2019.
Latvia’s Supernova was launched to the public earlier today when the broadcaster LTV revealed the songs that were in contention for this year’s Latvian Eurovision selection show. All in all 33 songs were invited to audition live on Thursday 22 November. The broadcaster have now published the performances of these songs both on their website and their official YouTube channel.
It’s the fifth week of our latest feature to find out the Top 30 songs released by former Eurovision stars in 2018. Again this week we take you through ten of the biggest hits of 2018 and ask you to vote for your three favourites from the bunch!
Three more songs have advanced to the top 30 of our song of 2018. Readers have been voting all week and we can now reveal the three songs that have qualified.
ABBA’s Benny and Björn were special guests on X-Factor this weekend when the remaining six contestants performed songs from the band’s back catalogue. However Ireland’s Eurovision 2017 star Brendan Murray was given the boot in Saturday’s Semi Final results show along with the last of the remaining Overs contestants Danny Tetley.
Poland’s Roksana Weigel has won the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest with song ‘Anyone I Wanna Be’. The competition took place earlier this evening in Minsk-Arena Belarus and featured a record breaking 20 nations including Wales and Kazakhstan who competed for the first time.
Italian broadcaster RAI has announced some changes to this year’s Sanremo singing competition, the process they use for selecting their Eurovision Song Contest 2019 artist and song.
X-Factor Malta concluded its Bootcamp phase of the competition this weekend when the remaining acts were put through their paces and whittled down to just 48.