Irish singer and Eurovision representative for the country in 2006, Brian Kennedy has revealed that he has been diagnosed with rectal cancer. The ‘Every Song is a Cry For Love’ singer has revealed that he is receiving treatment for the disease.
Lithuania haven’t been too successful in Eurovision, so you have to commend them for having the brass neck on them to come out with a song in 2006 which exclaimed that ‘We Are the Winners’ of Eurovision. Unfortunately their confidence didn’t pay off and their prophecy didn’t come true.
Finland, the country that brought us masked heavy metal band Lordi in 2006, return to their Eurovision rock roots this year with their 2015 song ‘Aina Mun Pitaa’ by punk band PKN. Read on for the full review of the song.
The BBC’s 60th Anniversary Concert entitled Eurovision: Greatest Hits was staged on Wednesday 31st march in London’s Eventim Hammersmith Apollo. On the night one performer in particular received an unsavoury welcome. Dima Bilan, the Russian winner from 2008 was booed by the audience when he took to the stage to sing his winning song ‘Believe’ and his second place song from 2006 ‘Never Let You Go’.
If I’ve learnt anything from watching Eurovision it’s this: expect the unexpected. In 2006 against all odds, Finnish heavy metal rockers Lordi, prosthetic masks and all, were crowned winners with their rock anthem “Hard Rock Hallelujah!’ Let’s remind ourselves of that moment: