Since her victory at Eurovision 2016, Jamala has enjoyed musical success with follow up hits ‘I Believe in U’ and ‘Wings’.
She also got married to long term partner Bekir Suleimanov, gave birth to their son Emir. During her time as panelist on Ukrainian Eurovision selection show Vidbir she has become a widely shared gif and caused international controversy. In 2019 she posed a very ‘uncomfortable question’ to eventual winner of the show Maruv, who subsequently withdrew as a result and this led to Ukraine pulling out of the 2019 Contest. Continue reading
The rumours can all be put to bed now! Serhat will represent San Marino at Eurovision for the second time in 2019. The artist announcement was made at a press conference by broadcaster SMRTV this morning.
It is unlikely that Macedonia will participate in the 2018 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. This news comes from the national broadcaster MRT who have stated that due to accumulating debts owed to the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), they will be unable to send an entry to Portugal next May.Continue reading
Don’t you just love it when two Eurovision stars team up? Well, last week dutch singer and 2016 Eurovision representative for the Netherlands travelled to the hometown of Country music: Nashville, Tennessee. While there he met up with one half of the Common Linnets and 2014 Eurovision representative Ilse DeLange for her new television show ‘Ilse’s Veranda’.Continue reading
June has been so jam-packed with musical goodness that we have had to split our music round up across two parts. This first part includes new songs from Croatia’s Nina Kraljic, new music from Samra, Aminata, Barei, Ani Lorak and Manel Navarro, as well as three new songs from Armenia’s Iveta Mukuchyan including a duet with fellow Depi Evratesil judge Aram MP3, some rock hits from Cyrpus’ Minus One and Romania’s Voltaj and a new solo song from FreakyFortune’s Nikolas Raptakis. Check out the line up below!
The Cypriot band Minus One have unveiled the video for their latest single. The song is called ‘Invincible’ and follows the band’s appearance at Eurovision 2016 where the finished in 21st place with ‘Alter Ego’ and their song ‘The Potato Song (I Just Wanna Dance)’. Watch the video for the new song below!Continue reading
Belarus chose Navi Band to represent them at Eurovision 2017. Since their selection in early January, the band have been doing the rounds on other countries’ national selection shows. Last week, they appeared on one of the Ukrainian heats and after a chat with Jamala, they revealed that they had prepared their own version of the reigning Eurovision champion’s winning song ‘1944’.Continue reading