New Music Round Up: July 2018 (Part One)

July ushers in a summer full of new hits from your Eurovision faves. This month we take a look at new tracks from Latvia’s Aminata, everyone’s favourite saxy group Sunstroke Project, Polish butter churner/singer CLEO and Eurovision 2018 alums Lea Sirk (Slovenia), AWS (Hungary) and Sevak Khanagyan (Armenia).

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New Music Round Up: May 2018!

With the thrill ride that was Eurovision 2018 now over us, we look towards new music from our past contestants. Hot off the heels of their appearance this year, we get new tracks from UK artist SuRie, Italy’s Ermal Meta and Armenian representative Sevak Khanagyan. Also joining the May line up of new music is 2017 Eurovision champ Salvador Sobral, Austria’s Nathan Trent who teams up with J-MOX, Belgian artist Blanche, Sweden’s Robin Bengtsson and a duet from Melfest winner and runner up (and best mates) Benjamin Ingrosso and Felix Sandman.  Continue reading

Eurovision 2018 Semi Final 1: Results!

Nineteen acts battled it out in the first of this year’s semi finals for Eurovision. Only ten of them could make it through and the standard was particularly high for this semi final. Find out if your favourite songs made the cut! Continue reading

Semi Final 1 Predictions (2018)

Eurovision will kick off tomorrow night with the first of the semi finals. Before this takes place, we make our predictions as to which ten of the nineteen countries will make it to Saturday’s final. Continue reading

Eurovision Gets Political in 2018!

For the most part Eurovision is a celebration of a range of European identities, a chance for nations to express and showcase their national individuality and prowess. On a whole this is about celebrating the music and culture of these nations and usually sees widespread generic messages evoking peace, love and tolerance. Eurovision rules state that:

‘The lyrics and/or performance of the songs shall not bring the Shows, the ESC [Eurovision Song Contest] as such or the EBU [European Broadcasting Union] into disrepute. No lyrics, speeches, gestures of a political or similar nature shall be permitted during the ESC.’

However there have been moments in Eurovision’s history that have flouted this rule and has seen rising tensions between countries who are at odds with come to the fore and play out through the Contest. Continue reading

Photos From Second Day of Rehearsals for Eurovision 2018!

The Eurovision 2018 rehearsals continued today with nine more countries taking to the stage in Lisbon’s Altice Arena. Here’s a sneak peak at their performances! Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup 2018: Group C Results!

The Eurovision NI World Cup returns for the third consecutive year in 2018. Group C saw Franka, Christabelle, DoReDos, Waylon, Jessica Mauboy and Sevak Khanagyan do battle for Croatia, Malta, Moldova, The Netherlands, Australia and Armenia respectively for the two spots in the next round. You’ve been voting since Sunday, the poll has now closed and now it’s time to reveal the results! Continue reading

Sevak Khanagyan- ‘Qami’ (Armenia) Lyrics

Sevak Khanagyan will sing ‘Qami’ for Armenia at Eurovision 2018. Here are the lyrics to his song, along with an English translation! Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup 2018: Group C!

The Eurovision NI World Cup returns for the third consecutive year and we move on to the third of our groups Group C. Group C consists of Australia, Netherlands, Armenia, Croatia, Malta and Moldova. Take a look at their songs below and vote for your favourite in our poll! Continue reading