Eurovision NI Awards 2018: The Winners!


Earlier this evening the third annual Eurovision NI Awards took place in Belfast’s American Bar. The acts from Eurovision 2018 battled it out in eighteen categories from Best Male, Best Female and Best Group to Best Song, Best New Song and Best Song From Selection Shows. It wasn’t all good, we also named and shamed the worst from this year’s participants from Worst Song, Worst Dressed Acts and even crowned the Most Cringeworthy Act.

Also returning for 2018 was the award decided by the readers of our blog: The People’s Choice Award. We received hundreds of votes from devoted fans, but only one act could be crowned the people’s champion in 2018.

Finally we honoured a person who has contributed greatly to Eurovision with the Phoenix: Outstanding Contribution to Eurovision Award. This year’s recipient was Conchita Wurst. She will join Linda Martin and the late Sir Terry Wogan in the Eurovision NI Hall of Fame.

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Eurovision NI Awards 2018: Full List of Nominees!


As we prepare to embark on another year of selection shows, pop bangers, emotional ballads, televoting and internal selections, we pay tribute to the year of Eurovision gone by. The Eurovision NI Awards are back in 2018 for our third annual awards show!

They will take place in Belfast’s the American Bar on 6th October 2018 from 8pm. Awards will be handed out in the same 19 categories as last year. These will be decided by a panel of experts including the categories; Best Male, Best Female, Best Duo, Group or Collaboration, Best Live Vocal, Best Staging, Best Returning Artist, Best Moment, Best Video, Best Song Not In the English Language, Best New Song, Best Song From Selection Shows and Best Song.

As well as honouring the good, we also reflect on the bad with the categories Worst Song, Worst Lyrics, Worst Dressed Male, Worst Dressed Female and Most Cringeworthy Act. Also returning for 2018 is the award decided by the readers of our blog: The People’s Choice Award. Finally we will honour a person who has contributed greatly to Eurovision with the Phoenix: Outstanding Contribution to Eurovision Award which this year will go to Conchita Wurst. She will join Linda Martin and the late Sir Terry Wogan in the Eurovision NI Hall of Fame.

Read on for the full list of nominees!

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Poll Winners: Eurovision NI Awards 2017!

For the past few weeks, we have asked for your opinion on the nominees in 18 categories at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017. Here’s the results of the polls for each category. Will your favourites win on the night? The Eurovision NI Awards will be live from Belfast on 21 October from 8pm. Follow us on Twitter (@EurovisionNI) for the results.  Continue reading

Eurovision NI Awards 2017: Best Video

Promotion ahead of Eurovision is key. It allows acts to give fans an idea of what they’re all about ahead of their one off performance at the finals. The best way to showcase this is with a video to accompany the Eurovision song. Here are the eight videos that made the most lasting impression on us. Which will be named the Best Video at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017?
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Eurovision NI Awards 2017: Best Live Vocal

You can have a great song, great staging and an endearing personality, but all this is lost if you are unable to bring the vocal performance that is expected of you on the big Eurovision stage. 2017 had no shortage of powerful vocals. Here are the contenders for Best Live Vocal at Eurovision NI Awards 2017.
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Eurovision NI Awards 2017: Best Moment

Eurovision always serves us some unforgettable moments and Eurovision 2017 was as eventful as ever. We relive the most memorable moments from streakers, to epic staging, great interval acts to hilarious comedic segments. Here are our twelve favourite memories from this year’s Contest. Which will be named the Best Moment at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017?
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Eurovision NI Awards 2017: Nominees The Good (Part 3)!

The Eurovision NI Awards are back in 2017 for the second ever awards show! They will take place in Belfast on 21st October 2017 from 8pm. Awards will be handed out in 19 categories decided for the most part by a panel of experts. Over the next five weeks we will be unveiling which acts have been nominated in each of the categories. In the past fortnight we have announced the nominees for Best Male, Best Female, Best Duo/Group/Collaboration, Best Returning ArtistBest Song, Best New Song, Best Song From Selection Shows, Best Song Not In the English Languagand the one that you will decide: The People’s Choice Award. Now we turn our attention to Best Video, Best Moment, Best Staging and Best Live Vocal.

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Eurovision NI Awards 2017: Best Song From Selection Shows

Eurovision preparation begins months before the Eurovision Final in May. Many countries host their own national selection shows which take place over a number of weeks and usually there are a number of epic tracks that don’t get the chance to progress to the Eurovision finals. We honour those songs that narrowly missed out from the likes of Melfest, UMK, You Decide, Songvakeppnin, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, A Dal, Festivali i Kenges, Eesti Laul, Supernova and many more with the category Best Song From Selection Shows at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017.
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Eurovision NI Awards 2016: The Winners

Eurovision NI Awards 2016Earlier this evening the inaugural Eurovision NI Awards took place. With 16 awards up for grabs it was The Netherlands’ Douwe Bob who led the way with six nominations. On the night though he walked away with no awards. But who did? Read on to find out!
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Eurovision NI Awards 2016: Last Chance To Vote!

Eurovision NI Awards 2016Tomorrow night at 8.30pm will see the first ever Eurovision NI Awards take place. Last month we revealed which acts were nominated across the sixteen categories. We have asked you to vote for your favourites in each category, but the polls will close at midnight. Read on to watch the videos showcasing the nominees in each category and to vote in the polls!
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