Review: Sweden- Frans ‘If I Were Sorry’

Frans Sweden Eurovision 2016

Frans Jeppsson Wall or simply Frans will defend the Eurovision title for Sweden in 2016. The 17 year old will do this with song ‘If I Were Sorry’ which won the Melodifestivalen contest in March. We take a look at the song in our review. Read on to find out our thoughts.

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Review: Belgium- Laura Tesoro ‘What’s The Pressure?’

Eurovision 2016 Belgium Laura Tesoro

Belgium have chosen Laura Tesoro with her song ‘What’s The Pressure?’ As their pick for Eurovision 2016. She won the Belgian selection show Eurosong 2016 back in January, fighting off competition from four other acts. But what do we make of her chances in Stockholm? Read on to find out.

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It’s Barei for Spain!

Barei Spain Eurovision 2016Spain have chosen Barei and her song ‘Say Yay!’ as their entry for Eurovision 2016. The decision came following the staging of their national final Objetivo Eurovision earlier tonight.

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Poll Results: Spain!

Spain Eurovision 2016You have been voting for the last two weeks for your favourite Spanish contender in our poll. Six acts are in the running, but only one can win. And your favourite act for Spain in 2016 is…

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Eurovision 2016 Guide: Spain

 

Spain Eurovision 2016

Despite being one of the ‘Big 5’ and therefore automatically qualifying for the final each year, Spain have not won a Eurovision Song Contest since 1969. This was the second time they have won, having also won the contest the year before. The 1970s gave them three second place finishes, but more recently they haven’t fared so well. Since 2000 they have had six top ten finishes including the 2014 entry ‘Dancing In the Rain’ from Ruth Lorenzo. Despite being a firm fan favourite in 2015, Edurne’s ‘Amanecer’ only managed to finish 21st with 15 points. But what’s in store for 2016? Read on to find out!

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Review: Australia- Guy Sebastian ‘Tonight Again’

Eurovision Guy Sebastian Australia

This year marked an historic decision from the EBU to allow Australia compete in Eurovision Song Contest in a one off to commemorate 60 years of the competition and to reward the continued support from Australia’s dedicated fan base. Rumours quickly circulated as to which act would be chosen to represent Australia and names being touted included Kylie Minogue, Dannii Minogue, Holly Valance, drag queen Courtney Act, Savage Garden frontman Darren Hayes and 2014 semi final interval act Jessica Mauboy. In the end it was announced that the first ever winner of Australian Idol, Guy Sebastian would be Australia’s pick and ‘Tonight Again’ would be the song of choice. Read on to find out what we make of the song.

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Review: Denmark- Basim ‘Cliche Love Song’

Can Basim make it two consecutive wins for Denmark?

Can Basim make it two consecutive wins for Denmark?

I think we have saved one of the best songs for last. Defending champions Denmark are hoping to retain their Eurovision crown this year with Basim and his song ‘Cliche Love Song’. Like Alanis Morrisette before him who sang a song about ‘Ironic’ things without actually giving any examples of anything ironic, Basim sings a song about cliches but fails Continue reading