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.
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.
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!
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.
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