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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Listen: New Songs from Eurovision Faves!

eurovision ni 2017Some of our favourite Eurovision stars from recent years have all dropped new singles this week. This include Russia’s 2008 winner Dima Bilan who returns with song ‘Monsters in Your Head’, 2013 Swedish singer Robin Stjenberg who has released ‘Feed On My Love’, Poland’s Cleo is back with ‘Echo’ and Macedonia two time representative Kaliopi releases new single ‘Rodjendan’. As well as that we have new songs from Joe and Jake (United Kingdom, 2016), Greta Salome, (Iceland, 2016) and Donny Montell (Lithuania, 2012 and 2016). Continue reading

Eurovision NI’s Song of 2016: Group Four

group 4 Eurovision NI Song of 2016Over the next nine weeks we will be looking closely at some of the songs released in 2016 by former Eurovision contestants. We will be asking you to vote for your favourite from the lists before compiling a final Top 30 just before the end of the year. Continue reading

Eurovision NI’s Song of 2016: Group Two Results

group Eurovision NI Song of 2016This week you have been voting in the second group of songs to determine which song will be named our favourite song of 2016 from previous Eurovision contestants. The poll closed last night and we can now reveal the results. Continue reading

Eurovision NI’s Song of 2016: Group Two

Eurovision Ni Song of 2016Over the next nine weeks we will be looking closely at some of the songs released in 2016 by former Eurovision contestants. We will be asking you to vote for your favourite from the lists before compiling a final Top 30 just before the end of the year. Continue reading

Amir and Margaret among the winners at MTV EMAs!

MTV EMAs 2016 Eurovision 2016Tonight saw Rotterdam host the 2016 edition of the MTV European Music Awards. Among the winners on the night was Amir, the French act for Eurovision 2016 and Polish singer Margaret who missed out on representing her country at Eurovision this year.
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Eurovision Acts Among Those Nominated at the MTV European Music Awards 2016!

MTV EMAs 2016 Eurovision 2016Earlier today, 27th September, MTV announced the nominees for this year’s MTV European Music Awards. Big names like Beyonce and Justin Bieber lead the nominations table with five nominations each, but among the nominees for the regional awards includes many familiar faces from this year’s Eurovision contestants and some from previous years as well. Continue reading

Polish Eurovision Fans Start Petition to Replace Michal with Margaret

Michal Szpak Poland Eurovision 2016

Polish Eurovision fans have begun an online petition urging the Polish government to overturn the decision that saw Michal Szpak’s ‘Colour of Your Life’ chosen as their Eurovision 2016 pick. The fans were outraged that their favourite and runner up Margaret was not chosen as the Polish Eurovision act during Krajowe Eliminacje 2016 at the weekend. Continue reading

Poland Pick Michal Szpak’s ‘Colour of Your Life’

Michal Szpak Poland Eurovision 2016In a change to the typical internal selection, Poland announced that the Polish public will choose their act and song for 2016 in a national selection show called Vox Populi. This competition featured nine acts and was staged last night- the winning entry being Michal Szpak’s ‘Colour of Your Life’. Continue reading

Eurovision 2016 Guide: Poland

Eurovision Poland 2016

Poland made their Eurovision debut in 1994 with Edyta Górniak’s ‘To nie ja!’. To date this is their best result, finishing in second place. In addition to their second place finish they have had one other top ten finish which was in 2003.  Since then their best result has been 14th which they achieved with Cleo and Donotan’s ‘My Słowianie (We Are Slavic)’ in 2014. This song fared particularly in the televote but fell down when added to the jury votes. Poland did not participate in 2000, 2002, 2012 and 2013 and failed to qualify from the semi finals on six occasions between 2004 and 2012.

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