Eurovision NI’s Song of 2019: Group Four!

It’s the fourth week of Eurovision NI’s Song of 2019. This week’s tracks include new efforts from 2014 Eurovision winner Conchita, Noewegian super group KEiiNO, Australian Jessica Mauboy, Icelandic group Hatari and two time Russian representative Sergey Lazarev. Check out all sixteen songs below and vote for your five favourites in the poll. The vote will close at midnight on Saturday and results revealed on Sunday.

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Eurovision NI’s Song of 2019 Group Two: the Results!

This week saw the second group in our annual competition to find the top 40 songs from former Eurovision stars in 2019. This set of 16 contenders were posted on Monday and you have been voting for your favourites. It’s now time to reveal the results and announce which five songs have made it through to the final 40.

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Jenny Ryan Sings Euphoria on X-Factor Celebrity!

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Jenny Ryan aka the Vixen from ITV’s quiz show ‘the Chase’ has proven herself to be quite the contender on the celebrity version of singing competition the ‘X-Factor’. This weekend the show saw the seven remaining celebrities battle it out for a place in the top six. Continue reading

Eurovision NI’s Song of 2019: Group Two!

It’s a new week which means it’s time for a new batch of songs competing to be named the best song of 2019! This week’s list of sixteen songs include hits from previous winners Netta (Israel, 2018) and Conchita (Austria, 2014), as well as new tracks from the likes of Cascada, Guy Sebastian, Hatari, Jedward, Benjamin Ingrosso and Waylon. Check out the full line up below and vote for your five favourites in our poll.

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Eurovision NI’s Song of 2019 Group One: the Results!

This week we kicked off our annual competition to find the top 40 songs from former Eurovision stars in 2019. The first set of 16 contenders were posted on Monday and you have been voting for your favourites. It’s now time to reveal the results and announce which five songs have made it through to the final 40.

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Eurovision NI’s Song of 2019: Group One!

We have started our quest to compile a list of the Top 40 songs released by Eurovision stars in 2019. Our first batch of sixteen songs include hits from previous winners Celine Dion (Switzerland, 1988), Lena (Germany, 2010) Eldar (Azerbaijan, 2011) and Conchita (Austria, 2014), as well as new tracks from the likes of Mahmood, Ilse Delange, Darude, Dami Im and Kate Miller Heidke. Check out the full line up below and vote for your five favourites in our poll.

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Jenny ‘the Vixen’ Ryan Performs Rise Like A Phoenix on X-Factor Celebrity!

This weekend saw X-Factor Celebrity move to the live show portion of the competition. Back in the judging seats were Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Nicole Scherzinger who last week were given their categories (the groups, unders and overs respectively). The weekend started with thirteen acts, including rugby boyband Try Star, journalist Martin Bashir, chat show host Ricki Lake and former Glee star Kevin McHale. Continue reading

Review: Austria- Zoe ‘Loin D’ici’

Zoe Austria Eurovision 2016Austria achieved an amazing feat in 2015 when they managed to be one of two countries to receive nul points, incredible given that 40 nations allotted points on the night and is something that we have not seen since 2003. In 2016 they will be looking to put this behind them and recreate the magic of the year before when Conchita gave them their second ever victory with ‘Rise Like A Phoenix’. Taking on this task will be Zoe with her song ‘Loin d’Ici’ which is curiously the only song this year that will be performed entirely in French. Continue reading

Review: Austria- The MakeMakes ‘I Am Yours’

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The MakeMakes are a three piece are made up of Dominic “Dodo” Muhrer, Markus Christ and Florian Meindl and were formed in 2012. Since their formation they have had a string of top ten hits in their native Austria including ‘The Lovercall’ and ‘Million Euro Smile’.  Now they face their biggest task to date: defending the Eurovision title with their song ‘I Am Yours’.

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Review: Estonia- Stig Rasta and Elina Born ‘Goodbye to Yesterday’

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Estonia’s choice for Eurovision 2015 is the musical pairing of Stig Rasta (successful Estonian musician from bands Slobodan River, Traffic and Outloudz) and Elina Born (runner-up of the fifth season of Eesti otsib superstaari). The duo have joined forces to bring us the song ‘Goodbye to Yesterday’. Read on to find out what we made of the Estonian entry. Continue reading