You have been voting in our EuroSong 2016 poll all week to let us know who you think Belgium should pick as their 2016 Eurovision Song Contest entry. The results are in and you have decided that it should beContinue reading
Ireland’s Eurovision fortunes have really taken a turn for the worse ever since their hey days of the late 80s/early 90s when they won a record breaking seven times. While still unbeaten to this day, Ireland haven’t even come close in recent years. They failed to qualify in 2014 with Cann Linn and Kasey Smith. They came in 26th place of 26 in the Final in 2013 with Ryan Dolan. It took Jedward’s ‘Lipstick’ in 2011 to see Ireland with any decent chance of doing well. Read on to see what we make of their chances in 2015.Continue reading
Last night saw Ireland choose Molly Sterling and her song ‘Playing with Numbers’ to represent Ireland at Eurovision 2015. The 16 year old was chosen over Kat Mahon who’s Charlie McGettigan penned ‘Anybody Got a Shoulder?’ finished in second place. Third place went to Swedish singer Erika Selin and in fourth was early favourite to win Nikki Kavanagh with her song ‘Memories’. Finishing bottom of the pack was Alex Saint’s ‘She’s So Fine’.
RTE have come under fire recently for choosing not only dated, boring and predictable songs to compete in the Late Late Eurosong special but also for the format itself. The studio is too small to accommodate anyContinue reading
Ireland are gearing up to choose between the five acts vying to be chosen as the Eurovision representative for 2015’s contest on Friday night. Ahead of the Late Late Show Special on RTE we take a look at each act, giving our verdict and let you know what you can expect.Continue reading
1. Denmark became the tenth country to choose their song for the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest. Anti Social Media won the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix on Saturday with their song ‘The Way You Are’ after receiving the highest combined votes of jury and public.
2. Runner up Anne Gadegaard wasn’t pleased with the results as she had received the highest amount of votes from the public. The ‘Suitcase’ singer took to social media to complain about the jury decision saying that it should have been her that was selected to represent Denmark.
3. The 60th Anniversary concert organised by the BBC was confirmed this week. Continue reading
Ireland have announced their contenders for Eurovision 2015. The 5 acts competing to represent Ireland will face off against each other on Friday 27th February and it will see a change in format from the usual Late Late Show mentor system to a new selection show to be fronted by Nicky Byrne from Westlife.
The acts themselves see a mix of old and new including acts who have previously tried to represent Ireland before like Nikki KavanaghContinue reading
Can-Linn and Kasey Smith have been selected to represent Ireland in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest after quite a controversial selection process. RTE’s Eurosong 2014 saw judging panelist Louis Walsh being accused of bias towards two of Continue reading