Poll: Which Eurovision Song is Your Fave (closes 13th March)

Eurovision 2016Another week, another eight song announcements! The total is now 31, with just another 12 countries left to declare! We want to know which is your favourite so far! Listen to the songs below and get voting. Poll closes Sunday 13th March at 4pm. Who will reign triumphant?  Continue reading

Poll: Which Eurovision Song is Your Fave (closes 6th March)

Eurovision 2016This week another nine Eurovision songs were revealed, bringing the total to 22. We want to know which is your favourite so far! Listen to the songs below and get voting. Poll closes Sunday 6th March at 4pm. Can anyone knock Eneda Tarifa off the top spot? Continue reading

Germany Choose Jamie Lee Kriewitz for 2016

 

Germany Eurovision 2016German Eurovision selections have been marked with controversy for the past few years. In 2015, although they crowned Andreas Kummert as the winner, the Voice singer turned down on live TV the opportunity to represent his country at Eurovision. Second Place singer Ann Sophie took his place but received nul points in Vienna. In 2016 the German National broadcaster chose singer Xavier Naidoo to sing for them, but he was removed following a number of seemingly racist and homophobic comments. This led to a public selection show ‘Unser Lied für Stockholm’, which last night was won by Jamie Lee Kriewitz who will perform ‘Ghost’ in Stockholm in May. Continue reading

Who topped our Germany 2016 Poll?

Germany Eurovision 2016For the past two weeks you have been voting for your favourite German songs in contention to be the nation’s Eurovision 2016 representative. You have voted in your hundreds and you maintain that the winner will be… Continue reading

Eurovision 2016 Guide: Germany

Eurovision Germany 2016

Germany have won the Eurovision Song Contest twice. They first won in 1982 when Nicole’s ‘Ein bisschen Frieden’ came out on top, and again in 2010 when Lena Meyer Landrut won with ‘Satellite’. The country has also come second on six occasions and third five times. They have also had their bad days with six last places including a nul points finish for Ann Sophie’s ‘Black Smoke’ in 2015. Germany courted controversy with their selection process in 2015 when Ann Sophie replaced singer Andreas Kümmert who had received the most public votes with his song ‘Heart of Stone’, but who declined to represent his country after his win. Germany’s are amidst another Eurovision controversy in 2016…

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Review: Italy- Il Volo “Grande Amore”

Il Volo Italy Eurovision 2015

Il Volo probably had the toughest journey in their quest to be chosen as their country’s national representative at Eurovision 2015. They had to battle it out over a week of concerts against over 20 other competitors in Sanremo 2015, which was the contest that Eurovision drew its inspiration from. Shortly after winning the concert, Il Volo announced that they would accept the invitation to be the Italian entry for 2015 and that their song would be ‘Grande Amore’.  Continue reading