Eurovision NI Awards 2017: Best Group, Duo or Collaboration

Collaborations come in many forms and Eurovision 2017 saw possibly the most diverse selection in recent years. This year saw a yodeller team up with a rapper, a man duet with himself, the return of a band with an epic saxophonist, a wonderfully harmonised group made up of three sisters and a duo singing in the Belorussian language for the first time in Eurovision history. Check out which of the acts have been nominated in the category of Best Group, Duo or Collaboration at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017.
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Review: Belarus- Navi Band ‘Historyja majho žyccia’

Duos are all the rage at Eurovision 2017, but NAVI BAND are easily my favourite. Arciom and
Ksienija bring their brand of Belorussian folk music to new audiences and their steadfast refusal to sing in any tongue but their own language is admirable, especially this year when they are one of five nations not singing in English out of a field of 43.  Continue reading

Ranking: Eurovision Songs 2017 (Week 9)

The final three Eurovision songs for 2017 were announced this week with Bulgaria, Russia and Armenia adding their songs to the 40 we already had. Now that we have all of the 43 songs for Eurovision 2017, we can for the first time give you a run down of the entire field. Read on to find out which of the songs ranked first and where the three new songs by Kristian Kostov, Artsvik and Yulia Samoilova placed!
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Ranking: Eurovision Songs 2017 (Week 8)

This week has been a corker for Eurovision selections and announcements with all but three of the countries revealing their Eurovision 2017 artists and songs. Australia, Greece, Belgium, Sweden, Azerbaijan, Montenegro, Czech Republic, Ireland, Macedonia, Iceland Serbia, Israel, Lithuania, San Marino and Norway have joined the list of Eurovision 2017 songs. We’ve added these to our Eurovision playlist which joins the other 25 songs we already have. We continue to rank our favourites. Here is our top 40.  Continue reading

Ranking: Eurovision Songs 2017 (Week 7)

This week Latvia, Cyprus, Croatia, Romania, Estonia, Portugal, the Netherlands, and Austria joined the list of Eurovision 2017 songs. We’ve added Triana Park, Hovig, Jacques Houdek, O’G3NE, Nathan Trent, Koit Toome and Laura, Ilinca and Alex Florea and Salvador Sobral to our Eurovision playlist which joins the other 17 songs we already have. We continue to rank our favourites. Here is our top 25 so far. We’ll be back next Sunday with another ranking update when more songs have been announced!
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Ranking: Eurovision Songs 2017 (Week 6)

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This week Slovenia, Moldova, Denmark and Ukraine joined the list of Eurovision 2017 songs. We’ve added The SunStroke Project, O. Torvald, Anja Nissen and Omar Naber to our Eurovision playlist which joins the other 13 songs we already have. We continue to rank our favourites. Here is our top 17 so far. We’ll be back next Sunday with another ranking update when more songs have been announced!
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Ranking: Eurovision Songs 2017 (Week 5)

manel navarro spain eurovision 2017This week Malta, Hungary and Poland joined the list of Eurovision 2017 songs. We’ve added Claudia Faniello, Kasia Mos and Joci Papai to our Eurovision playlist which joins the other ten songs we already have. We continue to rank our favourites. Here is our top 13 so far. We’ll be back next Sunday with another ranking update when more songs have been announced!
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Navi Band covers Jamala’s ‘1944’

navi eurovision 2017Belarus chose Navi Band to represent them at Eurovision 2017. Since their selection in early January, the band have been doing the rounds on other countries’ national selection shows. Last week, they appeared on one of the Ukrainian heats and after a chat with Jamala, they revealed that they had prepared their own version of the reigning Eurovision champion’s winning song ‘1944’. Continue reading

Ranking: Eurovision Songs 2017 (Week 4)

manel navarro spain eurovision 2017This week Spain, Italy, France and Germany joined the list of Eurovision 2017 songs. We’ve added Francesco Gabbani, Manel Navarro, Alma and Levina to our Eurovision playlist which joins the other six songs we already have. We continue to rank our favourites. Here is our top 10 so far. We’ll be back next Sunday with another ranking update when more songs have been announced!
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Ranking: Eurovision Songs 2017 (Week 3)

navi eurovision 2017This week Switserland joined the list of Eurovision 2017 songs. We’ve added Timebelle to our Eurovision playlist which joins the other five songs we already have. We continue to rank our favourites. Here is our top 6 so far. We’ll be back next Sunday with another ranking update when more songs have been announced! Continue reading