Bulgarian national broadcaster BNT took to twitter today to confirm that they will internally select their Eurovision 2018 candidate. Internal selection has been the preferred option for Bulgaria since they returned to Eurovision in 2016 after a two year hiatus due to financial difficulties.
2018 will see Australia participate in Eurovision for the fourth time. What was supposed to be a one off in 2015 has become an annual thing for our friends down under. On all three occasions so far, Australia have opted to choose their acts and songs through an internal selection process and broadcaster SBS has announced that this is to continue for their pick in 2018.
Serbian broadcaster RTS have announced today that they will choose their 2017 Eurovision participant and song via an internal selection process.
Bulgaria have taken one step closer to unveiling their Eurovision 2017 act and song. This week Bulgarian national broadcaster BNT announced that they had shortlisted six projects for Eurovision 2017.
As Eurovision 2017 draws closer we will keep you up to date with all the artist and song announcements as they happen. To keep them all in one place we have compiled the table below. Click on the hyperlink under ‘Selection Process’ to find out more about how that country chose their artist, the hyperlink under ‘Artist’ to find out more about the artist from that country and the hyperlink under ‘Song’ to read our review of the song. Few announcements have been made at present, but we will update as the acts are revealed.
This week you have been voting in the last of our weekly polls before the Eurovision Final which will take place on Saturday 14th May. On top of the last weekly poll of the year was Albania. Eneda Tarifa has topped the poll an incredible nine out of twelve times with her song ‘Fairytale’. This week she topped the poll with 52% of the vote while Bosnia Herzegovina finished in second for a third week in a row with Ireland’s Nicky Byrne in third with 18% for his song ‘Sunlight’. The top five was rounded up by UK’s Joe and Jake and France’s Amir. Read on for the full results.
Albania seem unbeatable having topped our weekly poll an amazing eight times. However, this week we will do it all over again and for the last time. If you want to see your favourite song on top, then make sure you vote for them in this week’s poll. The poll will close on Sunday 8th May.
It’s all becoming all too predictable in our weekly poll. On top, yet again, you’ve guessed it it’s Albania. Eneda Tarifa’s ‘Fairytale’ is coming true it would seem, having topped our poll for a pretty impressive eight times over the eleven weeks that we have run it so far. The song came out on top again this week with 78% of the overall vote. Bosnia/Herzegovina came in second again this week with 7% for ‘Ljubav je’, a collaboration between Dalal, Deen, Jala and Ana Rucner. In third was Russia’s Sergey Lazarev with ‘You Are the Only One’, while fourth and fifth place belonged to UK and France respectively.
Albania seem unbeatable having topped our weekly poll an amazing seven times. However, this week we will do it all over again. If you want to see your favourite song on top, then make sure you vote for them in this weeks poll. *Romania have been removed following their withdrawal from the contest*
Albania have topped our weekly Eurovision poll for the seventh time. Eneda Tarifa came top with 52% of the overall vote with her song ‘Fairytale’. The nearest rival was Bosnia/Herzegovina who managed second with ‘Ljubav je’ a collaboration between Dalal, Deen, Jala and Ana Rucner. In third was France’s Amir while Hungary climbed 36 places to fourth and Spain’s Barei was in fifth. The biggest upset this week saw Ireland’s Nicky Byrne finish in 16th place, the lowest position for the Westlife star since we began our polls.