New Music Round Up: July 2017 (Part Two)!

The new music round up for July continues with part two and includes a double feature from Romanian singer Elena Gheorghe and Irish representative from 2017 Brendan Murray. Also among the mix are Barei (Spain, 2016), Ira Losco (Malta, 2016), Firelight (Malta, 2014), Marco Mengoni (Italy, 2013), Joci Papai (Hungary, 2017) and Polina Gagarina (Russia, 2015). Check out all these new songs and more below!
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Eurovision Inspired Show Douze to debut at Edinburgh Fringe!

Douze, a new comedy musical about the wannabe stars trying to represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contest, will make its debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this month. The show promises to deliver ‘infuriatingly catchy songs and frankly dangerous dance routines’ and will run at the C Royale (studio 4) from 2-28 August. Continue reading

Ten More Acts Advance to Eurovision Final from Semi Final 2!

Tuesday saw ten acts qualify from the first semi final of Eurovision 2017. Tonight saw the broadcast of Semi Final 2 and another ten acts have made the line up of the Final. Check out who has made it through!
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Review: Ireland- Brendan Murray ‘Dying to Try’

God loves a tryer or so the saying goes and according to Ireland’s Eurovision former boy band member Brendan Murray, he’s ‘Dying to Try’. I feel as though this however couldn’t be further from the truth. Ireland are of course on paper the most successful Eurovision nation in the Contest’s history, winning seven times, but Sweden are hot on their heels with six and are continually delivering hit after hit at Eurovision, whereas Ireland struggle to reach the final year on year. Ireland’s problem is that they just aren’t trying hard enough, they continually make the same mistakes year after year, have dated songs, delivered by average at best singers and put absolutely no effort into their staging. Continue reading

My Prediction: Semi Final 2

With one semi final down, we quickly turn our attention to the second one that will take place on Thursday evening. Here’s who i think will make it through. Be sure to tune in and find out if I’m right. Continue reading

Watch: Semi Final 2 Rehearsals!

Semi Final 2 of Eurovision 2017 will take place on Thursday but a head of that all the acts have had a practice run through with the rehearsals last week. Check out how each of the acts from SF2 got on in their rehearsals. Which ten of the eighteen acts do you think will make it through to Saturday’s live final? Vote in our poll! Continue reading

Eurovision NI World Cup 2017: Round of 16

Sixteen songs have progressed to this second round of the Eurovision NI World Cup 2017, having finished in the top two of their group in the group stages. This round will see the songs battle it out in duels to see which eight will make it through to the quarter final round next week. Get voting for your favourites, the polls will all close on 16th April. Continue reading

Top 10: Duos 2007-2016!

2017 has been a stellar year for duets at Eurovision with six countries choosing couples to represent them. This includes Finland’s Norma John, Estonia’s Koit Toome and Laura, Norway’s JOWST and Alexander Walmann, San Marino’s Valentina Monetta and Jimmie Wilson, Belarus’s Navi Band and Romania’s Ilinca and Alex Florea. This got us hoking through the Eurovision archives to pick out our top ten duos from over the last ten years. Check out what we came up with! Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup 2017: Group D Results!

For the past four days you have been voting for the six songs in the poll for Group D of the Eurovision NI World Cup 2017! We have closed the poll and can now reveal the results and announce which two countries have made it through to the next round of the competition.

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Eurovision World Cup 2017: Group D

Two songs will advance from Group D to the knock out stage of our Eurovision World Cup Contest. Group D consists of Moldova, Poland, France, San Marino, Ireland and Czech Republic. Listen to each of the songs in this group and vote for your favourite two in the poll below. Poll closes 26th March when the results will be unveiled. Continue reading