The MTV European Music Awards are one of the highlights in the awards season calendar. This year’s show will take place in London’s SSE Wembley Arena on 12 November and will be hosted by Rita Ora. Among the nominees are some of our favourite Eurovision stars.
September is over and we are well and truly into autumn. It’s time to hoke out your autumnal scarves and jumpers and catch up with your favourite Eurovision stars. This month sees new music releases from the likes of Russian hotties Sergey Lazarev and Dima Bilan, Danish star Basim, Armenian fave Iveta Mukuchyan and new music from the class of 2017: Serbia’s Tijana Bogicevic, Ukraine’s O. Torvald, Italy’s Francesco Gabbani and Belarus’ Naviband.
Eurovision always serves us some unforgettable moments and Eurovision 2017 was as eventful as ever. We relive the most memorable moments from streakers, to epic staging, great interval acts to hilarious comedic segments. Here are our twelve favourite memories from this year’s Contest. Which will be named the Best Moment at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017?
This year’s theme was ‘Celebrate Diversity’ and although an overwhelming number of nations chose to send entries in the English language, a small number sang in their native tongue. This included French, Italian, Portuguese and Hungarian being represented, as well as a first time appearance for Belorussian and Romansh. Here are the nominees for the category Best Song Not In The English Language at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017.
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!
Here’s ten new tracks from your Eurovision faves to get your ears around! Back with new tracks this month are: Zoe (Austria, 2016), Mandinga (Romania, 2012), Frans (Sweden, 2016), Francesco Gabbani (Italy, 2017), Eric Saade (Sweden (2011), Jamala (Ukraine/Winner, 2016) as well as some of our faves from selection shows Samir och Viktor (Melfest) and Margaret (Krajowe Eliminacje 2016).
Ahead of tonight’s live Eurovision Grand Final, I reveal my predictions for the finishing positions. Some of these have changed in the last few days, so will be different from what I had posted in my reviews. Have a look see and see if you agree with my predictions.
Winner of the New Artist category and the Big Artists category in back to back Sanremo Contests, Francesco Gabbani will represent Italy at Eurovision 2017 with his song ‘Occidentali’s Karma’.
A draw took place today to determine which half the Big Five nations will perform in the Eurovision Song Contest Final on 13th May.
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.