This weekend saw X-Factor Celebrity move to the live show portion of the competition. Back in the judging seats were Simon Cowell, Louis Walsh and Nicole Scherzinger who last week were given their categories (the groups, unders and overs respectively). The weekend started with thirteen acts, including rugby boyband Try Star, journalist Martin Bashir, chat show host Ricki Lake and former Glee star Kevin McHale.
Chingiz is the Azeri entry for Eurovision 2019. Find out more about the singer with our 10 Things About…Chingiz!
2018 will see Azerbaijan compete at Eurovision for the eleventh time. For the past three years broadcaster ITV have chosen their Eurovision contestant by an internal selection process and 2018 is no different. They announced today that it will be Aisel who will fly the flag for them at Lisbon next year.
Azeri broadcaster ITV announced DiHaj as their pick for Eurovision 2017 back in December 2016. Three months on and they have finally announced that she will sing the song ‘Skeletons’ in Kiev. Listen to the song below!
The Eurovision selections are coming in thick and fast now for 2017. Azerbaijan are the latest nation to announce their artist for Eurovision 2017, with national broadcaster ITV choosing Dihaj through an internal selection.
Boy band Blue who competed at Eurovision 2011 with song ‘I Can’, celebrate their fifteen year anniversary in the music business today. The band’s official Facebook page posted the photo below of members Lee Ryan and Duncan James with the caption ‘Because no matter what we do, we will always be blue… #15YearsOfBlue.
It’s getting to that time of year when thousands of students up and down the country will be starting their university courses for the first time. To kick things off in style, Queen’s University Belfast Students’ Union will throw a jepic party in Mandela Hall to welcome all their first year students at their Freshers’ Ball on 29th September.
Azerbaijan possibly have the best Eurovision track record ever. They’ve qualified for the final every time they have competed since their debut in 2008, they won in 2011 with Ell and Niki’s ‘Running Scared’ and have a total of six top ten finishes in eight attempts. Their worst result to date was in 2014 when Dilara Kazimova came 22nd with ‘Start a Fire’. What is the secret of their success and what have they in store for us in 2016?