Everybody’s favourite Irish twin singing duo Jedward have unveiled the music video for their new song ‘Hologram’. The song is true to form with a poppy/dance feel, catchy lyrics and the music video is just as fun with the boys dying their hair blue and larking about like they usually do, this time in snow! If you like their two Eurovision attempts ‘Lipstick’ and ‘Waterline’, then you’ll love ‘Hologram’. Check it out below.Continue reading
Could Irish Eurovision twins John and Edward Grimes be about to duet on new material with Noughties ballad legend Dido? It would appear so from a recent tweet that the ‘Lipstick’ singers shared on their social media account on Wednesday 28th September.Continue reading
Over the past week and a half we have been gradually unveiling our top 100 songs from the last ten years of Eurovision (2007-2016). Now that all has been revealed, here is the full countdown from number 100 to number one!Continue reading
We are into the top 40 songs in my countdown of my favourite 100 songs from the last ten years. Today I reveal the songs which have placed 31-40. To view the rest of the top 100 so far click here: 41-50, 51-60, 61-70, 71-80, 81-90 and 91-100. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
1. John and Edward Grimes are identical twins who were born three months premature on 16 October 1991 in Dublin and go by a portmanteau of their first names John and Edward, Jedward.
2. The twins are no stranger to reality TV shows having made their debut on the 2009 series of the X-Factor, mentored by Louis Walsh and finishing in sixth place. The duo have also participated in Celebrity Big Brother 8 where they placed third behind Atomic Kitten singer Kerry Katona and My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding star Paddy Doherty.
3. The pair moved to an international stage when they were selected to represent Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 2011 with their song ‘Lipstick’ and finished in eighth place. They were so successful that they were chosen again the following year for their song ‘Waterline’ which proved less of a hit finishing in 19th place overall.Continue reading
This week RTE released a statement saying that Ireland will chose their entry for Eurovision 2015 on Friday 27th February and since then the rumour mill has been working over time. It is expected that the five acts in the running for Eurosong 2015 will get their first play on Ray Darcy’s TodayFM show later this week but until then we take a look at some of the rumoured acts that could be in the running.Continue reading
As the second round of semi-finalist’s prepare for tonight’s live show we take a look back on Jedward’s 2011 hit ‘Lipstick’ which was welcomed as a great success and allowed the Irish twins to come back the following year to represent their country for a second time with ‘Waterline’.
Would you have preferred Eoghan Quigg for Ireland?
It was slim pickings for Ireland at Eurovision this year as the Late Late Show presented 5 possible runners for the contest in February. I believe the stand out song was Can Linn and Kasey Smith’s ‘Heartbeat’ which ended up winning the selection process. However there were one or two other songs that could have been contenders too. Check them out below: