New Music Round Up: January 2017!

It’s a new year and that means not only are we awaiting the revelation of all this year’s Eurovision contenders, but Eurovision artists from years gone by have also been busy in the studio recording new music. Here’s some of the hits released in January! Included in the list is two time Iceland representative Greta Salome, two time Hungarian singer Donny Montell, Monika Linkyte from Lithuania and British duo Joe and Jake and a solo single from Alex Larke from Electro Velvet!

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Listen: ‘Light It Up’ is the New Song From Donny Montell!

Eurovision Lithuania Donny MontellTwo time Eurovision representative for Lithuania is back with his new single ‘Light It Up’. The song is the follow up to his 2016 Eurovision attempt ‘I’ve Been Waiting For This Night’ which saw Donny sporting a perm, white leather jacket and back flipping his way to 9th place in the Eurovision Final.  Continue reading

Review: Lithuania- Donny Montell ‘I’ve Been Waiting for This Night’

Eurovision Lithuania Donny Montell

The Lithuanian national selection process was hard to watch. Mainly because it was pretty clear that Donny Montell was the obvious winner eight weeks ahead of him actually being crowned champ. The song he will sing at Eurovision 2016 is called ‘I’ve Been Waiting For This Night’- a commentary perhaps on the process? Just kidding! But what did we make of his song?…

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Lithuania Pick Donny Montell for Eurovision 2016

Eurovision Lithuania Donny MontellLithuanian singer Donny Montell will return to Eurovision, representing the nation in the 2016 Contest. He was chosen as their representative following a long selection process (Eurovizijos) staged its final show last night. Continue reading

Sandhja Will Represent Finland in Shock Result!

Sandhja Finland Eurovision 2016After three semi final rounds over the past three weeks, Finland’s UMK Eurovision selection show staged its final earlier tonight. The act that will represent Finland at Eurovision 2016 will be: Sandhja! Continue reading

Poll Results: Norway, Finland and Sweden Results!

Norway Finland Sweden Eurovision 2016Eurovision fans will be spoilt for choice tonight with seven Eurovision selection shows to chose from. Among these shows are three of the Scandinavian nations with Finland and Norway both hosting the final of their national selections and Sweden who will deliver the fourth of their Melodifestivalen shows. All of these shows will kick off at 20:00 CET tonight, but before they do, we reveal who has topped each of the nation’s polls. Continue reading

UMK: All 9 Finalists Revealed!

Finland Eurovision 2016Finland hosted the third and final heat of their Eurovision Selection show UMK at the weekend and three more songs have progressed to the live final on 27th February. Read on to find out who advanced… Continue reading

Finland’s UMK: Semi 1 Results!

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Finland’s national selection show, UMK, got underway with its first semi final this evening. Six songs competed but only three could advance to the final. Read on to find out who went through. Continue reading

Eurovision 2016 Guide: Finland

Eurovision Finland 2016

With nine last place finishes and failing to qualify for the finals on five occasions since the semi finals were introduced in 2004, Finland’s Eurovision history isn’t one of the greatest. Not only is Lordi’s ‘Hard Rock Hallelujah’ their only ever win, but it is their only top ten finish that they have had since 1989. Finland have always pushed the envelope when it comes to Eurovision. Lordi performed a rock song in garish masks, Krista Siegrids kissed another woman in 2013 amidst outcry of Russia recently passing anti-LGBT legislation and in the 2015 contest, ‘Aina mun pitää’ was performed by Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät, a band whose members are all adults with developmental disabilities. So what has Finland got in store for us in 2016? Read on to find out…

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