The Eurovision NI Awards are back for a fifth consecutive year in 2020. Initial details were unveiled a few weeks ago, announcing that the Awards will take place through Zoom on Saturday 3 October 2020 from 8pm. Tickets are free and you can register to attend on our Eventbrite page.
Today we reveal the nominees. Read on to find out who has been nominated in our eleven ‘Best’ categories and our five ‘Worst’ Categories. As always you can have your say with the People’s Choice Award and we can confirm that our special award: The Rising Phoenix Award for Outstanding Contribution to Eurovision goes to Jon Ola Sand in 2020.
Mahmood finished runner up at the 2019 edition of Eurovision with his song ‘Soldi’. The Italian has gone from strength to strength since, releasing a number of hit singles including the tracks ‘Barrio’ and collaboration ‘Calipso’ and he has toured throughout Europe. Since his Eurovision appearance, he has been working on an as of yet untitled second album, the follow up to his highly successful debut ‘Gioventù bruciata’. Today he has released the lead single from the album ‘Rapide’.
As we propel ourselves into 2020, we look back on a decade of Eurovision with our Top 100 Eurovision songs of the 2010s! There were over 400 songs competing in Eurovision between 2010 and 2019. Take a look at our list and let us know what songs are your faves!
For the past few weeks we have been asking for your input to help us select our favourite songs from Eurovision stars that were released in 2019. We have compiled a Top 40 and now it’s time for us to share this with you. We have already revealed the songs 40-31, 30-21 and 20-11. Now it’s time for the songs numbers the top 10 and to find out which song has topped the chart!
This week saw the eighth group in our annual competition to find the top 40 songs from former Eurovision stars in 2019. This set of 16 contenders were posted on Monday and you have been voting for your favourites. It’s now time to reveal the results and announce which five songs have made it through to the final 40.
The final group of Eurovision NI’s Song of 2019 takes place this week and we’ve saved some of the best tunes for the last. We have songs from 2019 participants Mahmood, Serhat, Luca Hanni and Michela teams up with X-Factor Malta mentor Ira Losco. There’s also tracks from winners Dana, Lordi and Netta, and Spanish legend Ruth Lorenzo and Swedes Robin Bengtsson and Frans. Check out all sixteen songs below and vote for your five favourites in the poll. The vote will close at midnight on Saturday and results revealed on Sunday.
It’s hard to believe that we are just one day away from having the first Eurovision 2020 song confirmed. Albania’s FiK58 got underway on Thursday and Friday evening with the two semi final shows. 20 songs competed over the two nights and on Friday night an international jury panel made up of three experts decided which 12 would advance to Sunday’s live final.
The sixth group of Eurovision NI’s Song of 2019 takes place this week. This week’s picks include tracks from Eurovision faves Mahmood, Sunstroke Project, Saara Aalto, Douwe Bob, Nathan Trent and Eric Saade. Check out all sixteen songs below and vote for your five favourites in the poll. The vote will close at midnight on Saturday and results revealed on Sunday.
This week digital music streaming service Spotify released its annual ‘Wrapped’ feature which allows subscribers to view which songs, artists and genres of music have been their most listened to throughout the year. No surprises that 100% of our most listened to songs in 2019 were by Eurovision artists or artists from Eurovision selection shows. Read on to find out which made our top 100 most streamed songs.
It’s the fourth week of Eurovision NI’s Song of 2019. This week’s tracks include new efforts from 2014 Eurovision winner Conchita, Noewegian super group KEiiNO, Australian Jessica Mauboy, Icelandic group Hatari and two time Russian representative Sergey Lazarev. Check out all sixteen songs below and vote for your five favourites in the poll. The vote will close at midnight on Saturday and results revealed on Sunday.