New Music Round Up: June 2018 (Part One)!

As we move into June we are treated to even more hits from former Eurovision stars. As June saw the opening of the FIFA World Cup we have been inundated with World Cup songs from the likes of Buranovskiye Babushki (aka the Russian Grannies), Armenian singer Iveta Mukuchyan and Malta’s Ira Losco teaming up with Jason Derulo. As well as that we have non-sporting new music from Belorussian 2018 representative Alekseev, Dutch girl band OG3NE and Eurovision 1988 winner and all round legend Celine Dion. Read on to find out what we made of each song!
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Netta Wins Eurovision 2018!

Netta Barzilai has been crowned the winner of Eurovision 2018 for Israel. The singer wowed both juries and the public throughout Europe and Australia with her song ‘Toy’, a reaction to the recent #MeToo Movement. The song beat off stiff competition from Cyprus’ Eleni Foureira who finished in second with song ‘Fuego’, Austria’s Cezar Sampson was a surprise hit with the juries coming in third, former winner Alexander Rybak (Norway) and former runner up Waylon (The Netherlands). Netta totaled 529 points between the jury and televote.  Continue reading

Semi Final 2 Predictions (2018)

Eurovision continues tomorrow night with the second of the semi finals. Before this takes place, we make our predictions as to which ten of the eighteen countries will make it to Saturday’s final. Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup 2018: Group C Results!

The Eurovision NI World Cup returns for the third consecutive year in 2018. Group C saw Franka, Christabelle, DoReDos, Waylon, Jessica Mauboy and Sevak Khanagyan do battle for Croatia, Malta, Moldova, The Netherlands, Australia and Armenia respectively for the two spots in the next round. You’ve been voting since Sunday, the poll has now closed and now it’s time to reveal the results! Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup 2018: Group C!

The Eurovision NI World Cup returns for the third consecutive year and we move on to the third of our groups Group C. Group C consists of Australia, Netherlands, Armenia, Croatia, Malta and Moldova. Take a look at their songs below and vote for your favourite in our poll! Continue reading

Waylon Will Sing ‘Outlaw in ‘em’ at Eurovision 2018!

waylon Netherlands Eurovision 2018Dutch singer Waylon was announced as the Netherlands’ pick for Eurovision 2018 in December. This marks the singer’s return to Eurovision, five years after he finished second with his band the Common Linnets. We’ve been patiently waiting for an announcement regarding details on his song for 2018 and today we got it! Continue reading

10 Things About…Waylon!

Dutch singer Waylon returns to the Eurovision stage on 2018 to represent the Netherlands. Find out more about him with our 10 Things About…feature!

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JESC 2017 Rankings!

Junior Eurovision is basically Eurovision’s annoying little sister. The contest gives aspiring musicians under the age of 16 the chance to perform on one of the world’s biggest stages. This year sixteen nations will battle it out for the crown in Tbilisi’s Olympic Palace. The show will be presented by Helen Kalandadze and Lizi Japaridze and is the fifteenth edition of the contest. Continue reading

The Common Linnets Singer Waylon returns to Eurovision for Netherlands in 2018!

waylon Netherlands Eurovision 2018True to form the Dutch national broadcaster AVROTROS stuck to their internal selection process for Eurovision 2018. They announced today in their usual November slot that former Common Linnets vocalist Waylon will return to Eurovision in 2018 to represent the Netherlands. Continue reading