Nicky Byrne and Amanda Byram to host Irish Dancing With the Stars

dwts Dancing With The Stars Nicky Byrne The Irish version of Dancing with the Stars will launch in the new year and this week RTE revealed that former Big Breakfast, Paradise Hotel and The Swan presenter Amanda Byram will team up with the Irish Eurovision entrant for 2016 and former Westlife star Nicky Byrne to host the show. Continue reading

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Eurovision NI Awards 2016: The Winners

Eurovision NI Awards 2016Earlier this evening the inaugural Eurovision NI Awards took place. With 16 awards up for grabs it was The Netherlands’ Douwe Bob who led the way with six nominations. On the night though he walked away with no awards. But who did? Read on to find out!
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Eurovision NI Awards 2016: Last Chance To Vote!

Eurovision NI Awards 2016Tomorrow night at 8.30pm will see the first ever Eurovision NI Awards take place. Last month we revealed which acts were nominated across the sixteen categories. We have asked you to vote for your favourites in each category, but the polls will close at midnight. Read on to watch the videos showcasing the nominees in each category and to vote in the polls!
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Eurovision NI Awards 2016: The Nominees

Eurovision NI Awards 2016This year we have decided to hold the inaugural Eurovision NI Awards. We will celebrate the good, the bad and the ugly at Eurovision 2016 over 16 categories, as well as presenting the Phoenix Award for Outstanding Contributing to Eurovision. We have chosen the nominees for each category (which are listed below) and we are now asking you to vote for your favourites in each category, with the results being announced in four weeks time on Saturday 22 October. Continue reading

Ireland Wins Eurovision World Cup 2016!

Nicky Byrne Ireland Eurovision 2016Although both Ireland and Albania failed to qualify from Semi Final 2 last night, they have been battling it out this week in the final of our first ever Eurovision World Cup. We received over 40,000 votes and we can now reveal that the winner of the entire competition is Ireland’s Nicky Byrne with his song ‘Sunlight’. He received 56% of the total vote, equating to 24,530 votes. Meanwhile Albania’s Eneda Tarifa received 44% (a total of 18,919 votes) was our runner up with her song ‘Fairytale’. Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup Final: Albania v Ireland

Ireland Albania Eurovision 2016After weeks of polls; group stage, knockout round, Quarter Finals and Semi Finals, we are finally in a position to announce the two countries who will duke it out to be crowned the first ever winner of the Eurovision World Cup: Albania v Ireland! Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup: Semi Final Results

Eurovision 2016This week four countries battled it out in the semi final stages of our first every Eurovision World Cup competition. You have been voting all week in the two match ups that saw Ireland’s Nicky Byrne compete against Austria’s Zoe, while Eneda Tarifa for Albania duked it out with Amir for France. Read on to find out which two songs were successful and who will compete this week in the Eurovision World Cup final. Continue reading

Poll Results: Albania Victorious in Our Final Weekly Poll

Albania Eurovision 2016 EnedaThis week you have been voting in the last of our weekly polls before the Eurovision Final which will take place on Saturday 14th May. On top of the last weekly poll of the year was Albania. Eneda Tarifa has topped the poll an incredible nine out of twelve times with her song ‘Fairytale’. This week she topped the poll with 52% of the vote while Bosnia Herzegovina finished in second for a third week in a row with Ireland’s Nicky Byrne in third with 18% for his song ‘Sunlight’. The top five was rounded up by UK’s Joe and Jake and France’s Amir. Read on for the full results.

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Poll: Which Eurovision Song is Your Fave? (closes 8th May)

Eurovision 2016Albania seem unbeatable having topped our weekly poll an amazing eight times. However, this week we will do it all over again and for the last time. If you want to see your favourite song on top, then make sure you vote for them in this week’s poll. The poll will close on Sunday 8th May.
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Eurovision World Cup: Semi Final 2: Austria v Ireland

Ireland Nicky Byrne Austria Zoe Eurovision 2016
In the second of the semi final matches of the Eurovision World Cup we will see Austria take on Ireland. Austria’s Zoe topped group D with 32% of the vote, beat San Marino in the knock out stages with 76% and then last week conquered Greece with 60%. Ireland’s Nicky Byrne meanwhile also topped his group (Group F) with 63% of the vote, beat the Netherlands with 85% of the vote to advance to the Quarter Finals where they defeated Russia with 76% of the vote. But which of these two songs deserves a place in the Eurovision World Cup Final? Continue reading