Eurovision NI Awards 2017: Worst Lyrics

Lyrics can make or break a song. While it is difficult to know what makes good lyrics, it is really easy to tell when they don’t have the desired effect and come across as insincere, don’t make any sense, are garbled English, or force a rhyme for the sake of it. Here are the worst offenders in 2017 for Worst Lyrics.
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Eurovision 2018 Guide: Artists and Songs

The first of September begins a new Eurovision season and we at Eurovision NI want to keep you updated on all the latest goings on. We’ve created a new table for the 2018 Contest that will let you know which countries will participate, information on the selection process, their artists and their songs. This page will be updated on a regular basis, but this is what we know so far! Continue reading

New Music Round Up: August 2017 (Part Two)!

August had so much new music that we had to split into into two parts! Read Part One here. Part Two has new music from former Eurovision winners Lena and Alexander Rybak, as well as France’s Amir, Kallay Saunders from Hungary, Krista Siegfrids from Finland and Australia’s Guy Sebastian.

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Eurovision NI Awards 2017: Best Song From Selection Shows

Eurovision preparation begins months before the Eurovision Final in May. Many countries host their own national selection shows which take place over a number of weeks and usually there are a number of epic tracks that don’t get the chance to progress to the Eurovision finals. We honour those songs that narrowly missed out from the likes of Melfest, UMK, You Decide, Songvakeppnin, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, A Dal, Festivali i Kenges, Eesti Laul, Supernova and many more with the category Best Song From Selection Shows at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017.
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Ten More Acts Advance to Eurovision Final from Semi Final 2!

Tuesday saw ten acts qualify from the first semi final of Eurovision 2017. Tonight saw the broadcast of Semi Final 2 and another ten acts have made the line up of the Final. Check out who has made it through!
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My Prediction: Semi Final 2

With one semi final down, we quickly turn our attention to the second one that will take place on Thursday evening. Here’s who i think will make it through. Be sure to tune in and find out if I’m right. Continue reading

Watch: Semi Final 2 Rehearsals!

Semi Final 2 of Eurovision 2017 will take place on Thursday but a head of that all the acts have had a practice run through with the rehearsals last week. Check out how each of the acts from SF2 got on in their rehearsals. Which ten of the eighteen acts do you think will make it through to Saturday’s live final? Vote in our poll! Continue reading

New Music Round Up: March 2017!

As most of the Eurovision 2017 selection shows draw to a close, some of the Eurovision stars from the past few years have been busy releasing some new material. Check out our New Music Round Up for March 2017! Included in the mix are new songs from Russia’s Sergey Lazarev, Debrah Scarlett from Norway, Iceland’s Greta Salome, Barei from Spain, while Loreen returns to Swedish selection show Melodifestivalen with ‘Statements’!

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Top 10: Duos 2007-2016!

2017 has been a stellar year for duets at Eurovision with six countries choosing couples to represent them. This includes Finland’s Norma John, Estonia’s Koit Toome and Laura, Norway’s JOWST and Alexander Walmann, San Marino’s Valentina Monetta and Jimmie Wilson, Belarus’s Navi Band and Romania’s Ilinca and Alex Florea. This got us hoking through the Eurovision archives to pick out our top ten duos from over the last ten years. Check out what we came up with! Continue reading