New Music From Loreen!

Loreen New Music 2016 Boston BunLoreen, winner of the 2012 Eurovision Eurovision Song Contest for Sweden, has today unveiled new music. The new single is entitled ‘Get Into It’ and is collaborative effort with Paris born DJ Boston Bun. Boston Bun is best know for managing helmeted dance duo Daft Punk and has also set up his own record label Ed Banger Records back in 2003.  Continue reading

Last Chance to Vote for Best Eurovision Song Ever!

esc2015_logoWe are just hours away from crowning the winner of our favourite Eurovision song ever. After weeks of voting it has come down to just five songs- Rise Like a Phoenix, Euphoria, Waterloo, Fairytale and Calm After the Storm. But which of the five will be victorious? That’s entirely up to you. If you want to see your favourite come out on top then vote in the poll below before it closes later today at 8pm.

A Case For Loreen

imageLoreen Day is almost over, but before we wrap things up for the day we want to set forth a case for you to vote for Loreen and her winning Eurovision song “Euphoria” as the best Eurovision Song Ever in our poll.

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Loreen: New Album Details

imageLoreen’s fans have been waiting three long years for a follow up album to the 2012 best selling “Heal”. It recently emerged that fans long wait was over when Loreen announced a new album could be expected later in 2015. The name of the much anticipated album would be “Paper Lights”.  Continue reading

Video: Paperlights (Higher)

As we wait in anticipation for Loreen’s new album, the Swedish singer treated us to a performance of the lead single “Paperlights (Higher)” at this year’s Melodifestivalen. Have a listen below and remember if Loreen is your fave Eurovision singer vote for “Euphoria” in our poll below.

Poll: Best Eurovision Song Ever Top 5

esc2015_logoAfter weeks of voting, it all comes down to this- the top 5. We shortlisted 32 songs some weeks ago and after 4 heats, two semi finals and weeks of knock out rounds we have the five finalists who will battle it to the death to be crowned the Best Eurovision Song Ever. Continue reading

Four Acts Qualify from Melodifestivalen Second Chance

The results are in from the last of the Melodifestivalen live shows before the final. The Swedish selection process saw eight songs given a second chance  with four one on one battles which sent four acts through to the final and sent four acts home. Continue reading

15 Things We learned this week

1. Vienna officially became the host city for Eurovision 2015 this week when the Host City Insignia Exchange took place on Monday 26th at Vienna’s City Hall.

2. Shortly after this ceremony, the semi final draw took place and we now know which countries will compete in which semi finals. For more info read our story here.

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Eurovision Stage for 2015

3. The host venue Weiner Stadthalle has released official plans for the stage for the Eurovision 2015. It will consist of 1288 individual pillars and measures 44 metres in width, 14.3 metres in height and up to 22 metres in depth. The LED pillars can produce a wide variety of lighting effects as can the 11 metre diameter Continue reading

10 Things About: Loreen

loreen1. Loreen was born Lorine Zineb Nora Talhaoui in Stockholm, Sweden in983 to Moroccan Berber immigrant parents, She was raised in a Liberal Muslim household.

2. Loreen rose to fame on Sweden’s version of Pop Idol in 2004 performing songs such as Pink’s ‘Like a Pill’ and Britney Spears’ ‘Stronger’. She was eliminated in Week 8 of the live shows finishing in fourth overall. The eventual winner of the competition was Daniel Lindstrom. Continue reading