New Music Round Up: November 2017!

November 2017 saw the release of even more songs from some of our favourite acts from Eurovision. This includes songs from former winners Marija Serifovic, Emmelie de Forest and Sertab Erener. Read on to hear the new tracks and to find out what we thought of them.

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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

Eurovision Stars Among Nominees for MTV’s EMAs!

The MTV European Music Awards are one of the highlights in the awards season calendar. This year’s show will take place in London’s SSE Wembley Arena on 12 November and will be hosted by Rita Ora. Among the nominees are some of our favourite Eurovision stars. Continue reading

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: May 2017!

Here’s ten new tracks from your Eurovision faves to get your ears around! Back with new tracks this month are: Zoe (Austria, 2016), Mandinga (Romania, 2012), Frans (Sweden, 2016), Francesco Gabbani (Italy, 2017), Eric Saade (Sweden (2011), Jamala (Ukraine/Winner, 2016) as well as some of our faves from selection shows Samir och Viktor (Melfest) and Margaret (Krajowe Eliminacje 2016).

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Ten Acts Qualify for Eurovision Final from First Semi Final!

Tonight saw the first of this year’s Eurovision semi final live shows take place. Eighteen countries competed for the ten slots available to them in Saturday’s Final. Find out which of the acts made it through.
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Watch: Semi Final 1 Rehearsals!

With the first of the Eurovision 2017 Semi Finals only days away, check out how each of the acts from SF1 got on in their rehearsal run throughs last week. Which ten of the eighteen acts do you think will make it through to Saturday’s live final? Vote in our poll! Continue reading

Review: Poland- Kasia Mos ‘Flashlight’

The nation that brought us butter-churning milk maids, the first ever wheelchair user to perform at Eurovision and a long haired hunk in a red military jacket return to Eurovision in 2017. Hoping to secure Poland’s first ever win is Kasia Mos with her song ‘Flashlight’. But how does it compare to other entries and is that win likely? Continue reading

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