Eurovision NI’s Song of 2017: Group Four!

It’s the fourth week of our latest feature to find out the Top 30 songs released by former Eurovision stars in 2017. Again this week we take you through fourteen of the biggest hits of 2017 and ask you to vote for your three favourites from the bunch! Continue reading

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

The new music round up for July continues with part two and includes a double feature from Romanian singer Elena Gheorghe and Irish representative from 2017 Brendan Murray. Also among the mix are Barei (Spain, 2016), Ira Losco (Malta, 2016), Firelight (Malta, 2014), Marco Mengoni (Italy, 2013), Joci Papai (Hungary, 2017) and Polina Gagarina (Russia, 2015). Check out all these new songs and more below!
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New Music Round Up: June 2017 (Part One)!

June has been so jam-packed with musical goodness that we have had to split our music round up across two parts. This first part includes new songs from Croatia’s Nina Kraljic, new music from Samra, Aminata, Barei, Ani Lorak and Manel Navarro, as well as three new songs from Armenia’s Iveta Mukuchyan including a duet with fellow Depi Evratesil judge Aram MP3, some rock hits from Cyrpus’ Minus One and Romania’s Voltaj and a new solo song from FreakyFortune’s Nikolas Raptakis. Check out the line up below!

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10 Things About…Artsvik!

Artsvik Armenia Eurovision 2017

Artsvik was chosen to represent Armenia at Eurovision 2017 when she won the national final Depi Evratesil in December. Learn more about her in our 10 Things About…Artsvik feature. Continue reading

15 Things We Learned This Week (8th Jan 2017)

8th-jan-15-thingsIt’s been a busy week for Eurovision. Read on to read our recap of all the news, gossip and national finals activity that occurred this week!
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Russian Eurovision Stars cover ABBA’s ‘Waterloo’

Eurovision 2017 ABBA Dima Bilan Sergey Lazarev WaterlooSome of the biggest acts to represent Russia at the Eurovision Song Contest in recent years have teamed up to cover ABBA’s 1974 winning hit song ‘Waterloo’. Continue reading

Aminata Eyes Up Lithuanian Selection Show for 2017!

Aminata Red Moon EurovisionAminata has been bitten by the Eurovision bug. Not satisfied with competing in Eurovision 2015, giving Latvia one of their best Eurovision results ever with song ‘Love Injected’, the singer returned to Eurovision in 2016 as a song writer, penning the Latvian entry again with song ‘Heartbeat’ sang this time by Justs. In 2017 Aminata has announced that she will enter a song to the Latvian Eurovision selection show Supernova and today has announced plans that she also wishes to submit a song for the Lithuanian selection show Eurovizjios.
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Eurovision NI’s Song of 2016: Group Three

group 3 Eurovision Ni Song of 2016Over the next nine weeks we will be looking closely at some of the songs released in 2016 by former Eurovision contestants. We will be asking you to vote for your favourite from the lists before compiling a final Top 30 just before the end of the year. Continue reading

New Album ‘Red Moon’ From Aminata

Aminata Red Moon EurovisionLast week Latvian singer and Eurovision 2015 competitor Aminata released her second studio album. The follow up to her debut effort ‘Inner Voice’ is entitled ‘Red Moon’. The album features eight tracks including singles ‘Bridges’, ‘Fighter’ and title track ‘Red Moon’. Continue reading

Review: Russia- Sergey Lazarev ‘You Are the Only One’

Russia Eurovision 2016 Sergey LazarevDespite a backlash from some Eurovision fans including booing that saw Polina Gagarina in a flood of tears last year, Russia have been on top form recently. In the face of  the boos Gagarina still managed second place in 2015. Prior to this they came in seventh in 2014, fifth in 2013 and who could forget the famous Russian grannies in 2012 who claimed second place just behind Loreen. Russia it would seem are on a roll, but can Sergey Lazarev give them their second ever win? Read on to find out what we made of his song ‘You Are the Only One’.
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