Belgium: Eurosong Show 2

Belgium Eurovision 2016Belgian hopefuls Adil Aarab, Amaryllis Uitterlinden, Astrid Destruyer, Laura Tesoro and Tom Frantzis performed their Eurovision songs first time on the second live show of national selection contest Eurosong 2016 tonight.

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Sneak Peek at Belgian Songs!

Belgium Eurovision 2016This Sunday sees the Belgian hopefuls Adil Aarab, Amaryllis Uitterlinden, Astrid Destruyer, Laura Tesoro and Tom Frantzis perform for the first time the songs they want to sing in Stockholm in May. Today we have been given a little sneak preview of what to expect ahead of the second show from national broadcaster VRT’s EuroSong 2016 on Sunday.
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Belgium Hopefuls Release Songs Titles ahead of Second Live Show

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Sunday saw the first of the Belgian live shows in their quest to find their Eurovision entry for 2016. The first show saw hopefuls Astrid Destuyver, Adil Aarab, Tom Frantzis, Laura Tesoro and Amaryllis Uitterlinden perform former Eurovision hits in their own style including an R’n’B version of Johnny’s Logan’s ‘Hold Me Now’ and a slowed down intimate version of Loreen’s smash hit ‘Euphoria’. With the second live show approaching this weekend it is time for the contenders to sing their own song. Ahead of the live show on Sunday we have been told what the song titles will be. Read on to find out what they are. Continue reading

Listen to Belgian covers of Eurovision Classics

Belgium Eurovision 2016In the first live show of the Belgian national selection competition Eurosong 2016 on Sunday, the five hopefuls performed former Eurovision songs. Contenders Astrid Destuyver, Adil Aarab, Tom Frantzis, Laura Tesoro and Amaryllis Uitterlinden tried to impress by putting their own spin on their favourite Eurovision songs. Read on to find out which hits they covered and to see them perform. Continue reading

Belgian hopefuls to take on Eurovision hits in first live show

Belgium Eurovision 2016Belgian hopefuls Astrid Destuyver, Adil Aarab, Tom Frantzis, Laura Tesoro and Amaryllis Uitterlinden will perform former Eurovision hits in the first of three live shows which will air tonight. The performance is designed to show off the vocal talent, style, personality and stage presence of each performer. Continue reading

Loic Nottet Wins Danse Avec Les Stars

Loic Nottet Danse Avec Les StarsLoic Nottet who represented Belgium in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest has won the French version of Strictly Come Dancing just before Christmas. Continue reading

Eurovision 2016 Guide: Belgium

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Belgium don’t have the best track record at Eurovision. They have come last eight times, failed to qualify from the semi finals a further eight times and have received nul points on two occasions (1962 and 1965). Their best result was their only win which was for Sandra Kim in 1986 with her song ‘J’aime La Vie’. Last year saw a change in fortune for Belgium when they chose Loic Nottet as their entry. The ‘Rhythm Inside’ singer gave them their best result in 12 years with a top five finish and the most points that a Belgian entry has ever scored (217). In 2016, they will want to emulate this success, so let’s take a look at their national selection process and the acts who hope to follow in his footsteps.

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Where Are They Now: The Class of 2015 (Part 1)

mansIn this new feature we catch up with the acts from Eurovision 2015 and find out what they’ve been up to in the five months since Eurovision 2015 was staged in Vienna. Continue reading

Loic Nottet Covers Another Sia Song

It would seem that the Belgian singer Loic Nottet is an avid Sia fan. Last week we shared with you his rendition of the Australian singers hit song “Chandelier” accompanied with a freaky and bizarre video. This week the “Rhythm Inside” singer has covered another of Sia’s songs, choosing this time to take on “Elastic Heart”. Listen to the cover and let us know what you think.

Several of the Eurovision contenders sing Sia’s Chandelier

Sia’s song ‘Chandelier’ has proven quite popular amongst our Eurovision contenders this year. Belgium’s Loic Nottet and Switzerland’s Melanie Renee both covered the songs. Nottet’s version of the song sees the Belgian recreate the Sia video with his own creepy yet hilarious twist. The ‘Rhythm Inside’ singer literally swings from a chandelier, dances with a man with a blackened face and in drag and carries out a perfectly choreographed dance routine. Continue reading