October is traditionally a spooky month as it ends with the advent of Halloween, but it’s not all ghouls, ghosts and goblins. Instead of a trick, here is a treat: the release of even more superb tracks from our favourite Eurovision stars from the past few years! Here is Part One of our New Music Round Up for October!
Tonight saw the staging of the second ever annual Eurovision NI Awards in Belfast. Trophies were handed out in nineteen categories with the big winners on the night being Sweden’s Robin Bengtsson who took away three gongs including Best Male and Best Staging and Best Song for ‘I Can’t Go On’. Moldova’s Sunstroke Project received two awards including Best Group, Duo or Collaboration and Best Returning Act. The awards show also honoured Linda Martin who joined Sir Terry Wogan as those who have received the Phoenix Award for Outstanding Contribution to Eurovision. Read on for a full list of the winners. Continue reading
Sweden’s Eurovision selection competition Melodifestivalen is one of the most anticipated events in the Eurovision calendar. Spanning over six weeks and six major Swedish cities, the competition is a celebration of Schlager, a coup d’etat of kitsch and just downright fun. Today the details for the 2018 edition were revealed.Continue reading
The visual presentation has become as important as the vocal and song presentation at Eurovision. You have three minutes to impress, and this can’t always be easily achieved with music alone. In oreder to catch the audiences eye, especially in a field of 40+ entries, acts have had come up with innovative ways to stick out over the years. Here are the nominees for the Best Staging at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017. Continue reading
2017 was an epic year at Eurovision and not just for sax, but for music in general. Our next category honours the Best Song at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017. The winner will be announced at our live ceremony in October. Until then vote for your favourite in our poll. The nominees are…Continue reading
Eurovision 2017 gave us some noteworthy males with some great songs, great voices and great bodies. We have mulled over the criteria and have shortlisted our favourite six performers from the bunch for the category of Best Male at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017. Read on to find out who made the cut. The winners will be announced at the Eurovision NI Awards ceremony in October. Until then vote for your favourite in the poll.Continue reading
Sweden have the opportunity once again this year to equal Ireland’s all time record of seven Eurovision wins. Sweden are possibly the most successful country at Eurovision in recent years with an impressive five top five finishes including two wins since 2010. For 2017, Sweden have chosen Robin Bengtsson and ‘I Can’t Go On’ and their success looks likely to continue. Continue reading
We are now in the penultimate week of the Eurovision World Cup 2017! Four countries remain in the running (United Kingdom, Sweden, Cyprus and Israel) and they will now face off against each other head to head in this the Semi Final Round. Only two of the songs will make it into next week’s final, so be sure to vote wisely. The match ups are below. Continue reading