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: 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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My Prediction: The Final

Ahead of tonight’s live Eurovision Grand Final, I reveal my predictions for the finishing positions. Some of these have changed in the last few days, so will be different from what I had posted in my reviews. Have a look see and see if you agree with my predictions. Continue reading

Ten More Acts Advance to Eurovision Final from Semi Final 2!

Tuesday saw ten acts qualify from the first semi final of Eurovision 2017. Tonight saw the broadcast of Semi Final 2 and another ten acts have made the line up of the Final. Check out who has made it through!
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My Prediction: Semi Final 2

With one semi final down, we quickly turn our attention to the second one that will take place on Thursday evening. Here’s who i think will make it through. Be sure to tune in and find out if I’m right. Continue reading

Watch: Semi Final 2 Rehearsals!

Semi Final 2 of Eurovision 2017 will take place on Thursday but a head of that all the acts have had a practice run through with the rehearsals last week. Check out how each of the acts from SF2 got on in their rehearsals. 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: Romania- Ilinca ft Alex Florea ‘Yodel It!’

ilinca romania eurovision 2017Imagine if Eurovision was an episode of ‘Dragon’s Den’. I feel like Ilinca and Alex Florea would be one of the risky investments that few of the dragons would invest in and were they to invest they would give hardly any money and ask for a lot of shares in return. You would think that if someone was to say ‘I have this idea for musical fusion. I want to bring the world of yodelling folk music together with rap music’, any one who knows anything about music’s response would be ‘I’m out!’. Moreover, if you were to pin down a country that would propose such a musical fusion you would think it likely to be an Alpine country like Switzerland or Austria, but it is in fact Romania who has brought this proposal forward and strangely the combination works a treat. Continue reading

Eurovision NI World Cup 2017: Round of 16

Sixteen songs have progressed to this second round of the Eurovision NI World Cup 2017, having finished in the top two of their group in the group stages. This round will see the songs battle it out in duels to see which eight will make it through to the quarter final round next week. Get voting for your favourites, the polls will all close on 16th April. Continue reading

10 Things About…Ilinca and Alex Florea!

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Ilinca and Alex Florea will represent Romania at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest where the duo will sing the song ‘Yodel It!’ In Kiev in May. Get to know the pair better with our feature article 10 Things About…Ilinca ft Alex Florea! Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup 2017: Group H Results!

For the past four days you have been voting in Group H of the Eurovision NI World Cup 2017! We have closed the poll and can now reveal the results and announce which two countries have made it through to the next round of the competition.

The two songs advancing from Group H are Australia’s ‘Don’t Come Easy’ by Isaiah Firebrace who topped the poll with 37% and second place Iceland’s Svala whose ‘Paper’ got 32% in the poll. Meanwhile the other three countries in this poll Switzerland, Armenia and Latvia have been eliminated. Check out the full results below. 

Eurovision World Cup: Group H Results

  1. Australia: Isaiah Firebrace- ‘Don’t Come Easy’ (36.84%)
  2. Iceland: Svala- ‘Paper'(31.58%)
  3. Switzerland: Timebelle- ‘Apollo’ (15.79%)
  4. Latvia: Triana Park- ‘Line'(15.79%)
  5. Armenia: Artsvik- ‘Fly With Me’ (0%)

Eurovision NI’s Eurovision World Cup continues with the next stage of the competition: the knock out rounds where two songs will battle it out in each match for a place in the quarter finals. Click here to see the line up!