With just three weeks to go until Australia hosts its first ever national selection final, broadcaster SBS has now revealed the entire line up for the Australia Decides show which will take place on the Gold Coast on 9 February. We already had seven of the competing artists, but now the full line up of ten has been unveiled.
As Australia gear up to host their first ever national selection show on 9 February, some of the competing artists have debuted the songs that they will be competing with at Australia Decides! We already were treated to a preview of Courtney Act’s song ‘Fight for Love’ but we can also now add Electric Fields’ ‘2000 and Whatever’, Leea Nanos’ ‘Set Me Free’ and Mark Vincent’s ‘This Is Not the End’ to our playlists! Read on to check out the songs!
In 2019 Australia will host their first ever Eurovision selection show and it seems they’re pulling out all the stops. Earlier this month broadcaster SBS announced the first four of acts that would take part in their live show in the Gold Coast in February. This included Kate Miller-Heidke, Sheppard, Mark Vincent and Electric Fields. As promised, more acts have been added to the roster and today we got another three joining the contest.
ManuELLA will follow in the footsteps of Maraaya and will represent Slovenia in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. ManuELLA won the Slovenian national selection show EMA 2016, earlier this evening beating off competition from nine other competing acts.
Slovenia will host their EMA 2016 Eurovision selection show later tonight. Ahead of their decision, we have asked you who you think will triumph and be crowned as teh Slovenian entry for 2016. You have been voting for weeks in our poll and I can now reveal that Raiven received the most votes for song ‘Crno Bel’.
Belfast gay bar the Kremlin will play host to 2013 German Eurovision representative Cascada. The show will take place on 6th February on the venue’s Red Square stage and will see singer Natalie Horler perform the band’s back catalogue of hits that include ‘Evacuate the Dancefloor’, ‘Everytime We Touch’, cover of Savage Garden song ‘Truly, Madly Deeply’ and of course Eurovision song ‘Glorious’.
Slovenia have made twenty one appearances at Eurovision. Their best result, seventh, has been achieved on two occasions- in 1995 (‘Prisluhni mi’ by Darja Švajger) and 2001 with ‘Energy’ by Nuša Derenda (who is one of the acts competing to be the 2016 entry). Slovenia have qualified for the final on only four occasions since the semi finals were introduced in 2004. Most recently Slovenia were represented by Maraaya in 2015 with their song ‘Here for You’ which finished in fourteenth in the final, a solid result by Slovene standards.
But what have Slovenia got in store for us in 2016? Read on to find out!
This year marked an historic decision from the EBU to allow Australia compete in Eurovision Song Contest in a one off to commemorate 60 years of the competition and to reward the continued support from Australia’s dedicated fan base. Rumours quickly circulated as to which act would be chosen to represent Australia and names being touted included Kylie Minogue, Dannii Minogue, Holly Valance, drag queen Courtney Act, Savage Garden frontman Darren Hayes and 2014 semi final interval act Jessica Mauboy. In the end it was announced that the first ever winner of Australian Idol, Guy Sebastian would be Australia’s pick and ‘Tonight Again’ would be the song of choice. Read on to find out what we make of the song.
Austria’s premier drag queen act Conchita Wurst (aka Tom Neuwirth) was perhaps the most highly anticipated act for this year’s contest when she was announced as the country’s pick in October 2013. Since then her many fans expected her to