The MTV European Music Awards are one of the highlights in the awards season calendar. This year’s show will take place in London’s SSE Wembley Arena on 12 November and will be hosted by Rita Ora. Among the nominees are some of our favourite Eurovision stars.Continue reading
September is over and we are well and truly into autumn. It’s time to hoke out your autumnal scarves and jumpers and catch up with your favourite Eurovision stars. This month sees new music releases from the likes of Russian hotties Sergey Lazarev and Dima Bilan, Danish star Basim, Armenian fave Iveta Mukuchyan and new music from the class of 2017: Serbia’s Tijana Bogicevic, Ukraine’s O. Torvald, Italy’s Francesco Gabbani and Belarus’ Naviband.
The first of September begins a new Eurovision season and we at Eurovision NI want to keep you updated on all the latest goings on. We’ve created a new table for the 2018 Contest that will let you know which countries will participate, information on the selection process, their artists and their songs. This page will be updated on a regular basis, but this is what we know so far!Continue reading
The summer may be over, but while August brought the rain, it has also been raining musical goodness from our favourite past Eurovision stars. This month has seen new releases from Russia’s Sergey Lazarev, Icelandic singer Svala’s band Blissful, Turkish singer Hadise, as well as new music from the 2012 winner Loreen. Check out the new songs below and what we had to say about them! Continue reading
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!
The curse of 43 at Eurovision strikes again. In recent times when there has been a field of 43 entrants, someone has fallen victim to a withdrawal, disqualification or a ban. In 2009 Georgia’s ‘We Don’t Wanna Put In’ was forced to withdraw for political content, Armenia announced they would not compete in 2012 due to ongoing disputes over the Nagorno-Karabakh region with host nation Azerbaijan, Romania’s Anton Ovidiu was forced to withdraw last year due to unpaid licencing fees by the national broadcaster and now Russia have been forced to withdraw from the Contest following the ban of their artist Yulia Samoilova, as a result of her performing in the disputed region of the Crimea. Continue reading
As most of the Eurovision 2017 selection shows draw to a close, some of the Eurovision stars from the past few years have been busy releasing some new material. Check out our New Music Round Up for March 2017! Included in the mix are new songs from Russia’s Sergey Lazarev, Debrah Scarlett from Norway, Iceland’s Greta Salome, Barei from Spain, while Loreen returns to Swedish selection show Melodifestivalen with ‘Statements’!
The Russian artist Yulia Samoilova who was chosen to represent the nation at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest has been forbidden from entering the Ukraine to compete when the Contest takes place in Kiev in May. Continue reading
For the past four days you have been voting in the poll for Group B 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.Continue reading