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
Two songs will advance from Group B to the knock out stage of our Eurovision World Cup Contest. Group B consists of Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, Austria and Croatia. Listen to each of the songs in this group and vote for your favourite two in the poll below. Poll closes 19th March when the results will be unveiled.Continue reading
The World Cup happens every four years, but we had so much fun with our Eurovision World Cup last year, that we decided it should make a return in 2017. Eurovision has been hailed by many as being the ‘Gay World Cup’. So what if the format for Eurovision was more like the World Cup?
Russia are coming late to the Eurovision party this year. They are the penultimate country to announce their Eurovision act for 2017 when this evening they choose X-Factor contestant Yulia Samoilova for Kiev. The singer will perform ‘Flame is Burning’, check out her video below.Continue reading
It’s the end of another month, which means it’s time for another new music round up. Debuting in February 2017 were some songs from some of our favourite recent Eurovision stars. This includes a duet between Armenian selection show judges Aram MP3 and Iveta Mukuchyan, new material from Ireland’s twins Jedward, Juri Pootsmann from Estonia, Sandjha from Finland, former Serebro singer Elena Teminkova and a new song from Elina Born, penned by Stig Rasta which will compete in the Estonian national selection in 2017. Check them out!