Late last week Laura Groeseneken was selected as Belgium’s 2018 Eurovision participant. The singer revealed in an interview that part of the reason she was interested in competing was due to the beauty of this year’s winning song ‘Amar Pelos Dois’ by Portuguese singer Salvador Sobral. In homage to the song she has done her own version in English. Check it out:
There’s nothing worse when an act tries to be cool at Eurovision and falls flat on their face. Cringeworthy moments usually arise when there is naff staging, they choose a dated artist, when the cheese has been laid on a bit too thick, or the act/song/vocal/staging or all of the above is just downright bad. You watch these performers with your head in your hands and just want the world to swallow them up whole. Last year the gong was awarded to Frans. Here are the contenders for Most Cringeworthy Act at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017.
As well as honouring the best that Eurovision has given us in 2017, we also like to shame the very bad at the Eurovision NI Awards, to inspire countries to try that extra bit harder next year. Here are the nominees for Worst Song.
You can have a great song, great staging and an endearing personality, but all this is lost if you are unable to bring the vocal performance that is expected of you on the big Eurovision stage. 2017 had no shortage of powerful vocals. Here are the contenders for Best Live Vocal at Eurovision NI Awards 2017.
Eurovision always serves us some unforgettable moments and Eurovision 2017 was as eventful as ever. We relive the most memorable moments from streakers, to epic staging, great interval acts to hilarious comedic segments. Here are our twelve favourite memories from this year’s Contest. Which will be named the Best Moment at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017?
This year’s theme was ‘Celebrate Diversity’ and although an overwhelming number of nations chose to send entries in the English language, a small number sang in their native tongue. This included French, Italian, Portuguese and Hungarian being represented, as well as a first time appearance for Belorussian and Romansh. Here are the nominees for the category Best Song Not In The English Language at the Eurovision NI Awards 2017.
Portugal return to Eurovision following a years’ absence. They have chosen 27 year old heartthrob Salvador Sobral for 2017 who will sing ‘Amar pelos dois’ a song written by his sister Luisa. The song is very different from anything else in the Contest this year mixing the genres of Pop and Jazz, and has quickly become a favourite with bookies, fans and critics.
Salvador Sobral won the Portuguese national selection show ‘Festival da Cancao’ in March 2017 and will represent Portugal at Eurovision 2017 in May. We delve deeper into the singer’s history in the music industry with 10 Things About…Salvador Sobral!
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.