1. Earlier in the week Maraaya’s official video for their Eurovision song ‘Here For You’ was released. Have a look at the video here.
2. This week Eurovision fans were saddened to hear of the death of former winner Jorgen Ingmann. The 89 year old singer won the contest back in 1963 with his song “Dansevise” (Dance Ballad) for Denmark.
Former UK Eurovision winner Sandie Shaw shocked fans this week when she revealed that the BBC had snubbed her and prevented her from performing in the line up for the 60th anniversary show later this month. The ‘Puppet On a String’ singer urged her fans to take to social media to lobby the organisers:
Conchita Wurst’s ‘Rise Like a Phoenix’ continues to dominate our polls having come out on top in the first of our semi finals. The song has now qualified for our top ten show down starting in two weeks time. The Austrian singer received a staggering 87.37% of the vote.
The first rounds of the competition are over and we are one step closer to finding out which Eurovision Song is your favourite ever. We have whittled the field down from 32 to just 16 and now it is time for the first of our semi finals. Below are the songs in contention for advancing to the final. Have a listen below and vote for your favourites in the poll. You can pick up to three songs. The results will be revealed on Sunday 8th March.
Loreen has topped the first of our Best Eurovision Song Ever polls with 47.06% of the vote for her song ‘Euphoria’. She will progress to the first semi final round to be held at the beginning of March and will be joined by Alexander Rybak’s ‘Fairytale’ which came in second and Lordi’s ‘Hard Rock Hallelujah’ and Sandie Shaw with ‘Puppet on a String’.
Will Loreen be in a state of Euphoria after the poll results?
We want to hear from you! Which is your favourite Eurovision song of all time? In this first of four heats we pit the best songs from the last 59 years of Eurovision. Four of these songs will go through to the semi final in March, but will Loreen be in a state of Euphoria? Will it be Hard luck Hallelujah for Lordi? Will the Fairytale
Our time machine takes you to the 60’s for the first time, to the year when the United Kingdom won their first ever Eurovision competition in 1967 when Sandie Shaw’s ‘Puppet On a String’ took gold. Relive the song here: