KEiiNO Win the Eurovision NI World Cup 2019!

The Eurovision NI World Cup 2019 came to an end this afternoon when the poll for the final closed. The final saw Mahmood from Italy take on KEiiNO from Norway. But who was the winner?

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Eurovision NI World Cup 2019: The Final!

The Eurovision NI World Cup 2019 will come to an end on Sunday when the poll for the final will close and the either Mahmood from Italy or KEiiNO from Norway will be named the winner.

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Saara Aalto Wins Eurovision World Cup 2018!

For the past five weeks we have asked you to vote for your favourite songs in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in the third year of our Eurovision NI World Cup competition. This year saw Ukraine’s Melovin and Finland’s Saara Aalto make it to the final. You have been voting all week and we’ve received over 9,000 votes and it’s time to reveal the results. Continue reading

Nicky Byrne and Amanda Byram to host Irish Dancing With the Stars

dwts Dancing With The Stars Nicky Byrne The Irish version of Dancing with the Stars will launch in the new year and this week RTE revealed that former Big Breakfast, Paradise Hotel and The Swan presenter Amanda Byram will team up with the Irish Eurovision entrant for 2016 and former Westlife star Nicky Byrne to host the show. Continue reading

Ireland Wins Eurovision World Cup 2016!

Nicky Byrne Ireland Eurovision 2016Although both Ireland and Albania failed to qualify from Semi Final 2 last night, they have been battling it out this week in the final of our first ever Eurovision World Cup. We received over 40,000 votes and we can now reveal that the winner of the entire competition is Ireland’s Nicky Byrne with his song ‘Sunlight’. He received 56% of the total vote, equating to 24,530 votes. Meanwhile Albania’s Eneda Tarifa received 44% (a total of 18,919 votes) was our runner up with her song ‘Fairytale’. Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup Final: Albania v Ireland

Ireland Albania Eurovision 2016After weeks of polls; group stage, knockout round, Quarter Finals and Semi Finals, we are finally in a position to announce the two countries who will duke it out to be crowned the first ever winner of the Eurovision World Cup: Albania v Ireland! Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup: Semi Final Results

Eurovision 2016This week four countries battled it out in the semi final stages of our first every Eurovision World Cup competition. You have been voting all week in the two match ups that saw Ireland’s Nicky Byrne compete against Austria’s Zoe, while Eneda Tarifa for Albania duked it out with Amir for France. Read on to find out which two songs were successful and who will compete this week in the Eurovision World Cup final. Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup: Semi Final 2: Austria v Ireland

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In the second of the semi final matches of the Eurovision World Cup we will see Austria take on Ireland. Austria’s Zoe topped group D with 32% of the vote, beat San Marino in the knock out stages with 76% and then last week conquered Greece with 60%. Ireland’s Nicky Byrne meanwhile also topped his group (Group F) with 63% of the vote, beat the Netherlands with 85% of the vote to advance to the Quarter Finals where they defeated Russia with 76% of the vote. But which of these two songs deserves a place in the Eurovision World Cup Final? Continue reading

Cecilia Ahern Got Nicky Byrne Back Into Music

sunday brunchIn an appearance on channel 4 morning cookery chat show Sunday Brunch, Nicky Byrne has revealed that his author sister-in-law Cecilia Ahern was responsible for getting him back in the studio. Since Westlife ended four years ago, the pop star had taken a break from music focusing more on competing in Continue reading

Eurovision World Cup: Quarter Final 2: Russia v Ireland

Russia Ireland Eurovision NI 2016In the second of the quarter final matches of the Eurovision World Cup we will see Russia take on Ireland. Russia’s Sergey Lazarev topped group B with 33% of the vote and beat Armenia in the knock out stages last week with 74%. Ireland’s Nicky Byrne meanwhile also topped his group (Group F) with 63% of the vote and last week they beat the Netherlands with 85% of the vote to advance to the Quarter Finals. But who will get your vote? Continue reading