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The Big Five

Five broadcasters cough up the most cash to stage the Eurovision Song Contest – they get a free pass to the final and then moan that nobody likes them.

All change for the French team

After three years leading the French Eurovision delegation, Edoardo Grassi has moved on. His replacement is Steven Clerima. The announcement was made yesterday through the...
Eurovision You Decide 2017

We’re still making someone else decide – BBC

The BBC has announced it will stick with 'You Decide' as the way to pick its entry for the Eurovision Song Contest. As last year,...

Yoo-Rop leeving a cel-e-bray-shun

It's back. The talent show that picks the Spanish singer and song that will grace the Eurovision stage and despite every hope end (close...

Meta and Moro take Sanremo crown

In the very small hours, another edition of the Sanremo festival ended with Ermal Meta and Fabrizio Moro winning the Italian spot at the...
You Decide

Making my mind up with the BBC

It’s about time I came out of the off season and doled my wisdom out on you, so here I am – back for...

Love is in the air for Spain

These days, when it comes to talent shows, it's all about the journey. And that's been true of Spanish Eurovision hopefuls Alfred (sings with...

Eurovision 2018: A game of two halves

There are 104 days to go until the great and good of Europe (and bits beyond) gather in Lisbon to compete in the 2018...

First acts make German Eurovision shortlist

A German blogger has named some of the acts shortlisted for the 2018 German Eurovision ticket. Next year's participant is to be selected on 22...

Are the BBC going to be heroes … or buggered by...

The BBC has finally announced that Eurovision:You Decide will take place on Wednesday (yes I don't get that either) 7th February at 7.30pm live...

The Big Five – who gets to sing when

The running order for the Eurovision Song Contest is decided as qualifiers emerge from the semi-finals, but to add an element of 'fun', a...