Monday, June 14, 2021

The Fanning Verdict: Eurovision 2021 Day Two

Today should be easy like Sunday morning, but in Eurovisionland, there's much going on. A bigger day for us with many of the big-hitters...

Norway brings angelic bling

The sequencing of Cyprus’ Diablo into Norway’s Fallen Angel is smart thinking. But after that made-for-Eurovision performance can Tix still stand out? In my Countdown...

Norway – Leaving the crowd wanting more?

I'm not sure if it's me, them or the feed this morning, but both this and Cyprus before  left me wanting more. But not...

So what the hell happened in week five?

Let's start on the firmest of firm Eurovision Song Contest ground - Sweden. Melodifestivalen Their second Melodifestivalen heat provided us with Dotter going through to the...

Norway’s song search comes to an end with a shooting star!

Celebrating their 60th Eurovision year may not have been easy for NRK, but they put on a series terrific shows, and the MGP Final...

It’s time for the Norwegian final – the final Semi Final...

Five weeks ago, when I was young and you were younger (probably) - Norway started its search for a song. The final semi final, with...

First Norwegian acts named for 2020

We've already told you about how Norwegian broadcaster NRK plans to beef up its national selection, marking sixty years of Melodi Grand Prix. As always...

KEiiNO to sing for Norway at Eurovision

There was something distinctly Nordic in the air tonight with Sweden, Iceland and Finland picking their songs. Norway added to things when Keiino were...

It’s Norse of course – NRK sets scene for 2019 MGP

Ten songs are in the running to represent Norway at the 2019 Euroivision Song Contest. The line-up for the next Melodi Grand Prix was...

Six Eurovision winners who should have quit while ahead

Only one performer has ever won the Eurovision Song Contest twice. Johnny Logan warbled his way to victory in 1980 and 1987. This year, Norwegian power-violinist Alexander Rybak hopes to...