Tuesday, May 24, 2022
The Big Five

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.

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 40 – United Kingdom

Space Man – Sam Ryder And so, as tradition dictates, we get to my home entry ... and by tradition I clearly mean the alphabet....

Mo’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 36 – Spain

Chanel – Slo Mo To give Chanel credit, this is far and away the best thing Spain has fronted up with at Eurovision in years....

Phil’s Eurovision Countdown 2022 – Part 36 – Spain

Chanel – Slo Mo As night is sure to follow day, then by definition it follows that all the Spanish fans believe their entry is...

Ils ont décidé – Alvan & Ahez to sing for France...

Twelve songs were on offer for the French viewing public tonight and they picked Alvan & Ahez to carry the big five nation hopes into...

Germany picks 2022 Eurovision song

Tonight ARD brought us 'Germany 12 Points'. The show featured six potential Eurovision songs, and viewers (plus radio listeners) got to decide who wins...

RTVE name 14 acts for Benidorm Fest 2022

RTVE, the Spanish national broadcaster, today revealed the 14 performers (and titles of their songs) taking part in Benidorm Fest 2022. The competing artists and...

How Spain plans to pick its 2022 Eurovision song

The Spanish Eurovision song in 2022 is to come from a revamped national selection. Over the summer, news has dripped out, so here's the...

Eurovision 2021 – Who sings when?

After the Big Five and host nation had their second rehearsal today, each got to draw for their position in next weekend’s grand final...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: Spain

‘Voy A Quedarme’ is purportedly a song composed after Blas Cantó lost his granny. And unless the Cantó clan has some kind of lizard...

The Fanning Verdict Eurovision 2021: United Kingdom

This year, the BBC has stepped back from picking UK song and artist and handed it over to BMG who stuck with their 2020...