Thursday, May 6, 2021
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.

How many composers does it take to write a Eurovision song?

Apparently, it takes a plethora of songwriters to ensure France slumps to the bottom of the table in Rotterdam. That might sound a touch...

Spain shocked fans by announcing representative on Lunchtime News

No... it's not the late Peter Sissons, or Angela Rippon, but RTVE swerved their usual method of announcing their singer by using the opening...

Spanish TV ends Eurovision link to talent show

RTVE will not pick its next Eurovision song as part of the popular TV talent show Operación Triunfo. After two disappointing results, the broadcaster...

S!sters to sing German Lied für Israel

Laurita Kästel and Carlotta Truman are to sing for Germany at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. Together they're known as S!sters. Their song is...

Mahmood wins Sanremo with ‘Soldi’

Italian-Egyptian rapper Mahmood won the 69th Sanremo Festival with 'Soldi' (Money). Ultimo ended in second place with Eurovision alumni Il Volo in third. The Teatro...
Michael Rice

Michael Rice lands UK Eurovision job

He's twenty-one. He won a reality talent show. And now Michael Rice will perform his biggest gig. This evening he was picked by UK...

Bilal gets the Eurovision nod for France

So here we are at nearly midnight CET as French broadcaster France 2 finally revealed which of the eight songs in the final gets...
An open letter to BBC Eurovision

An Open Letter To BBC Eurovision

Dear BBC Eurovision, We need to talk, you and I. Yesterday’s reveal of the six hopeful recordings left a good many of us in Eurovisionia cold....
You deciders

So, I told you we’d have thoughts. I certainly...

So Phil and his ears have been listening away to the six Song for Europe - sorry Eurovision: You Decide entrants for 2019.  Let's...
You Decide 2019

Eurovision – Let the battle of the Brits commence

The future of the United Kingdom appears to be guided by a group of middle-aged men with a fragile grip on reality. Enough about...