This has to be one of the most bizarre videos we have seen for some time, but it appears in Sweden and Germany they are obsessed with Arsenal and specifically Mesut Ozil. Sweden take the Eurovision song contest very seriously and spend six weeks deciding which of their contestants should take part in the big [...]
Also choosing their Eurovision entry this week was the United Kingdom. The Independent writes: Unknown singer-songwriter Molly Smitten-Downes has been chosen to represent Britain in this year’s Eurovision song contest. The singer bucks...Show More Summary
Via the Irish Examiner: Can-linn, featuring Dubliner Kasey Smith, will represent Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen in May. 23-year-old Kasey battled it out against four other finalists on the Late Late Show Eurosong 2014 last night, topping the vote which was a combination of 50% public tele-vote and 50% regional jury vote. Show More Summary
Earlier this month we reported that Ryan Dolan, Ireland’s contestant in Eurovision’s Song Contest last year, came out of the closet in an interview with Radio One. Said Dolan: “In school I was confused about who I was, and it...
During last year's Eurovision Song Contest, Krista Siegfrieds of Finland performed "Marry Me," and placed a big 'ole kiss on one of her female back-up singers to boot (right). Looking to up the romantic ante, Eurovision's 2014 host city, Copenhagen,...
Ryan Dolan, perhaps best known as Ireland’s contestant in Eurovision’s Song Contest last year (which saw the entrance of a pro-equality song titled ‘Marry Me’), came out of the closet in an interview with Ireland’s Radio One. As The Independent...
This is Austria’s contestant for the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, and her selection is making waves around Europe read more
Latin nerds and metal heads may clash in the schoolyard, but damn, they rock in combo.
Agnetha Faltskog says Abba may do a reunion concert next year. Next year marks the 40th anniversary of the band’s first hit “Waterloo”, which won them the Eurovision song contest and catapulted them to fame. ABBA subsequently became one of the world’s best-selling pop bands with a string of number one hits such as “Mamma […]
The organizer for the Eurovision Song Contest has sent a letter to the two state-run television stations in Russia raising concerns about the country's anti-gay laws if the contest were to be held there, according to the Hollywood Reporter: "We...
Wed 28 Aug Bedroom performers from around the city have submitted their original songs for Sydney’s sister to Eurovision. All songs needed a Sydney suburb as the...
The 58 th annual Eurovision Song Contesttook place in Malmo, Sweden in May. The Contest is one of the world’s longest-running tv shows, and, with 100 million viewers tuning in, it is also one of the most watched. Each country in the competition submits a song, and then votes on the other countries’ songs to determine the most popular one. Show More Summary
For his spring 2014 show, designer Rick Owens asked "scary, sleazy, and over the top" Estonian hardcore punk band and Eurovision 2013 contestants, Winny Puuh, to share the runway — or, at least, the space above the runway. Why? He's just rooting for the underdog. As he told the New... More »
It's been almost a month since I attended the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö, Sweden and I've been trying to distill the experience for my American friends.
We first introduced you to Loreen back in April of last year in this post - before she went on to win the Eurovision contest with Euphoria, an actually GREAT song that broke the streak of crappy tunes that kept winning! Loreen is back and just as good! Yup, those Swedes do their power pop very [...]
As an American outsider looking in, Eurovision looks like a demented alien celebration. In a competition where normal pop numbers have WTF backup dancers and over-the-top melodrama, it takes a truly special performance to stand out. Here are a few of the most jaw-dropping insane acts from Eurovision Song Contest history. Read more...
Russia’s contestant in this month’s Eurovision song contest said on Wednesday there was no need for an investigation into “lost” Azerbaijani votes for her performance.
Earlier today, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented on his country's fifth place finish in this year's Eurovision Song Contest. At a press conference, Lavrov denounced supposed voting irregularities, claiming that Russia's points were "stolen," and called the anomaly "an outrageous act," promising Russian retaliation. Netizens were deeply amused.
This weekend was the 58th Eurovision song contest, a campy, nationalistic song contest that briefly united Europe (and places we wouldn't traditionally consider Europe) for one night of singing in Malmö, Sweden. Unfortunately, as the...Show More Summary
The annual Eurovision Song Contest was held in Malmö (Sweden), 18 May 2013. It ended with the victory of Denmark's Emmelie de Forest. The final tally for each country is a 50/50 combination of the telephone votes and the votes of a national jury. Show More Summary