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ESC Insight

  • ESC Insight’s Reader Survey For 2022
    As we all look back on the last year of the Eurovision Song Contest, we'd like to ask you what you think of ESC Insight over the last 12 month in our Reader Survey. Let us know what you liked, what you didn't like, what you want to see more of, and e…

    2 days ago 22 May 22, 5:09pm
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Our Final Podcast From Turin
    As the dust settles and the Eurovision community recovers at home, Ewan Spence is joined by John Lucas and Ben Robertson to look back at Turin and the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 on the podcast.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Our Final Podcast…

    5 days ago 19 May 22, 4:00pm
  • Nine Things To Expect From Eurovision 2023
    As we all say our goodbyes and return home from our Eurovision homes in Turin, questions on what shape the Song Contest will be in 2023 are being asked by the community and the mainstream media. Ewan Spence takes ESC Insight’s annual look to th…

    8 days ago 16 May 22, 10:00am
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: The Grand Final Backstage Interviews From Turin
    How does Eurovision compare to the American Song Contest? What is it like to wait 3 years to sing on the stage? How do you prepare a country for three minutes? And how does the picture get from the stage to your screen? Ewan Spence goes backstage for…

    10 days ago 14 May 22, 4:00pm
  • Your Spotter’s Guide To The Grand Final Of Eurovision 2022
    Twenty five songs. Three minutes. One winner. Tonight is the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Fin Ross Russell takes you through the big moments to watch out for as the season reaches a dramatic conclusion.The post Your Spotter&rsquo…

    10 days ago 14 May 22, 10:42am
  • ESC Insight Newsletter: Are Ukraine Heading for a Landslide?
    It's all been building to this moment. Grand Final day for Eurovision 2022 is upon us! John Lucas rounds up the major developments in the latest edition of the ESC Insight newsletter.The post ESC Insight Newsletter: Are Ukraine Heading for a Landsli…

    10 days ago 14 May 22, 9:47am
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Turin, Saturday 14th May
    With hours to go before the Grand Final, Fin Ross and John discuss what to look out for as the 2022 Eurovision season reaches its final climax, in today's daily podcast.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Turin, Saturday 14th May ap…

    10 days ago 14 May 22, 8:30am
  • Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Turin, Friday 13th May
    Fin Ross and John are joined by Natalia Anderson to dissect the final ten qualifiers, and get some initial thoughts on Saturday's Grand Final, in today's daily podcast.The post Eurovision Insight Podcast: Daily News From Turin, Friday 13th May appea…

    11 days ago 13 May 22, 3:26pm

Eurovoix

ESC Daily

On Europe

  • new23 May – Not a word, not a whisper
    It a sad truth that for [almost] every Eurovision Song Contest, there is only one winner. That means a whole heap of losers non-winners. And out of all those non-winners, there’s always a last place. As past performance is no guide to future pe…

    20 hours ago 23 May 22, 3:00pm
  • newEurovision 2022 – How are the songs doing in European charts?
    Does Eurovision success (or failure) translate into sales for the artists taking part. Time for our one-week-on look at the charts across Europe. Kalush Orchestra have placed 11 songs in the Ukrainian Spotify chart with four in the top ten, topped by…

    23 hours ago 23 May 22, 12:02pm
  • 21 May – Too many are dying in vain
    There are, occasionally, times when you come across a song. There’s nothing wrong with it, but you know it will sadly fail at the semi-final stage. It’s not the fault of the singer, or the song. It’s just, well, stuff. In other news…

    3 days ago 21 May 22, 3:00pm
  • My several Euros worth on those results …
    Let me say this right from the outset: six broadcasters (Poland, San Marino, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Montenegro and Romania) tried to influence the result of the second semi final of the 66th Eurovision Song Contest.  If you read some things said a…

    3 days ago 21 May 22, 1:39pm
  • Romanian TV threatens legal action and Eurovision withdrawal
    Romanian broadcaster TVR is threatening the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) with legal action for harm done to its public image after its Eurovision Song Contest jury was caught rigging votes at the second semi final on 12 May 2022. In a lengthy an…

    3 days ago 21 May 22, 9:36am
  • 20 May – To you I’m so easy
    We all want to see a new country win, don’t we? Whether it’s to experience a new take on our favourite TV show, or to try the local cuisine, or practice a different way of asking for a beer. That’s what makes Eurovision so special.…

    4 days ago 20 May 22, 3:00pm

ESC Plus

ESC Today

  • Spain: Chanel’s ‘Slo Mo’ charts at #1 on Los 40
    The 2022 Spanish Eurovision entry ‘Slo Mo’ has gone viral both in Spain and overseas after the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest.   ‘Slo Mo‘ is currently charting at #1 on...The post Spain: Chanel’s ‘Slo Mo’…

    1 day ago 23 May 22, 7:25am
  • UK: Sam Ryder’s Space Man charts at #2 in Britain
    Sam Ryder, the 2022 Eurovision representative, has reached the top of the UK’s charts with his Eurovision entry ‘Space Man’ which is currently charting at #2. ‘Space Man‘ has thus...The post UK: Sam Ryder’s Space…

    3 days ago 21 May 22, 9:30am
  • Ukraine: Kalush Orchestra release official music video of ‘Stefania’
    The 2022 Eurovision Ukrainian winners Kalush Orchestra have released the official music video of their Eurovision entry ‘Stefania’. Kalush Orchestra were crowned the winners of the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest...The post Ukraine: Kalush…

    4 days ago 20 May 22, 5:30pm
  • Finland: YLE confirms participation at Eurovision 2023
    YLE,  the Finnish national broadcaster has confirmed that Finland will take part at the forthcoming 2023 Eurovision Song Contest and will select its Eurovision entry and act via UMK. Finland...The post Finland: YLE confirms participation at Eur…

    4 days ago 20 May 22, 3:50pm
  • UK: Sam Ryder to perform at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Concert
    The BBC has announced that the 2022 UK’s Eurovision act Sam Ryder will have the grand honour of performing at the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace. The 2022...The post UK: Sam Ryder to perform at the Queen’s Pl…

    4 days ago 20 May 22, 10:50am
  • Eurovision 2023: Can another country host the competition instead of the winner?
    Can another country host the forthcoming 2022 Eurovision Song Contest if Ukraine is unable to host the event next year due to the ongoing war afflicting the country? Throughout the...The post Eurovision 2023: Can another country host the competition…

    4 days ago 20 May 22, 8:30am

Eurovision Times

  • Ukraine Wins Eurovision 2022!
    Eurovision 2022 – After an exciting voting sequence, the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Juries had their say first, and then televote came in and gave the win to Kalush Orchestra with “Stefania” for Ukraine! The ho…

    10 days ago 14 May 22, 11:03pm
  • Eurovision Song Contest 2022 Tonight
    Turin 2022 – This is it! Finally! After the contest’s return last year, and a whole new national final season, tonight we will finally watch the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022! The hosts are Alessandro Cattelan, Laura Pau…

    11 days ago 13 May 22, 10:59pm
  • Eurovision 2022: Running Order of the Final Revealed!
    Eurovision 2022 – The running order is finally out! After two semifinals and 20 qualified finalists, who join the Big 5 for Saturday’s final show, we were all anxiously waiting for the running order to be revealed. As usual now, the draw…

    11 days ago 13 May 22, 12:59am
  • Eurovision 2022: Results of Second Semi-Final
    Eurovision 2022 – Tonight we finally saw the second semifinal, with 18 entries participating and 21 countries voting all together chose the 10 finalists! Find out which they are! Comment, discuss and analyze with us!     This was toni…

    12 days ago 12 May 22, 9:11pm

ESCxtra

  • newOGAE Second Chance Contest 2022 entries announced
    The entries taking part in the OGAE Second Chance Contest have been announced. OGAE Norway will organise the event this year, following KEiiNO’s impressive victory with “Monument” last year. OGAE Second Chance Contest entries In the…

    1 hour ago 24 May 22, 10:23am
  • newMARO releases new single “it keeps on raining”
    Just one week after finishing at an impressive 9th place at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, MARO released hew newest single “it keeps on raining” on May 20th. Ever since winning Festival da Canção 2022 with her Eurovision…

    16 hours ago 23 May 22, 7:23pm
  • newMåns Zelmerlöw releases new single “What You Were Made For”
    After more than a year without any song releases, the ‘hero’ of Eurovision 2015 is back and he brought us a whole new sound! On the 22th of May, Måns Zelmerlöw released his newest single “What You Were Made For”. Pl…

    17 hours ago 23 May 22, 6:41pm
  • newSubwoolfer release their new song “Space Kelly”
    After billions of years of performing together, it is no surprise that Norway’s Subwoolfer are able to release a new song so soon after the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Keith, Jim, and DJ Astronaut’s new song is called “Space Kelly…

    23 hours ago 23 May 22, 12:09pm

Eurovision Quick Links

  • Malta 1996‘In A Woman’s Heart’, performed by...
    Malta 1996‘In A Woman’s Heart’, performed by Miriam Christine.Composition: Paul Abela.Lyrics: Alfred C. Sant.It’s quite clearly a product of the nineties. It’s a very safe implementation of R&B that takes no risks. A…

    26 Sep 18, 11:24am
  • Portugal 2022 - Fado Bicha – Povo Pequenino

    Portugal 2022 - Fado Bicha – Povo Pequenino

     (If you can't see the video panel above, click these words for something really rather special…)Of all the great songs that didn't make it out of their semis this year, his is the one that we're most gutted about. For those not in the kn…

    74 days ago 11 Mar 22, 12:24pm
  • Schlagertastic 1980s: Number 45!!!

    Schlagertastic 1980s: Number 45!!!

    No.45: "Go" - Scott Fitzgerald (United Kingdom, 1988)To be honest, back in 1988 the teenage Schlagerboys were oblivious to the majesty of the United Kingdom entry; at the time we were distracted by Denmark. However, twenty eight years later we c…

    16 Sep 16, 6:48pm
  • newThe Another ESC Site Award for Miss Teen USA

    The Another ESC Site Award for Miss Teen USA

    Did anyone else continually hear “I am water” in the chorus of this song. It irritated me like crazy. Small point, let’s continue.The staging of the Maltese entry was perfectly produced with a lovely silver piano, excellent lighting…

    50 mins ago 24 May 22, 10:40am
  • ESC 2022: Ukraine did it again

    ESC 2022: Ukraine did it again

    You know the feeling when Eurovision is over and your head is boiling and you should go to bed but you really feel the need to blog a bit in order for your thoughts not to get too filtered through sleep?So. Team Ukraine won. Big style. Like the bookm…

    9 days ago 15 May 22, 12:06am
  • #Edis: Eurovision İçin Şarkı Yazdım

    #Edis: Eurovision İçin Şarkı Yazdım

    Ünlü şarkıcı Edis, Türkiye’nin Eurovision Şarkı Yarışmasına katılımıyla ilgili açıklamalarda bulundu. “Katılamadığımız için…

    23 Sep 21, 8:12am

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