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  • Attention!: Drama at ECON: Eurovision Convention cancelled

    The organisers of Eurovision Convention (ECON) which had more than 30+ artists scheduled to appear has cancelled the event for safety reasons. The organisers have released a statement on their official Facebook page.  Personal threat The organisers have explained in their Facebook post that the...
  • Eurovision Asia: New Zealand’s TVNZ interested in Eurovision Asia participation

    Last week, after much speculation, the Eurovision Asia Song Contest was officially announced! Now, it’s time for the prospective participating broadcasters to register their interest in taking part. According to stuff.co.nz, TVNZ has stated that they are interesting taking part. Therefore, w...
  • Eurovision Asia: LIST: Ten acts we want to see at Eurovision Asia

    It’s only been a few days since EBU announced the introduction of the Eurovision Asia Song Contest. The family is spreading to a new continent and that is reason to expand our musical horizons. In this article, we’ll introduce you to ten acts that would be perfect in the first ever Eur...
  • Kyiv 2017: An Xtra Happy Birthday; August 22nd

    Two Eurostars celebrate their birthdays today; two birthday girls! One is Finnish, the other is Moldovan. They are both born in the 70s, but that’s about as far as the similarities go. One participated in the 90s, one in the 00s. One performed in her own language, one in English. And one fin...
  • Features: ESCXTRA’s 2018 Hopefuls: Estonia

    Welcome to our brand new weekly series, ‘ESCXTRA’s 2018 Hopefuls’, in which we will tell you who we would like to see in Eurovision next year! This series will keep you entertained with new music from across Europe every Monday until the national final season begins next year, an...
  • Birthdays: An Xtra Happy Birthday; August 21st

    Today there is only one Eurostar to celebrate; a birthday girl. And what a birthday girl she is! We have already revealed in the subtitle that she is Greek, which doesn’t really narrow it down much. So, let’s give you a couple more hints; she’s born in the 90s, and she participat...
  • Attention!: Louis Walsh: “I thought Brendan was going to sail through”

    Last night, Louis Walsh appeared on the latest episode of RTÉ’s Saturday Night with Miriam, a talk show hosted by TV personality Miriam O’Callaghan. On the show, Louis spoke about everything to do with Ireland at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. Of course, Louis was one of the key ...
  • Attention!: Eurovision QUIZ: What type of a Eurovision fan are you?

    Eurovision might be over, but our Eurovision quiz game keeps going strong. In our latest quiz we’d like to get to know the fans of the contest on a more personal level. Rather than just basing the outcomes solely on facts related to the contest, we mixed things up and made our Eurovision qui...
  • Birthdays: An Xtra Happy Birthday; August 20th

    Today’s birthday Eurostars are from Slovakia, Germany and Sweden, but there are still four of them. How is that even possible? Well, we’ll get back to that later. First; two of them participated in the early days of the contest, while one took part in the 10s. Three are female, one is ...
  • Lisbon 2018: SERBIA: RTS plans to stage a National Final to find Eurovision 2018 representative

    Serbia’s national broadcaster (RTS) decides to mix things up and introduce a new concept for their national quest of finding their Eurovision 2018 representative. RTS will attempt to find the right formula for success by staging a contest in which hopefuls can anonymously submit their bids a...
  • Birthdays: An Xtra Happy Birthday; August 19th

    After a week without any Eurostars to celebrate, today we are back with two birthday boys. One of them failed to qualify for the final, the other *won* the final. One was born only a few years before the other’s Eurovision participation. Though they both performed (at least sort of) uptempo ...
  • Music: LISTEN: Nano delivers again with “One”

    This years biggest #Melfest surprise, Nano, released his follow-up single after “Hold On”. Just some weeks after he published the music video for his Melodifestivalen entry, he now presents a new song called “One”! “One” is the first brand new single by Nano sin...
  • Music: LISTEN: Måns Zelmerlöw releases “Can I Call You Home” after terror hit Barcelona

    Everybody is still in shock, after the terror attacks in Barcelona last night. Many celebrities and Eurovision artists all over the world shared their thoughts after Spain suffered its worst attack in more than a decade. Eurovision winner Måns Zelmerlöw has a special connection with the city, as...
  • Eurovision: EBU reveals Eurovision Asia Song Contest!

    Surprise! For many years there have been rumours and even some plans made for an Asian version of the Eurovision Song Contest. Now, completely out of the blue, the EBU have launched the official Eurovision Asia Song Contest website. The contest will take place soon! Little is known about the detai...
  • Music: Lara Fabian shows ‘Growing Wings’ in new single

    Lara Fabian is back with a new single. The Belgian singer has released Growing Wings. With the song, she returns to the English language for the first time since 2004. Return to the English language Ever since 2004, Fabian focused on French language music, with multiple singles. Neither of those ...
  • Music: Dami Im is living the “Korean Dream” through latest charity single

    Australia’s sweetheart and 2016 Eurovision representative Dami Im takes part in a musical project called Artists For One Korea that touches on a rather sensitive subject – Korea’s reunification, in latest single titled “Korean Dream”. Rather than getting political an...
  • Music: LISTEN: Molly Sandén turns to Swedish for new single “Rygg mot rygg”

    Molly Sandén is back! The three-time Melodifestivalen finalist has released her brand new single today, titled Rygg mot rygg which translates as Back to Back. In recent years, Molly has been more known for releasing English-language singles including the critically acclaimed Freak in August 2...
  • Lisbon 2018: Spain’s ESPreParty will return to Madrid on 21st April 2018!

    Yesterday, Eurovision Spain revealed that the ESPreParty will return for the second year in 2018. The preview party will take place over the weekend of the 20th and 21st April 2018. The red carpet welcome event will take place on the Friday with the concert following on the Saturday. Once again,...
  • Music: LISTEN: We’re falling for Benjamin Ingrosso’s new single “One More Time”

    It’s New Music Friday and that means a flurry of new releases from Eurovision-related artists all around Europe! Today, Melodifestivalen 2017 finalist Benjamin Ingrosso has released his brand new single One More Time. It is the follow-up to May’s Do You Think About Me.   The track i...
  • Attention!: UK’s Bonnie Tyler to perform “Total Eclipse of the Heart” during actual total eclipse!

    This will be one of the most bizarre news stories you read today, but Bonnie Tyler is about to perform her signature classic Total Eclipse of the Heart during an actual total eclipse. On August 21st, the majority of the United States will witness a total solar eclipse. This, of course, is when th...
  • Music: WATCH: Isaiah releases “Streets of Gold” video and duets with Bella Paige

    Last month, 2017 Australian Eurovision representative Isaiah released his brand new single Streets of Gold, his first release since scoring a top 10 Eurovision finish with Don’t Come Easy. As the promotional campaign for the track steps up another gear, Isaiah has now unveiled the official...
  • Features: XTRA Throwback Thursday: That’s so Serbian

    It is Thursday, and not just any Thursday because it is XTRA Throwback Thursday. Over the coming weeks and months, we will take you on a journey through Europe and beyond, a journey through the history of the contest. This week I will be looking at the country that can be considered to be Balkan r...
  • Attention!: Pastora Soler to represent Spain in 2018?

    In 2012, Pastora Soler gave Spain their best Eurovision result (in terms of total points) since 1995 with her fantastically performed power-ballad, Quédate conmigo. She was one of the fan favourites before the contest, and Spanish fans in particular were very excited about Spain’s prospects...
  • Lisbon 2018: AfriMusic Song Contest to launch on digital platforms

    A brand new Eurovision spin-off has been announced, the AfriMusic Song Contest. African musicians will now have the chance to battle for the title of Best Song in Africa. For its inaugural year, the contest will run on digital platforms. Calling for entries AfriMusic is currently in pre-registrati...
  • Lisbon 2018: RTP outlines initial proposal for Eurovision Lisbon 2018

    Details have emerged from RTP on the initial proposal for next year’s Eurovision Song Contest, giving us the first indications of what we can expect for Lisbon 2018. We now have details of the expected budget, locations and themes for the contest. Most economical & creative edition of E...
  • Lisbon 2018: DMGP 2018 in Aalborg on 10 February

    Dansk Melodi Grand Prix (DMGP) 2018 will be held on 10 February in Gigantium in Aalborg and once again, Annette Heick and former Lighthouse X-member Johannes Nymark will host the show that will decide Denmark’s representative in Lisbon, DR has just announced.  Gigantium in Aalborg has hoste...
  • Music: High five! Jimmie Wilson releases music video for new single “Give Me 5”

    ESCXTRA’s official live stream host in Kyiv, otherwise known as Jimmie Wilson, is back with a brand new single: Give Me 5. And no, it’s not about giving Jimmie five TimTams! (Although that would be a fantastic idea for a remix right?) The track is from his album So Damn Beautiful, whi...
  • Tbilisi 2017: Spain’s TVE reveals reasons for not participating in JESC

    The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) revealed there will be sixteen countries participating in Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2017, in Tbilisi, Georgia. Once again, Spain is not amongst the participants. In fact, the Iberian country has not entered the junior contest since the year 2006. ESC+Plus...
  • Lisbon 2018: AVROTROS confirms The Netherlands will participate in Eurovision 2018

    Today, it has been revealed that The Netherlands will participate in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. AVROTROS confirmed this in a statement to esctoday.com. While no additional selection details have been announced, it is extremely likely that AVROTROS will choose their 2018 entry internally. T...
  • Music: Tereza Kerndlová asks you to get closer in “Přibliž Mě Blíž” video

    Tereza Kerndlová has released the video for “Přibliž Mě Blíž” and demands closeness from her estranged partner! The beautiful Czech talent looks sizzling hot in her latest video venture and makes sure all eyes are on her. With that being said, her single “Přibliž Mě Blí...

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