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  • The city of Rotterdam organizes mega drag event during Eurovision Song Contest 2020
    The Rotterdam Drag Show During the weeks that the Eurovision Song Contest 2020 will take place the city of Rotterdam will also be the host of The Rotterdam Drag Show, one of the biggest events in Europe when it comes down to the art of drag. During the event all sorts of drag queens, coming […]
  • Junior Eurovision: Ireland opens submission period for 2020 national selection
    Today the Irish-speaker broadcaster has opened submissions for the show aimed to select this year’s Irish entrant for Junior Eurovision 2020. All interested singers and bands can apply to perform in the audition phase, that will take place in different cities around Ireland. The auditions are op...
  • Tom Leeb selected for France
    France 2 has just confirmed that Tom Leeb will wave the national flag at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. The 31-years-old singer has been selected internally by the broadcaster, which has ruled out a national selection after two years. It is reported that the combination of the results at the fi...
  • Artist Spotlight: Malou Prytz (Sweden, Melodifestivalen)
    We recently learned that Malou Prytz, the sixteen-year-old pop starlet from Ryd, Sweden is entering Melodifestivalen just one year after she made her debut with ‘I Do Me’ which earned her a spot in the Grand Final. Malou made history in 2019 by being the youngest performer to ever grac...
  • A total of 1,347 apply to be featured in the postcards of the Eurovision Song Contest 2020
    Rotterdam applies the most The Dutch Public Broadcaster, NPO, received a grant total of 1,347 Dutch applicants that want to be featured in-between songs during the Eurovision Song Contest of 2020, and out of these the citizens of Rotterdam applied the most; no less than 138 Rotterdam groups, and i...
  • Dutch designer Diek van Pothoven will style the Eurovision Song Contest 2020
    Dutch talent designs the Contest of 2020 Many (young) Dutch talents in all sorts of fields are asked to contribute to the Eurovision Song Contest of 2020. 26-year old Dutch fashion designer Diek van Pothoven of the fashion label Martan is chosen to be the Head of Styling for the Contest which will...
  • 7 Czech finalists revealed
    CT has revealed the list of candidates that will compete in the final stage of the Czech national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. The winner will be revealed on February 3rd. Almost a year ago, the Czech national broadcaster announced an open selection procedure to select their nex...
  • Norway: Here are the Melodi Grand Prix heat 2 entries
    As promised, today NRK unveiled the next four acts to be competing, this Saturday, January 18th for a spot in the Melodi Grand Prix final to be held on February 15th. The four competing acts and their entries are as follows: Tore Petterson – ‘The Start of Something New’ Tore is a...
  • Malta: Two X-Factor 2020 contestants eliminated – 10 candidates left
    A few minutes ago the first live show of X-Factor Malta has taken place. Two candidates were eliminated while ten hopefuls remain in the race to wave the country’s flag at Eurovision 2020. After several weeks of auditions and pre-recorded broadcasts, the X-Factor live shows kicked off today at t...
  • Tonight: X Factor Malta reaches its live stage
    Today the live shows of X Factor Malta 2020 kick off at Ta’Qali’s MFCC. All four groups are ready to face the last stages of the competition, from which the country will select the next hopeful for Eurovision. The remaining contestants have been divided into four groups each one led by...
  • First semifinalists decided in Lithuania
    LRT has just aired the first heat of its national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. 12 candidates competed at tonight’s show, but only 6 have gone through to the semifinals. Although tonight’s heat was broadcast pre-recorded, the public could vote for their favourites dur...
  • Norway: Raylee to advance to final of Melodi Grand Prix
    Tonight in Norway, Melodi Grand Prix debuted with the first heat of five. The four songs competing faced off in two duels until a winner was declared. East Norway is on display tonight as the region is the focus for the contestants in this heat. Melodi Grand Prix will tour us through the various r...
  • Tonight: Eurovizijos Atranka 2020 kicks off in Lithuania
    Today the Lithuanian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest will kick off with its first heat. 12 participants will compete at today’s show, but only 6 of them will go through to the semifinals. As in previous editions, the Lithuanian heats will be aired pre-recorded. However, th...
  • Croatia: More information released about Dora 2020
    HRT previously published the list of acts that will take part at the Croatian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Dora 2020 will be broadcast on February 29th live from Opatija. HRT recently revealed that a total of 181 songs were received for Dora 2020 and that the expert jur...
  • Tonight: Watch Melodi Grand Prix Heat 1 live from Oslo
    Tonight, the big six-week extravaganza kicks off from Oslo. As Norway pays special attention to its contests’ sixtieth anniversary we will see four acts compete for a spot in the Grand Final on February 15th. Earlier this week we learned the 5 artists pre-qualified for the Grand Final as cho...
  • UPDATE: Jeangu Macrooy WILL represent The Netherlands at Eurovision 2020
    UPDATE 14:30CET: Jeangu Macrooy was confirmed as the Dutch representative by @Eurovision official Twitter account and Dutch broadcaster AVROTROS. “The song he delivered touched us right away. We are very happy that Jeangu wants to go on this journey with us!”, said AVROTROS Jeangu is equally a...
  • Sweden: Melodifestivalen 2020 running order announced!
    SVT has just revealed the running order for this year’s Melodifestivalen semi-finals. Linköping, Göteborg, Luleå, Malmö are the host cities of the first four live shows. Karin Gunnarsson revealed the running order together with Sofia Dalén during a live stream at the official app. Semi-Fina...
  • Slovenia: Listen to EMA Freš finalists – artists confirmed
    The Slovenian broadcaster has announced the entries selected to compete in the EMA Freš, as well as published some small clips of the songs themselves. This is the official list of songs that will compete in the first edition of the EMA Freš: Marmoris – “Moj Pristan” Saška – ”...
  • Iceland: Söngvakeppnin artists to be announced January 18
    The Icelandic public broadcasting organization Ríkisútvarpið, better known internationally by the acronym RÚV, will officially announce the performers and songs that will participate in the next edition of Söngvakeppnin, the famous preselection that Iceland celebrates with the intention of se...
  • Norway: Listen to Melodi Grand Prix finalist Sondrey’s ‘Take My Time’
    As NRK reported earlier this week, each of the five songs that were sent through to the final of Melodi Grand Prix directly will be released each Friday before the semi-final heats. This week we get the song ‘Take My Time’ by Sondrey. Sondrey offers an uptempo, Benjamin Ingrosso –...
  • Serbia: Beovizija 2020 candidates revealed
    RTS has just revealed the 24 candidates that will compete at this year’s edition of Beovizija. The next Serbian representative will be selected through two semifinals and a Grand Final that will take place by the end of February. 90 submissions were sent to the Serbian broadcaster, which rep...
  • Latvia: Listen to the Supernova 2020 songs – Participants announced
    LTV has just published the songs that will compete at this year’s Latvian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. The Supernova 2020 audition round will feature 26 entries selected from the 126 submissions received. Once again, Supernova will help Latvia decide their next hopeful...
  • Italy: Sanremo 2020 song titles published – New participants join the line-up
    RAI has just published the titles of the songs that will compete at this year’s Sanremo music festival. Moreover, they have announced two more performers increasing the list of participants to 24. All of them will compete to win the big prize and the chance to represent Italy at Eurovision 2...
  • Norway: Meet the first Melodi Grand Prix finalists
    Today, NRK announced the contestants that would compete in the first heat of Melodi Grand Prix on January 11th. In addition, we learned the artists that were selected to go straight through to the final based on the jury selection. There will be a series of five semi-final shows featuring 4 songs ...
  • Lithuania: Eurovision 2020 candidates revealed
    LRT has revealed the name of the 36 hopefuls that will compete at this year’s Lithuanian national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. The participants will take part in Eurovizijos Atranka 2020, which will kick off on January 11th. The Lithuanian national selection show will be back o...
  • Poland: TVP opens submissions for a national final
    Following the 2019’s Junior Eurovision success with the victory of Viki Gabor, Polish broadcaster TVP has decided to use the same selection method to find its representative in Eurovision 2020. The senior version of Szansa na Sukces will be the method chosen by the TVP to select its next rep...
  • Get to know: Tornike Kipiani from Georgia
    Yesterday, while most of the Eurovision world was focussing on the ESC Radio Top 250, Georgia completed the search for its 2020 candidate. After roughly two months of an avid selection process, they finally crowned the successor of Oto Nemsadze. Even if you haven’t followed Georgian Idol thi...
  • American Song Contest: What does ‘The Masked Singer’ tell us about its chances?
    Last week, Christer Björkman,‘s comments from a Swedish podcast about the in-development American Song Contest (working title) surfaced on many fan sites. Since the Tel Aviv press conference where the EBU announced that a plan and license were in place to create an American version of the c...

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