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  • Italy: Listen to the songs of Sanremo’s Night 1
    The first show of Sanremo 2020 has just taken place at the Ariston Theatre. The first 12 acts have stepped on stage presenting their competing songs to the audience for the first time. The 70th edition of the iconic Italian music festival has already kicked off at Sanremo’s Ariston Theatre. As i...
  • Eden Alene wins Hakokhav Haba L’Eurovizion and will represent Israel in Eurovision 2020
    Tonight the final of Hakokhav Haba L’Eurovizion 2020, the Israeli version of the international Rising Star format, was used to select the Israeli representative for Eurovision 2020. This format was first released in 2014, and in 2015 debuted as the selection method for the country. Since the...
  • Sweden: Lyrics of the second Melodifestivalen semi-final
    SVT has published the lyrics of the songs that will compete at the second semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2020, which will take place on Saturday 8th February in Gothenburg. As in previous editions, the Swedish broadcaster will publish teasers of the entries that will compete at each Melodifestival...
  • Tonight: 70th Sanremo kicks off in Italy
    Today the 70th edition of the iconic Italian music festival will kick off at Sanremo’s Ariston Theatre. As in previous editions, the winner will get the right to represent Italy at the Eurovision Song Contest. Twenty-four candidates will compete for five nights to get the big trophy and the ...
  • Israel to choose its representative tonight
    After four months of shows, the Israeli selection format HaKokhav HaBa comes to an end, in which four candidates will compete to represent Israel at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Rotterdam. This will be the first, and only, live show of HaKokhav HaBa. As usual, the show will be ho...
  • Official: Stefania Liberakakis to fly Greek flag in Rotterdam
    ERT has just confirmed officially that the former Junior Eurovision entrant Stefania Liberakakis will wave the Greek flag in Rotterdam. The young performer represented her home country The Netherlands as part of the trio Kisses back in 2016. A few weeks ago, OGAE Greece published the news, the 17-...
  • Benny Cristo to fly Czech flag in Rotterdam!
    Today, the big reveal for the Czech Republic occurred in an online event where the winner of the selection process for Eurovision 2020 occurred. After a week of online voting, the jury votes were combined with the results and Benny Cristo with the song Kemama came out on top, earning them a spot i...
  • Sweden: Jan Johansen to replace Thorsten Flinck at Melodifestivalen 2020 Semi-Final 2
    SVT has announced that veteran singer Jan Johansen will replace Thorsten Flinck at the second semifinal of Melodifestivalen 2020. He will perform the same song, ”Miraklernas tid” (”The Age of Miracles”), on Saturday live from Gothenburg. Yesterday, SVT announced that Thorsten Flinck had be...
  • Norway: These are the last four semi-finalists of Melodi Grand Prix 2020
    The final announcement from NRK has arrived as we approach the fifth and final heat of Melodi Grand Prix. We now have learned all the acts that will compete in this year’s competition. The four acts that will vie for a spot int he final on February 15th have been announced. See below for the...
  • The 4 finalists of Hakokhav Haba L’Eurovizion 2020 elected
    Tonight the second semifinal of Hakokhav Haba L’Eurovizion 2020 took place. It is the process selected by the Israeli broadcaster KAN in collaboration with Keshet 12 to select the Israeli representative for Eurovision 2020. After selecting the first two finalists in the previous show, today anot...
  • Malta: X Factor finalists decided
    TVM broadcasted the last qualifying round for “X Factor Malta” tonight. The show will be used to select the Maltese representative for Eurovision 2020. In this last round, the 6 remaining contestants after receiving advice, experience and knowledge of the music industry by the juries, ...
  • Sweden: Thorsten Flinck is disqualified from Melodifestivalen 2020!
    It has come to SVT’s knowledge that Thorsten Flinck is prosecuted for unlawful threats and vandalism and therefore SVT has made the decision that he cannot participate in Melodifestivalen 2020. Thorsten Flinck was set to compete in the second semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2020 on February 8...
  • Lithuania: Evgenya Redko leaves “Pabandom iš naujo!” due to health problems
    Evgenya Redko, one of the participants of the second semifinal of “Pabandom iš naujo!” has been forced to leave the contest due to health problems. Lithuanian public broadcaster LRT has confirmed the news of Evgenya Redko’s withdrawal due to a spinal hernia. The singer has been ...
  • Poland: Kasia Deren is the first finalist of “Szansa na Sukces. Eurowizja 2020”
    This afternoon, the first semifinal of “Szansy na Sukces. Eurowizja 2020 ” took place. Kasia Deren has been the interpreter selected by the show’s jury panel. This afternoon, the first semifinal of “Szansy na Sukces” was held. Polish broadcaster TVP uses this show as the method for c...
  • Malta: 4th X Factor live show tonight!
    After three months of auditions for the formation of the four groups, the Maltese broadcaster will continue today with the last round of X Factor 2020, broadcasting live the 4th and last elimination round that will take place at the MFCC of Ta ’Qali. Currently, the contestants are divided into t...
  • Poland: First Semi-Final of “Szansa na Sukces” to be held today
    This afternoon, the first show of the polish national preselection for Eurovision 2020 will be held. “Szansa na Suckes” will be hosted by Artur Orzech and consists of three semifinals and a final to be held on February 23. The semi-final will start at 15.15h CET and will be the first o...
  • Four Lithuanian finalists selected
    LRT has just aired the Semi-Final 1 of its national selection for the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. 9 candidates competed at tonight’s show but only 4 have gone through to the final. Although tonight’s show was broadcast pre-recorded, the public could vote for their favourites during the show....
  • Sweden: First Melodifestivalen 2020 qualifiers announced
    The first semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2020 is over and we have the first finalists! After one hour and thirty minutes of a spectacular show, the hosts,  Lina Hedlund, Linnea Henriksson and David Sundin announced the acts that advance to the next phases. Tonight’s 7 competing acts were: T...
  • Norway: Mangus Bokn is the next Melodi Grand Prix finalist
    Tonight in Norway, we saw the fourth of the five heats which each will qualify an entry to join the five pre-selected finalists for Melodi Grand Prix 2020. Four acts faced off in duels once again, until a winner was crowned. West Norway is on display tonight as the region is the focus for the [&he...
  • Moldova: O Melodie Pentru Europa 2020 finalists announced
    Chisinau held today the auditions for the Moldovan 2020 national final. Moldovan broadcaster TRM has announced shortly after the end of the broadcast the names of the 20 selected candidates. 36 different songs were performed in the auditions, from which a jury of experts decided which songs would ...
  • Ukraine: 5 more Vidbir 2020 songs released
    After getting to know the running order for Vidbir 2020, the selection process that will be used once more by Ukrainian broadcaster UA: PBC in collaboration with broadcaster STB, more information about the contest is surfacing. From the 16 participants of the Vidbir 2020, the titles of 15 songs ha...
  • Tonight: Sweden’s Melodifestivalen 2020 kicks off in Linköping!
    Melodifestivalen, the national selection that most fans are waiting for, kicks off tonight in Sweden! The first semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2020 will be broadcast live from Linköping (SAAB Arena) at 20:00 CET. Below you will find all the necessary information regarding tonight’s semi-fin...
  • Tonight: Pabandom iš Naujo! reaches semifinal stage in Lithuania
    Today the Lithuanian national selection for Eurovision will reach its semifinal stage. The first semi-semi final will see 9 candidates compete for a place in the final on February 15th. For the past three weeks, 36 candidates have competed in the heats of Pabandom iš Naujo! A jury panel and the p...
  • Tonight: Melodi Grand Prix continues in Norway
    Tonight, the big six-week extravaganza continues live from Oslo. As Norway pays special attention to its contests’ sixtieth anniversary we will once again see four acts compete for a spot in the Grand Final on February 15th. There are 5 artists pre-qualified for the Grand Final as chosen by a ju...
  • Romania: TVR announces national final format changes
    TVR has revealed they will select the next Romanian representative following a different format from previous years. Selecţia Naţională 2020 will feature a single performer and five different songs written specifically for the selected artist. After two years of unsuccessful results, the Romani...
  • These are the finalists for Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2020
    Today, DR confirmed the finalists for this year’s Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. We already knew which three entries were selected in the radio semi-final, but today we learned the additional two semi-finalists selected by the jury as well as the five pre-selected entries. Finalists from jury pre-...
  • Listen to all the ‘Australia Decides’ finalists
    The Australian broadcaster SBS has just confirmed and made public the last 5 songs of the ‘Australia Decides 2020’, the shortlist that will select its next representative in Eurovision. You can listen to all the songs (the 5 new ones and the 5 previously confirmed) below: Casey Donovan...
  • Finland: Listen to Catharina Zühlke’s UMK 2020 entry ‘Eternity’
    YLE has just premiered the last out of the six songs that will compete at UMK 2020. The Finnish national final will be held on March 7th at the Mediapolis TV studio in Tampere. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN TO ALL THE SONGS The 2020 Finnish representative will be selected from a live show that wi...
  • Sweden: First look of Melodifestivalen’s first semi-final rehearsals
    SVT has published a sneak peek of the rehearsals of the first Melodifestivalen 2020 semi-final, which will take place on Saturday, February 1st. You can watch a preview of the performances on-stage below: The Mamas – “Move“ We try we fightWe fall it’s alrightThat’s lifeoh life We...
  • Sweden: Snippets of the first Melodifestivalen semi-final songs are out!
    SVT has published snippets of the songs that will compete at the first semi-final of Melodifestivalen 2020, that will take place on Saturday, February 1st. You can have a listen below: The Mamas – “Move“ We try we fightWe fall it’s alrightThat’s lifeoh life We wipe those eyesAnd ...

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