The X Factor is launching its debut season in Malta later this year, and today the the judging lineup was announced in full, which involves some previous Eurovision experience on the panel. Malta have made the bold decision to scrap their longstanding Malta Eurovision Song Contest selection show, opting for the The X Factor Malta, the winner of the debut season will go on to represent Malta in Israel in 2019, and today the judging lineup was revealed, and they are: Howard Kei
Despite working hard to become an EBU member and compete in Eurovision in Israel, FL TV, the national broadcaster has announced that Liechtenstein will not be debuting in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2019. Liechtenstein, a small nation landlocked in Central Europe between Austria and Switzerland has been working tirelessly for the last few years to meet the requirements on a full membership and become a member of the European Boradcasting Union, which in turn would grant th
After working on new music for quite some time now, Bulgaria's 2017 Eurovision star Kristian Kostov has released his new single 'Get It' ahead of his first EP soon to be released. The song is a minimalist version of some of his latest singles. The trap/EDM beats paired with a somewhat heavy bass sets a dark tone to match the lyrics. Make sure to listen to the song below. The lyrics show what appears to be attempts of explaining the feelings of loneliness and isolation,"tried
With no confirmed host city almost 3 months after their success in Lisbon, the Israeli Government are also still yet to pay the European Broadcasting Union a sum of 12 million Euros that is required as a guarantee bid to host. Yedioth Ahronoth, an Israeli newspaper reported that the Head of KAN (the Israeli broadcaster) wrote to the Israeli Finance Minister with a warning that the Government are risking their status as a host country in next year's contest by not paying the g
Operación Triunfo returned to Spanish screens last year after a 6 year hiatus and it quickly garnered a huge level of attention globally. It ended up being the national selection for Spain's 2018 Eurovision representative and eventual runner-up Aitana cemented herself as a fan favourite. Aitana's duet for the Eurovision Gala (with fellow contestant Ana Guerra), 'Lo Malo', has seen huge chart success as it's remained in the Top 10 of the Spanish charts for the past 24 weeks de
Keeping up Sweden's streak of brilliant results at the Eurovision Song Contest, Benjamin Ingrosso performed his song 'Dance You Off' at the 2018 contest back in May finishing a very respectable seventh position with 274 points. Ingrosso impressed in Lisbon with his slick dance moves and smooth sounds putting on a spectacular lights show and now he is back with his follow-up single titled 'I Wouldn't Know'. Channelling Justin Timberlake, Benjamin's signature blend of R&B and P
The 2018 Eurovision has not long finished, and countries are already looking ahead to next year's competition. Italy being one of them. The broadcaster for Italy, RAI has announced that the world famous Sanremo music festival will have some major changes next year. With these in the pipe line it is hoped that the changes will freshen up one of the world's oldest music festivals. The national broadcaster has revealed that in February's edition of the show, they intend to re
German broadcaster NDR has wasted no time in unveiling their plans for their national selection for Eurovision 2019. After several years of disappointing results for Germany, with the 'Big 5' member not being able to escape the bottom of the scoreboard, in Lisbon singer-songwriter Michael Schulte managed to take Germany to the left hand side of the scoreboard finishing in an impressive 4th place - scoring 340 points. Following a few years of format changes it appears that NDR
Following on from the success of qualifying for Finland at this years Eurovision, one of the more popular artists from this years contest, Saara Aalto has announced today via her Twitter that she intends to tour Europe. Although the Finnish beauty languished on the right hand of the leader board, this has not stopped her success, and she certainly aims to grow her ever increasing fan base. Today, the singer announced that several more dates were added to her European tour.
In an earlier press announcement, the European Broadcasting Union has revealed a full list of participants that will be present in Minsk this November for this years Junior Eurovision Song Contest. In what has been a quiet build up, has led to the exciting announcement that a record breaking 19 nations will compete in Minsk later this year. This year sees the highest amount of nations ever competing, showing that this young competition is growing from strength to strength.