Norway| Kristin Husøy wins the third semi-final of Melodi Grand Prix 2020
This evening it was Central Norway's turn in the MGP 2020. Just like the last two weeks, four acts competed for a ticket to the final on 15th of February 2020. These four acts were: Sie Gubba- Kjære Du Thomas Løseth- Vertigo Kristin Husøy- Pray For Me Alexandru- Pink Jacket After the first phase of duels, Sie Gubba and Kristin Husøy proceeded to the final duel and thus fought for the place in the final. This final duel was won by Kristin which means she will join the two prev
Eurovision 2020 I Semifinal Allocation Draw pots revealed
Three days before the semifinal allocation draw on the 28th January, the five allocation pots have been revealed. Forty-one countries will be competing at the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. In comparison to 2019, Ukraine and Bulgaria have returned to the contest while Montenegro and Hungary have withdrawn. Excluding the Big Five countries: France, United Kingdom, Italy, Germany and Spain; plus the host country The Netherlands — which are automatically qualified for the grand f
Serbia | Beovizija final scheduled for March 1st
Today, we finally find out more details about Beovizija, the Serbian national selection for Rotterdam. During the day, the Serbian national broadcaster RTS announced the dates of the semifinals and final, as well as when the songs will be released. The first semi-final are scheduled for Friday 28 February, the second semi-final a day later on 29 February and the final will be held on 1 March. We also learned that all the semi-finalist songs will be released on February 6 at n
Eesti Laul 2020 | What's it all about?
The lucky artist that will have the opportunity to fly the Estonian flag in Rotterdam will soon be chosen by the long-running national final, Eesti Laul, next month. This year’s candidates gave us a mixture of genres that range from ballads to country and pop to minimalist bops. This article is here to give you a run down of every song from the 24 semifinalists, showcasing the potential of each entry in its own unique way. Every song in a national final has winning potential,
Eurovision 2020 | Germany will not have a live national selection this year
After another bad result for Germany last year, with S!sters coming in second to last place with only 24 points including 0 televoting points, coodinator Thomas Schreiber had announced major changes in their selection process. The German broadcaster ARD will not be broadcasting a national selection this year. Instead, the smaller public channel 'One' will be broadcasting a show on the 27th of February presented by Barbara Schöneberger. Also, the duration of the show is schedu
#Throwback Thursday | Most memorable Eurovision stagings
In the Eurovision Song Contest, the performance of a song also plays a significant role in the final score a country gets, alongside the song. So today, we will be looking back at some of our most memorable stagings in the Eurovision Song Contest. Some are good, and others, not so good. But first, let's start of with some of the good ones! Russia 2016: Sergey Lazarev - You Are The Only One In 2016, Russia sent Sergey Lazarev to Stockholm. He performed his song in front of a b
Eurovision 2020 | Spain to release their song on 30th January
RTVE has just gave a major announcement today. The Spanish public broadcaster has released the cover of 'Universo', the Spanish song for Eurovision 2020 as well as the date of when the entry will be released. The cover photo of 'Universo' shows Blas Canto walking under a starry sky. The next things to be announced will be song and the official video, which will be released on 30th January at 10:00 (CET). The song and video will be available only on the RTVE website. On 31st J
Interview | Thea Devy: Representing Serbia would mean the world to me!
Among the 24 Beovizija 2020 acts is the young talented singer-songwriter, Thea Devy, who was also shortlisted for the Austrian selection for Rotterdam. We had the honour of talking to her. First of all congratulations on your participation in Beovizija, what are your first impressions? Thank you! I just feel really happy and blessed. It's such an amazing opportunity, not just for me but also for the song itself. I'm really glad it gets a chance to be heard. In general, everyt
Belarus | 49 acts chosen to perform at live auditions
Belorussian broadcaster BTRC have received a total of 95 songs for their national selection for Eurovision 2020. Out of these 95 songs, 49 of them have been chosen to take part in live auditions on January 27th. A jury will then chose the 12 best songs to advance the live final, where a mix of jury vote and televote will decide Belarus' Eurovision 2020 entry. It is unknown at present when the live final will take place. Elena Blagоdir – Brоken Nataliya Lоmakо – I Believe Vero
Latvia | Markus Riva releases music video for 'Impossible'
Markus Riva has released the official music video for his latest song "Impossible", which has become the 30th music video of Markus' career so far. The song is available to stream on Apple Music and Spotify. The music video is very dark and dramatic, with Markus taking centre stage throughout it. The visuals and images throughout the video portray the message of the song perfectly, and they convey a message of determination, conviction and standing up for your own beliefs. It