James Newman will fly the Union Jack to Rotterdam with the song “My Last Breath”, while Ben Dolic will represent Germany with the song “Violent Thing”.
Will the winner of the show break the non-qualification streak of three years? We look into the three songs to be performed live on Sunday.
The five songs to be sung by Roxen in the Romanian Eurovision selection have been released. You can listen via TVR’s playlist or click down below. A review of the five songs will be coming shortly through the Three-Minute Throwdown Series (previews of Slovenia and Ukraine, whose national finals are this weekend, are available). Which…
The winner of the Slovenian national selection, Evrovizijska Melodija (EMA), will represent Slovenia in Rotterdam 2020. Previews of the previews are given.
24 songs competing for victory in the revered Italian festival that inspired Eurovision itself. Now that’s what I call a lot of music on first listen!
Of the ten acts performing on 8 February at 10:30 CET, who will reign victorious? A three-minute excursion into each song will follow.
After multiple reports that France would choose internally, scrapping the Destination Eurovision format that selected Madame Monsieur (“Mercy”) and Bilal Hassani (“Roi”, King), France Télévisions has announced that Tom Leeb will represent the Tricolore for Eurovision 2020. According to the official Eurovision site, the actor, singer, and comedian will reveal the representative song soon. Tom…
Logistical issues with an upcoming Nightwish release play a role.
Your (bi-)weekly dose of Eurovision happenings, featuring a Festivali i Këngës wrap-up, this year in retrospect, and more!
Take a look at the voting stats and possible underlying factors behind any uncommon voting patterns.
After three nights of performances, “Shaj” was rated most highly by the jury consisting of current Melodifestivalen supervisor and American Song Contest producer Christer Björkman, Greek producer (Sergey Lazarev’s Eurovision songs, among others) Dimitris Kontopoulos, Icelandic Head of Delegation Felix Bergsson, Albanian ethnomusicologist Mikaela Minga, and Albanian poet Rita Petro. In effect, Arilena will represent…
A musical snapshot of all 12 songs competing for a shot at the Eurovision stage in Rotterdam.
The stage show and performance complemented the music to create an urgent message relevant to the present state of global affairs. Read about how they came together.
28 acts have been released, including the names of 20 veterans.
The last of four articles covering music theory, production, and more within the Junior Eurovision songs, this time featuring Serbia, Spain, Ukraine, and Wales.
In-depth analysis of all 19 songs, 3rd week of 4. Welcome the Netherlands to Russia this week!
In-depth analysis of all 19 songs. Welcome Georgia to Malta this week!
ESCtakeover is proud to announce the second edition of The Eurovision Takeover, a site project that aims to bring the fans what they want in elegant fashion. The live show will be on 2 May, and it will air live on 3 May. What is The Eurovision Takeover? At ESCtakeover, we try to give fans…
The final holdout, North Macedonia, has released the music video and audio for their song “Fire”, a power ballad. The music video is staged in a library with a vintage upright piano cutting away to a cloudy fiery green screen speaking about passion for music. Check it out below! Moskov will perform the song on-stage…
Last month, ESCtakeover reported that Darija Vračević would represent Serbia in the upcoming Junior Eurovision contest in Gliwice-Silesia, Poland. Today, RTS, Serbia’s broadcaster, has revealed the music video for “Podigni glas” (Raise your voice) on its website. The song is a compelling call to action from children to adults to address issues rising from increasing…