Samanta Tīna To Perform In Lithuanian Pabandom Iš Naujo Final

Samanta Tīna will perform in the Pabandom Iš Naujo grand final, on Saturday the 15th of February. Latvia’s Eurovision 2020 representative Samanta Tīna will perform at the grand final of Lithuania’s national selection for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, Pabandom Iš Naujo. The announcement was made by Samanta’s official Instagram page. She will sing her…

Eurovision 2020: NikkieTutorials Announced As Online Host

The Eurovision Song Contest have announced that world-famous online star NikkieTutorials will be the online host of the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Nikkie de Jager, known as NikkieTutorials to her online fanbase, will record a special backstage YouTube series with the participating artists, report from the red carpet during the Opening…

Sanremo 70: Diodato to represent Italy in Rotterdam

After over six hours of show, the entire world now knows that performer Antonio Diodato has emerged victorious with the song “Fai rumore” (Make some noise) and will perform in Rotterdam and fly the Bandiera d’Italia live for the world to see. Before the winners were announced, 23 acts performed, all discussed in our Three-Minute…

Latvia: Samanta Tīna To Eurovision 2020 with 'Still Breathing'

After winning Latvian selection Supernova, Samanta Tīna has won the golden ticket to represent Latvia in the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Still Breathing’. Performing tonight were, as follows: Seleste – “Like Me”DRIKSNA – “Stay”Katrīna Bindere – “I Will Break Your Heart”Edgars Kreilis – “Tridymite”Katrīna Dimanta – “Heart Beats”Miks Dukurs – “I’m Falling For You”ANNNA…

Lithuania: Pabandom Iš Naujo Semi-Final 2 Results

Tonight, the second semi-final of Pabandom Iš Naujo took place in Lithuania. We saw eight acts battle it out to win one of the four tickets to the final of the selection show. Full Results: Participating in the show tonight was, as follows: Meandi “DRIP” Petunija “Show Ya” Germanas Skoris “Chemistry (Breaking Free)” Moniqué “Make…

Liza Vassilieva Wins Fifth Heat of Norway's Melodi Grand Prix

Liza Vassilieva has won the fifth heat of Melodi Grand Prix 2020 with the song ‘I Am Gay’. She won the show competing against three other participants: Elin & The Woods, Jenny Jensen and Kevin Boine. Liza will now travel to the final of Melodi Grand Prix, against nine others. The final result will be determined…

Australia: Montaigne To Eurovision 2020 With 'Don't Break Me'

Montaigne will represent Australia in the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest with her song ‘Don’t Break Me’. After competing against nine other well-known Australian musicians, Montaigne won the 2nd edition of Australia Decides and has won the golden ticket to represent Australia in Eurovision 2020, held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Australia Decides – Full Results Jury…

Portugal: Festival da Canção 2020 Entries Announced

The Festival da Canção 2020 finalists have been revealed by Portuguese broadcaster RTP. 16 acts have been shortlisted to represent Portugal at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, taking place in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. They are; Bárbara Tinoco – “Passe-Partout” Blasted – “Rebellion” Cláudio Frank – “Quero-te Abraçar” Dubio feat. +351 – “Cegueira” Elisa – “Medo…

Latvia: Supernova 2020 Finalists Revealed

LTV, the Latvian Broadcaster, has revealed the nine finalists of Supernova 2020. Overall, Supernova 2020 received 126 song submissions, which were shortlisted down to 26. An international jury decided upon the nine finalists during a live auditions round, where all 26 shortlisted acts performed live. This year, there will only be a Supernova final, with…

North Macedonia: Vasil Garvanliev to Eurovision 2020

Vasil Garvanliev has been internally selected to represent North Macedonia at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest. Macedonian National Television have announced that Vasil will represent North Macedonia at Eurovision 2020. He previously was part of Tamara Todevska’s backing vocal team at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. I am beyond honoured to present my country at…

Le choix français: Tom Leeb chosen as French representative to Rotterdam

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…

What's Up Weekly: 12 January

Your (bi-)weekly dose of Eurovision happenings, featuring a vision for the new year, artist announcements, the beginnings of new national finals, and more!

The Netherlands: Jeangu Macrooy to Rotterdam

Jeangu Macrooy will represent host-nation The Netherlands at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest, after being internally selected. Born 1993 in Paramaribo, Suriname, Jeangu discovered his musical passion when he received a guitar age 13. He later moved to The Netherlands in 2014, after understanding that his love for music was more than a hobby. He…

Norway: Melodi Grand Prix Participants Revealed

The first nine acts competing in the 2020 edition of Melodi Grand Prix, which will be used to determine Norway’s participant in Eurovision 2020, have been revealed. In a press conference hosted by Norwegian national broadcaster NRK, the country named the participants who will be competing in the 60th version of Melodi Grand Prix. A…