Posts by David

Hovi Star releases updated version of Made of Stars

Back on March 3rd, Hovi Star was selected by HaKokhav HaBa L’Eirovizion, the Israeli national selection in order to represent Israel at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm. It had been discussed afterwards that they may have wanted to change the song. Today they revealed the updated version of Made of Stars. Read more

France reveals the Eurovision version of J’ai Cherché

Following the reveal last month that Amir Haddad (known as Amir) would go on representing France at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, it was also announced that his single J’ai Cherché would be his official entry in Stockholm. Today they released the 3 minutes final version of the song. Read more

Australia 2016: Artist to be revealed March 3rd

The Australian broadcaster SBS has revealed this morning that their representative at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm will be revealed on March 3rd. Following the country’s first appearance as a contestant last year, we are soon to find out who will follow Guy Sebastian’s foot steps next May. Read more

Georgian Public Broadcaster announces its entry

As announced in December, the representatives for Georgia at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest will be Nika Kocharov & Young Georgian Lolitaz. On February 4th, the band presented five songs that the Georgian public could choose from. Today, it was announced that Midnight Gold will be the song to compete in Stockholm next May. Read more

Hungary 2016: tonight’s results of A Dal’s first semi-final

The first of two semi-finals of A Dal 2016 was held tonight with nine acts who previously qualified from the first three shows. After votes from the public as well as the show’s judges, a total of five acts will move on to the final. Next week’s second semi-final will see five more contestants joining… Read more

Switzerland 2016: The winner of Die Grosse Entscheidungsshow is Rykka!

Tonight was the national selection final for Switzerland, entitled ESC 2016 – Die Grosse Entscheidungsshow. Six acts competed in the competition organized by the German broadcaster SRF (Schweizer Radio und Fernsehen). In the end, the Swiss public and the jury picked Canadian singer Rykka as the representative of Switzerland at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in… Read more

Finland 2016: the first three acts to move on to the final of UMK

Tonight was the first semi-final of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu 2016 (UMK) with six acts competing for the public’s votes in order to qualify for the final, which will be held on February 27th. Who were the winners and losers of the first semi-final? And will one of these songs make it to Stockholm? Let’s find out… Read more

Hungary 2016: Six more semi-finalists move on

The second heat of A Dal 2016 was on tonight with 10 more entries performing. Like last week, 6 songs were picked by the public and judges to move to the semi-finals, the 5 songs with the most votes from the first round of voting, and finally a sixth act was chosen from a second… Read more

A Dal 2016: First six semi-finalists chosen

Heat 1 of A Dal 2016 was on tonight and we had the pleasure to watch the first 10 of 30 entries. Five qualified from a first round of voting to pass on to the semi-finals. A second round of voting then determined one more act to move on resulting in 6 songs guaranteed to… Read more

Eurovision winners in line-up for the UK’s national selection

The BBC has announced that two previous winners of the Eurovision Song Contest will perform at this year’s national selection show called Eurovision: You Decide. The show, which will air on 26th of February, will be an X Factor-style show where the public will get to choose between six acts to send to Stockholm in May to… Read more

Germany 2016: NDR reveals the 10 finalists

NDR, the German national broadcaster, has revealed the 10 finalists competing to represent Germany in May. A national final titled Unser Lied für Stockholm will be broadcast online and on TV channel Das Erste on February 25th. Here is all you need to know about the artists and their entries. Read more

Hungary 2016: Listen to the full 30 songs

MTVA, the Hungarian broadcaster, released full versions of the 30 songs competing to represent Hungary in Stockholm next May. Now in its fifth year, A Dal will select the winning entry through its competition with the first heat scheduled on 23rd of January 2016. The six-week long contest held in Budapest will conclude in late February. Read more