Eurovision Throwback: Firelight – Coming Home

In my annual Eurovision binge, I returned to one of my staples – Eurovision 2014. The contest had a strong selection of songs, and while there were few that screamed ‘winner’, there were many I knew I’d enjoy years later. Now that we are years later, I can confirm that it wasn’t just nostalgia acting…

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Artist Profiles: Basim

Basim became a known name in the Eurovision world after he represented Denmark on home soil back in 2014. As the host nation, Denmark was straight through to the final, where Basim was met with huge cheers of support. Who is Basim? Anis Basim Moujahid, known better simply as Basim, is a Danish pop singer…

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Artist Profiles: Softengine

Alternative Rock group Softengine participated at Eurovision back in 2014 with the song ‘Something Better’. The group finished in 11th place in the final, which at that time, was Finland’s best placing since 2006.

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Artist Profiles: Cleo

Eurovision fans were first introduced to Cleo and Donatan back in 2014, where they were selected to represent Poland upon their return to the contest. Their song ‘My Słowianie’ was a parody of Polish stereotypes, and that filtered through to the live performance. Cleo was the face of the duo, with Donatan not on stage…

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Top 5 Junior Eurovision Entries of 2014!

In the lead up to this year’s Junior Eurovision, we are looking back on the previous editions of the contest to rediscover the songs we love! Our Top 5 will likely be different to yours, but that’s part of the joy! We encourage you to join the discussion by sharing your Top 5 too! Today…

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Eurovision Throwback: Axel Hirsoux – Mother

For today’s throwback, we are rewinding the clock back to 2014, a time where Belgium was truly hit or miss at Eurovision. Since 2005 and up until 2014, the nation only managed to qualify to the final twice which statistically isn’t great, so in 2014 it was up to Axel Hirsoux to follow on from…

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Top 5 Fifth Place Eurovision Songs!

Over the last few weeks, we have been looking back through the history books to find our favourite tunes to finish in the Top 5. Today we are rounding out the Top 5 of Top 5’s with fifth places. Well that’s a bit of a tongue twister! Quite simply, we have picked our 5 favourite…

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Top 5 Returning Eurovision Artists!

Seeing an artist to return to the Eurovision stage is not a new concept. In fact, by the second ever Eurovision Song Contest in 1957, there were already two returning artists, Corry Brokken for The Netherlands, and previous winner Lys Assia for Switzerland. Over the history of the contest, artists have returned to the Eurovision…

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Junior Best of the Bunch: Belarus

Belarus are one of few nations who have participated at Junior Eurovision each year since the contest began in 2003. Throughout their long history at the contest, the nation has won twice and hosted the contest once, although it is already announced that the capital Minsk will be hosting the 2018 Junior Eurovision Song Contest.…

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Junior Best of the Bunch: The Netherlands

The Netherlands are a rare breed at Junior Eurovision, being one of only two nations who have participated in the contest each and every year since the contest began in 2003. Just like in Eurovision, The Netherlands have achieved a mixture of results, including one winning entry in 2009, so today we’re going to go…

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