National Final Throwback: Tamar Kaprelian – Poison (Ari Ari)

In 2018, Armenia opted for a National final to select their next Eurovision entrant. There were a handful of memorable acts, including of course, Kamil Show and eventual winner Sevak Khanagyan. However none reached the level of hype like Tamar Kaprelian. Having previously performed for Genealogy back in 2015, she had the experience to be…

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National Final Throwback: Jurgis DID & Erica Jennings – Sing!

The Lithuanian Eurovision selection has historically been very hit or miss. For every gem is a handful of duds, but today we are putting the spotlight on a song that for me, was the shining light of the 2019 Lithuanian selection. Two former Eurovision participants united, and not only do they have that in common,…

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National Final Throwback: Louka – Mamma Mia

After opting for internal selections for three years running, France decided to switch things up in 2018 and reintroduce a national final. The new format was called ‘Destination Eurovision’, and after the relative success the nation found with Amir and Alma, the pressure was on to ensure that the national selection featured quality songs. A…

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Eurovision Union Awards 2020

This year marks the fourth edition of our Eurovision Union Awards, where we celebrate the best new music from Eurovision and National Final stars. As in the previous editions, we will be opening the vote for you to decide which artists or songs have impressed you the most during 2020. This year we will be…

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Top 5 National Final Songs of 2020

We grew such love for the Eurovision class of 2020, and even more so when the contest was unfortunately cancelled this year. Even though Eurovision was cancelled, we had another entertaining National Final season, where we saw a number of fan favourites miss out on the top spot. As the title suggests, we have five…

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FINLAND: Who is Erika Vikman & Cicciolina – The Porn-star turned Politician

Finland return to a national selection and already a fan-favourite is generating a lot of buzz in the Eurovision community. Erika Vikman’s “Cicciolina” is far more than a Scandinavian, schlager song. In this the first of a two-part series we delve further in the singer and inspiration behind the song to understand better what messages…

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Estonia 2020: Listen to the Eesti Laul Entries Here!

Estonian broadcaster ERR have now released the 24 entries competing in the upcoming edition of Eesti Laul, the selection used for Eurovision. During November, the broadcaster revealed the names of the participants for the Estonian selection, and now the songs are available to listen to on the ERR website here. Here is the full line-up:…

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First Two Eurovision – Australia Decides Acts are Revealed

Australian broadcaster SBS alongside production partner Blink TV have now announced the first two participations of Eurovision – Australia Decides, the national final set to determine which artist will represent Australia at Eurovision in 2020. The show will once again be hosted on the Gold Coast, and broadcast live and exclusively through SBS. There will…

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New Music: Our Top 10 Singles of 2019 (So Far!)

It’s hard to believe that the first half of the year is already over, but the first half of 2019 has blessed us with countless new songs from our favourite Eurovision and National final stars. We want to celebrate our favourite new releases of the first half of this year, so here’s just 10 of…

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New Music: Lanberry releases ‘Heart of Gasoline’

(Originally posted on finelytuned.blog) Lanberry may not be a household name, but the Polish electropop artist has blessed us with a thoroughly enjoyable new track worthy of a place on any pop lover’s playlist. The track, titled Heart of Gasoline has proven that it’s not only the Swedes who can produce top quality pop. Although…

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