Big 5: Where To Now for the Automatic Qualifiers?

Italy became the second country from the Big 5 to win the Eurovision Song Contest since the introduction of the rule in 2000. They join Germany, who won in 2010 thanks to Lena and her song Satellite. So where to now for the Big 5, and which country might be the next to win the…

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First Half or Second Half? What Does It Mean for This Year’s Big 5?

The draw has now taken place for the Big 5 nations which determines which half of the Grand Final they will perform. For those who need a reminder, the Big 5 consists of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, and these nations do not have to compete in the semi-finals, but instead are…

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Think About Things – Big 5 + Host Rehearsals

The Big 5 and host nation, The Netherlands, have all hit the stage for their first rehearsals, and a few of those nations have really shaken the odds. In this chat conversation I had with Dennis van Eersel from ESCDaily, we spoke about whether we will see a Big 5 nation take the trophy home…

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Rehearsal Day 6 – United Kingdom

The United Kingdom aren’t going into Eurovision with a potential winner this year, but this is absolutely a fun performance that will get the audience going, both in the arena and at home. The staging features big props, namely two big trumpets. They are suspended from the ceiling, and are lowered down during the performance.…

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Eurovision 2021 Reviews – United Kingdom

Despite the sheer talent in the United Kingdom, the nation has often struggled to get their feet off the ground at Eurovision. Even while showcasing up and coming talent, the issue has more to do with their song choice. Hoping to shake things up this year is James Newman with an upbeat number, Embers. Will…

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Who Should Win Eurovision 2021? Vote In Our Poll Now!

Another Eurovision national final season has concluded, and we have (almost) all 40 competing entries for this year’s contest. That means it’s poll time! Who do you think should win this year’s Eurovision Song Contest? Vote in our poll below! You can vote for one act, or multiple, and once you’ve voted, make sure to…

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United Kingdom: James Newman Premieres ‘Embers’

The United Kingdom are the final Big 5 nation to release their Eurovision entry this year, with returning representative James Newman set to sing ‘Embers’ in Rotterdam this year. The song was premiered on BBC Radio 2’s Ken Bruce Show, with the official video now available on the Eurovision YouTube Channel. Speaking of his new…

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Eurovision Calendar: What’s happening this month?

We’ve officially hit March, and for Eurovision fans, this is indisputably the busiest month of the National Final season. At this point, we are looking at a calendar filled with an event each day for the first half of March, with the EBU cut off date for songs looming. With that said, let’s look at…

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James Newman to Return for the United Kingdom

The BBC has now announced that 2020 representative James Newman will be returning to represent the nation in 2021. The Award winning singer-songwriter was set to represent the nation with ‘My Last Breath’ in 2020, however the contest was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 song will be released at a later date.…

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Eurovision 2020 Reviews – United Kingdom

It’s been a while since the United Kingdom won Eurovision, and quite frankly, it’s been a while since the United Kingdom have achieved respectable results at the contest. Riddled with last place finishes, and almost last place finishes, it was time for the UK to step up and deliver. Hoping to do that this year…

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