Last night, Unser Song 2017, the national final to select Germany’s Eurovision entry took place, where five acts performed songs which were specially commissioned from internationally successful producers. The three hour show took place in Cologne, and featured a jury consisting of Tim Bendzko, Florian Silbereisen and Lena, who won Eurovision in 2010 with the…Read More
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Germany: Competing songs have been announced!
The German broadcaster NDR have released more details about the upcoming German national final, which will feature 5 young artists. News now coming out has said that two songs will be performed by the 5 participating artists, each with their own arrangements of these two songs. The first song is called Perfect Life. The song…Read More
Germany: Wilhelm Richter Withdraws, Yosefin Buohler to Replace
What’s a German selection without drama? This year, the process seemed to be going smoothly, however today there has been official confirmation that Wilhelm ‘Sadi’ Richter has withdrawn from the national final due to unfortunate circumstances. Reports circulating state that the singer is due to appear in court. Some reports say he is accused of…Read More
Germany Reveals the 5 Competing Finalists!
This year, the German Broadcaster has decided to go back to the Unser Song format of national final. Over the past few months, the broadcaster has been searching through over 2000 applicants who were nominated by national and internationally renowned producers. From all those applications, a total of 5 acts were chosen by the German…Read More
Germany to Return to the Unser Song Format
The German Broadcaster ARD has announced that they will be returning to the format which brought Germany the most successful results in previous years. The format is that of the Unser Song selection, where 5 young singers will compete for the right to represent Germany at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. The songs will be…Read More
Germany: Xavier Naidoo or Nai-don’t?
It was late November, and Eurovision fans found out the representative for Germany 2016. It was Xavier Naidoo, a famous but controversial act within Germany, however host broadcaster NDR did not realise just how polarising opinions would be once the announcement was made. Instead of following the format used for a few years now, the…Read More