Alcazar are a dynamic trio on the stage, and best friends off of it. We caught up with the group—that’s Therese Merkel, Lina Hedlund, and Andreas Lundstedt—ahead of their March 6 rehearsal for the Melodifestivalen final. They packed a whole lot of fabulous into 1:20. They send love to their British fans. Therese and Lina(…)
Earlier today the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of musical unprofessionals—caught a bus to Stockholm to sample our favourite Swedish delicacy: the 7-11 hot dog. After we were done eating we reveiwed Anton Ewald’s Melodifestivalen song. Did “Natural” feel organic to this dancer-cum-singer? Or did it feal fake, phony, faux? Read on to find out…
It will certainly be a busy week for MAD TV and DT: they have to organise a show that will meet the high expectations of the demanding Greek Eurofans. Rehearsals are rumoured to begin on Sunday, while the competing artists will meet Mr. Fokas Evaggelinos, the director of “Eurosong 2014 – a MAD show”, this(…)
While y’all are still voting in the poll for the first semi-final of O melodie pentru Europa, it’s time to open the poll for the second semi-final, which is due one week from today in Chisinau. Who do you think should advance to the final on 15 March?
Earlier today the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of musical unprofessionals—glued sequins onto our pants and headed to the discotheque to review Alcazar’s Melodifestivalen song. Did “Blame It On the Disco” make us, dance, sing, smile, and jive? Or did we cast blame on Alcazar for writing this? Read on to find out…
Last night at the Melodifestivalen Welcome Party, Sanna Nielsen was turning heads. She looked like a million bucks in a white pantsuit and her cherry red lips popped. She stood more than six feet tall in her heels, so we had to look up to chat with her. But we all look up to Sanna(…)
Since presenting her Eurovision song To the Sky/Tamu kaj što pripagjam to Europe, Tijana Dapcevic has been a musical vagabond, recording songs, meeting with producers, and developing her strategy for Copenhagen. In the coming days she’ll reveal whether she’ll be singing in Macedonian or English. But before she does that the Macedonian diva took the time to get(…)
When the Wiwi Jury – our in-house panel of music unprofessionals – heard that there was another diva on the Scandinavian national-selection season scene with a song involving ‘Survivor’ we just had to hear it. Did Elisabeth Carew blow us away or did she wish she hadn’t survived?
Earlier this morning the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of musical unprofessionals—bought a bunch of cheap clothes at H&M and then headed to Sweden to review Ace Wilder’s Melodifestivalen song “Busy Doin’ Nothin’.” Should she get busy taking some vocal lessons? Or did we think that she’s fine the way she is? Read on to find(…)
Mei Finegold, the rock diva from Israel, will sing ‘Same heart’ at Eurovision 2014. The announcement came this evening following a week of SMS voting as part of Israel’s Kdam 2014. The video is simply amazing. The choreography, the music, the lyrics—it all shows a woman who has found independence amid all the anger. The(…)
Ruslana, the winner of Eurovision 2004, has been awarded the prestigious United States Secretary of State’s Women of Courage award by US First Lady Michelle Obama. The award recognizes Ruslana’s efforts for a more democratic government in Ukraine.
Last night the Wiwi Jury, our in-house panel of musical unprofessionals, read up on gender equality and headed to Sweden to review Sanna Nielsen’s Melodifestivalen song. Did “Undo” pull our heartstrings? Or did it unravel like a drag queen in the rain? Read on to find out…
Last night the Wiwi Jury, our in-house panel of musical unprofessionals, visited a tattoo parlor in Gotheburg. That made us think of Linus Svenning, so we decided to review his Melodifestivalen song “Bröder” (Brothers). Did we end up loving Linus like he was one of our own? Or were we a family divided? Read on(…)
MAD TV has revealed the full videos of the four songs songs competing at “Eurosong 2014 – a MAD show”. Kostas Martakis, Krystallia, Mark Angelo feat. Josephine and Freaky Fortyne feat. Riskykidd will each fight for the win at the Acro Music Hall on Tuesday, March 11. Who will YOU be supporting? Listen to each(…)
The Wiwi Jury – our in-house panel of music unprofessionals – continued the journey around Norway last night and listened to Ilebek and his song ‘Who Needs The Universe’. Was the result out of this world or something we should resign to a Black Hole? Read on to find out!
Mei Finegold, Israel’s ESC 2014 contestant, knows that anger can lead to empowerment. It’s a central theme of the three songs she’ll be singing this evening during Kdam 2014—the Israeli song selection show. The rock diva will perform ”Same Heart”, “Nisheret iti”, and “Be Proud” and you will leave knowing she is a complete BITCH: A Beauty In(…)
It looks like we’re going to wait a little bit longer for our taste of Eurovision sausage. That’s because Conchita Wurst has rescheduled her song presentation for the 18th of March. That’s 2 weeks from now.
Last night the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of musical unprofessionals—hopped into the team’s Volvo and drove to Stockholm to review Panetoz’s Melodifestivalen song “Efter Solsken” (After Sunshine). Did the tropical vibe make us feel all warm and sexy? Or did we want to throw our coconut water at the group and tend to our sunburns(…)