The first semifinal of Festivali i Këngës took place earlier this evening, pitting 16 established artists against three new acts. Two separate juries judged the show and eight established acts and one newcomer proceeded to the Dec. 25 final. Those advancing are below. Not all of them have videos just yet, but please check back!
The music is the same, but the visuals just got a whole lot more modern.
Wiwi does not do drugs. But after watching this video of Nicola Barkley, he’s pretty sure he knows what it feels like to hallucinate.
Elena Gheorghe, Eurovision’s Next Top Model 2009 As of May 17 at midnight, Wiwi’s readers had cast 1,720 votes to determine who should win Eurovision’s Next Top Model. Eurovision front-runner and teen singing sensation Safura has jumped into a commanding lead with 39% of all votes. Last week she was in fifth position with only […]
Since winning Albania’s Eurovision selection contest in December, Juliana Pasha has learned what it means to look the part. The 29-year old has transformed herself from a rather dowdy looking lounge singer in a wig into a disco diva who shakes her hips as freely as she styles her hair. In March, when she debuted […]
Przemek Bartos, a Eurovision fan in Poland, has compiled results from eight leading Eurovision polls around the web (and around the continent). His aggregated data paints a very different picture of the Eurovision race. He was kind enough to mail the most recent data set to Wiwi, which you guys can see above (just click […]
Videos have surfaced on YouTube that suggest Slovakia’s entry Horehronie may have been inspired by the melody of a popular Albanian pop song. The opening of Shpat Kasapi’s Valle Kosovare and Kristina’s Horehronie are strikingly similar. What do you guys think? Is it just a coincidence? Or has Slovakia gone too far in drawing […]
Albania’s Juliana Pasha has revealed the third and final version of her Eurovision dance anthem It’s All About You. The latest iteration has revamped the instrumentation and now puts Pasha’s voice front and center. It’s a marked improvement over the original version in Albanian, which some critics said sounded strikingly similar to Britney Spears’ Womanizer. […]