Natalia Kelly mustn’t be blamed for failing to advance to the finals in Malmö this year. She made the best of a weak song. Plus it was always going to be tough as Austria’s representative, and as the first artist to appear on the stage in her semi-final. That said, I’m pleased to see her release […]
Austria, the name of the country alone is basically synonymous with famous classical music. Boasting names such as Mozart, Haydn, and Strauss, you would think that Austria would constantly school the competition and bring a refined elegance to the modern day Eurovision Song Contest. But my oh my how wrong you would be my friend. […]
News outlets in Austria are suggesting that the nation’s state broadcaster ORF will pick its Eurovision 2014 contestant internally next year, thereby doing away with the “Österreich rockt den Song Contest” pre-selection.
Wiwi: Austria’s Natalia Kelly mounted the stage for her first rehearsal today wearing sparkly silver pants, an obvious play on her song “Shine”. Sadly the staging looks rather pedestrian with far too many people standing in a circle while crystal shards descend from the ceiling. Natalia holds back vocally in the clip below, but look for […]
Natália Kelly is the most talented Brazilian-American singer ever to represent Austria at Eurovision. That might explain why her album, which includes “Shine”, shot to #26 on pre-orders in Austria before it was even released. Deban Aderemi, a London-based correspondent for wiwibloggs, recently caught up with Miss Kelly at the London Eurovision Party. Among other […]
Vebooboo and Wiwi recently caught up with Austria’s Natália Kelly at Eurovision in Concert. In the video below the 18-year-old tells us about her musical inspirations, explains her sassy neck roll, and fills us in on her exotic look. Miss Kelly’s team have done a good job with the media training. She answers questions beauty […]
Yesterday afternoon Austria’s Natália Kelly logged on to Google Plus to chat with Charlotte from Eurovisionary, Viktor from Eurovision.tv and Vebooboo from wiwibloggs. The “Shine” singer talked about her Brazilian ancestry, the message of her song and more. Natália’s Internet connection cuts out around 22:00 but stick with it: The diva returns around 28:00. You can […]
Last night the Wiwi Jury—our crack team of music un-professionals—grabbed our German dictionaries and headed to Vienna to review “Shine”—Natália Kelly’s song for Eurovision 2013. Did she shine like a head of hair washed with Vidal Sassoon? Or was she a bit more Head ‘n Shoulders? Read our reviews to find out.