Watch Femke’s official video for “Een Kusje Meer.” Dutch and English lyrics follow the video.
Her song “Je t’adore” is one of the most-played tracks at Eurovision disco nights from Israel to Ireland. Yet Kate Ryan is still known as one of the biggest underachievers in Eurovision Nation. A front-runner with the bookies in 2006, the Belgian superstar failed to advance from the semi-final despite her big name—and even bigger […]
They may not have made the final, but the Belgians created a storm in the press centre yesterday when they showed up and performed a couple of a capella numbers. Vebooboo and Wiwi caught their duet with Alexander Rybak on video. Yes, that’s right, the 2009 winner is still around soaking in the press attention, […]
In an age of terrorism, surely this counts as a security threat. So bad is Belgium’s entry Witloof Bay with “With Love” that people might get violent, or attempt to blow up the stage. A capella music rarely goes down well—at Eurovision or anywhere else for that matter. Each of the performers hails from a […]
Belgium took the unorthodox approach of asking fans to narrow down the field of Eurovision 2011 hopefuls by donating five euros to their favorite. The first 12 who nabbed 20,000 euros made it to the final. Looks like the Belgians are looking for a singer with the power to make fans fork over cash.
RTBF, Belgium’s Walloon-language national broadcaster, has taken austerity a bit far. In an apparent effort to shore up its finances ahead of Eurovision 2011, the network is forcing fans to fork over a minimum of 5 euros each if they want to have a say in this year’s selection process.
It’s only been four days since the Eurovision final, but the 2010 contestants are already topping the iTunes charts across Europe. Germany’s Lena Meyer-Landrut looks set to capitalize big on her Eurovision victory. “Satellite” currently tops the charts in seven countries (Austria, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg and Sweden). Versions of the song have hit […]
For the first time since bookies began issuing betting odds in March, Belgium’s Tom Dice has become the co-favorite to win the first Eurovision semi-final. Of the 17 London-based betting agencies Wiwi has reviewed, the majority have him, Slovakia’s Kristina and Greece’s Giorgos Alkaios locked in battle. William Hill has all three contestants listed as […]