Boylesports, a London-based betting agency, has released its first set of odds for the first Eurovision semi-final. Greeceâ€™s Giorgos Alkaios and Friends with â€œOpaâ€ are the current favorites to win at 11/4. Slovakia’s Kristina (it’s “Horehronie,” not “Whore Horny”) is a close second at 7/2. And Belgium’s Tom Dice, who sounds strikingly similar to U.S.-singer […]
Close your eyes. Listen to these videos. Then try to guess who is who. It’s tough! Tom Dice singing his Eurovision entry Me and My Guitar: Tracy Chapman singing Talkin’ Bout a Revolution:
Belgium and Cyprus are both looking for a hero: Cyprus hasn’t qualified for the Eurovision final since 2005, and Belgium hasn’t made it past the semi-finals since 2004. This year the two Eurovision stalwarts have both chosen mellow guitar tunes sung in English. Fans of both singers are already worried that Tom Dice (from Flemish-speaking […]
People always say: “Tom, this is going too far” I’m not afraid to change my dreams Just me and my guitar And no one may ever know The feelings inside my mind ‘Cause all of the lines I ever write Are running out of time So maybe I should get a nine to five And […]
Belgium’s 2010 Eurovision rep Tom Dice rose to stardom by finishing second on the Flemish version of X-Factor. His first single was a cover of Leona Lewis’ hit Bleeding Love. Who do you think sings it better? Let Wiwi know! Tom Dice covering Bleeding Love Leona Lewis singing Bleeding Love Related Post: Belgium Selects Tom […]
Belgian broadcaster VRT has announced that former X-Factor contestant Tom Dice will represent Belgium at Eurovision 2010. VRT decided to select this year’s candidate internally rather than staging its annual Eurosong contest to let the public decide. Good thing. The public has made a series of bad decisions in recent years–including last year’s rep Patrick […]
Turkey’s Hadise has reached Number One in Belgium with her Eurovision entry Dum Tek Tek. It’s a milestone for the Belgian-born singer of Turkish descent whose previous hits Stir Me Up and Milk Chocolate Girl only reached the Top 5. (Apparently, you’ve got to stir up the milk to bring out the chocolate flavor.)
Read the lyrics to Patrick Ouchène’s “Copycat”—Belgium’s entry for Eurovision 2009. He finished 17th in the first semi-final with just one point. Only the Czech Republic finished lower.