Since the bookies first released Eurovision odds back in March, eight contestants have dominated the odds table almost continuously. They are Sweden’s Loreen, Italy’s Nina Zilli, Russia’s Buranovskiye Babushki, Serbia’s Zeljko Joksimovic, Britain’s Engelbert Humperdinck, Denmark’s Soluna Samay, Iceland’s Gréta Salóme & Jónsi and Spain’s Pastora Soler. Of these, Sweden and Serbia are performing the […]
Since we last updated the odds to win the first semi-final at Eurovision 2012, Russia’s Buranovskiye Babushki have moved past Denmark’s Soluna Samay with the bookies. The sextet of singing grannies have average odds of 3.5 across nine of Britain’s leading betting agencies. Soluna, who has led the betting odds since they were first released, […]
The team at WiwiBloggs.Com loves a hot couple: it’s a matter of double our pleasure, double our fun! So you know we were excited to learn that Anggun, our favorite contestant of Asian descent at ESC 2012, has teamed up with Danish hottie and 2009 Eurovision contestant Niels Brinck to release a special duet of […]
The team at WiwiBloggs.Com love when one song reminds us of another—and the latest example shows that folk and rock can, in fact, overlap. Gloria—one of Wiwi’s more observant readers—recently noticed similarities in Zeljko Joksimovic’s 2012 Eurovision song “Nije ljubav stvar” (Love Is Not a Thing) and A Friend in London’s 2011 Eurovision song “New Tomorrow.” The […]
In early March the bookies had Denmark’s Soluna Samay listed as the favorite to win the first semi-final at Eurovision 2012. But the Wiwi Jury—our international panel of music unprofessionals—doesn’t listen to the bookmakers when we dish out our reviews. Read on to find out whether we agree with them…
Not all countries have chosen their Eurovision participant. And not all countries have revealed their Eurovision song. But that hasn’t stopped bookies at Britain’s Betfair betting agency from making predictions about who will advance from the first semi-final at ESC 2012.
Not all countries have selected their 2012 Eurovision contestant, but that hasn’t stopped betting agencies from handicapping this year’s race. Fifteen leading agencies in Britain currently have Sweden’s Loreen listed as the odds-on favorite with her song “Euphoria.” A number of agencies had already listed her at or near the top in recent weeks. On […]
On January 21 Soluna Samay won Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2012, and the right to represent Denmark at Eurovision. Born in Guatemala, Soluna didn’t move to Denmark until 2000, when she was ten years old. That was the same year Denmark’s Olsen Brothers won Eurovision. “I saw these guys win for Denmark and I couldn’t […]