This afternoon the Wiwi Jury—our in-house panel of musical unprofessionals—caught a bus to Copenhagen to photograph the Little Mermaid statue and to review Emmelie de Forest’s “Only Teardrops”. Did she leave us in tears with her beauty and poise? Or did we tell her to dry her tears and write a better song next time? […]
Over the past three weeks, Wiwi’s readers have cast a total of 6,170 votes in our poll to determine who will win Eurovision 2013. Thus far Serbia’s Moje 3 have a commanding lead with nearly 18% of the vote. That puts them well ahead of opera star Cezar from Romania. He currently claims around 8% […]
We’ve spent a lot of time looking at the odds to win the final of Eurovision 2013, but the bookies also have betting markets for each of the semi-finals. Emmelie de Forest—the Dane who doesn’t wear shoes—looks like a shoe-in to win the first semi-final. She currently has odds as low as 7/4. And as […]
Are Europeans too happy to vote for sad songs? The last time a dark, somber song won the contest was in 1995 with winning-wary Ireland’s—I mean Norway’s—”Nocturne” by Secret Garden. It was so dark of a song that it would induce a bloody mass suicide on Sesame Street. The introduction of televoting changed the standard of […]
All 39 competing countries have now released their songs, and we can now present the first set of complete odds from Europe’s leading betting agencies. Last week the Netherland’s Anouk sat behind Sweden’s Robin Stjernberg. But this week the “Birds” singer has pushed Robin aside.
Team Wiwi understands that Eurovision 2013 hasn’t yet taken place. But judging from this year’s early betting odds, we’ll all be going back to Scandinavia in 2014.
The team at wiwibloggs are totally impressed by our readers! Y’all are on fire with these national selection prediction polls. Last night you correctly predicted Emmelie de Forest would win Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2013 with her song “Only Teardrops”.
Read the lyrics to “Only Teardrops,” Emmelie de Forest’s song for Eurovision 2013. She’ll represent Denmark in the first semi-final on May 14.