Dutch news outlet NOS is making waves in the social media today asking the question: “Danish plagiarism at Eurovision?”, pointing at the similarities between Emmelie de Forest’s winning song “Only Teardrops” and a 2002 song by Dutch band K-Otic, “I Surrender”.
Emmelie de Forest could be seen sending text messages as she walked from the green room to the stage to receive her winner’s trophy. As she explained to a room of around 200 journalists, she was getting a bit of advice from a friend back home. “I was so overwhelmed and I was really really […]
We finally have a Eurovision winner! Congratulations to Emmelie de Forest of Denmark! She edged out Farid Mammadov from Azerbaijan, who finished second, and Zlata Ognevich from Ukraine, who finished third. You can view the full results from the grand final below. You can also check out the semi-final results by clicking here. And if […]
The other day Emmelie de Forest invited Zlata Ognevich to take a walk in the forest as part of yet another publicity stunt. Something tells me there must have been a lot of tension between the two of them if either bothered to check the bookmakers’ odds before setting out. And given Emmelie’s momentum, Igor […]
Wiwi: Emmelie de Forest, the Eurovision front-runner, has made the smart move of leaving her performance almost exactly as it was at the Danish national final. The stage remains fiery–think red, orange and yellow—and her two drummers remain on stage, giving the song its instantly recognizable heart beat. The biggest change is that she’s taken a […]
As William and I prepare for our flight to Copenhagen-Malmö, we couldn’t help channeling our inner gambler and taking a stop at our second favourite site (after wiwibloggs) oddschecker.com
If we are to believe the bookies, then we should all start booking hotels in Copenhagen soon. Emmelie de Forest is still cruising far ahead of the competition with odds as low as 13:12 and only as high as 7:4. (Perhaps they didn’t watch our video from the London Eurovision Party, which exposes some cracks […]
Earlier today William and Deban journeyed into the bowels of London’s Shadow Lounge—a gay club in Soho—for the London Eurovision Party. Before the show kicked off we pulled out our cameras and filmed Emmelie de Forest singing an acoustic version of her Eurovision entry “Only Teardrops”. It left William yawning.