As part of their Eurovision promotional tour, Turkey’s Yüksek Sadakat have performed in 11 countries, including Azerbaijan, Belarus, Italy and the Netherlands. After all that travel they still managed to gather the strength to speak with Wiwi about the growth of rock music in Turkey, their stage show in Düsseldorf and more. Here’s what they […]
They’ve sold 13 million records, released 40 hit singles worldwide and collaborated with Elton John. But come May, Britain’s boy band Blue will share the Eurovision stage with lesser known acts like Emmy, an Armenian who is competing with a song called “Boom Boom,” and the TWiiNS, singers known more for their short skirts than […]
In part one of our interview, the boys sounded off on their Eurovision stage show and what they think about Slovakia’s TWiiNS. In part two, they let loose about Germany’s Lena, the pressure to win and what they call “Jedward hype.”
Slovakia’s Daniela and Veronika Nízlová, the singing duo better known as the TWiiNS, want to double your pleasure and double your fun at Eurovision 2011. Known for their barely-there shorts and habit of standing legs akimbo, they’ve never been afraid to cast subtlety aside in the name of YouTube views. But you probably gathered that […]
Stella Mwangi is already a pioneer of Norway’s hip-hop scene, and soon she may become the first black woman ever to win Eurovision. In part one of our two-part interview, Stella discusses her victory at Melodi Grand Prix, and recounts what it was like immigrating to Norway as a little girl.
Take six people with no discernible musical ability. Dress them up in clothes inspired by the Village People. Enter them in your national Eurovision contest. Watch your government fall. That, in short, sums up the journey of Homens da Luta (Men of Struggle), a Portuguese comedy troupe who have all of Portugal chanting rebellion.
When talking to twins, an interview tends to run twice as long. When talking to Jedward, who speak in paragraphs rather than sentences, it runs longer still. So, in order to bring you all the Jedward goodness in digestible chunks, Wiwi has divided the interview into two parts. In part one, below, Jedward tell Wiwi […]
If members of the Soviet Politburo ever produced an adult video, it might have looked something like this. In “I Love Belarus,” Anastasiya Vinnikova suggests that nationalism is sexy, and that loving your motherland will get you some love from its daughters. In the opening bars, the 20-year-old singer–prone to posing provocatively in silhouette–describes herself […]