From the moment French broadcaster France 3 announced that Amaury Vassili had been selected for Eurovision 2011, Eurovision fans and bookies have been shouting “Ooo la la!” Amaury instantly became the bookies’ favorite, and he’s increasingly seen at or near the top of online voting polls. The French opera star recently spoke with Wiwi about […]
Predicting the winner of Eurovision is an imperfect science. But every year we create fan polls and consult the bookies’ ratings hoping to come closer to knowing the winner. As part of the ongoing Eurovision alchemy, Wiwi just spent some time on Eurovision’s official YouTube page and can now reveal which contestants have racked up […]
When bookies released their first set of odds on March 15, they called Eurovision 2011 as a two-way battle between France’s Amaury Vassili and Norway’s Stella. But over the past two weeks the bookies have gone somewhat cold on the “Haba Haba” singer and she’s fallen from second position in the odds all the way […]
Has opera ever looked so good? France’s 2011 Eurovision contestant Amaury Vassili is already the bookies’ favorite. And while they appreciate his vocals, Wiwi knows plenty of y’all appreciate his other assets. Check out his pics below and let us know what you think. Does the beauty of his face match the beauty of his […]
The bookies have released their first set of odds for Eurovision 2011, and they’re calling it a race between a Corsican opera star and a Norwegian rapper.
Corsican opera star Amaury Vassili released a sneak peak of his 2011 Eurovision entry today. Apparently he’s trying to bring a dose of class to Dusseldorf and is leaving all the Europop and electronica at home. (Malena Ernman, the last great opera singer to perform at Eurovision, tried to mix pop with opera, and she […]
France sent a classic chanteuse in 2009, and a Congolese hip-shaker in 2010, so we knew its 2011 selection could come from left field. And it has! On February 4 state broadcaster France 3 announced that Corisican opera singer Amaury Vassili is headed to Düsseldorf. He’ll sing ‘Sonniu’ (Dream) in Coriscian, and will debut the […]
When France’s state broadcaster announced that Jessy Matador would represent France at Eurovision, Eurovision fans cried Mon dieu! The lyrics to his entry Allez Ola Olé did little to promote French culture abroad: “Darling, you must get up and move your butt. Dancing, squeezed tight for a salty kiss.” And up to that point Matador […]