Lena Meyer-Landrut, the quirky German teen who won Eurovision 2010 by giving trauma rhythm, released her second album today. Entitled “Good News,” it includes the six songs still in the running for her to sing at Eurovision 2011. Germany clearly has an appetite for her music: the album currently tops sales on Amazon Germany, musicload.de, […]
Germany’s eccentric Eurovision sweetheart, Lena Meyer-Landrut, will take center stage on national TV over the next month as the German public selects her song for Eurovision 2011. Lena will sing six songs in each of two semi-finals (January 31st and February 7th), with half advancing to the final on February 18th. Although the public will […]
Say it ain’t so. German tabloid ‘Bild’ is reporting that it’s “99% sure” that Düsseldorf will host Eurovision 2011.
From the moment Lena Meyer-Landrut raised the microphone-shaped Eurovision trophy in Oslo, devout fans have been wondering where German officials will stage the 2011 contest. On August 21, the bidding process ended with four cities filing applications. They are: Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Hannover. The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and German broadcaster NDR will make […]
Nadja Benaissa, member of German girl group No Angels, has apologized to a German court for having intercourse with three different partners and not disclosing that she carries HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Ahead of the recent Greek bailout, Berlin insisted that Athens undertake severe austerity measures. Now, as Germany gears up to host Eurovision 2011, its tough line on spending may make Eurovision fans suffer, too.
It’s only been four days since the Eurovision final, but the 2010 contestants are already topping the iTunes charts across Europe. Germany’s Lena Meyer-Landrut looks set to capitalize big on her Eurovision victory. “Satellite” currently tops the charts in seven countries (Austria, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg and Sweden). Versions of the song have hit […]
The Armenian sang about an apricot, the Albanian praised Jesus Christ, and the Ukrainian railed against nuclear Holocaust. But in the end, victory at the 55th annual Eurovision Song Contest went to Lena Meyer-Landrut, a 19-year old German whose song blurred the line between puppy love and psychotic obsession. “This is so absolutely awesome. I […]