Roman Lob sang “Standing Still” at Eurovision, but his career keeps on moving.
Stefan Raab’s best ideas are born when he’s frustrated. In 2004 he produced “Can’t Wait Until Tonight,” Max Mutzke’s entry for Germany at that year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Although the song achieved eighth place he wasn’t satisfied. In his opinion the eastern European countries had a bad habit of bloc voting, which made it impossible for […]
After reviewing the jury and televoting results for the grand final of Eurovision 2012, Team Wiwi were excited to see that some of the Big Five actually deserved their automatic berth in the final. Italy’s Nina Zilli placed fourth with the jury, while Spain’s Pastora Soler placed fifth. In terms of the televote, Germany’s Roman […]
In 2010 producer and comedian Stefan Raab brought together ARD, Germany’s state broadcaster, and Pro7, a leading private channel, to select Germany’s Eurovision contestant. The partnership led to three Top 10 finishes in a row. But with Raab out of the picture, will the partnership—and the success—continue? Germany correspondent Daniel Mellem diagnoses the situation.
Mehriban Aliyeva, Azerbaijan’s First Lady and the head of the country’s Eurovision steering community, controls a lot of things. But she couldn’t control German TV presenter Anke Engelke during Eurovision’s live broadcast on May 26. Anke, who hosted Eurovision 2011 in Düsseldorf, used the voting segment to take a swipe at Azerbaijan’s government. “Tonight, nobody […]
On Monday, after watching an amazing first semi-final run-through, Wiwi, Vebooboo and Meows Kitty literally pushed their way past other journalists to get a taxi to the Germany party. Honoring their homeland, the German delegation staged it at a German bar in the centre of Baku.
Vebooboo: Roman Lob is a cutie, and it ain’t a fluke that he’s currently leading our search for Eurovision’s Next Top Male Model. In his first rehearsal today, his voice was on point as expected, and the song’s sweet quality remained perfectly intact. He definitely has a good chance of securing a top 10 spot […]
When it comes to choosing the hottest piece of man meat at Eurovision 2012, Wiwi’s readers are spoiled for choice. Whether you prefer the wurst of Germany’s Roman Lob or the spotted dick of Britain’s Engelbert Humperdinck, our schmorgasbord is gonna fill you up. And you guys seem hungry: so far you have cast a […]