Six acts competing at Eurovision 2011 have performed on Europe’s biggest stage before. And two of them—Dana International and Lena—have already tasted victory. But does a second trip to Eurovision make them likely victors—or does it make them tired and stale? (Let’s not forget what happened to Malta’s Chiara Siracusa in 2009? Sad.)
This weekend 79% of German viewers chose “Taken by a Stranger” for Lena Meyer-Landrut to sing at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Although the song proved a hit with the German public, Vebooboo is skeptical it will impress the rest of the continent in May.
<object style=”height: 390px; width: 640px”><param name=”movie” value=”http://www.youtube.com/v/KqZprvpWlcE?version=3&feature=player_detailpage”><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”><param name=”allowScriptAccess” value=”always”><embed src=”http://www.youtube.com/v/KqZprvpWlcE?version=3&feature=player_detailpage” type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowfullscreen=”true” allowScriptAccess=”always” width=”640″ height=”360″></object>
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.