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 […]
Lena Meyer-Landrut is the only German artist to ever have three songs debut in the Top 5 of the singles charts. And her song “Satellite” became the fastest digital download of all-time in Germany shortly after it was released in March. In this rather candid interview with eurovision.tv (below), she explains how special it feels […]
For months, bookies and fans alike have described Eurovision as a battle between two teen queens: Germany’s 18-year old Lena-Meyer Landrut, and Azerbaijan’s 17-year old Safura Alizade. And while Safura appears to have won over most of the London-based betting agencies, she’s keenly aware that Lena remains a threat. After all, Lena is currently the […]
There’s a fine line between puppy love and psychotic obsession — and Lena Meyer-Landrut blurs it brilliantly. In her Eurovision entry “Satellite,” the 18-year old projects frustration at being ignored: “I went everywhere for you/ I even did my hair for you/ I bought new underwear that’s blue/ And I wore it just the other […]