When this 20-year old high school student sings, a chorus of Beyonces and Mariahs sing along, too. Her soulful R&B entry “The Secret Is Love” showcases her impressive range, and unlike many Eurovision songs, it doesn’t rely on electro backings to cover up faults with her voice. And while her voice is pretty impressive, what […]
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 […]
Emmy—born Emma Bejanyan—is so confident in her ability, that’s she’s willing to sing songs that make absolutely no sense. Take her 2011 Eurovision entry “Boom Boom,” which repeats the phrase “chaka chaka” six times. (In Spanish, the phrase “chaca chaca” means “to have sex” or “to do the nasty.” Hence the lyrics “boom boom chaka […]
Wiwi doesn’t know if he’s enchanted or scared by Albania’s Aurela Gaçe. In her video for “Feel the Passion,” she transforms from a woman with a bad dye job to a flying giant to an eagle—all the while howling into the camera. What do you guys think? Is she edgy and unique, or an acid-trip […]
According to her Eurovision biography, 20-year old Anastasiya Vinnikova has always wanted to sing—and she’s never cared where she was or who was listening. During a mass christening at an Orthodox church when she was just four years old, all of the other children sat silently, but Anastasiya kept on singing. “Anastasiya, you will be […]
**VIEW THE FINAL RESULTS NOW!*** Last year more than 39,000 people voted in Wiwi’s poll to determine who would win Eurovision 2010. Now that all 43 countries have revealed their participants for Eurovision 2011, it’s time to vote for your favorite again. This poll will remain open until 11:59pm on May 13—the eve of the […]
Albania seriously believes in transformation. Last year its Eurovision team changed Juliana Pasha from a dowdy looking lounge singer into a hip-shaking disco diva, and they totally funked-up her song ahead of Oslo. Now it looks like the Albanians are up to their old tricks again.
The heads of delegation from all 43 participating countries gathered in Dusseldorf today, stuck their hands in fishbowls, and learned where they’d perform during the semi-finals. Presumably 41 of those delegates had their fingers crossed they wouldn’t have to perform after front-runners Amaury Vassili from France or Stella Mwangi from Norway.