Christmas has passed, but Wiwi is still craving himself some turkey. Perhaps that’s why he is so excited that Eurovision stalwart Turkey will announce its rep within the next week. Mmmm hmmm.Â Turkish journalists are reporting that TRT, the Turkish broadcaster in charge of Eurovision, has already created a shortlist of three artists and is currently […]
Hadise has already proven that she can sell her song—Dum Tek Tek reached number one in her native Belgium weeks before the Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow—and apparently she knows how to sell soda, too. Here are two commercials for the Turkish soft drink Yedigun, set to the sound of Hadise’s Stir Me Up.
Back in February Hadise appeared on a chat show in Malta to introduce her Eurovision song. The segment below includes some pretty blatant lip-synching. It’s not Hadise’s fault—I blame the television show. But did anyone honestly think this would look real? The song begins after 4 minutes. (Note: Wiwi still loves Hadise—she comes off as […]
Turkey’s Hadise has reached Number One in Belgium with her Eurovision entry Dum Tek Tek. It’s a milestone for the Belgian-born singer of Turkish descent whose previous hits Stir Me Up and Milk Chocolate Girl only reached the Top 5. (Apparently, you’ve got to stir up the milk to bring out the chocolate flavor.)
Read the lyrics to “Düm Tek Tek”—Hadise’s Eurovision 2009 entry for Turkey. She placed fourth in the final with 177 points.