After several weeks of anticipation the BBC has finally released Engelbert Humperdinck‘s Eurovision entry “Love Will Set You Free.” After listening to it about 20 times this morning, the team at WiwiBloggs.Com is confident the song will set the U.K. free from its poisoned history at Eurovision.
Wiwi recently spoke with his friends at JoyEurovision—the hottest Eurovision show from Australia’s Joy 94.9—about the 2012 contest in Baku. In the first of our three-part chat, Andy, Hikaru and Wiwi explore the question, “How do you solve a problem like Engelbert?” Andy and Hikaru are well-spoken and on point. Wiwi, you might notice, sounds […]
In the hours since the BBC announced that it had chosen 75-year old crooner Engelbert Humperdinck for Eurovision 2012, Eurovision fans have been asking themselves some very serious questions. For the younger set, those have included “Who the hell is he?” and “Is his hair real?” For the older set, it’s been a matter of, […]
The U.K.’s former X-Factor contestants have flopped. Its rappers have made Europe cringe. And even boy band Blue came up short on the big night last year in Dusseldorf. So in choosing Britain’s Eurovision 2012 contestant, the BBC adopted a fresh approach by recruiting one of its oldest living legends: 75-year old crooner Englebert Humperdinck.
It looks like Baku will avoid nuclear meltdown this May after all. That’s because washed-up disbanded girl group Atomic Kitten have diffused the rumor that they’ll be competing at Eurovision 2012 on behalf of the United Kingdom.
Diva Fever only finished 13th on Britain’s X-Factor. But if their recent tweet has an ounce of truth in it, they may be representing the U.K. at Eurovision 2012.
As Eurovision 2012 approaches, fans in the United Kingdom are already groaning over the thought of another last-place finish—and the uncertainty of this year’s selection process. Last year marked a major shift in how Britain chooses its contestant. The BBC selected boy band Blue in the most undemocratic way. No nominees, no finalists, no televised […]
Gina G. —she of “Just a Little Bit” fame—didn’t die with her eighth place finish at Eurovision 1996. In fact, she’s teamed up with Vigilante and released a hot new single called “Next 2 You.” Drop it like it’s hot!