Nicki French represented Britain at Eurovision 2000 in Stockholm with the song “Don’t Play That Song Again.” Although she finished 16th—Britain’s worst-ever finish at the time—she still looks back on the experience fondly, and has managed to become an icon among gay British Eurovision fans (that’s a lot of people, y’all). She recently caught up […]
If you’re headed to London’s West End Eurovision event on Thursday, bring your sunglasses. That’s because the sequins will be blinding, and London’s West End stars will be shining—and all in the name of charity.
It’s about to get hot in London’s Shadow Lounge, y’all! That’s because the fifth annual London Eurovision Party takes place next on Saturday 29 April. Seven artists competing at Eurovision 2012 will be on stage. You stare into the eyes of Sabina Babayeva from Azerbaijan; listen to Portugal’s Filipa Sousa shriek into a microphone; see […]
The Wiwi Jury—our international panel of music un-professionals—calls London home. That made us extra keen to review Engelbert Humperdinck’s “Love Will Set You Free.” But we don’t play favorites on WiwiBloggs.Com, so we sharpened our claws, pulled out our pens, and gave The Hump the same treatment as everyone else. Here’s what we had to […]
Italy’s Nina Zilli and Britain’s Engelbert Humperdinck have emerged as favorites to win ESC 2012. Bookies currently have Nina (“L’amore è femmina”) in fourth position with her odds between 12 and 16. Humpy Dumpy (“Love Will Set You Free“) follows close behind with odds between 14 and 16. And while they represent this week’s fastest-growing […]
Engelbert Humperdinck—the 75-year old legend representing Britain at ESC 2012—unveiled his song “Love Will Set You Free” on March 19. The WiwiBloggs.Com team and bookies both fell in love instantly. This morning The Hump appeared on BBC Breakfast—Britain’s biggest morning news program—and revealed just how excited he is to be singing in Baku.
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 […]