If Wiwi ever reproduces, he’s totally moving to the continent and forcing his kid to enter the Junior Eurovision Song Contest. It’s the more tasteful younger sibling to Adult Eurovision, and the songs are shockingly catchy. Below you can see 11-year old Ekaterina Ryabova storm to victory at Russia’s national contest on May 31. She’s […]
Farojournalen.no, an online Norwegian music publication, is reporting that the Russian division of Universal Records wants 23-year old Alexander Rybak to release an album in Russian. “We believe in this artist” Dmitry Konnov, the president of Universal Russia, told the site. “Right now, he is the biggest media personality here.”
Wiwi can’t speak a lick of Estonian, but he can’t stop listening to Randajad (Nomads or Travelers) by Urban Symphony. It’s all dark and mysterious—just like front-woman Sandra Nurmsalu. Besides having the bluntest bangs at Eurovision, she was honored as eighth-runner up in Wiwi’s search for Eurovision’s Next Top Model.
For weeks wiwibloggs has been receiving e-mails asking him to identify the unbelievably gorgeous male dancer who accompanied Montenegro’s Andrea Demirovic on stage at Eurovision. Eurovision.tv briefly referred to him as a “very intense male dancer, dressed in all white” and later as a “Croatian-born dancer.” Now, wiwibloggs is pleased to reveal the dancer’s identity: […]
The European Broadcasting Union has revealed the final results of the 2009 Eurovision jury voting. In the chart below, you can see who the jury helped (France’s Patricia Kaas, Germany’s Oscar Loya & Dita von Teese and Malta’s Chiara Siracusa) and who the jury hurt (Azerbaijan’s Arash & AySel, Greece’s Sakis Rouvas and Ukraine’s Svetlana […]
Wiwi’s friends at The House of Eurovision have chosen Hungary’s Zoli Adok as this year’s recipient of the Barbara Dex Award, the infamous prize that honors Eurovision’s most heinous dresser. Adok, who looked like a graffiti artist vomited on him, won with 199 points, finishing well ahead of the Czech Republic’s Gipsy.cz (159), Bulgaria’s Krassimir […]
Alexander Rybak continued his European charm offensive last weekend, appearing on two programs in the Netherlands with camp talk show host Paul de Leeuw. Below, Alexander gives a brief interview before playing the violin accompaniment to Liza Minelli’s Losing My Mind. Diehard Eurovision fans will see the crossover between Liza’s Losing My Mind and Alexander’s […]
Azeri sisters are doing it for themselves. Well, with a little help from the government.
Susan Boyle, Britain’s Hairy Angel, advanced to the finals of Britain’s Got Talent on Sunday evening, overcoming challenges from a group of street dancers, a troupe of belly dancers and an obligatory Asian violinist (female).
Fresh off Arash and AySel’s third-place finish at the Eurovision Song Contest, Azerbaijan is gearing up to host the third annual Eurovision Dance Contest this September. Organizers in the “Land of Fire” are aiming high. “We are negotiating with Jennifer Lopez, Kylie Minogue and Shakira to host,” Azad Rahimov, the nation’s minister of Youth and […]