Is it just Wiwi, or does Emmy’s Eurovision song “Boom Boom” sound like a feminine version of Spain’s 2008 song “”Baila el Chiki Chiki” by Rodolfo Chikilicuatre? Compare them below! Old Rodolfo finished 16th, though we suspect Emmy will place much higher, as Armenia can do no wrong at Eurovision. (Or can they? As Wiwi […]
Tonight the final two finalists for Melodifestivalen 2011 will be chosen. In classic SVT fashion, the Second Chance will be played out in duels, similar to an NCAA Final Four bracket…except penguin suits and glitter will take centre stage, not seven-foot-tall-college-jocks. (One can only dream…)
Corsican opera star Amaury Vassili released a sneak peak of his 2011 Eurovision entry today. Apparently he’s trying to bring a dose of class to Dusseldorf and is leaving all the Europop and electronica at home. (Malena Ernman, the last great opera singer to perform at Eurovision, tried to mix pop with opera, and she […]
Armenia chooses on Saturday, but you can choose now. Listen to the four songs Emmy will sing at the Armenian national final, and then cast your vote for your favorite!
Oops. They did it again. For the second year running, Ukraine will hold a “do-over” after accusations of vote rigging marred the victory of 24-year old Mika Newton.
Wiwi and Vebooboo spent last weekend up North in Sweden. Although we gorged on enough elk and kanelbullar (cinammon buns) to last a lifetime, the highlight of our trip was definitely Saturday night’s fourth and final Melodifestivalen semi-final.
The mystery of Dana International’s “Ding Dong” has been revealed—along with the other nine entries—and Israel is gearing up for the 2011 Kdam competition which takes place on March 8. But you don’t have to be Israeli to get in on the action. You can listen to all of the finalists here, and then vote […]
When news broke that 1998 Eurovision winner Dana International was competing for Eurovision glory in 2011, Wiwi got rul rul excited. But when the IBA, Israel’s national broadcaster, revealed the 10 songs earlier today, Wiwi was left rul rul disappointed. Dana’s “Ding Dong” lacks the vigor and excitement we’ve come to expect from the fiery […]