Marco Mengoni and Mandinga lead the way
Welcome to the midpoint of our countdown of 2013’s best tunes from Eurovision artists.
So what do you get if you mix the “Heys” of The Lumineers and Of Monsters And Men with Nicola Roberts‘ and Madonna‘s fondness for spelling along with a dollop of Beyoncé‘s girlpower? Why it’s Soluna Samay’s brand spanking new single “L.O.V.E. (If Women Ruled the World)”!
Deban: There is something rather unsettling about this performance. Firstly, Soluma Samay turned up for rehearsals in what seems to be her outfit for the show. Complete with an ornate hat, she looked like she was booked for a pantomime performance on a cruise ship. Sack the wardrobe team. Secondly, did she slip some speed […]
Since the bookies first released Eurovision odds back in March, eight contestants have dominated the odds table almost continuously. They are Sweden’s Loreen, Italy’s Nina Zilli, Russia’s Buranovskiye Babushki, Serbia’s Zeljko Joksimovic, Britain’s Engelbert Humperdinck, Denmark’s Soluna Samay, Iceland’s Gréta Salóme & Jónsi and Spain’s Pastora Soler. Of these, Sweden and Serbia are performing the […]
Since we last updated the odds to win the first semi-final at Eurovision 2012, Russia’s Buranovskiye Babushki have moved past Denmark’s Soluna Samay with the bookies. The sextet of singing grannies have average odds of 3.5 across nine of Britain’s leading betting agencies. Soluna, who has led the betting odds since they were first released, […]
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 […]
In early March the bookies had Denmark’s Soluna Samay listed as the favorite to win the first semi-final at Eurovision 2012. But the Wiwi Jury—our international panel of music unprofessionals—doesn’t listen to the bookmakers when we dish out our reviews. Read on to find out whether we agree with them…