Eurovision Covers X Factor The Voice Your Face Sounds Familiar

On Friday, we were left enchanted by a cover of Salvador Sobral’s “Amar Pelos Dois” on Tu Cara Me Suena. But the Spaniards aren’t the only ones taking Eurovision back onto prime time TV this off-season. In recent weeks, we’ve also seen performers from Bulgaria, the Czech Republic and the Netherlands tackle some iconic Eurovision numbers. Watch them below.

“Hey Mamma!” on X Factor Bulgaria

It’s the show that gave Krisitan Kostov an early taste of fame back in 2015. And this season of X Factor Bulgaria saw 18 year-old Ivan Ivanov attempt to follow in the “Beautiful Mess” singer’s footsteps. But his first audition didn’t run smoothly. His rendition of Bruno Mars and Mark Ronson’s mega hit “Uptown Funk” left both the judges and audience unimpressed. The former failed to contain their sniggers, while Ivan’s efforts to engage the latter fell completely flat.

Luckily, the teen had a plan B — Sunstroke Project’s “Hey Mamma!”. The tide quickly turned, and in spite of his bizarre dance moves — or perhaps because of — Moldova’s Eurovision 2017 third place entry won everyone over. The judges sent him through to the next stage with four yeses.

“Euphoria” on Your Face Sounds Familiar Czech Republic

It’s the celebrity singing show that’s previously given us unique versions of “Rise Like A Phoenix” and “Amanecer”. And over the weekend, the Czech edition of Your Face Sounds Familiar tackled yet another iconic Eurovision performance — Loreen’s winning turn for Sweden in 2012. The task of re-capturing the “Euphoria” magic fell to Berenika Kohoutová, a well-known singer and actress. And she didn’t do too badly, even without the fake snow that almost choked Loreen in Baku. The show’s expert jury awarded her 37 points.

https://youtu.be/ywnKgwgYipU

“Amar pelos dois” on The Voice of Holland

Finally, we head to The Voice of Holland. During Friday’s season premiere, Jim van der Zee brought his own twist to Salvador Sobral’s Eurovision 2017 winner “Amar Pelos Dois”. The behatted performer swapped Portuguese for English, and replaced the soft jazz feel with a folkier atmosphere. And the coaches absolutely loved it. Eurovision 2013’s Anouk hit her red button instantly, while her colleagues — ex Common Linnet Waylon, Ali B and Miss Montreal quickly followed suit. The early bird “Birds” singer catches the worm, and Jim opted to join team Anouk.

What do you think of these talent show Eurovision covers? Which one is your favourite? Let us know in the comments below.

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jack lynn
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Not only is Pápai Joci on SZTÁRBAN SZTÁR at the moment but Berkes Olivér also did a great version of Origo:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg2rkTPgHj8

Catherine
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Catherine

Shelter on Voice Russia (but very bad singer)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2K1p5urg3SI

Datme
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Datme

Rise Like A Phoenix was covered on The Voice of Germany this season. The guy has been a friend of Tom Neuwirth for 9 years I believe.

Mana
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Mana

And here is Lina Mayer as Loreen (Euphoria) in the Slovak version of Your face sounds familiar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuvwH5fk8jU

Catherine
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Catherine

Jim is sooo great! Love it! Send him to Eurovision next time?

Maria
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Maria

Latvian Samanta Tina on latvian Your face souns familiar. She was Loreen too!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ldDw_5gGoRE

Lesley
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Isn’t that the same Ivan Ivanov that sang for Bulgaria at JESC a few years ago? The kid would be around-about the same age now (he was 11 when he sang for them back then) so it’s not hard to see why his second-choice song would be a Eurovision one – and a good choice at that! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLavQtYOKJg

Oh… and that Czech version of ‘Euphoria’ is actually quite good!

Khm
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Khm

It isn’t. The Ivan Ivanov you’re thinking was in The Voice

Mark
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Mark

#slownewsday

Zornaddie
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Zornaddie

I am from Czech Republic, I see Berenika’s performance and I think, that it was good.

But expert jury says about ESC this:
,,I like this show, because its bizarre” (I don’t think, that he watch Eurovision every year)
,,I hate this show, because I’m stupid” (Yeah, she say it)

Hada
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Hada

There was another cover of Amar Pelos Dois in Your Face Sounds Familiar in Spain, and the guy won: http://www.eurovision-spain.com/iphp/noticia.php?numero=12027#

Rúben
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Rúben

Here’s another cover of Amar Pelos Dois on “Your Face Sounds Familiar” in Slovenia:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mTj15mj7iOc

Eurovision Now!
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Eurovision Now!

BERENIKA WAS AMAZING<3