UNO Little Big Russia Eurovision 2020

Last Monday, Little Big were revealed as Russia’s representatives for Eurovision 2020. And over the past week and a half, fans have been left impatiently waiting for the band to reveal their competing song. Now, that wait has finally come to and end. Little Big have premiered their Eurovision entry “UNO”.

The reveal was made on late-night Russian talk show Vecherniy Urgant (Evening Urgant).

Little Big – “UNO”

The Russian band are known for their lively songs that use rave styles, punk, satire and humour. Their Eurovision entry certainly fits in well with that description.

The song is fun, upbeat and has an infectious hook. It will certainly stand out on the Eurovision stage and Little Big will no doubt be hoping to get the entirety of Europe dancing along with them in May.

With the reveal of Little Big’s Eurovision 2020 entry, we now know all 41 competing songs for the contest.

Little Big will perform “UNO” in the first half of the first semi-final of Eurovision 2020 on 12th May.

Who are Little Big?

Little Big are a pop-punk rave band from Saint Petersburg. The group is currently formed of members Ilya PrusikinSonya TayurskayaAnton Lissov and Sergey Makarov.

The group started off back in 2013 and their first song was “Everyday I’m Drinking“. Little Big have toured across much of Russia and Europe, and collected numerous nominations and awards. For example, they won the award for the most trashy music video twice at the Berlin Music Video Awards with “Big Dick” and “LollyBomb“.

In 2018, they caught viral success with their song “Skibidi”, which has scored more than 360 million views on YouTube. Their songs are there for a good laugh. It is a satire, they are making fun of things. One thing’s for certain, at Eurovision they will be remembered.

What do you make of Little Big’s song for Eurovision 2020? Do you think Russia have a strong chance of climbing the scoreboard, or even winning? Let us know in the comments below!

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TheWeirdBug
TheWeirdBug
10 months ago

The voices are too edited, and the song is too ridiculous to take seriously. After Sergei Lazarev’s awesome song, this is a bad parody of what they’ve done. The only thing I do rescue is the Spanish pronunciation. Still, Russia, WTF?!

cipollino
cipollino
10 months ago
Reply to  TheWeirdBug

There’s already a couple of live performances on YouTube, you can check what their unedited live vocals sound like. Sonya (female lead) is known for her ability to sing in a high-pitched voice like a “Barbie-girl”, so there isn’t much effects applied. Lazarev’s song was hugely despised then in Russia however this year almost everyone seems to be happy with the artist and song choice. I can’t see anything wrong with a country sending its best option instead of something conventional and predictable. But you’re right. It’s a parody on how seriously Russians used to take Eurovision in previous years.… Read more »

AciFan
AciFan
10 months ago

I do not agree. Little Big are super-talented. Don’t take this performance too serious, have some sense of humor 😉

Koen
Koen
10 months ago

Exactly my thought! 🙂

JanSport
JanSport
10 months ago

Ok so the song is wacky and fun, very Verka Serdryushka, quite catchy and with stupid lyrics, just perfect for Eurovision. I do like the song. However how is nobody talking about the gay culture appropriation in the video? I really don’t know what to think, I don’t know what the band’s intentions were or their stances but what I see in the video is a guy clearly vogueing and death dropping without any nod to being gay, while representing famously anti-gay homophobic Russia. Are they being ironic and pro-gay by smuggling gay culture into representation of Russia? Or is… Read more »

Ashton Schier
Ashton Schier
10 months ago
Reply to  JanSport

it might be a tongue-in-cheek nod to gay culture rather than appropriation since little big seems to be known for being a bit outrageous, but I dunno

Lokh
Lokh
10 months ago

Music degradation.

AK47
AK47
10 months ago
Reply to  Lokh

Yes, it’t because of ESC has degrade. And we try to show it.

Goha
Goha
10 months ago

Excellent. This is what this political contest deserves.

Uno Dos ??Cuatro!

Alex
Alex
10 months ago

Do not say “no” until you watch it several times. Just relax and stop thinking critically. This thing formats the mind. And then: welcome to the zombie world!

Alex
Alex
10 months ago
Reply to  Alex

And I see a sort of Russian dark humor (or message) here: Even if only the puffy coronavirus remains in the end, we will still sing, dance and make these movements with hips.

Mike
Mike
10 months ago
Reply to  Alex

……. how did you link this to coronavirus?

Milan
Milan
10 months ago
Reply to  Alex

I dont WANT to watch it several times.

AK47
AK47
10 months ago

We don’t need any place from ESC))) this year we go there for fun. EU sent Conchita Wurst – Russia send Little Big!!

blueeyed
blueeyed
10 months ago
Reply to  AK47

Except Conchita had a good song and a message. Russia has neither this year.

Den
Den
10 months ago
Reply to  blueeyed

The message is just perfect: missing finger number 3!! 1, 2, … 4; 1, 2, … 4. Brilliant!

Maya
Maya
10 months ago

Its unique and ctachy, I’m into it! Good luck from Israel!

Tom Tom
Tom Tom
10 months ago

My initial reaction was meh but after some thought this is a top 5 for sure and can easily win. This is another Toy except even more because Russia has built in votes. It’s much more interesting and fun than Bulgaria or Iceland.

Elizabeth
Elizabeth
10 months ago

The last song to be released and it is just a rehash of Dancing Lasha Tombai bit in spanish instead of German and without the accordion. I’m sorry but who thought this was a good idea?

Alex
Alex
10 months ago

Over 8M views in less than 24h. Crazy
More than 500k likes

Army of Me
Army of Me
10 months ago
Reply to  Alex

A lot of young people in Russia (millions of them) will watch the Eurovision this year for the first time. The competition has lost its popularity recently, because… Well it is not the best experience when you watch how you representative is booed not because of the bad performance, but just because (s)he is your representative. That is painful.

Irishfan
Irishfan
10 months ago

A bit ridiculous. The novelty factor is ridiculous. That coming from someone from a country that sent a turkey

Chris
Chris
10 months ago

No, is a song you expect from Little Big… A funny cheer-up dance along song….

Mike
Mike
10 months ago
Reply to  Chris

You’re being pretty insulting to a band. Little Big have created something, gave it their all, their artistry. You can like it or not like it, but don’t be so disrespectful. I abhor Russia as a country, but I don’t have to hate all Russians and anything any Russian creates. That’s prejudice.

Banana
Banana
10 months ago

Rubbish, sorry.

Miguel
Miguel
10 months ago

This is what you would expect from Little Big. A fun and a bit crazy song. I like it.
This is not a winner, but I am sure it will do well.

gilpgilp
gilpgilp
10 months ago
Reply to  Miguel

Don’t be so sure. Which song is more compelling? Iceland? Definitely not. Bulgaria? Nope. Not to mention that those countries don’t have built in votes like Russia.

Vangelis vt
Vangelis vt
10 months ago

Barthurt

Vangelis vt
Vangelis vt
10 months ago

There was nothing serious about that dramatic screaming ballad. In terms of real pop music in the real world, this is much more serious.

Thomas
Thomas
10 months ago
Reply to  Vangelis vt

You see what you want to see, that´s ok. But don´t demand others to buy your paranoia

Frau Loch
Frau Loch
10 months ago

A gay guy doing all the moves from RuPauls drag race but in Russia you can not be openly gay. Uno points for Russia.

lucky
lucky
10 months ago
Reply to  Frau Loch

why do they get uno points

ESC 2019
10 months ago
Reply to  Frau Loch

Thats why ESC NOT should go to Russia*

AciFan
AciFan
10 months ago
Reply to  Frau Loch

and having so hilarious open-minded representatives is a great experience for any homophobic society

A random russian guy
A random russian guy
10 months ago

Some people would’ve complained against any entry from Russia so I ignore those comments. Thanks to all who don’t take Little Big too seriously and like or dislike the song based on their feelings rather than biased views.

Icy Box
Icy Box
10 months ago

I don’t remember the same hate with the chicken song TOY. Imagine Russia sending this song 2 years ago it would have never won.

Colin
Colin
10 months ago

I had some time to think about it and hear all three entries once again, but I think I am one step closer in raking the ”guilty pleasure” category among Russia, Azerbaijan and San Marino. My current opinion is that Russia is amazingly over-the-top that I just *have* to enjoy it. It’s not something I usually listen to, but it’s kinda like if Gunther had a duo with Verka. It’s just gloriously nonsensical in a way not seen in ages. Azerbaijan has a *really* catchy hook paired with almost exquisitely bad lyrics. It’s also becoming my official guilty pleasure. On… Read more »

Gio
Gio
10 months ago

This chorus is so childish that even JESC songs seem more adult.

Erik
Erik
10 months ago

I just realised they can only be “seis” on stage. That means one will have to go. Hmm. Maybe the second man with moustache? What do you think?

Africavision
Africavision
10 months ago
Reply to  Erik

It better not be the dancing guy in the blue! He’s a legend in the making! That death drop DANG! I felt it here in South Africa! #EpicDanceGuy

Erik
Erik
10 months ago
Reply to  Africavision

Yes, the dancing guy must stay

A random russian guy
A random russian guy
10 months ago
Reply to  Africavision

most Russian-language comments under the video on Youtube are about that guy. Justice for Poohlyash

Den
Den
10 months ago

Body positive all the way!! Inequality no more!!

Nicolas
Nicolas
10 months ago
Reply to  Erik

This makes me think that if one rule should be changed this would in priority be the 6 people rule on stage. With stages getting bigger year after year and now allowing to hide backing vocalist this makes no sense having such big stages to see only one singer. Look at Armenia last year, it looked so empty. Bring 8 to 9 people max on stage should be a new option to consider.

Africavision
Africavision
10 months ago

BREAKING NEWS: A mere 16 hours following the release of Little Big’s ‘Uno’ music video, the video has amassed over 4.2 million views on the official Eurovision YouTube channel. In doing so, it becomes the first video from the ESC 2020 class to enter the all-time top 200 Eurovision videos list on the channel. With it’s entry into the top 200, we see the exit of Hatari’s live semi-final performance from the top 200 list. It’s going to be interesting watching this videos trajectory, and I will be certainly following it’s progress daily. Will it eventually surpass Netta’s ‘Toy’ to… Read more »

BadWoolfGirl
BadWoolfGirl
10 months ago
Reply to  Africavision

But Lithuania is coming up a close second Having just reached 4 million. I don’t deny that little big is hugely popular, but there’s one little problem. I don’t know what percentage of cyrillic Comments are Russian or other languages that use the cyrillic alphabet like Ukrainian, Belarusian, or Bulgarian, But if they are all Russian, They can’t vote for themselves! They have to vote for other countries, and I don’t know how much of an international appeal little big will have at Eurovision. I don’t expect the juries to love but will being a huge hit on YouTube mean… Read more »

Nicolas
Nicolas
10 months ago
Reply to  Africavision

They will get 6M in 24h, if I remember correctly Arcade took one month to reach 6M.

Henry
Henry
10 months ago
Reply to  Nicolas

Youtube views doesn’t matter at all… The most important thing is the performance on the final night.. And besides that , they are immense popular in Russia, so you reach that amount of views very quickly in a big country as Russia.. (with so many inhabitants)

Africavision
Africavision
10 months ago
Reply to  Nicolas

Hey… You were right!… In 20 hours, they reached the 6 million views milestone. They are now at #139 on the all-time most viewed videos on the official Eurovision channel, and climbing.

Una
Una
10 months ago
Reply to  Africavision

Wowwww. That’s impressive. Very impressive. But is that possible? I mean, is that for real real? The song has its merits to become viral, but that many views? In less than 24 hours?

gilpgilp
gilpgilp
10 months ago
Reply to  Africavision

8 million now.

Anita
Anita
10 months ago

Yeah I know, the readers know what the writers intended. Little big wanted to make fun of you, I know it, they told me 😀

Guust
Guust
10 months ago

Also, I’m pretty sure the Little Big video was inspired by Scissor Sister’s ‘Let’s have a kiki’ (which is a good thing) https://youtu.be/eGCD4xb-Tr8

Mr X
Mr X
10 months ago

I like it, congratulations Russia !

My current ranking list

1. Switzerland
2. The Netherlands
3. Lithuania
4. Italy
5. Russia
6. Bulgaria
7. Denmark
8. Croatia
9. Spain
10. Ukraine

The bottom: San Marino, Poland, Ireland and Moldova.

Danny
Danny
10 months ago

I just love how much they are trolling the contest. They basically said ok songs get bonus points when they have cultural references so let’s just throw in the words uno dos cuatro that make no sense but technically count as spanish.

Lula
Lula
10 months ago

Lead singer is mix of Laka (Bosnia 2008) and Francis from ”Trainspotting” movie lol

Anya
Anya
10 months ago

Russia will cancel either Lithuania or Iceland . Even both of them. It’ s impossible that the 3 acts with similar tunes will be that high on the scoreboard .

Danny
Danny
10 months ago
Reply to  Anya

similar audience yes. but similar tunes, what? russia, iceland, and lithuania are all different genres

Anya
Anya
10 months ago
Reply to  Danny

It’s not about genres, it’s about tunes, the entertaining ones, the three songs give audience very positive vibes, but in the end only one or two will be remembered and voted
It’s my opinion,
Russia will probably receive the points that would go to Lithuania or Iceland.
Btw my personal favourite of this bunch is Lithuania

Aisha
Aisha
10 months ago
Reply to  Anya

russia might be entertaining but it’s not mind intriguing at all and has no reasoning behind the song whatsoever. I feel Iceland and Lithuania just serves audience with higher IQ.

Mr X
Mr X
10 months ago
Reply to  Anya

Iceland is in the another semi….

Nicolas
Nicolas
10 months ago
Reply to  Anya

Iceland seems so bland compared to Russia. Russia has already totally destroyed the “fake” hype some fans where trying to create with Iceland. I still don’t understand how Iceland can still be in front of Russia on the betting odds.

Erik
Erik
10 months ago
Reply to  Nicolas

So my mom likes Lithuania and I like Russia. We are certainly not the same audience, because Lithuania is very low on my personal chart, while my mom is just annoyed by Russia. Based on this, i don’t think the songs compete with the same audience

gilpgilp
gilpgilp
10 months ago
Reply to  Nicolas

Iceland will drop.

notyourtoy
notyourtoy
10 months ago

This isn’t a bad entry, but I’m 100% sure that this song cannot win Eurovision. I even expect that in the finals, the song will be on the bottom five of the juries, as major support will come in Lithuanian and Azerbaijani entries (as of former USSR bloc). Sorry Russia, you spilled a good chance to win the competition…

Guust
Guust
10 months ago

This is a divisive entry, which means it is bound to do well in the televote. Personally, I am glad Russia is bringing the party, we need this!

Stella
Stella
10 months ago

im sorry i hate it so much

Una
Una
10 months ago

Having listened to it again:* I still like it*. But the lyrics are so bad. Musically it doesn’t have much value either. I liked the video. But I don’t understand the lack of smiles. Like, there is a connection there missing. It can be their style. I get it. But I can’t connect to them that much. That said, it’s very fun and catchy. It will grab a lot of televotes. One more thing: I *loved* the video and I am wondering whether they will change it for the shows in Rotterdam. Under normal conditions. And will they keep the… Read more »

gilpgilp
gilpgilp
10 months ago
Reply to  Una

I love the lack of smiles. It’s so Russian. Serious face party legs.

Rie
Rie
10 months ago

i’m sorry but this is the winner of Eurovision 2020, 21, 22, 23 and years to come. It’s too perfect!

Alex
Alex
10 months ago

It’s already trending in youtube in Spain.
It’s already on several Itunes and apple music countries as well

covid19
covid19
10 months ago

Not what we expected from Russia ! Soooo surrealistic, this could be from Belgium. I kind of like it. I love when Russian take things not too seriously

El Vii
El Vii
10 months ago

One Two Three Five?

Nicola
Nicola
10 months ago

Been reading some of the comments here. What were y’all expecting from a group ‘that use rave styles, punk, satire and humour’ in their songs?! This has a chance to go viral, as it a very meme-worthy song and could be a meme-worthy performance. Look, it’s not one my favourites, but it will be very memorable come Eurovision

Erik
Erik
10 months ago
Reply to  Nicola

Oh, you mean meme-orable?

IVANOV
IVANOV
10 months ago

The disklikes are just people who know their boring or generic song can’t just compete with UNO. Because of Coronavirus the rigged juries should be banned this year. We don’t want them to sit on the same room for 3 hours and contaminate people.

cipollino
cipollino
10 months ago
Reply to  IVANOV

Dear comrade Ivanov, people like you are the reason why most of Europeans hate us—normal, friendly and open-minded Russians. Stop promoting this negative image and feeding those angry russophobic eurofanboys, don’t act like them.

Army of Me
Army of Me
10 months ago
Reply to  cipollino

I bet he is not Russian.

xcinux
xcinux
10 months ago

Awful , no final

Mirko
Mirko
10 months ago

Something makes me really sad: all russian trying to dislike hard all the songs this year – take a look at the Italian entry, full of dislike and comments of russian writing UNO – and destroying the repeat button of their song just to giving it a lot of views. You can’t vote for your own country, so this behaviour is meaningless. Get a life

Meow
Meow
10 months ago
Reply to  Mirko

The favorites are getting more dislikes when Russia was announced. That’s what fanatics do.

Erik
Erik
10 months ago
Reply to  Mirko

Hola Belgrade?

Alex
Alex
10 months ago

Already 2.4M views.
234k likes. 23k dislikes. Insane. I don’t remember a similar case. Even Sergey didn’t do that. It’s a love or hate entry but people will talk and it won’t be lost on the night

Army of Me
Army of Me
10 months ago
Reply to  Alex

The most important thing is that we Russians approve this entry and don’t really care what place it will take. We want all of Europe to dance to this song! Party for everybody, dance!

IVANOV
IVANOV
10 months ago
Reply to  Alex

23K losers to be ready to cry hardly when Little Big will explode the televote counters.

NovelFrost
NovelFrost
10 months ago

Dis -> like. The more you listen – the more you like. The same? Magic!

ESC2020
10 months ago

The Girls voice its awful. I got tinnitus off it. And rhe man looks angry. The song… NO. If another country have this song, Europé skuld hate it. But its Russia

Kosey
Kosey
10 months ago

So I have had time to think about it, and this is going to end up more towards the top than the bottom of my list. The reasons: 1. It is undeniably catchy – Eurovision is a three- minute impact competition – can your song create an emotion in a short space of time – this one definitely answers yes 2. It is fun – there is a very lively and welcoming tone to this song – it isn’t overtly being mean, it’s just saying here I am, come and join the fun. 3. It’s well done for what it… Read more »

Marcom
Marcom
10 months ago

EVERYTHING IS CLEAR:
1. Italy, 2. Germany, 3. Lithuania, 4. Belgium, 5. Norway, 6. Greece, 7. Malta, 8. Russia, 9. Austria, 10. Czech Republic,
11. Denmark, 12. Azerbaijan, 13. Estonia, 14. Belarus, 15. Spain, 16. Sweden, 17. Iceland, 18. Switzerland, 19. Cyprus, 20. Albania,
21. Poland, 22. Romania, 23. Serbia, 24. United Kingdom, 25. Georgia, 26. North Macedonia, 27. Ireland, 28. Israel, 29. Australia, 30. Ukraine,
31. Latvia, 32. Portugal, 33. Slovenia, 34. Armenia, 35. Croatia, 36. Finland, 37. France, 38. Netherlands, 39. Bulgaria, 40. Moldova, 41. San Marino.

Somebody
Somebody
10 months ago
Reply to  Marcom

Happy I don’t have this kind of taste.

Marcom
Marcom
10 months ago
Reply to  Marcom

SOME CHANGES:

1. Italy, 2. Germany, 3. Lithuania, 4. Belgium, 5. Norway, 6. Greece, 7. Malta, 8. Russia, 9. Austria, 10. Czech Republic,
11. Denmark, 12. Azerbaijan, 13. Estonia, 14. Belarus, 15. Spain, 16. Sweden, 17. Iceland, 18. Switzerland, 19. Cyprus, 20. Albania,
21. Romania, 22. Serbia, 23. United Kingdom, 24. North Macedonia, 25. Georgia, 26. Ireland, 27. Israel, 28. Australia, 29. Ukraine, 30. Latvia,
31. Poland, 32. Portugal, 33. Slovenia, 34. Armenia, 35. Croatia, 36. Finland, 37. France, 38. Netherlands, 39. Bulgaria, 40. Moldova, 41. San Marino.

Marcom
Marcom
10 months ago
Reply to  Marcom

15.03.2020

1. Italy, 2. Germany, 3. Lithuania, 4. Belgium, 5. Norway, 6. Greece, 7. Malta, 8. Russia, 9. Austria, 10. Czech Republic,
11. Denmark, 12. Azerbaijan, 13. Estonia, 14. Belarus, 15. Spain, 16. Sweden, 17. Iceland, 18. Switzerland, 19. Cyprus, 20. Albania,
21. Serbia, 22. United Kingdom, 23. North Macedonia, 24. Ireland, 25. Israel, 26. Georgia, 27. Romania, 28. Australia, 29. Ukraine, 30. Bulgaria,
31. Poland, 32. Latvia, 33. Armenia, 34. Portugal, 35. Slovenia, 36. Croatia, 37. Finland, 38. France, 39. Netherlands, 40. Moldova, 41. San Marino.

Marcom
Marcom
10 months ago
Reply to  Marcom

16.03.2020

1. Italy, 2. Germany, 3. Lithuania, 4. Belgium, 5. Norway, 6. Greece, 7. Malta, 8. Russia, 9. Austria, 10. Czech Republic,
11. Azerbaijan, 12. Denmark, 13. Estonia, 14. Belarus, 15. Spain, 16. Sweden, 17. Iceland, 18. Cyprus, 19. Switzerland, 20. Bulgaria,
21. Albania, 22. Georgia, 23. Romania, 24. Serbia, 25. North Macedonia, 26. Ireland, 27. Israel, 28. Australia, 29. Ukraine, 30. United Kingdom,
31. Poland, 32. Latvia, 33. Armenia, 34. Portugal, 35. Slovenia, 36. Croatia, 37. Finland, 38. France, 39. Netherlands, 40. Moldova, 41. San Marino.

Marcom
Marcom
10 months ago
Reply to  Marcom

17.03.2020

1. Italy, 2. Germany, 3. Lithuania, 4. Belgium, 5. Norway, 6. Greece, 7. Malta, 8. Russia, 9. Austria, 10. Czech Republic,
11. Azerbaijan, 12. Denmark, 13. Estonia, 14. Belarus, 15. Spain, 16. Sweden, 17. Iceland, 18. Switzerland, 19. Bulgaria, 20. Georgia,
21. Albania, 22. Romania, 23. Serbia, 24. North Macedonia, 25. Cyprus, 26. Ireland, 27. Israel, 28. Australia, 29. Ukraine, 30. United Kingdom,
31. Poland, 32. Latvia, 33. Armenia, 34. Portugal, 35. Slovenia, 36. Croatia, 37. Finland, 38. France, 39. Netherlands, 40. Moldova, 41. San Marino.

kun tykkäät Koskenkorvasta
kun tykkäät Koskenkorvasta
10 months ago

Russia sends a ballad – everyone loathes it
Russia sends catchy tunes – everyone loathes it
Russia sends a troll entry – everyone loathes it
*Put UK, France, Latvia, Spain instead and nothing will actually change*
When will people start to drive away from constant toxicity and avoid involving politics into a song contest? All you have to do is to get ready for some action now 😀 No offense to those who actually disliked the music, cause tastes differ.
ffs mates, you’re acting worse than goddamn SJWs

Tibor
Tibor
10 months ago

This is not the kind of entry I’m upset about. We knew we weren’t getting anything super serious. I would have liked their entry to be a little more daring, this just seems like it’s making fun of the stereotypical camp image of Eurovision, and God knows we’ve had enough of that. I would have liked them to be a little more provocative, put the EBU in some kind of quagmire by entering something in the vein of “Hateful Love” or “Lollybomb”. By going this way, they could have made an impact also with the musically more serious crowd, as… Read more »

Nitzan
Nitzan
10 months ago

With all this wait, I thought the quirky guys would be wise enough to send a song about Coronavirus, which could have become a huge international hit. But instead it’s another song about nothing.

notyourtoy
notyourtoy
10 months ago
Reply to  Nitzan

I believe EBU wouldn’t let that happen