It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new podcast — and we’re feeling good! This week VICTORIA released “Ugly Cry”, a potential Eurovision 2021 song; Little Big said they will enter Russia’s Eurovision selection; Germany’s Ben Dolic and Croatia’s Damir Kedzo said they WON’T continue with or enter their national selections; Norway revealed a wildcard round for Melodi Grand Prix 2021; the EBU re-confirmed the 2020 semi-final allocation draw for 2021 and revealed that all countries will record live-on-tape performances; and Albania’s RTSH revealed all 26 of their FiK 59 songs.
Eurovision podcast (Episode 81)
For this week’s podcast, William calls Deban to discuss all the news from their flats in London. But, as ever, our contributors from around the world chime in with their insights. Calvin in Germany speculates about the reasons Ben Dolic has pulled out of Germany’s selection; Dayana in Russia gives us her take on Little Big wanting to submit songs for Eurovision 2021; Erdi in Kosovo shares more yet-to-be-announced news about FiK 59 in Albania; Lauren in Norway shares her thoughts on the Melodi Grand Prix wildcard round; Robyn in New Zealand discusses why the EBU is re-using last year’s semi-final allocation draw; and Jonathan in the UK serves his hot takes on this week in music.
Added bonus: Bulgaria’s Eurovision 2021 star VICTORIA discusses her new single “Ugly Cry”.
Topics covered in this week’s episode, include: