It was only yesterday we reported that Malta had jumped to second favourite to win Eurovision 2021. And just when you thought things were settled, the bookies have updated their odds tables yet again, pushing Malta all the way to the top of the betting table.

Malta, of course, revealed their song for Eurovision 2021 on Monday. With “Je me casse”, Destiny sings about female empowerment. It has shades of Beyoncé set against some Charleston electro swing. By Wednesday she had become second favourite to win with odds as low as 19/5 according to Eurovision Oddschecker. And now our girl has narrowed to as low as 3/1 to put her on top. As she’s still in a sea of blue, the rise seems unlikely to stop in the days ahead. Damn gurl: This is how you do it!

Eurovision 2021 odds: Malta the new favourite to win

 

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Malta being first means that Switzerland has dropped off the top spot. But let’s keep it real: Gjon’s Tears is still considered a favourite to win and is in a very good spot with odds as low as 41/10. Many agencies have him level with Destiny.

At the time of writing, France and its star Barbara Pravi sit in the third spot with odds as low as 8/1. She’s a Top 5 stalwart alongside, Victoria, who is representing Bulgaria and has odds as low as 13/2, and Italy’s Måneskin with odds as low as 9/1.

The following list shows the Top 10 favourites to win the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 according to the bookies. We’re listing the best price available.

  1. Malta – 19/5
  2. Switzerland – 41/10
  3. France – 10/1
  4. Bulgaria – 23/2
  5. Italy – 12/1
  6. Sweden – 13/1
  7. Lithuania – 17/1
  8. Iceland – 23/1
  9. Cyprus – 37/1
  10. Norway – 37/1

Do you agree with the odds? Let us know your opinion in the comment section below!

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Israel
6 months ago

Bad imitation of the Israeli champion Neta

Nicole
Nicole
6 months ago

I hope Malta win

ALM
ALM
6 months ago

If i had to choose one song to win between Malta or Switzerland, I would choose Switzerland, but I don’t like any of them that much. I wish to see something unexpected or new to happen, since mostly everything on ESC has become too repetitive and boring. Next time, give us something refreshing please!

Redarrow
6 months ago

Hope Malta will win best eurovision song this year .

Tomasz
Tomasz
6 months ago

France is def my favourite! Switzerland & Malta for TOP 10 but nothing more.

Davie
Davie
6 months ago

Hi I really do not feel there are any outstanding songs this year, however I do like North Macedonia and Switzerland at the moment.

Benjamin K
Benjamin K
6 months ago

Sorry, really sorry, but Malta 1st for the bookmakers and 3rd on Eurovision Scoreboard app ?? I really don’t get it… With an objective point of view, if I was a bookmaker, the countries with the most chances to win (with jury and televote) are France, SanMarino, and Cyprus. (My personnal favorites are Sweden San Marino and Poland)

Yanni Moo
Yanni Moo
6 months ago

Generic done a million times before song and copy of Netta’s awful chicken win some years ago …. if Switzerland loses please let it be to Ukraine or Norway!!! ??

StefanK
StefanK
6 months ago

Funny how people compare Netta’s ridiculous chicken song with Destiny’s banger, but don’t compare Switzerland’s entry with last year’s winner. Switzerland didn’t even let a couple of years pass before they copied The Netherlands by putting out a similar (though inferior) emotional song sung by another cute guy with a good voice. It is exactly like last year’s entry. But instead of floating in water, the singer is floating in space.

Redarrow
6 months ago
Reply to  StefanK

Spot on .

Mr X
Mr X
7 months ago

Sorry but I don´t like her voice. There are a lot better song than this…

Davidinho
Davidinho
7 months ago

I still think Iceland has the biggest chance to win.

Redarrow
7 months ago

Great Hope Malta will win .

Luke grainger
Luke grainger
7 months ago

I have read the comments and everyone has a valid point.
I’m a voice coach and the 3 standout songs in the contest this year are, malta, Switzerland and Ireland

Tick
7 months ago

Tick tock

lasse braun
lasse braun
7 months ago

the bookies are dazed and confused at the moment! 😀 ESC is difficult to read this year – for me as fan too. the only thing which i know in advance is the (boring) circumstance,that sweden get a lot of points from the jurys as very year. 😀 all other is open and the staging will have a huge impact! the gamblers should take a bid on the real strong voices like latvia at the females and portugal(unique in the field and no copycatfeelings to last year) at the males. i mean here a top 10 or top 5/4 bid… Read more »

BigR
6 months ago
Reply to  lasse braun

Wow, i agree with you in so many levels! Even on such countries as Ukraine and Portugal.
Would jus add that France also not so much in north Europe, it just sounds old school and just very standart ‘French’. It is ok, it is part of their culture, just not the whole europe wants to see it everytime :). Take same Ukraine, it’s traditional, but it is done in modern way, I think it will go high.
Latvia, great voice! but the song is just ah…but respect for her voice :).

Ellen
Ellen
7 months ago

I’m glad Destiny is now ranked second in the odds. Most of time, people are used to trash people that are first, and Destiny doesn’t need and deserve that. She better fly under the radar and make jaws drop in may.

Ellen
Ellen
7 months ago
Reply to  Ellen

Edit: I’m glad Destiny is now ranked second in the odds. Most of the time, people are used to trash talk other people that are first (exactly like Billie Eilish, Beyoncé or Taylor Swift since the Grammys) and Destiny doesn’t need and deserve that. She better fly under the radar and then shine and make jaws drop in may.

To Wiwibloggs, why can’t we edit our comments more than once ? That’s annoying

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Ellen
Ellen
7 months ago
Reply to  Ellen

*

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Wami
Wami
7 months ago
Reply to  Ellen

She ist first

Ellen
Ellen
7 months ago
Reply to  Wami

Did I wrote she was first ? Read first then comment

Wami
Wami
7 months ago
Reply to  Ellen

But I wrote this. She is first in the odds.

Mqe
Mqe
7 months ago

I like Malta quite a bit… But it can’t win over Switzerland! Come on, please!

Wami
Wami
7 months ago
Reply to  Mqe

A lot of participants are much better than Switzerland.

Cheerios
Cheerios
7 months ago
Reply to  Wami

Switzerland is a masterpiece. Absolute winner.

Vicky
Vicky
7 months ago

ESC became boring and repetitive in terms of winners…Male ballad and feministic show….That is not necessarily bad, but REPETITIVE….. I hope something will happen to save Eurovision from sinking down…..

Ende
Ende
7 months ago
Reply to  Vicky

What about a balad from a woman and a show performed by a man?

Vicky
Vicky
7 months ago
Reply to  Ende

What about it? I was talking about last 2 years winners.

Ellen
Ellen
7 months ago
Reply to  Vicky

That’s nonsense. All of the last decade winners have quite different songs,by the theme, the genre or the lyrics. You’re just picking one thing in common about the Swiss and the Maltese entries and the ones of the past winners. That’s very easy to do… and stupid. Then why don’t we call the last winners entries repetitive because of the fact they were mostly sung in english ? See how dumb and easy what you’re bringing up is.

Vicky
Vicky
7 months ago
Reply to  Ellen

Glad that calling me dumb makes you feel very smart lol Clearly, you missing the point. But anyway, have a nice day…..

Ende
Ende
7 months ago
Reply to  Vicky

I might agree at some level but I do not get your point hen you generalize based on 2021 which would either finish like 2019 or 2018 …. That’s a very weak demonstration

Deborah
6 months ago
Reply to  Vicky

San Marino can happen!!! VOTE

Serena00
Serena00
7 months ago

it’s sad to me that people seemed to forget about Lithuania already. I still hope that they can reach top 3. I wouldn’t mind if Italy or Switzerland win. Malta though… her voice is amazing, but the song sounds insincere

Manuel Silva
Manuel Silva
7 months ago

It is not the best song that will win. Will win who has better geographical situation and good relationship with neighboring countries. You’re only going to vote if you show up a song that makes a lot of difference that I don’t think is the case. The only one that makes a difference is Portugal.

Henry
Henry
7 months ago
Reply to  Manuel Silva

Let me guess… you are from Portugal?

Marc
Marc
7 months ago
Reply to  Manuel Silva

Boring!- That tired block voting narrative.

Eurovisionary
Eurovisionary
7 months ago

Lol..this is like neta of israel 2018…got cookies attention to decrease odds for malta that they think she can win..this lift malta to the top….eurovision cheap recycled or plastic staff can only bring quality of contest down…Switzerland entry duncan effect..why cant countries find writer’s who can create ideas send something original and not work on previous unsuccessful results and recycle it. Pathetic..Cyprus is another one recycled 2018 because they got 2n position highest in many many years they can’t otherwise..they failed with recycle in 2019 and this year another mad erotic recycle going to fail while they think it’s winner… Read more »

Helene
Helene
7 months ago
Reply to  Eurovisionary

This is why I started to think Italy will win. It is not recycled . Iceland and Lithuania could have had a chance with last years songs.

Eurovisionary
Eurovisionary
7 months ago
Reply to  Helene

Italy never send recycle..they always sende original and they usually do well..I apreciate them kindly coming back after 13 years of absence. Love Italy for bringing quality

Ellen
Ellen
7 months ago
Reply to  Eurovisionary

Really ? What about all of the love songs they sent the previous decade ? In 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015 ? If it isn’t a recycled theme, I wonder what it is for you. Malta sends a feminist song once in its history and y’all are calling it “Toy 2.0” while Italy have sent a lot of love song over the decade and y’all are celebrating it ? Let me laugh at your comment… that’s a good example of hypocrisy and favoritism.

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Eurovisionary
Eurovisionary
7 months ago
Reply to  Ellen

Your comment is stupid and useless

Ellen
Ellen
7 months ago
Reply to  Eurovisionary

I pointed facts. You can prove me I’m wrong but I know I speak facts. Malta sends a song whose theme has been used once before by Israel. Y’all are calling it recycle. And the last decade, Italy sent 4 songs to the constest whose theme has been love and you dare to say the country ‘never send recycle’ ? Please, stop with your bullsh*t. It’s ridiculous.

Ende
Ende
7 months ago
Reply to  Ellen

Remove love songs and you remove 75%of the songs existing on earth ….

Helene
Helene
7 months ago
Reply to  Eurovisionary

Well when I lived in Italy there were many songs sounding very similar with the same singers and composer every year in San Remo. It is exactly the same as Melodifestivalen. The difference is that they are not used outside Italy.

Ende
Ende
7 months ago
Reply to  Helene

ITALY ITALY ITALY ITALY ITALY !

Eurovisionary
Eurovisionary
7 months ago
Reply to  Ende

Don’t be too sure. Switzerland, Bulgaria are strong too, we have to wait n see all performances

Restart
Restart
7 months ago

I wish for a Swiss victory. Hopefully next year this Covid mess will be behind us and what country better to start a new beginning than the one where everything started in the first place 🙂

Wami
Wami
7 months ago
Reply to  Restart

He is very weak and the song is boring.

Didelet
Didelet
7 months ago

France a masterpiece.Very powerfull

AussieESCfan
AussieESCfan
7 months ago

Malta is my fav now and will get my 12 points from Australia. It now makes UK song look very ordinary. For the life of me I cannot fathom why a heavy metal song from Italy is so high and also why a song from Iceland which sounds like a pub beer garden live act is so high. Go Malta and Australia

Last edited 7 months ago by AussieESCfan
Darren
Darren
7 months ago
Reply to  AussieESCfan

It’s funny how you say UK is sounding ordinary, but then say you are supporting Australia, which is quite ordinary too

AussieEurofan
AussieEurofan
7 months ago
Reply to  Darren

I support Australia because I am Australian. But I don’t expect Australia to win and I can’t vote for Australia. But I am a realist and I know that based on the reaction videos and comments I have seen so far on Technicolour, it seems to be a song that people seem to either really really love or really really hate. I can appreciate the uniqueness of Technicolour, even though it is not my style of music that I like normally. But at least it stands out. Embers is an ok song, but it does look a bit bland when… Read more »

Wami
Wami
7 months ago
Reply to  AussieEurofan

Aussie do you heve e mail?

AussieEurofan
AussieEurofan
7 months ago
Reply to  Wami

Of course I do, why do you ask?

Deborah
6 months ago
Reply to  AussieESCfan

Sometimes I forget Australian people can now vote lmao

Joseph Micallef
Joseph Micallef
7 months ago

Stop your worries about Malta winning. It will not. Malta has no neighbors to vote for it. Now we will see Greece giving 12 to Cyprus, Sweden giving 12 to Norway, the UK giving 12 to Ireland and so on. This is not about how good a song is but geo-politics. We can come up with the most beautiful song in the world and still not win. That’s us – Malta.

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Darren
Darren
7 months ago

UK isn’t voting in Ireland’s semi

Ende
Ende
7 months ago

So why do we have each year different results ? And how come Portugal with only one neighbour managed to win ??

ESC 21
7 months ago

Swedrn are not always woting for Norway. 1996 when Norway won, Sweden gives Norway 0 point

Darren
Darren
7 months ago
Reply to  ESC 21

I wouldn’t count that.
Since the introduction of the semis and the prevalence of televoting (many countries were still using just national juries in 96) Sweden and Norway have always awarded points

Last edited 7 months ago by Darren
Lion76
Lion76
7 months ago

I agree.

notyourtoy
notyourtoy
7 months ago

I see you talking about the exchange of points between neighbouring countries. If the song is really good it will get the 10points.

And remember, in 2015 Il Volo with Grande Amore managed to make even Greek televoters give them the 12 points and I think they also took 12 points (or 10 if the 12 went to Sweden!) from Cyprus

tomtomtom
tomtomtom
7 months ago
Reply to  notyourtoy

Il Volo should have won in 2015.

Baruh Yomtov
Baruh Yomtov
6 months ago

Malta often gets high points from Azerbaijan and occasionally from Italy or Spain. This year should be similar, at least from AZE to Malta.

NoLight
NoLight
7 months ago

Even tho I’m Swiss and I would love to see Gjon winning the whole thing, I wouldn’t be mad if Malta get the trophy. Both songs are great for many different reasons. Can’t wait for the live shows 🙂

Last edited 7 months ago by NoLight
The truth
The truth
7 months ago
Reply to  NoLight

And although I am Maltese I absolutely wouldn’t mind if Switzerland wins. The Swiss song for me is the best this year as it was also last year. So whether Malta wins (have great doubts about that and not because the song isn’t good enough) or not as long as Switzerland wins, I will be very pleased. So good luck to both countries.

Purple Mask
Purple Mask
7 months ago

Wow. I would be so delighted if this were finally to be Malta’s year, and with Destiny too. Malta have come close to winning three times before; they deserve the trophy at least once.

pooky1001
pooky1001
7 months ago

Funny how quick the odds change. Wasnt San Marino a top favourite when it was released? Now its not even in the top 10, that hype died pretty quickily.

Tara
Tara
7 months ago
Reply to  pooky1001

Well because songs werent released yet

pooky1001
pooky1001
7 months ago
Reply to  Tara

Yeah i get that. I was just trying to point out that even though Malta are top now because its new and fresh its very easy to see how quickly people can change their minds.

Esc addict
Esc addict
7 months ago
Reply to  pooky1001

The bookies don’t go in people’s mind you know….

TD303
TD303
7 months ago
Reply to  pooky1001

San Marino never got above the 10th place spot though

tomtomtom
tomtomtom
7 months ago
Reply to  pooky1001

San Marino was never #1 in the odds.

Darren
Darren
7 months ago

Ireland is underrated sooo much.
Okay it’s probably not going to break top 10, but can people honestly say that Norway, Azerbaijan, Croatia and Australia deserve to qualify ahead of it….REALLY??!?!

123
123
7 months ago
Reply to  Darren

Yes. It’s called having a different taste and opinion.

Darren
Darren
7 months ago
Reply to  123

There’s a difference between different opinion and then overrating something so tacky.
If any of the other countries sent that it would be this years joke act…everyone would have the same opinion then. Eurofans are quite selective when it comes to “different taste and opinion” it seems.

Fionn
Fionn
7 months ago
Reply to  123

I’m so tired of how sarcastic eurofans are omgggg it’s getting so predictable at this point

pooky1001
pooky1001
7 months ago
Reply to  Darren

I love the Irish entry. Its in my top 10. Infact compared to the bookies top 10 list only 3 of them are in mine. I guess my taste is very different.

Darren
Darren
7 months ago
Reply to  pooky1001

I dunno, like you don’t need to be a music industry professional to see that the production value alone is better than Norway for example.
Even if you don’t like the song, it’s obviously a better package compared to Norway or Croatia. But yet they’re doing well with the bookies.
No wonder Eurovision has a reputation for being a joke outside of the fandom. I see it now.

notyourtoy
notyourtoy
7 months ago
Reply to  Darren

They are underrated because most of people think that Ireland will not be able to survive in that semi, especially by the time Les doesn’t have the best vocals. But we’re going to wait till May

Darren
Darren
7 months ago
Reply to  notyourtoy

She can sing live.
We all know RTÉ acoustics or the recording of her at the George in 2020 on someone’s phone doesn’t count.
She’s had a hugely successful career in the USA (mainly as a writer, but shad had her own releases too) so I believe she can do a great job.

tomtomtom
tomtomtom
7 months ago
Reply to  Darren

I don’t know why you think Ireland is underrated. It’s pretty mainstream generic.

AussieEurofan
AussieEurofan
7 months ago
Reply to  tomtomtom

I agree Ireland has a ok/average/nice song this year but I don’t think people necessarily vote for nice songs. They seem to vote for a song that really stands out and makes some kind of lasting impression on the listener. Or they vote in their “block” which is really unfair. Certainly, from my viewpoint watching from over in Australia the winners from the last 10 yrs have been following this trend. So Darren should not go making out his opinion is better qualified and more valuable than anyone else. I personally believe that countries that have a long term history… Read more »

Last edited 7 months ago by AussieEurofan
Darren
Darren
7 months ago
Reply to  AussieEurofan

“I personally believe that countries that have a long term history of music being embedded in their citizens everyday life and culture from an early age, are more knowledgeable in all facets of music and their opinions are generally more balanced and therefore more respected.”
Well I come from a country where music has been embedded into my culture from an early age, so maybe my opinion should be more respected in that case. You’ve slightly contradicted yourself in your statement.

AussieEurofan
AussieEurofan
7 months ago
Reply to  Darren

Hence why Ireland has won so many times, when it sends unique songs and artists. Bang.

Darren
Darren
7 months ago
Reply to  tomtomtom

It may be mainstream/generic but have you seen the songs favoured to do better than it?

AussieEurofan
AussieEurofan
7 months ago
Reply to  Darren

Darren, it’s called people having their own individual tastes and preferences and everyone is entitled to vote as they wish. If we all thought the same as you, the whole contest would be boringly predictable and everyone would lose interest very quickly.

Darren
Darren
7 months ago
Reply to  AussieEurofan

You’re missing my point. And that’s fine. But to assume I have some superior high ground in ESC/Music and everyone should like what I like is just wrong. I think my point though is valid. I see support there for countries like Norway etc who have brought cringe staging and a below average song, if Tix was representing say….North Macedonia, everyone would call it a joke act, hey Croatia actually had a similar song and staging last time and look at the hate it got, but it’s some kind of art because Norway sent it. When Norway CAN actually do… Read more »

Last edited 7 months ago by Darren
AussieEurofan
AussieEurofan
7 months ago
Reply to  Darren

Darren, no I think you are missing the point. I was not giving your opinion respect and I was not inferring my opinion was superior. But what I am saying, is that Russian ESC fans have been much more appreciative of Australia’s entries these last few years and instead of dismissing Montaigne’s voice as bad, they do their research and they know that it is her unique signature sound and they also understand and appreciate her artistry in her performances. And Russian ESC fans YouTube channels and the amount of fans from Russia making posts is by far the biggest… Read more »

Last edited 7 months ago by AussieEurofan
AussieEurofan
AussieEurofan
7 months ago
Reply to  Darren

I do agree with you on Norway. But just be careful what you say. One person’s trash may be another person’s treasure. In a perfect ESC world Everyone can have their own personal music tastes and preferences and should still be able to appreciate the good aspects of an Entry even if it is not their preferred music style. But the ESC Fandom is anything but perfect.

Darren
Darren
7 months ago
Reply to  AussieEurofan

I get that. But when some of the entries put forward are actually bad ( unanimously speaking here, not just my opinion) and it’s still getting put in top 10s and odds to qualify – no wonder ESC continues to have the reputation that it has, because it would never be taken as a serious music competition when novelty kitsch is favoured over quality. BTW I actually like Australia this year, probably my favorite Aussie entry so far. And as for your comments on the last 6 winners, I would agree with this too, but we can say that the… Read more »

Ant
Ant
7 months ago

I don’t really see it winning. Her last year’s song was a stronger contender and Malta’s odds are usually inflated. But good luck to her 🙂

Polegend Godgarina
Polegend Godgarina
7 months ago

i love seeing a talented, empowered woman singing such a powerful song winning

ellybrit
ellybrit
7 months ago

Serbia 2022. Go girls, better from Malta and Switzerland!

notyourtoy
notyourtoy
7 months ago
Reply to  ellybrit

Serbian entry is great but not better than those above

Viktorz
Viktorz
7 months ago

I think that any of the top 10 can win, but I really have strong doubts against Italy.

AllThingsNordic
AllThingsNordic
7 months ago

Putting all personal preferences aside, I believe Malta is #1 in the list of potential winners. Other than that I would have Iceland and Bulgaria as underdogs. It’s hard but you need to separate which songs you like and which songs might win. Personal preference is really different from predictions.

Berco
Berco
7 months ago

It’s too early to decide the winner, because there is not any outstanding & groundbreaking song. That means we will see the rise of some dark horses after first rehearsals. There are many entries will be loved by jury, if they find a way to attract fans in live show I find their chances so high. (Switzerland, Bulgaria, etc.)

dxi
dxi
7 months ago

Well, this is awkward. I much prefer ”All of my Love” haha.

Leendert Jan
Leendert Jan
7 months ago

I really can’t see Malta winning with this song. It’s good but it’s no winner.

NickC
NickC
7 months ago

I can see any of the top 8 winning. It will be a competitive year, hopefully.

Ende
Ende
7 months ago

Måneskin will do at the Eurovision what they did at San Remo… Coming as an underdog and leaving with the trophy…
They have a song very different from the other contestants and dynamic which can please the juries and they are ready to make an amazing show with “Fuego style” Outfits and Italian beautiful language which will score a lot with televote.

Benji
Benji
7 months ago
Reply to  Ende

Italy winning? No way! Hardcore fans of that kind of music usually don’t appreciate ESC and don’t watch it.

Kim
Kim
7 months ago
Reply to  Benji

Remember Finland 2006? It can happen!

kir
kir
7 months ago
Reply to  Kim

I’d rather compare Maneskin to Hatari (though Maneskin is way less polarazing) and maNga.

Last edited 7 months ago by kir
Benji
Benji
7 months ago
Reply to  Kim

Remember Hungary 2018. Would Finland actually have won it they hadn’t made use of gimmicks?

ESC 21
7 months ago
Reply to  Kim

Yes but that song was good Italy is crap

cmjr
cmjr
7 months ago
Reply to  Kim

Finland has a very strong rocksong this year!

kir
kir
7 months ago
Reply to  Benji

As well as hardcore fans of jazz and ethnic music. That didn’t prevent Jamala and Salvador’s victories.

Ende
Ende
7 months ago
Reply to  Benji

So based on your logic, hard-core fans of that kind of music (whatever it can mean) do not appreciate San Remo neither as this the way for Italian constestant to participate to Eurovision? so how come they won San Remo…? Or do the rock band fans in Europe only live in Italy ?

Vicky
Vicky
7 months ago
Reply to  Benji

You better think twice lol My votes will go towards Italy and Finland only.

Vicky
Vicky
7 months ago
Reply to  Ende

I would be so happy to see Maneskin winnig. It’s about time.

Jamie
Jamie
7 months ago

The bookies are so confused I love it. Malta winning? Yeah, in your dream maybe.

Stephanie
Stephanie
7 months ago

When I said “these ten, it ain’t gonna happen”, I meant that maybe 4 of them can make it to top 10. Maybe… And if some of you think that all of the up tempo songs are gonna qualify… forget it! Everything will depend how the live performances will be. But more how the mood will be of the viewers at home, and they can be quite unpredictable!

Stan
Stan
7 months ago

Original?? – Nope! Fergie – A Little Party Never Killed Nobody + Jennifer Lopez – Medicine = Destiny – Je Me Casse

Sankseniva
Sankseniva
7 months ago

I’m still wondering why Slovenia and Serbia aren’t high up. For me, both entries were impactful at first listen.
I guess it’s mainly because the bookies just vote for what they think is going to win and not what is going to do well at eurovision.

Esc addict
Esc addict
7 months ago
Reply to  Sankseniva

The bookies vote!!? Yeah really eurofans have issues to understand what is a bookmaker.

BeepBoop
BeepBoop
7 months ago

While everyone argues about Switzerland and Malta I am eager to see the stagings in case there is a possible dark horse! It is so boring when we already have a winner before the show…

Lusbe
Lusbe
7 months ago

Seeing Italy fifth and Finland as low as 11th just seems unfair. The refrain in Zitti e buoni is so repetitive and it’s hard for me to understand why the song would be preferred over Finland, but maybe this is because it’s Italy and people vote for them because it’s Italy.

Ende
Ende
7 months ago
Reply to  Lusbe

Finland’s song is not bad but we already heard 30 similar songs from Linkin Park…. There is absolutely nothing new or original from them…

Stephanie
Stephanie
7 months ago
Reply to  Ende

Same can be said about the entries of Cyprus, Greece, Serbia, Croatia, Moldova, Sweden, and so on…..

Stephanie
Stephanie
7 months ago
Reply to  Lusbe

It makes no sense at all!

Milla
Milla
7 months ago

Why isn’t Switzerland’s song in Switzerlands top 50 on Spotify? If you have a possible Eurovision winner with the bookies. Seems like no interest or exposure what so ever. Weird

Ende
Ende
7 months ago
Reply to  Milla

Probably because of the French language

Ende
Ende
7 months ago
Reply to  Ende

Thank you Einstein….
What I meant is that the majority of the Swiss are German-speakers and therefore that maybe Swiss Spotify users prefer German or English songs

Last edited 7 months ago by Ende
mario
mario
7 months ago
Reply to  Ende

no its not ?

Sankseniva
Sankseniva
7 months ago
Reply to  Milla

I guess it’s mainly because it’s not a radio song + it’s french

Milla
Milla
7 months ago
Reply to  Sankseniva

For me, as a swede, I have problems with understanding this. It’s really great and fun if the song that is going to represent your country becomes a big hit in the home country. I think that’s important! So Gjon’s Tears will probobly have his moment and be recognized once he competes or only if he wins or comes top 3 or what? That’s not very nice!

Anhel
Anhel
7 months ago
Reply to  Milla

Maybe Eurovision isn’t popular in Switzerland

Milla
Milla
7 months ago
Reply to  Anhel

Switzerland is not the only country with this problem. Then the majority of songs just circles inside the eurovision-bubble? If a song don’t work outside of the bubble in your home country and with the average listener then it’s really hard to predict anything isn’t it?

Stark
Stark
7 months ago
Reply to  Milla

Nobody cares about Eurovision in our country.

Benji
Benji
7 months ago

It’s no surprise for me that Malta is the first. The Maltese entry has a big potential for an energetic staging which will be attractive for ESC viewers. The Swiss and the French entry don’t have that much staging potential, in my opinion.

Helene
Helene
7 months ago
Reply to  Benji

Well Duncan and Salvador Sobral had really simple stagings and won. It is not always the staging that makes a winning performance. But I do think that the song has to be really cathy and sung really well. Both are needed. And not too much alike what has won before. I think this talks against Switzerland. The song is not as strong as Duncan’s and it is actually a kind of a copy cat. The viewers are going to acknowledge that. Fans on this site think it is authentic because it is in French but it is written by an… Read more »

Ende
Ende
7 months ago
Reply to  Helene

1. Italy and 2. Lithuania

Stephanie
Stephanie
7 months ago
Reply to  Benji

When a song is that good, there’s no need for a energetic staging. Sometimes less is more!

Nobody Important
Nobody Important
7 months ago

How is Norway in the Top 10? Yeah no.
It’s a borderline qualifier at best. It has no business doing in the Top 10…

Ende
Ende
7 months ago

Why is he important? Is he a star in Norway?

otis
otis
7 months ago
Reply to  Ende

then he should at least serve us a better song if he is SUCH a star? Who cares about who is the real star in Norway? If the song is (generous) bad.. noone whould care of his reputation 😉

Lion76
Lion76
7 months ago

For me it will be between France and Italy and don’t forget Lituania and Iceland tough. We have to look again to the Bookmakers after rehearsal because then the judgement from press and peoples will intervene and will be more realistic I think.

ESC 21
7 months ago
Reply to  Lion76

And Sweden…

Lion76
Lion76
7 months ago
Reply to  ESC 21

Yes. They always are jury’s favourite .

Okan idu?
Okan idu?
7 months ago

There is always one song that rise to the top with the staging. 2019 it was North Macedonia, and everyone knows how Fuego skyrocketed in 2018. This year it is going to be Serbia for sure. That song has everything to be Fuego 2.0 and those girls can deliver both singing and dancing