Eurovision's 2018 selection season is approaching the end, which means one thing: Sweden's Melodifestivalen! Well, two things: lots of internal selections coming through the pipeline. No matter how you count it, we're in the homestretch!
This week, Ben and Mike do a deep dive into the United Kingdom’s Eurovision selection process and take a look at why the country has struggled for so long at the Contest. Plus, a roundup of headlines from the last week.
We’re “Dying to Try” to think of another singer that would elevate the entry Ireland’s sending to Eurovision.
At least it’s not a turkey? Not the feathered kind, in any case.
Saturday’s rehearsals gave us our first glimpse at the remaining automatic qualifiers, as eighteen countries solidified their plans for the second semifinal next Thursday.
The first 10 acts from the second semi final of the Eurovision Song Contest got a chance to rehearse on stage Wednesday in Stockholm, Sweden.
Ireland’s Nicky Byrne hasn’t tweaked “Sunlight” since it debuted — could that be a strategic misstep in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest?
Ireland has tried to change up its Eurovision process, opting for the internal selection of “Sunlight” by former boybander Nicky Byrne. This may serve to shed light on Ireland’s current Contest woes.
Will San Marino’s “Chain of Lights” by Michele Perniola and Anita Simoncini be the next link in a chain of Eurovision Song Contest final appearances?
What are the odds Ireland wins the Eurovision Song Contest with Molly Sterling’s “Playing with Numbers”?