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 take one last look at the Big Five and Ukraine’s rehearsals and see how their YouTube numbers stack up.
Will Italy’s Francesco Gabbani win the whole megillah with “Occidentali’s Karma” in Kyiv?
Now that the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest is down to 42 participants, what countries are the top ten for YouTube views?
There has been some shuffling in the standings for YouTube views for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest entries. Is it too early to declare a favorite?
Now that we have week-to-week data and all 43 songs available, which Eurovision entries are the movers and shakers and possible favorites in Kyiv?
Also an ape with a bowtie.
It’s the first full week of February, which means that Eurovision Selection Season is full speed ahead. Here’s what’s happening the week of February 5, 2017.
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.
If Francesca Michielin is going to create separation between Italy and the other countries featuring female soloists, she’s got her work cut out for her.