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ZiBBZ performs at Switzerland's national final. They will perform "Stones" at the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal. (Photo: SRF / Micro Rederlechner)

#4: The Who? and the What? Now!

Lindsey Weber from the Who Weekly podcast stops by to chat about how the Olympics are the perfect world event to prep for Eurovision before getting into the songs selected for Malta, Switzerland, the UK, Denmark, and Italy.

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#3a Mini: You ‘kay?

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.

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Francesco Gabbani will represent Italy at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine (Photo: RAI)

Eurovision 2017 YouTube Rehearsals: The Autoqualifiers

We take one last look at the Big Five and Ukraine’s rehearsals and see how their YouTube numbers stack up.

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Francesco Gabbani will represent Italy at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine (Photo: RAI)

Eurovision 2017 Entry: Italy – Francesco Gabbani – Occidentali’s Karma

Will Italy’s Francesco Gabbani win the whole megillah with “Occidentali’s Karma” in Kyiv?

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Alma will represent France at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv. (Screenshot: YouTube)

Eurovision 2017 YouTube Week #6: Standings

Now that the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest is down to 42 participants, what countries are the top ten for YouTube views?

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Francesco Gabbani will represent Italy at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv. (Screenshot: YouTube)

Eurovision 2017 YouTube Week #5: Pre-Party

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?

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Jana Burceska will represent FYR Macedonia at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest (Photo: Erina Bogoeva)

Eurovision 2017 YouTube Week 2: Favorites Emerging

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?

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Jamie-Lee Kriewitz represented Germany in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. (Photo: NDR)

This Week in Eurovision: Switzerland, Italy, and Germany Choose

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.

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Poli Genova rehearses for Bulgaria at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest (Photo: Andres Putting)

2016 Rehearsals Day 6: Germany, Italy, the UK, and SF2

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.

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