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Logo of the AfriMusic Song Contest, promo photo of Australian group Uncanny Valley, and logo of the Free European Song Contest

#87: AfriMusic, AI, and the Free European Song Contests

The 2020 Eurovision Song Contest did not happen. We discuss three Eurovision-adjacent song contests that did happen in the first half of 2020.

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Video monitors display artists from the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest in the Europe Shine a Light special

#86: Shine a Light

The 2020 Eurovision Season comes to an end with Europe: Shine a Light. @dudepoints joins us to reminisce and set the record straight on the Riga Beaver.

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#82: The (Other) Ones That Got Away 2020 Edition

We look back at the songs that missed out on being in the weird limbo space created after the cancellation of the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.

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Morgan gave his song partner Bugo an earful at the Sanremo Festival Friday, leading to the duo's disqualification. (Screen: RAI)

#76: Sanremo LXX (Long, Xtra Xtra)

Saturday proved to be a marathon as Australia, Latvia, and Italy chose their Eurovision entries and a whole bunch of other countries made progress.

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#75: Austvia Superdecides

It’s time to update your Eurovision Top 2 videos as Czech Republic makes their choice and Australia, Italy, and Latvia get ready to make theirs.

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MEANDI performs the song "DRIP" at Lithuania's selection show

#72: DRIP in a Box

Eurovision Selection Season 2020 begins in earnest with Norway’s revamped Melodi Grand Prix and Lithuania’s fashion makeover.

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Fireworks in purples and reds, with one explosion making a heart shape

#70: The Ones That Got Away 2010s Edition

408 songs competed on the Eurovision stage this decade. 148 did not qualify for the Grand Final. From those, we picked 20 that still hold up.

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Armenia, Ireland, Moldova, Switzerland, Latvia, and Romania will open the second semi-final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. (Photos: Eurovision.tv)

#47: Semi-Final 2 Part 1 Sorry, Country

We start our exploration of the second semi-final of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with special guest Lindsey Weber.

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Zala Kralj and Gašper Šantl won Slovenia's EMA 2019 with their mood-filled ballad "Sebi" (Photo: Sandi Fišer)

#39: Eurovision is a Whole Mood

All the things happened this past weekend in Eurovision-land and the trend that’s emerging: Eurovision is in a mood.

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As we get ready for 2019, we take one last look at music from 2018.

#32: Spotify Wrapping Up 2018

As we wrap up 2018, we get ready for Albania’s Eurovision selection process, check in with Spain, and see how Spotify puts us on blast.

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