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!
The second semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest started filling up this past week as nine countries made their selections. There are elevated pianos, Moldovan wedding hijinks, and baffled rockers—it must be the height of selection season!
Three more songs have joined the 2018 Eurovision field—two from national selections and one from... just showing up? San Marino has a business proposition for you while Israel poses a challenge to the concept of live vocals. Plus, we get ready for the onslaught of Stupor Saturday. Get excited!
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 have songs to talk about! France, Czech Republic, and Spain have selected and boy do we have opinions. Russia and Ukraine continue their Eurovision dramarama. Oh, and the semi-finals have been allocated.
We take one last look at the Big Five and Ukraine’s rehearsals and see how their YouTube numbers stack up.
With controversy swirling, can Ukraine capitalize on home field advantage?
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?
Will new videos boost viewership numbers for some of the underperforming countries on the Eurovision YouTube channel?
The big question coming out of this week’s Eurovision YouTube views: could San Marino be on its way to the Grand Final again?