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Rein Alexander performs "One Last Time" at the NRK Melodi Grand Prix final

#77: Anarchy in the NRK

The Eurovision 2020 songlist has hit double digits after this past weekend as we encounter internal selections and national final results.

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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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An eagle with its beak open

#71: Sticks Nix FiK Picks

We’re barely a week into 2020 and we already have Eurovision drama up to our ears (HI ALBANIA!). We get caught up on the news from over the holidays in this episode.

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Darude (box) and Sebastian Rejman will perform "Look Away" for Finland at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel (Photo: YLE)

#41: Loose Ends

The loose ends of Eurovision national final season started wrapping up this past weekend, with seven songs selected, one country confirming withdrawal, and tickets… well…

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Jamala has some pointed questions (with literal pointing!) for MARUV at Ukraine's Vidbir final. (Screen: UA:PBC)

#40: YIKES

Eurovision ticket prices? Yikes. Lithuania Marathon finale shenanigans? Yikes. Ukraine’s Vidbir Inquisition? YIKES. It’s been a week, y’all.

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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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Australia will use the national selection Australia Decides for its 2019 Eurovision Song Contest entry

#37: Australia Decides Gets AUSome

We discuss Australia Decides with Mike and Dale from the Aussievision Podcast! Which entries are we most excited about in this year’s field?

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Malta will be using The X Factor to select its act for Eurovision 2019. (Photo: TVM)

#28: The Aftermarket

Eurovision provides an aftermarket for winners of singing competitions. Why don’t we have that in America? Andy Dehnart from Reality Blurred joins us to discuss.

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Orchestras were once a required component of a Eurovision Song Contest entry

#27: Orchestras, Synthesizers, and Lulu

Orchestras used to be a requirement at Eurovision. In this episode, we take a look at the evolution of live music at the competition.

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