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Eurovision 2016 Semi-Final 2 Wrapup: Who are the last 10 qualifiers?

Thursday featured 18 countries competing for the last 10 slots in Saturday’s Eurovision Song Contest 2016 Grand Final. Who made the cut?

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Eurovision Song Contest 2016 Second Semi-Final: Our Predictions

Our second Eurovision semi-final picks are in; will we do better than the first semi-final?

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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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2016 Rehearsals Day 4: Slovenia through Belgium

The second Eurovision semi final completed its first round of rehearsals Thursday in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Eurovision 2016 Entry: Ukraine — Jamala — 1944

After taking a year off from the contest, Ukraine returns with Jamala’s geopolitically controversial song. How will they fare against overwhelming favorite Russia?

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First Listen: Ukraine Brings the History with “1944”

Because it’s not really a contest until someone has royally pissed off Russia.

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Eurovision 2014 Entry: Russia — Tolmachevy Sisters — Shine

In my four years of covering the Eurovision Song Contest, I do not recall encountering an entry with as much baggage as Russia’s “Shine” by the Tolmachevy Sisters.

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Eurovision 2014 Entry: Portugal — Suzy — Quero Ser Tua

Portugal returns to the Eurovision Song Contest with “Quero Ser Tua” (“I Want to Be Yours”) by Suzy. Did the country use the year off to revamp its strategy to try to get its first win?

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Eurovision 2014 Entry: Moldova — Cristina Scarlat — Wild Soul

Moldova taps into dubstep and overwrought lyrics with its Eurovision Song Contest entry “Wild Soul” by Cristina Scarlat. Will Europe respond to this style the way it did in 2013?

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Eurovision 2014 Entry: Azerbaijan — Dilara Kazimova — Start a Fire

Dilara Kazimova’s “Start a Fire” is poised to give Azerbaijan yet another Top 10 finish in the Eurovision Song Contest. But does the song tell an incomplete story?

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