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Leander Kills tied for first place in the first heat of Hungary's A Dal (Photo: MTVA)

#2a: The EuroWhat? Mini Week of January 22, 2018

A mini-episode with updates about what’s happening in Eurovision selection season: Armenia to France, Belarus to Serbia, and places in between.

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Filomena Cautela, Sílvia Alberto, Daniela Ruah, and Catarina Furtado will host the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. (Photo: Eurovision.tv)

#2: What is “Europe”?

We discuss what “Europe” is, get acquainted with this year’s hostesses, and get caught up with some of the selection processes.

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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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Alma will represent France at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv, Ukraine (Photo: Renaud Corlouer)

Eurovision 2017 Entry: France – Alma – Requiem

France copies their most recent Eurovision success with Alma’s “Requiem”, but misses the soul that made it work.

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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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Koit Toome and Laura will represent Estonia at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest (Screen: ERR)

Eurovision 2017 YouTube Week #4: Running Order and New Videos

Will new videos boost viewership numbers for some of the underperforming countries on the Eurovision YouTube channel?

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Valentina Monetta and Jimmie Wilson will represent San Marino at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest (Photo: Valentina Monetta)

Eurovision 2017 YouTube Week 3: San Marino is Beating Sweden?!

The big question coming out of this week’s Eurovision YouTube views: could San Marino be on its way to the Grand Final again?

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

France Picks a “Requiem,” But They’re Not Dead Yet

The last decade of Eurovision results have been pretty dismal for the French. Rumors of their demise may have been greatly exaggerated.

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