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First song for Eurovision 2022 released: “Intention”, by Intelligent Music Project for Bulgaria
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First song for Eurovision 2022 released: “Intention”, by Intelligent Music Project for Bulgaria

We have now our very first song for Eurovision 2022! After some speculation, Intelligent Music Project has been confirmed as representatives for Bulgaria with their entry "Intention". The Bulgarian rock supergroup is consisted by the Chilean lead singer Ronnie Romero, as well as drummer Stoyan Yankoulov, who previously represented twice Bulgaria along with Elitsa Todorova, in 2007 with the song "Water" landing on Top 5 and then again in 2013, with "Samo Shampioni", missing qualification. The remaining 4 other members are Bisser Ivanov, Ivo Stefanov, Dimiter Sirakov and X Factor winner Slavin Slavchev. "Intention" is a classic rock song with 80s vibes, with its own guitar riff moment. According to what the group had shared with Darik Radio: "The song raises the question of each of us’ p...
Melodifestivalen 2022 line-up completed!
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Melodifestivalen 2022 line-up completed!

The Swedish broadcaster SVT had revealed the full line-up of 28 acts participating in the Sweden's national final for Eurovision: Melodifestivalen. After a forced break caused by the pandemic, the usual tour across Sweden will happen again and six shows will be spread across five Swedish cities. Oscar Zia, who competed both in 2014 and 2016, is in charge of hosting the shows and further details on other possible hosts are still to be announced. These are the dates and stops of the Melodifestivalen 2022: 05 February: Malmö – Malmö Arena (Semi-Final 1) 12 February: Göteborg – Scandinavium (Semi-Final 2) 19 February: Linköping – Saab Arena (Semi-Final 3) 26 February: Lidköping – Sparbanken Arena (Semi- Final 4) 05 March: Örnsköldsvik – Hägglunds Arena (Andra Chansen) ...
Australia Decides 2022: Sheldon Riley, G-Nat!on & Andrew Lambrou added to the lineup
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Australia Decides 2022: Sheldon Riley, G-Nat!on & Andrew Lambrou added to the lineup

Sheldon Riley, an Australian Icon and proud member of the LGBTQ+ community, is finally living his Eurovision dream, as he was announced as one of the acts in "Eurovision - Australia Decides 2022". Sheldon Riley formerly participated in The Voice AU 2018 and The Voice All-Stars 2019. The Australian-Filipino singer got his international fandom after making to Top3 on America's Got Talent. From his very unique artistry and style, we can already believe something big and impressive is coming out from his entry. Some time ago, SBS, Australia's national broadcaster, had announced the return of their live national final "Eurovision - Australia Decides 2022" and revealed that PAULINI, Isaiah Firebrace (2017's Australian act) and Jaguar Jonze as the first big names performing next year in G...
Road To Eurovision 2022 – The Roop release their new song “OhMyGodable”
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Road To Eurovision 2022 – The Roop release their new song “OhMyGodable”

The Lithuanian band who we all loved with their “Discoteque” song, just released a new song and music video that we are all going sing! The Room - Lithuanian Elctro-Pop Music Band - released their new single “OhMyGodable”, just today, but surprises us the most is not their great taste for good music and a new song that is easy to listen to that you start singing along just after the first 30 seconds … it the title they gave to the video on YouTube: THE ROOP - Ohmygodable (Official Music Video) (Eurovision 2022) Is this meaning they will representing Lithuania at Eurovision 2022 in Turin? Or is this just one of the songs who will compete to selected and get the chance to represent Lithuania in the contest? We will have to wait as no official communications have been released, yet...
Måneskin defend Eurovision Song Contest 
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Måneskin defend Eurovision Song Contest 

Anni-Frid Lyngstad - ABBA - admits she’s no longer a fan of Eurovision, but Måneskin can’t be bothered from her comment. Fronted by Damiano David, Maneskin have become one of the most popular Eurovision contestants in recent years, with their success extending beyond the competition and turning the band into worldwide success. They’ve recently rocked at the MTv’s EMAs and they can’t seem to stop. On the other hand, Abba’s singer Anni-Frid recently said she feels that the competition has changed a lot since her legendary pop group got propelled to superstardom after winning Eurovision in 1974. Damiano, interviewed during the MTV EMAs in Budapest - Hungary, said: “I think that everything changes with time so we have to deal with it – and we like it actually.” And Victoria De Angelis...
ABBA said their last goodbyes with “Voyage”
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ABBA said their last goodbyes with “Voyage”

The Swedish iconic band ABBA, Eurovision 1974 winners with "Waterloo", released a last studio album called "Voyage", after almost 40 years had passed. Voyage features the sort of tunes one would expected from ABBA: catchy dance pop tracks, mixing with a few emotional romantic ballads. However, as they got older, also did their register, as you can feel that this work shows a more mature version of the band. "Don't Shut Me Down", "Just a Notion" and "I Still Have Faith in You" are some of singles you can listen from probably the greatest and most surprising comeback of all-time in pop industry. Their album already broke records and went straight to UK TOP 10! You can feel and join their revival journey through the Voyage digital concert series which will run 6 nights a week from Ma...
Fado Bicha, Portuguese queer project, amongst the songwriters for Festival da Canção 2022
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Fado Bicha, Portuguese queer project, amongst the songwriters for Festival da Canção 2022

The Portuguese broadcaster RTP released yesterday the full list of names of the 20 competing sonwriters for Festival da Canção, the national selecion of Portugal for the Eurovision Song Contest. There are 16 invited songwriters and 4 others who advanced via public submission and were chosen by RTP. Agir Aurea Blacci Cubita DJ Marfox Fábia Rebordão Fado Bicha FF Joana Espadinha Kumpania Algazarra Maro Norton Os Azeitonas PZ Syro Valas Fado Bicha definitely excited us seeing as they are a musical, performative and activist project in Portugal and a big representation of the LGBTQI+ community. They are Lila Fadista (voice & lyrics) and João Caçador (instruments and arrangements). Mixing up Fado and traditional roots with modern arr...
Who could the Hosts be for Eurovision 2022?
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Who could the Hosts be for Eurovision 2022?

The next edition of Eurovision Song Contest is getting closer day by day and rumours have already started about who might be the hosts of the contest this year, at PalaOlimpico Stadium, in Turin. A name that had early emerged as a potential host and shocked the Eurovision community was the the famous Lebanese-British singer, MIKA. The artist behind hits such as "Grace Kelly" or "Take it Easy" had worked in Italy for a few years now, as one of the judges of X Factor. However, MIKA's management had recently denied all the rumours that he could eventually be one of the hosts. The singer is not known for having a very positive view over Eurovision, so that outcome doesn't come as a surprise for the fan community. Another name that had emerged is the one and only Senhit. Even though hav...
Måneskin invited for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon
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Måneskin invited for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Eurovision 2021 winners, Måneskin, performed on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, making this their debut on American television! The band played "Begging", which is currently #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States (smart choice, hun?). There was also time for a special performance of "MAMMAMIA" released exclusively on their YouTube Channel. The Italian superstars also announced they will be opening The Rolling Stones on November 6, in Las Vegas. Do you think Måneskin is walking on the same footsteps as the iconic Abba?
Mikolas Josef submitted a song for ESCZ 2021
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Mikolas Josef submitted a song for ESCZ 2021

Mikolas Josef, representant for Czech Republic at Eurovision Song Contest 2018 and best country's result in the competiton until today (6th place) has submitted a song for the national final ESCZ 2022. Around 150 songs have been presented to the broadcaster, but only up to 8 will be selected for the show, which will take place in December 2021. The show will be entirely online, whike the audience will watch the live-on-tape performances. The jury will hold 50% of the voting, while 25% will be for the Czech public and the remaining 25% will be for the international audience. Will Mikolas be receiving the golden ticket once again and fly the Czech flag at Eurovision? What are your expectations?
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