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American Song Contest to be premiered next 21st March
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American Song Contest to be premiered next 21st March

NBC - the American broadcaster which will organize the US's version of the Eurovision Song Contest - had delayed the launch of the contest and it shall now premiere on 21st March, after a surge of Covid-19 cases in the country. The Grand Final is scheduled to air on Monday 9th May, one day before the First Semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. The contest will feature original songs and performances representing all 50 states, plus the capital and five US territories, where the winner will get the prize for Best Original Song. 'American Song Contest’ is produced by an incredible team, composed by Audrey Morrissey, Anders Lenhoff, Christer Björkman, Peter Settman, Ola Melzig, and Gregory Lipstone alongside Propagate’s Ben Silverman and Howard T. Owens.
UMK2022: Finalist competitors revealed
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UMK2022: Finalist competitors revealed

Today, YLE, the Finland's national broadcaster, revealed the seven finalists who will compete in Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu (UMK) 22 for representing Finland in the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Cyan Kicks – Hurricane BESS – Ram pam pam The Rasmus – Jezebel Younghearted – Sun numero Olivera – Thank God I’m an Atheist Tommi Läntinen – Elämä kantaa mua Isaac Sene – Kuuma jäbä The first song by Cyan Kicks - "Hurricane" is already out and you can listen to it right below. The alternative rock band is comprised of members Susanna Alexandra, Niila Perkkiö, Leevi Erkkilä and Pietari Reijonen and was created back in 2016 and since they they had released two studio albums. "We want to do our part in really keeping rock in the limelight!", the band said. They also got nominate...
Festival di Sanremo selects their first “transvestite” co-host: Drusilla Foer
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Festival di Sanremo selects their first “transvestite” co-host: Drusilla Foer

After so many years and after great critiques over the too-catholic and family oriented style of Festival di Sanremo, Amadeus (the host) has finally given the LGBT+ people someone they can see themselves in, selecting Drusilla Foer as his co-host for the kermesse. The National Festival of the Italian Song - Festival di Sanremo 2022 - is about to start in less than 3 weeks, and after all the critiques received in the past years, for being “too catholic and/or family oriented”, their main Host - Amadeus - who’s already hosted Sanremo in the past, selected among others, Drusilla Foer to be his co-host during the festival. The choice, of course, comes as a big surprise for the Italian audience, that is used to a very long, too times boring, 5-evenings-event, where the winner also got the cha...
Ronela Hajati will represent Albania with “Sekret” at Eurovision 2022
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Ronela Hajati will represent Albania with “Sekret” at Eurovision 2022

Last night, Ronela Hajati was declared as the winner of Festivali i Këngës and therefore the Albanian representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. The competition was divided on 3 galas, where ultimately 17 out of 20 entries advanced to the last evening's final. This last show was noted as "Eurovision Night" and artists were also allowed to add English, or any language, to their songs' lyrics. Ultimately, the whole decision was laid upon the jury, who chose Ronela as the great winner! You can watch the winning performance right below. What do you think of the Albanian's entry for this year's Eurovision?
Amanda Georgiadis to represent Greece at Eurovision 2022
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Amanda Georgiadis to represent Greece at Eurovision 2022

It's out of the box: Amanda Georgiadis will represent Greece at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022. Earlier in September, Greek broadcaster ERT announced an open call for an internal selection, from which only 5 artists advanced to the final round. They were Good Job Nicky, Joanna Drigo, Elias Kozas, Lou Is and Amanda Georgiadis. Amanda stood out amongst the contenders and will represent Greece at Eurovision 2022. Amanda Georgiadis is a Norwegian singer of Greek heritage, born in the city of Tenfjord. She studied medicine before getting into the music industry and has been an avid eurofan for many years.  Her musical style mixes up modern pop electronic with folk and ambient sounds. The entry she submitted to Eurovision is, according to herself, an "emotional ballad". "Kill the Lone...
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...
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