Justs Latvia Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #8 LATVIA – Justs – “Heartbeat”

It’s our highest charting Baltic country now, a country that won Eurovision in 2002 but until a 6th place in the final last year had struggled in the last few … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #8 LATVIA – Justs – “Heartbeat”

Dami Im Australia Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #9 AUSTRALIA – Dami Im – “Sound of Silence”

Next up is the furthest flung country in this year’s contest, indeed it’s about as far from Europe as you can go! It’s last year’s special guest entry, which (unsurprisingly) … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #9 AUSTRALIA – Dami Im – “Sound of Silence”

Minus One Cyprus Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #10 CYPRUS – Minus One – “Alter Ego”

We finally reach the top 10! And at number 10 is a country that usually plays second fiddle to their Greek mainland cousins, it’s Eurovision’s other Mediterranean island country – … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #10 CYPRUS – Minus One – “Alter Ego”

Francesca Michielin Italy Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #11 ITALY – Francesca Michielin – “No Degree of Separation”

Just missing out on the top 10 is another of the big 5, a country who took a lengthy break from Eurovision in the late 1990s and 2000s, but have … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #11 ITALY – Francesca Michielin – “No Degree of Separation”

Greta Salóme Iceland Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #12 ICELAND – Greta Salóme – “Hear Them Calling”

It’s our final Nordic country today – seems a little strange to say that when we haven’t reached the top 10 yet, it normally has at least a couple of … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #12 ICELAND – Greta Salóme – “Hear Them Calling”

Jamie-Lee Germany Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #13 GERMANY – Jamie-Lee – “Ghost”

It’s taken a while to get to the next Big 5 country but we’ve finally got there and it’s time for – Germany. For a second year in a row … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #13 GERMANY – Jamie-Lee – “Ghost”

Gabriela Gunčíková Czech Republic Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #14 CZECH REPUBLIC – Gabriela Gunčíková – “I Stand”

As we get closer to the top 10, we come to a country that has only 4 previous appearances at Eurovision, and is yet to make the final – Czech … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #14 CZECH REPUBLIC – Gabriela Gunčíková – “I Stand”

Jüri Pootsmann Estonia Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #15 ESTONIA – Jüri Pootsmann – “Play”

It’s the second of the three Baltic countries in the list now, and one of my favourite Eurovision countries – Estonia. They have put in a string of high quality, classy … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #15 ESTONIA – Jüri Pootsmann – “Play”

Agnete Norway Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #16 NORWAY – Agnete – “Icebreaker”

We’ve reached our penultimate Nordic country in the countdown, and taking the runners up spot is – Norway. Norway are infamous for coming last and getting nul points – not … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #16 NORWAY – Agnete – “Icebreaker”

Ira Losco Malta Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #17 MALTA – Ira Losco – “Walk On Water”

The first of the contest’s two Mediterranean island countries is up next and it’s one of Eurovision’s most enduring and endearing of contestants – Malta. Together with France, Spain, Sweden … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #17 MALTA – Ira Losco – “Walk On Water”

Jamala Ukraine Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #18 UKRAINE – Jamala – “1944”

At 18, we welcome back a country that never fails to put in a noteworthy entry, whether it be for spectacle, campness, staging, you name it. Sadly due to the … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #18 UKRAINE – Jamala – “1944”

Iveta Mukuchyan Armenia Eurovision 2016

Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #19 ARMENIA – Iveta Mukuchyan – “LoveWave”

We’re back with an ex-Soviet country, and one that’s on the very geographical edges of Europe in the Caucasus – Armenia. While they have not been in Eurovision that long, … Continue reading Eurovision 2016 previews countdown: #19 ARMENIA – Iveta Mukuchyan – “LoveWave”