Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #1 ITALY – Francesco Gabbani – “Occidentali’s Karma”

We have reached the summit! And I don’t think this year’s winner will come as any surprise to you It’s the second year in a row a Big 5 country … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #1 ITALY – Francesco Gabbani – “Occidentali’s Karma”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #2 BELGIUM – Blanche – “City Lights”

In the runner’s up spot, it’s a country that has really refound its Eurovision mojo in the last couple of years. One of Eurovision’s founding countries, Belgium has had a … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #2 BELGIUM – Blanche – “City Lights”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #3 SWEDEN – Robin Bengtsson – “I Can’t Go On”

Earning a place in the top 3 once again is Eurovision’s current superpower, Sweden. Last year’s hosts, they and Ukraine are the only countries to have won more than once … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #3 SWEDEN – Robin Bengtsson – “I Can’t Go On”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #4 FRANCE – Alma – “Requiem”

Our penultimate big 5 country is one facing a big choice this Sunday in their presidential election – it’s last year’s chart toppers, France. 5 times winners, last year France went … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #4 FRANCE – Alma – “Requiem”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #5 FYR MACEDONIA – Jana Burceska – “Dance Alone”

Finally into the top echelons of the countdown and we begin the top 5 with the top Balkan country. If you’d said (before we knew the songs) that Macedonia would … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #5 FYR MACEDONIA – Jana Burceska – “Dance Alone”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #6 AZERBAIJAN – Dihaj – “Skeletons”

Aside from Australia, Azerbaijan is home to Eurovision’s most easterly capital and also its most recent entrant. They have been in it to win it from the start, triumphing in … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #6 AZERBAIJAN – Dihaj – “Skeletons”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #7 ISRAEL – IMRI – “I Feel Alive”

Celebrating their 40th appearance in the contest, three-time winners Israel are sending the biggest party banger song of Eurovision 2017. The unbelievably hot Imri Ziv represents them this year, having … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #7 ISRAEL – IMRI – “I Feel Alive”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #8 DENMARK – Anja Nissen – “Where I Am”

Our penultimate Nordic country are three-times winners Denmark. The won as recently as 2013 but their year of hosting, 2014, marks Denmark’s last appearance in the grand final. Two boy … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #8 DENMARK – Anja Nissen – “Where I Am”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #9 BULGARIA – Kristian Kostov – “Beautiful Mess”

Gracing the top 10 once again is Bulgaria – after many years of non-qualification, they stormed to 4th place last year with Poli Genova and the hyper-catchy “If Love Was a … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #9 BULGARIA – Kristian Kostov – “Beautiful Mess”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #10 SWITZERLAND – Timebelle – “Apollo”

Opening up the top 10 is a country we’re not accustomed to seeing in the upper positions of this chart. Eurovision’s first ever winners, Switzerland have suffered more than most … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #10 SWITZERLAND – Timebelle – “Apollo”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #11 SERBIA – Tijana Bogićević – “In Too Deep”

Just missing out on the top 10, it’s our penultimate ex-Yugoslav country in the countdown – Serbia. They are the most successful and consistent of the Balkan countries (winning in … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #11 SERBIA – Tijana Bogićević – “In Too Deep”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #12 UNITED KINGDOM – Lucie Jones – “Never Give Up on You”

We finally get to a Big 5 country after a long gap from Germany and Spain and it’s our very own UK! Contrary to what many (younger) people might think, the … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #12 UNITED KINGDOM – Lucie Jones – “Never Give Up on You”