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”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #13 LATVIA – Triana Park – “Line”

We’ve reached #13 in the countdown and in the Eurovision world this is a notable number as from here on up, we’re now on the all-important “left hand side of … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #13 LATVIA – Triana Park – “Line”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #14 ESTONIA – Koit Toome & Laura – “Verona”

Not since we started the countdown with Lithuania at rock bottom 43 have we returned to the Baltic countries – and once again positioned in the middle of the three, it’s Estonia. … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #14 ESTONIA – Koit Toome & Laura – “Verona”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #15 AUSTRALIA – Isaiah – “Don’t Come Easy”

Time now for Eurovision’s most distant country – half way round the world, it’s Australia. Yes, they are back for their third year in the contest and seem now to … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #15 AUSTRALIA – Isaiah – “Don’t Come Easy”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #16 CYPRUS – Hovig – “Gravity”

Finishing above Greece in this countdown for the second year in a row, Cyprus don’t quite make the top 10 as they did last time. It didn’t help that much … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #16 CYPRUS – Hovig – “Gravity”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #17 POLAND – Kasia Moś – “Flashlight”

One of last year’s big surprise successes was Poland – placed bottom in the grand final by juries, they came 3rd in the televote, pushing them into the top 10 … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #17 POLAND – Kasia Moś – “Flashlight”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #18 ICELAND – Svala – “Paper”

It’s our third Nordic country in just 4 days; Iceland came highest of any Nordic country in last year’s previews countdown, yet along with all the others (save host Sweden), … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #18 ICELAND – Svala – “Paper”

Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #19 ARMENIA – Artsvik – “Fly With Me”

Up next Eastern vibes and, as Terry Wogan would say, “a hint of the Mongolian nose flute” – yes, it’s Armenia. Consistently highly placed, they achieved their 6th top 10 placing … Continue reading Eurovision 2017 previews countdown: #19 ARMENIA – Artsvik – “Fly With Me”