Måneskin

Eurovision 2021 top 39 countdown #34: ITALY – Måneskin– Zitti e buoni

We reach the second Big 5 country of this year’s countdown and narrowly avoid having two Big 5s in my bottom 5. I have a feeling this may be the … Continue reading Eurovision 2021 top 39 countdown #34: ITALY – Måneskin– Zitti e buoni

The best of the rest: Eurovision 2021 national final favourites (part 1)

The cancellation of the 2020 contest has meant than many broadcasters re-selected their 2020 artists for 2021, including a number of those who had won their place via a national … Continue reading The best of the rest: Eurovision 2021 national final favourites (part 1)

Eurovision 2021 national selections: Italy preview

The Festival della canzone italiana di Sanremo (usually just called Sanremo in the Eurovision fandom) is far more than another national final – the festival predates Eurovision itself and was … Continue reading Eurovision 2021 national selections: Italy preview

Eurovision 2020 top 41 countdown: #20 to #18

We enter into my top 20 and have now moved from clustering rankings from 5 at a time, to 3 at a time for the next few sets of rankings. … Continue reading Eurovision 2020 top 41 countdown: #20 to #18

Eurovision 2020 national selections: Australia, Latvia, Italy and Malta previews

Eurovision 2020 national selections: Australia, Latvia, Italy and Malta previews

This is my first proper preview of the national selection season for Eurovision 2020, and it’s a Super Saturday on 8 February with 2 national finals in Australia and Latvia, … Continue reading Eurovision 2020 national selections: Australia, Latvia, Italy and Malta previews

National finals 2019 best of the rest part 1

The nearly songs: national finals 2019 best of the rest part 1

So we’ve just had our first weekend in what feels like weeks where there has been no national final, and with all the remaining songs released last week and a … Continue reading The nearly songs: national finals 2019 best of the rest part 1

Ester Peony

That was the (national final) weekend that was: reflections on recent Eurovision national selections

It may have not escaped anyone’s notice but this weekend just gone (16-17 February) had its fair share of shocks, drama and scandal in the various national finals that took … Continue reading That was the (national final) weekend that was: reflections on recent Eurovision national selections