Laila Samuels (Melodi Grand Prix Norway 2016) visits ESC Radio studio – listen to our exclusive interview today Wednesday, 10 January, at 11.30 and 19.30 CET
Norway’s ‘Melodi Grand Prix’ 2016, the country’s national final for the Eurovision Song Contest, will take place on 27 February at the Oslo Spektrum, Oslo. Ten acts will be competing, and one of them is 35-year-old singer songwriter Laila Samuels with the song Afterglow.
Laila visited ESC Radio studio today for an exclusive interview. In the interview she speaks about her career as part of Norwegian girl band The Tuesdays, her Eurovision-related songwriting, and her plans for the performance of Afterglow at the Melodi Grand Prix final on 27 February.
The interview will air Wednesday, 10 February, at 11.30 CET, and be repeated at 19.30 CET.
Read more to watch the video of the acoustic version of Afterglow and check out the photos from Laila’s visit at ESC Radio studio…
German finalists getting ready to compete in ‘Unser Lied für Stockholm’ – listen to our exclusive interview with Ella Endlich (“Adrenalin”)
With the current success of German pop schlager, many fans of this music were happy when the news came out that Ella Endlich would participate in ‘Unser Lied für Stockholm’, Germany’s national final for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. With the song Adrenalin, Ella aims to represent her country at the biggest music competition in the world – a “childhood dream” for the 31-year-old singer.
Ella visited our ESC Radio studio for an exclusive interview in which she speaks about her career in the music business, her new album under new management and with a new production team, and she reveals some first details of her performance for the German final on 25 February!
Read more to listen to the interview and check out some photos from Ella’s visit at ESC Radio studio in Berlin…
German finalists getting ready to compete in ‘Unser Lied für Stockholm’ – listen to our exclusive interview with KEØMA (“Protected”)
The countdown is on for ‘Unser Lied für Stockholm’, Germany’s national final for Eurovision 2016, to be held on Thursday 25th February in Cologne. One of the ten participating acts is the indie pop duo KEØMA, comprised of Kat Frankie and Chris Klopfer.
With their self-written song Protected and “an atmosphere of intimacy” on stage, Kat and Chris hope to win the audience and the televiewers at home. KEØMA visited our ESC Radio studio today for an exclusive interview in which they speak about their musical style, aptly labeled ‘night drive pop’, their debut album and their plans to create a performance where people can relate to the feeling of intimacy of the song.
Read more, listen to the interview and watch the music video of their entry Protected…
Loreen has extended her reign at the top of the ‚Eurovision Top 250‘ into a fourth year with Euphoria. Last night, during the last 30 minutes of the year, the ranking was complete, and Sweden’s 2012 Eurovision winning song finished on top once again, congratulations!
Runner-up this year is Conchita’s Rise Like A Phoenix, the 2014 Eurovision winner from Austria, followed by Grande Amore, performed for Italy at the 2015 Contest by pop opera trio Il Volo. It’s the country’s best result in this voting, held for the eighth time this year.
Read more and check out the complete list of the 2015 edition of the ‘Eurovision Top 250’…
Eurovision Top 250 – What are the most popular Eurovision songs? Tune in for the countdown on New Year’s Eve 31 December, 11:00 CET!
The voting for the 2015 edition of the Eurovision TOP 250 is closed. For the eighth time this year the world-wide fans of the Contest voted their favourite songs from the Eurovision Song Contest history. The countdown is a collaboration with 12points.tv, eurovisionbelgium.blogspot.com, ilkar.blogspot.com.songfestivalweblog.nl, eurovisionireland.net, and infe Poland.
On New Year’s Eve, 31 December, ESC Radio will present you the ranking of the 250 most voted songs. Can Loreen’s Euphoria stay on top again? Will another big favourite from recent years take over? How will this year’s winning song Heroes by Mans Zelmerlöw come off?
Tune in to ESC Radio on New Year’s Eve, 31 December, at 11:00 CET, and listen to the most popular Eurovision songs, as voted for by the world-wide fans!
For the results of last year’s voting please visit:
For the eighth time this year, Eurovision fans have the opportunity to vote for their favourites from the history of the Contest and decide about the Eurovision Top 250 ranking. Organised by 12points.tv in collaboration with fan sites eurovisionbelgium.blogspot.com, ilkar.blogspot.com. songfestivalweblog.nl, eurovisionireland.net, infe Poland and ESC Radio, you can vote according to the official Eurovision voting system, awarding a set of points from 1 to 8, then 10 and finally 12 points to your personal no. 1 Eurovision song. Voting is still possible until Sunday, 13 December.
To cast your vote, please go to http://12points.tv/esc250/
The countdown of your 250 favourite ESC songs will be broadcast here on ESC Radio on the last day of the year, December 31.
For the results of last year’s voting please visit: