Tada! Time to reveal the winners in our quiz competition for the twenty pairs of ESC Radio funglasses (plus surprise gift). We asked for the name of the singer in the picture with our ESC Radio team. The correct answer was: John Karagiannis, who represented Cyprus at this year’s Contest in Vienna (Giannis Karayiannis was accepted as well).
The winners are: Guillermo Ortega (Spain), Kobi Zakai (Israel), Hendrik Hiir (Estonia), Karin Ravljan (Austria), Luis Omar Chong Lopez (Mexico), Alise Arponen (Germany), Jesse Torres (USA), Stefan Hedman (Sweden), Paulo Dias (Portugal), Madara Kuge (Latvia), Andreas Tsekouras (Greece), Cristina Giuntini (Italy), Jørgen Sundell (Norway), Victor Iglesias (France), Margarita Belous (Ukraine), Matthias Späth (Germany), Francisca Arco Martin (Spain), David Kitanov (Macedonia), Raigo Kotkas (Estonia), Karolina Głowacka (Poland). Congratulations! The winners will receive their prizes soon. Better luck next time for those who did not win.
How do you fancy wearing the same pair of funglasses as many of your favourite Eurovision stars? We’re giving away 20 pairs and you can be in with a chance of winning if you answer our question correctly. And if you are one of the twenty lucky winners, you will also receive a surprise gift, a promotional CD of a Eurovision entry from recent years (except 2015)
The question is: Who is the singer you can see on the left in the picture below? Send in the name to email@example.com along with your name and postal address by next Wednesday, 1st July, 23:59 CEST. The names of the 20 lucky listeners will be revealed afterwards here on our website. Good luck!
Last week, Emma Marrone who represented Italy at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest with the song La Mia Città, came out with a brand new single entitled Occhi Profondi (Deep Eyes). Finland’s Softengine (Something Better, 2014) have released All About You & I from their forthcoming new album, and you can watch the music video for Sebalter’s current single Shadows. Read more to check out what else is new…
Switzerland’s 2012 Eurovision Song Contest representatives Sinplus have released a new single, Tieniti Forte (Hold tight), and it’s one of the latest additions to our playlist. Other tracks recently added are single releases by Anouk (The Netherlands), Alexander Rybak (Norway), Serebro (Russia) and Eric Saade (Sweden). Read more and check out the music videos…
Tada! Time to reveal the winners of the ten copies of the 3-disc DVD Eurovision Song Contest 2015. We asked you to predict the winner in the ‘Best Song’ category of this year’s ESC Radio Awards voting. We received a large number of predictions and 48% of the participants tipped correctly the Italian entry Grande Amore, performed by Il Volo, to win Best Song. And these are the ten lucky winners: Alexander Pas (The Netherlands), Jesús Mirko Hernández Alfaro (Peru), Ekaterina Komolova (Russia), Daniel Erhardt (Spain), Andrew Bayley (Australia), Tina Magling (Denmark), Chen Cohen (Israel), Jessica Cambridge (United Kingdom), Szymon Bolek (Poland) and Tetiana Viznitsia (Ukraine). Congratulations!
The DVDs will be sent to the winners right after the release this coming weekend.
ESC Radio Awards 2015: The Winners – Italy’s Il Volo soar to victory, emphatically winning Best Song and Best Group – Polina Gagarina and Loïc Nottet dominate Best Female/Best Male Artist votings
The voting in the 2015 ESC Radio Awards was held from 6-14 June, and the worldwide listeners and fans have made their choice. Votes came in not only from the 40 countries that participated in this year’s Contest, but from all corners of Europe and other parts of the world like North and South America. Many thanks to everyone who voted!
Il Volo, Italy’s representatives in Vienna scored the overall victory: Their entry Grande Amore, written and composed by Francesco Boccia and Ciro Esposito, won the Best Song category with 25.92% of the vote, and Piero, Ignazio & Gianluca came out on top in the Best Group voting with 37.13%. Congratulations to Il Volo and to the writers of the song!
Polina Gagarina who represented Russia at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest (A Million Voices), dominated the Best Female Artist voting from day one and finished with 23.03% of the vote. Loïc Nottet, Belgium’s representative in Vienna, came out the clear winner as Best Male Artist 2015 with 32.10%. This marks the first time that Belgium has won an ESC Radio award. His entry Rhythm Inside finished a fabulous second place in the Best Song voting.
Read more and check out the full results of the 2015 ESC Radio Awards…