Archive for the ‘ESC Radio Awards’ Category
The international radio listeners have cast their votes, and they confirm Loreen’s spectacular Eurovision win last month in Baku, Azerbaijan, with the song Euphoria. With Loreen’s victory in two categories, ‘Best Song’ and ‘Best Female Artist’, Sweden triumphs for a second year in a row after winning two ESC Radio Award trophies last year with Eric Saade and Popular.
Ott Lepland, who represented Estonia at this year’s ESC with the song Kuula, wins the trophy as ‘Best Male Artist 2012’. In the ‘Best Group’ category it was a veritable neck-and-neck race all the way, and only last night during the last hours of voting the decision fell in favour of Iceland’s duo Gréta Salóme & Jónsi who performed Never Forget in Baku.
Read more and check out the full results of the 2012 ESC Radio Awards…
From June 6 to 13, the voting for the 2011 ESC Radio Awards took place. More than twice as many people as last time participated, thank you for your votes! So now it’s time to reveal the results in the four categories Best Song, Best Female Artist, Best Male Artist and Best Group:
Sweden’s 2011 Eurovision entry, “Popular”, written by Fredrik Kempe and performed by Eric Saade, won an impressive overall victory. While the song finished third in the contest in Düsseldorf, only 4 points behind Italy, “Popular” tops our awards poll for Best Song 2011 with a remarkable 31,3% of the vote. In addition, in the Best Male Artist category Eric scored a massive win with 49%, the highest percentage ever achieved in this category. So, our special congratulations go to Sweden, Eric Saade, and the composer of the song, Fredrik Kempe!
In the Best Female Artist category, Germany’s Lena secured her win with 15,4% of the vote. At the contest in Düsseldorf, the 2010 Eurovision winner came 10th with the song “Taken By A Stranger”. In the category Best Group 2011, the trophies go to Jedward from Ireland. The ESC Radio listeners awarded them with 32,5% of the vote. Their song “Lipstick”, which has been doing quite well in the charts across Europe, ranks second place with the voters.
Read more to check out the runners-up and the full results in each category…