All posts by Roy Van der Merwe

NORWAY TO RELEASE THE NAMES of singers for 2020 Eurovision

This year NORWAY celebrates 60 years at Eurovision and they have big plans to celebrate it while selecting their entry for Rotterdam. Tomorrow the names of the artists and songs will be revealed and we have heard there could be a surprise or two. ESCCovers website from Johannesburg and ESCMorten blog from Oslo join in the celebrations and will have 60 gifts to hand out in Rotterdam to 60 lucky people – a momentum to remind them of this milestone. We will give more information closer to Rotterdam. Meanwhile ESC Covers had a look at their collection of items from Norway’s Eurovision over the past years and came across 3 selection cassettes – 1986, 1987 and 1989.

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TOP 75 from the 2019 ESC RADIO TOP 250

01. Sweden 2012 – Loreen – Euphoria (=)
02. Netherlands 2019 – Duncan Laurence – Arcade (New)
03. Cyprus 2018 – Eleni Foureira – Fuego (-1)
04. Italy 2019 – Mahmood – Soldi (New)
05. Norway 2019 – KEiiNO – Spirit in the Sky (New)
06. Belgium 2015 – Loïc Nottet – Rhythm Inside (+1)
07. Portugal 2017 – Salvador Sobral – Amar pelos dois (-4)
08. Ukraine 2016 – Jamala – 1944 (-4)
09. Italy 2015 – Il Volo – Grande Amore (-3)
10. Norway 1995 – Secret Garden – Nocturne (=)
11. Belgium 2017 – Blanche – City Lights (-6)
12. Spain 2012 – Pastora Soler – Quédate Conmigo (-4)
13. Iceland 2019 – Hatari – Hatrið mun sigra (New)
14. Turkey 2003 – Sertab Erener – Everyway That I Can (-5)
15. Turkey 2010 – maNga – We Could Be The Same (-1)
16. Russia 2016 – Sergey Lazarev – You Are the Only One (=)
17. Sweden 2015 – Måns Zelmerlöw – Heroes (=)
18. Norway 2009 – Alexander Rybak – Fairytale (-6)
19. Sweden 2014 – Sanna Nielsen – Undo (+13)
20. Sweden 1974 – ABBA – Waterloo (-9)
21. Serbia 2007 – Marija Šerifović – Molitva (-9)
22. Australia 2016 – Dami Im – Sound of Silence (-3)
23. Netherlands 2014 – The Common Linnets – Calm After the Storm (-3)
24. Estonia 2015 – Elina Born & Stig Rästa – Goodbye to Yesterday (-9)
25. Turkey 1997 – Sebnem Paker – Dinle (=)
26. Portugal 2019 – Conan Osíris – Telemóveis (New)
27. Greece 2005 – Helena Paparizou – My Number One (-6)
28. Austria 2014 – Conchita Wurst – Rise Like a Phoenix (-10)
29. Serbia 2019 – Nevena Božović – Kruna (New)
30. Latvia 2015 – Aminata – Love Injected (-3)
31. Bulgaria 2016 – Poli Genova – If Love Was a Crime (-9)
32. Denmark 2013 – Emmelie de Forest – Only Teardrops (-2)
33. Serbia & Montenegro 2004 – Željko Joksimović – Lane moje (+1)
34. Switzerland 2019 – Luca Hänni – She Got Me (New)
35. Turkey 2009 – Hadise – Düm Tek Tek (=)
36. Norway 2015 – Mørland & Debrah Scarlett – A Monster Like Me (-10)
37. Armenia 2016 – Iveta Mukuchyan – LoveWave (-4)
38. Bosnia & Herzegovina – Hari Mata Hari – Lejla (+1)
39. Norway 2013 – Margaret Berger – I Feed You My Love (-3)
40. Albania 2019 – Jonida Maliqi – Ktheju Tokës (New)
41. Italy 2017 – Francesco Gabbani – Occidentali’s Karma (-17)
42. Italy 1992 – Mia Martini – Rapsodia (+53)
43. Estonia 2009 – Urban Symphony – Rändajad (-15)
44. Italy 2018 – Ermal Meta & Fabrizio Moro – Non Mi Avete Fatto Niente (-15)
45. Bulgaria 2017 – Kristian Kostov – Beautiful Mess (-3)
46. Israel 2018 – Netta – Toy (-23)
47. Cyprus 2019 – Tamta – Replay (New)
48. Poland 2016 – Michał Szpak – Color of Your Life (-17)
49. Greece 2001 – Antique – (I Would) Die For You (-1)
50. Russia 2015 – Polina Gagarina – A Million Voices (-5)
51. Germany 2010 – Lena – Satellite (-10)
52. Australia 2019 – Kate Miller-Heidke – Zero Gravity (New)
53. Albania 2018 – Eugent Bushpepa – Mall (-16)
54. Serbia 2012 – Željko Joksimović – Nije Ljubav Stvar (+1)
55. Slovenia 2019 – Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl – Sebi (New)
56. Estonia 2018 – Elina Nechayeva – La Forza (-16)
57. Spain 1995 – Anabel Conde – Vuelve Conmigo (-6)
58. Luxembourg 1973 – Anne Marie David – Tu te reconnaîtras (-1)
59. United Kingdom 1997 – Katrina and the Waves – Love Shine a Light (-16)
60. Iceland 2009 – Yohanna – Is It True (-22)
61. Serbia 2013 – Moje 3 – Ljubav Je Svuda (+25)
62. Spain 1973 – Mocedades – Eres Tu (+6)
63. Luxembourg 1965 – France Gall – Poupée de cire, poupée de son (-4)
64. France 2016 – Amir – J’ai cherché (+1)
65. North Macedonia 2019 – Tamara Todevska – Proud (New)
66. Serbia 2008 – Jelena Tomašević – Oro (-13)
67. North Macedonia 2012 – Kaliopi – Crno i Belo (+29)
68. United Kingdom 1996 – Gina G – Ooh Aah… Just A Little Bit (+10)
69. Ireland 1987 – Johnny Logan – Hold Me Now (-7)
70. Cyprus 2012 – Ivi Adamou – La La Love (+7)
71. Hungary 2018 – AWS – Viszlát nyár (-24)
72. The Netherlands 2013 – Anouk – Birds (+8)
73. France 1991 – Amina – Le Dernier qui a parlé… (+32)
74. Ukraine 2004 – Ruslana – Wild Dances (-28)
75. France 2018 – Madame Monsieur – Mercy (-31)

The top 75 from the 2019 edition of the ESC TOP 250.

RUNNING ORDER – JUNIOR EUROVISION 2019

Yesterday during the opening ceremony, the running order for the 2019 Junior Eurovision song contest was decided.

01 – Australia
02 – France
03 – Russia
04 – North Macedonia
05 – Spain
06 – Georgia
07 – Belarus
08 – Malta
09 – Wales
10 – Kazakhstan
11 – Poland
12 – Ireland
13 – Ukraine
14 – The Netherlands
15 – Armenia
16 – Portugal
17 – Italy
18 – Albania
19 – Serbia

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