Category Archives: 2020 Eurovision Song Contest

Athena Manoukian releases official video for ‘You Should Know’

Athena Manoukian has released the official video clip for her song You Should Know. The video is beautifully filmed and Athena performs with a lot of style and passion.

The music video for You Should Know is directed by Greg Stoikos and Athena. The creative director is Athanasios Drougkos and Athena and the  art director Athena Manoukian and Greg Stoikos. The editing is courtesy of Greg Stoikos and Athena. The styling is by Tony Couper and Angie Andritsopoulou. Thanks also for accessories to Personart by Angie Andritsopoulou and also make up and hair to Adonis Evangelou.

Athena was selected to represent Armenia at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest with Chains On You but unfortunately the contest was cancelled due to the world health pandemic.

You Should Know is available to stream or purchase at digital stores such as Amazon, Spotify, Apple Music and more.

You can see the official music video for You Should Know below.

Source: ESC Covers; photo from the ‘You Should Know’ video clip

 

Mariette returns with ‘The One That Got Away’

Mariette has released her latest single and it is called The One That Got Away. The track is a gentle and sweet ballad.

The One That Got Away is available to stream or purchase via digital stores such as Spotify, Amazon, iTunes and many more.

Mariette has participated four times in the Melodifestivalen selection in Sweden. In 2015 she sang Don’t Stop Believing, 2017 she had A Million Years, 2018 was For You and in 2020 she sang Shout It Out.

You can hear The One That Got Away below.

Source: ESC Covers; Ocean Music Group

 

Athena Manoukian releases her song ‘You Should Know’

Athena Manoukian has released her song You Should Know. It is a contemporary and radio friendly song with a strong production.

You Should Know is composed by Athena Manoukian and Mark F Angelo (music) and Athena wrote the lyrics.  The song is produced by DJ Paco. The track is available to purchase or stream via digital stores such as Amazon. Spotify, Apple Music and many more.

Athena was chosen to represent Armenia at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest with Chains On You. However, the contest was cancelled due to the world health pandemic. It is not known yet if Athena will represent Armenia at the 2021 Eurovision.

The official music video for You Should Know will be released on 22 January but you can see Athena performing the song together with her hits of Party Like A Freak, I Surrender and XO below.

Source: ESC Covers

Destiny gives live performance of ‘All Of My Love’ on Malta’s Got Talent

Destiny @TVM
Destiny @TVM

Destiny was a special guest on the grand final of Malta’s Got Talent 2020 and she got to perform her song All Of My Love, that was originally selected for the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest.

All Of My Love was the song that Destiny was scheduled to sing at the Eurovision in Rotterdam in 2020 after winning the X Factor in Malta. However, due to the world health situation the contest did not take place.

Destiny Chukunyere will get another chance to sing for Malta at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest.

It was in 2015 that Destiny won the Junior Eurovision Song Contest for Malta with Not My Soul.

You can see Destiny perform All Of My Love below.

Source: ESC Covers

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Daði Freyr is in the holidays mood with ‘Every Moment Is Christmas’

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Daði Freyr has released a festive Christmas single called Every Moment Is Christmas. It is a melodic retro style ballad with an electronic instrument sound.

Every Moment Is Christmas is composed by Daði Freyr. The mixing was by Daði Freyr and Styrmir Hauksson and mastering by Styrmir Hauksson.

Daði & Gagnamagnið were one of the big favourites to win the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest with Think About Things. However, the contest was cancelled due to the world health pandemic. It was recently announced that Daði & Gagnamagnið will represent Iceland at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest.

You can see the official music video for Every Moment Is Christmas below. The song is available to purchase or stream via most digital stores such as Amazon, Apple Music, Spotify and many more.

Source: ESC Covers

Arilena Ara gives performance of ‘Fall From The Sky’

Arilena Ara
Arilena Ara

Arilena Ara has given a glimpse of what her stage performance may have looked like for her song Fall From The Sky. This was the song that she was scheduled to represent Albania with at the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest but unfortunately the show was cancelled due to the current world health situation.

Arilena is in what appears to be a large bird cage.

Fall From The Sky was written and composed by Arilena Ara, Michael Blue, Robert Stevenson, Sam Schummer, Darko Dimitrov and Lazar Cvetkoski.

Arilena also gave a live performance on the beach with Ardit Gjebrea of the song Kur Braktis Ate Qe Do (When you leave what you want).

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You can see Arilena’s new performances below.

Source: ESC Covers

North Macedonia: Vasil and what his stage performance of ‘You’ would have included in Rotterdam!

Vasil & his team
Vasil & his team

Vasil was selected to represent North Macedonia at the 2020 Eurovision with You. After a tv interview Vasil advised what plans there were for the stage performance.

A team from Sweden was helping with the stage show, the same people involved with Tamara’s successful show at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv.

The exciting team of backing vocalists were to be – Martija Stanojković (2016 Junior Eurovision), Barbara Popović (2013 Junior Eurovision), Lina Pejovska and Aleksandra Janeva (backing vocalist 2019 Eurovision).

You can see the official music video for You below.

Source: ESC Covers; MRT

 

Albania: Arilena Ara releases official music video for ‘Fall From The Sky’

Arilena Ara @RTSH
Arilena Ara @RTSH

Arilena Ara has released the official video clip for her song Fall From The Sky.

Arilena was chosen to represent Albania at the 2020 Eurovision after winning Festivali i Këngës #58. The original title in Albanian language was Shaj.

You can see the music video for Fall From The Sky below.

Source: ESC Covers

Serbia: Listen to English version of ‘Hasta La Vista’ by Hurricane

Hurricane (C) Stema Production
Hurricane (C) Stema Production

Hurricane have released an English language version of Hasta La Vista, the song that were originally selected to represent Serbia with at the 2020 Eurovision.

Hasta La Vista is composed by Nemanja Antonić, Sanja Vučić and Adis Eminić. The arrangement is by Nemanja Antonić and mix and mastering is by Darko Dimitrov.

Hurricane are Sanja Vučić, Ksenija Knežević and Ivana Nikolić.

You can see the music video for the English version of Hasta La Vista below.

Source: ESC Covers

Bulgaria: Watch Victoria and her Eurovision Home Concerts performance of ‘Tears Getting Sober’

Victoria and her musicians @EBU
Victoria and her musicians @EBU

Victoria gave a charming performance of her 2020 Eurovision song for Bulgaria in the Eurovision Home Concerts series. She was joined by talented musicians as she sang Tears Getting Sober.

You can see Victoria perform Tears Getting Sober below.

Source: ESC Covers