Sysuev releases brand EP entitled ‘Good Life’

Sysuev from Ukraine has released a brand EP entitled ‘Good Life’. The album is full of Hip-Hop and R&B vibes with an early 90s and 2000s groove! The voice of Sysuev has a smooth and soulful feel that you can imagine in the old skool clubs and also the beaches during the summer vacations. The […]

Maruv releases official video for ‘Siren Song’

Maruv originally won the Vidbir national selection with Siren Song but, sadly, Ukraine decided to withdraw from the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest due to political problems. However, Maruv continues to promote Siren Song and she has just released the official music video. It is a dynamic and spectacular and sexy video. The director is Yana Chaplygina and […]

Check out ‘Redemption’ by Dub Revolution from Algeria

Dub Revolution are a talented reggae dub band from Algeria. They have released a brand new video clip for the song Redemption. Redemption is composed and produced by band member Abderrahmane Boubaya (Popay dnd). The words are by Aleksandra Ninković, who is a promising lyricist from Serbia, who is currently based in Ukraine. Dub Revolution are Mine, […]

Ukraine pull out of the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

After all the politics and no solution could be found UA:PBC have decided Ukraine will not take part in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. This is a sad state of affairs. I feel sorry for the Ukrainian public and the singers that took part in the 2019 Vidbir selection. Of course, especially sorry for MARUV. […]

Politics raises it’s ugly head in Ukraine as MARUV will not now sing at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

On Saturday evening MARUV was crowned as the champion of the 2019 Vidbir national selection with her Siren song and should have therefore been looking forward to representing Ukraine at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest. However, Ukraine have decided to make a political statement from this competition and at the Vidbir the artists were grilled […]

Gallery: 2019 Vidbir national final (Ukraine)

Here is a gallery of photos from the 2019 Vidbir national selection for Ukraine. Guests included Bilal Hassani (2019 ESC France) and Jamala (2016 ESC Ukraine – winner). Since this final events have been overtaken by the unfortunate news that the WINNER will not now take part at Eurovision. Photos courtesy of Eliana Goncharova for […]

Interview: Anna-Maria (2019 Vidbir national selection)

Here is an interview with Anna-Maria, who took part in the 2019 Vidbir national selection in Ukraine. Interview by Eliana Goncharova Source: ESC Covers; STB/UA:PBC

MARUV will represent Ukraine with ‘Siren song’ at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

MARUV has won the Vidbir national selection and will therefore represent Ukraine at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with the Siren song. The voting was a combination of expert jury and public voting. You can see MARUV perform Siren song below. Source: ESC Covers;  UA:PBC; Eurovision.tv

Eurovision 2019: Rest of the News Roundup – Saturday 16 February 2019

Besides four more entries being selected it was another busy night for national selection qualifiers – SWEDEN The qualifiers from the third semi-final of the 2019 Melodifestivalen from Leksand were – Jon Henrik Fjällgren – Norrsken Lina Hedlund – Victorious  The two acts to go to the second change phase are – Martin Stenmarck and Rebecka […]

Alekseev with special guest Ani Lorak in concert in Minsk

Alekseev gave a concert in Minsk at the Palace of Republic. His special guest was Ani Lorak, who represented Ukraine at the 2008 Eurovision Song Contest with Shady Lady. Alekseev and represented Belarus at the Eurovision in Lisbon earlier this year. In the concert he sang the Russian version of his entry Forever.