In "Eastern European Funk," look past the confetti and you'll find a tongue-and-cheek commentary on Western Europeans, and the fashionable belief that Europe stops at the German border.
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If you're in America that is. If you're in Europe you've seen it as the main story for the last week. I'm talking of the Eurovision Song Contest which...
In just a few hours, more than 120 million viewers will tune into Eurovision, the continent-wide singing contest that has produced stars like ABBA, Ce...
On Saturday night Oslo will play host to the Eurovision Song Contest, Europe's biggest musical competition, in which countries go to head to head in s...
During this year's Eurovision Song Contest, held in Oslo from May 25 until May 29, Europe's aspiring pop stars will once again take tacky to a new lev...
In "Apricot Stone," Eva Rivas sings an ode to the symbol of Armenia.
Eurovision voters want fab, not drab. A song about nuclear fallout and deforestation does not a party make.
Every year aspiring pop stars pull out their English language dictionaries and write lyrics they hope will appeal to English-speaking audiences. Unfortunately, many end up singing in "Eurovision English."
It's hard to identify anything Turkish about Turkey's Eurovision entry--and that's the point. The country isn't full of fanatics like scaremongers in Western Europe would have you think.
Paula Seling and Ovi portray lovers balancing fiery passion with a desire to harm one another. The result is a musical fondue. Everything is smothered in cheese, and it's absolutely delicious.
Many Eurovision performers rely on camp lyrics and low-cut tops to make an impact. Not Kristina. Her song radiates Slavic soul and conveys the beauty of the Slovak language.
Matador mixes zouk, dancehall, reggae, and hiphop, building on American, African and Caribbean influences. He's essentially taking Eurovision outside of Europe.
Love him or hate him, you always remember Milan Stankovic. Fans praise his energy and have dubbed him the next Placido Domingo. Critics deem his voice feeble and compare him to a flat-chested lesbian.
While Lena does sweet in real life, it's her ability to project crazy that makes her memorable. Eurovision 2010 will be a battle between two teen pop queens: Lena and Azerbaijan's Safura Alizade.
"Drip Drop" builds on the common R&B theme of a woman done wrong by her man. Vocally, it's a convincing performance. As an added bonus, it contains just two English-as-a-second-language moments.
In the official preview video of "Opa," Giorgos Alkaios goes homoerotic. He plays an alpha male who exerts control over four younger men, each of them taut, tan and full of testosterone.
Quick: name a charismatic Belgian. If you're struggling to answer, then you understand the dilemma of 23-year old Tom Dice.
Albania's Eurovision contestant, Juliana Pasha, has transformed herself from a rather dowdy looking lounge singer wearing a wig into a disco diva who shakes her hips as freely as she styles her hair.
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