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Eurovision 2011

Q&A With Jedward, Ireland's Eurovision 2011 Contestants

Will Adams | Posted 07.11.2011 | Entertainment
Will Adams

The blond-quiffed twins known as 'Jedward' will represent Ireland at Eurovision 2011 with their song "Lipstick." I spoke with them ahead of Eurovision about their hair, their aspirations and why they'll stand out in the competition.

Armenia's Eurovision 2011 Song: "Boom Boom" by Emmy

Will Adams | Posted 07.09.2011 | World
Will Adams

Though Armenian singer singer Emmy never tells us what her lover's kiss is actually like, the video implies it's as powerful as a punch delivered by a boxer wearing silver stilettos and black spandex.

Q&A With Amaury Vassili, France's Eurovision 2011 Contestant

Will Adams | Posted 07.09.2011 | World
Will Adams

From the moment French broadcaster France 3 announced that Amaury Vassili would represent France at Eurovision 2011, Eurovision fans and opera lovers have been shouting "Ooo la la!"

Norway's Eurovision 2011 Song: "Haba Haba" by Stella Mwangi (VIDEO)

Will Adams | Posted 07.06.2011 | World
Will Adams

Stella will breeze through to the finals. There, her unique sound should earn her a Top 10 finish, especially if last year is anything to go by.

Sweden's Eurovision 2011 Song: "Popular" by Eric Saade (VIDEO)

Will Adams | Posted 07.05.2011 | World
Will Adams

In the final, Eric's chances may hinge on Europe's appetite for electro-pop. "Popular" is one of the few numbers you could legitimately hear playing at a club. But that's not necessarily a good thing.

Portugal's Eurovision 2011 Song: "Luta é Alegria" by Homens da Luta (VIDEO)

Will Adams | Posted 07.03.2011 | World
Will Adams

With their simple song, Homens Da Luta mobilized tens of thousands of disgruntled Portuguese. Unfortunately for them, mobilizing tens of thousands of Eurovision voters is another matter entirely.

Belarus' Eurovision 2011 Song: "I Love Belarus" by Anastasiya Vinnikova (VIDEO)

Will Adams | Posted 06.21.2011 | World
Will Adams

2011-04-21-belagoodpullpic.jpgIf members of the Soviet Politburo ever produced an adult video, it might have looked something like this.

Azerbaijan's Eurovision 2011 Song: "Running Scared" by Ell & Nikki (VIDEO)

Will Adams | Posted 06.20.2011 | World
Will Adams

Ell's boyishly good looks betray him in a setting meant to be ripe with sweat and sex and passion. At just 21 years of age, he seems overwhelmed by the Mrs. Robinson fantasy of 30-year old Nikki, who looks like a real maneater.