Maureen Louys and Jean-Louis Lahaye have been confirmed by RTBF as the commentators for the Walloon broadcaster at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019.
In an interview with Vítor Gonçalves in the Big Interview on RTP3, Salvador Sobral assured that Conan Osíris has all the factors to win the Eurovision 2019: “We must not forget that the Eurovision is a television show.”
In an interview, Italian singer Mahmood dismissed the possibility of singing “Soldi” in English on the stage of the Eurovision Song Contest 2019: “I believe the song is already quite European without adding any other language.”
John Lundvik gave a public apology on his recent 3rd sex comments saying that his statement was political incorrect.
In a vlog uploaded to her Youtube channel, Maruv has documented her behind-the-scenes Vidbir experience.
Through the official website, the Norwegian state broadcaster has confirmed the Tel Aviv Adresse, a program in which a guest panel will analyze and score all 41 songs for the Eurovision Song Contest 2019. This year’s edition, was announced, will feature a panel of commentators consisting of Ingeborg Heldal (presenter), Ulrikke Brandstorp (MGP 2018 finalist), Morten Hegseth (journalist), Per Sundnes (former head of Norwegian delegation) and Staysman (MGP2015 participant). the four programs will be recorded between March 26 and 28.
EUROVISION 2019 🇮🇱
220 tickets were on sale yesterday following the scandal with the sales irregularities. In the evening everyone was concerned as rockets launched from Gaza, brining security issues black on the spotlight.
Hatari won the Act of The Year award at the Icelandic Music Awards. In their thank you speech band members Matthías, Klemens and Einar used the opportunity to say a few words directly aimed at Katrín Jakobsdóttir, Iceland’s Prime Minister.
NORTH MACEDONIA 🇲🇰
Antonia Gigovska has been confirmed as backing vocalist for Tamara Todevska at Eurovision 2019. She was also part of the Eurovision Song Contest last year, joining as backing singer band “Eye Cue”.
Speaking to Super.ru, Sergey Lazarev has shared his thoughts following the reveal of his Eurovision entry just a week ago. The singer has hit back at criticism of “Scream” and compared it to the same experience he had in 2016:
“I remember what a squall of criticism was after the song “You are the only one”, which I performed in 2016 in Stockholm. There was a lot of talk about which song is not catchy, which one is very “formatted”. Then they spoke to me like that, but after the song went around the others according to the vote of the audience, everyone changed their opinion immediately.”
SAN MARINO 🇸🇲
Nick Marianos who has previously staged performances for Sakis Rouvas and Eleftheria Eleftheriou will be the Creative Director for Serhat at Eurovision 2019