Category Archives: NEW RELEASES

PHOTO: AMITA MOTION October 20

Listen: Kostas Martakis – Monos Mou

ATHENS, GREECE – Kostas Martakis ended up as a runner up in the Greek national final to represent Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest, in 2008 and 2014. Continuously rising his star and his career in Greece, Kostas released a brand new single today titled “Monos Mou” (By myself) penned by Stelios Rokkos and released […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 19

Freaky Fortune & Softengine join forces?

HELSINLI, FINLAND – We all know that the Eurovision Song Contest is the greatest gathering of artists in Europe, and, as such, it is also the cradle to many Pan-European collaborations. The latest example comes from our continent confines: Finland and Greece! The 2014 Finnish entrants, Softengine, have recently declared, through their lead singer Topi […]

IGOR CUKROV October 18

Video: Igor Cukrov – Jedna Duša, Jedno Till

ZAGREB, CROATIA – In 2009 Ivan Cukrov represented Croatia in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest in Moscow, released a brand new video clip for his latest and also brand new single “Jedna duša, jedno till”. The video is filmed in Abu Dhabi (Dubai) and the singer is joined by model Paula Poljak. The great combination […]

PHOTO: YANNIS PAPOUTSAKIS / OIKOTIMES.COM October 16

New releases by Koza Mostra & Kállay-Saunders

ATHENS, GREECE – The new single of Koza Mostra who proudly represented Greece in the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest is out. It’s titled “Bordello Originale” and is penned by Haris Romas and Elias Kozas. BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – András Kállay-Saunders who brought Hungary in the Eurovision Final top five with one of the best Eurovision entries […]

PHOTO: YANNIS PAPOUTSAKIS / OIKOTIMES.COM October 16

Live: Dina Garipova’s new song “Dva shaga do lyubvi”

MOSCOW, RUSSIA – Russia’s 2013 Eurovision Song Contest representative, Dina Garipova, released her new single yesterday. The song, titled “Dva shaga do lyubvi” (Two Steps To Love) was premiered in a live broadcast on Russia’s popular radio station Autoradio. DID YOU KNOW? Dina Garipova represented Russia in Malmo with the song “What if”. The song […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 10

New releases by Joan Franka and Sara Jovanovic

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – Joan Franka represented the Netherlands two years ago, when the contest was held in Baku. After that it was like she has disappeared. But now she has released a new song called “Nigel”. You can listen to her song on Spotify here and you can download it on iTunes here. BELGRADE, […]

PHOTO: PAOLO MENEGUZZI FACEBOOK FAN PAGE October 08

Video: Marco Llunas & Paolo Meneguzzi – Rosa Sin Espinas

MADRID, SPAIN – Two latin Eurovision veterans, who had put their careers on hold, have eventually joined forced to be back on tracks. Tomorrow, October 8th, Marcos Llunas (Spain 1997) and Paolo Meneguzzi (Switzerland 2008) will release a duo in Spanish, a song called “Rosa Sin Espinas” (A rose without thorns). Along with the track, […]

PHOTO: MINARCORD PRODUCTION October 06

Video: Željko Joksimović & Toni Cetinski – Zabluba

Željko Joksimović and Toni Cetinski collaborated on a song. There is no need to introduce Željko, but we will remind you that Toni was the second Croatian representative, back in 1994. Official video was published just few hours ago and it already has almost 200,000 views. The song is called Zabluda (Fallacy) and it is […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU October 02

Listen: Ruth Lorenzo – Gigantes

MADRID, SPAIN – Ruth Lorenzo, the Spanish diva who achieved a nice placing for Spain in Copenhagen (10th) with the powerful ballad “Dancing In the Rain”, has just released a new single. Let’s make it short: “Gigantes” (Giants) is simply a great song. Drum beat, electronic sounds, powerful voice; the perfect recipe for a smash […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU September 28

Video: New album for Firelight; listen to snippets

VALETTA, MALTA – While the new edition of the Malta Eurovision Song Contest is taking shape, last year’s laureate of MESC, folk band Firelight, is back on tracks. The 2014 Maltese entrant, who finished 23rd in Copenhagen with the song “Coming Home”, have just released their very first album. It is called “Backdrop Of Life” […]

PHOTO: VICTOR CRUZ LAFUENTE / OIKOTIMES.COM September 24

Video: Donatan & Cleo – Brac

WARSAW, POLAND – The representatives of Poland in Copenhagen, Donatan & Cleo have released new song “Brać” (Brotherhood). Everybody remember their controversive performance on stage on May. This time they present other aspect of slavic souls. DID YOU KNOW? In October 2013, the famous Polish music producer Donatan and the singer Cleo released together their […]

TOOJI September 20

Video: Tooji (Norway 2012) – Cocktail

SCANDIPOP.CO.UK REPORTS – Norway’s Tooji is back with a new single ‘Cocktail’, the video for which got its premiere on Dagbladet.no last night, and you can watch below. The song is an all funked up, all balls out, romp through what we get the impression is Tooji’s true musical preferences. A tad WTF at first, […]

PHOTO: JP / RADIO INTERNATIONAL September 18

Jalisse are back in the saddle

FORNOVO DI TARO, ITALY – On September 20th, the small town of Fornovo will host the very first World Day of Knights, a cultural and sporting event to restore the spirit of cavalry. On the occasion and after a worldwide competition called “Song of The Knight 2014”, an official song has been chosen. The winning […]

PHOTO: ANI LORAK FACEBOOK FAN PAGE September 15

Video: Ani Lorak – Medlenno

KYIV, UKRAINE – Ukrainian diva Ani Lorak has just released her brand new song “Medlenno” (Slowly), a beautiful and powerful ballad. Despite a few scandals and in spite of what’s happening on her home soil, the singer’s career is still going full swing. Once again Ani is delivering a nice track that should cheer her […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU September 15

Video: Nina Badrić – Vetrenjače

ZAGREB, CROATIA – Croatian Eurostar, Nina Badrić, has released a new video for her single “Vetrenjače” (Windmills) filmed on the streets of New York City. In this upbeat performance, Nina dances around the streets of the Big Apple with a Pharell Williams T-shirt. The Croatian singer is also planning on releasing her first English-language album […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU September 13

Listen: Jessy Matador – Zuluminati

PARIS, FRANCE – We all remember the 2010 French entrant, Jessy Matador, and his booty shaking entry “Allez, Ola, Olé” that set fire to the Telenor Arena in Oslo. Since then, Jessy has kept working on his career, and even though we cannot consider him as a star in France (despite his three albums and […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU September 13

Video: The Common Linnets – Give Me a Reason

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS – In 2014 Eurovision Song Contest, the Dutch entry by the Common Linnets happily surprised everyone with their 2nd place in the final of the show, a song entry that we never thought it could do that well in Eurovision Song Contest. Now, the Eurovision 2014 runner ups released a brand new […]

PHOTO: EUROVISION.TV / EBU September 08

Listen: Donatan & Cleo – Ten Czas

WARSAW, POLAND – Duo that brought Poland back to the final this year, for the first time since Belgrade in 2008, Donatan & Cleo, has published a new single, that will be featured on thier first and upcoming album, what is planned to be published this Saturday. The song is called “Ten czas (This time)” […]

LOREEN September 01

Video: Loreen – Sugar Man

SCANDIPOP.CO.UK REPORTS – The annual Kristallen Gala took place in Sweden last week. A high-brow TV awards show kinda thing. Which had an extra special pop performance take place. By Loreen! She performed her own interpretation of the song ‘Sugar Man’. Originally by Sixto Rodríguez, and the subject of the documentary Searching For Sugar Man, […]