Emin extends career and collaborations with Eurostars

AZERBAIJAN – The Azerbaijani born singer-songwriter Emin, who performed during the interval act at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku, will perform with American music legend David Foster. The concert will be aired across the United States in New York (WLIW TV) on December 2 and Miami (WPBT TV) on December 3. Emin is attempting to become the first Russian language singer to make it big in the US music industry and recently released a new album entitled “Love Is A Deadly ... | read the full story here

December 2, 2016 2:38 pm // 0 Comments

Didier Marouani detained in Moscow after plagiarism row with Philipp Kirkorov

MOSCOW – Didier Marouani, who founded disco band Space, detained with lawyer in bank in Moscow after row over songs with Philipp Kirkorov. The leader of a cult French disco band has been detained in Moscow following a plagiarism dispute with a Russian pop star who recently made the news speaking about his long friendship with US president-elect Donald Trump. Didier Marouani, who founded the band Space in 1977, was detained with his Russian representative Igor Trunov in a bank in downtown ... | read the full story here

November 30, 2016 7:09 pm // 0 Comments

Lys Assia: “Celine Dion only participated in 1988 because I was under contract in America”

SWITZERLAND – Lys Assia, the winner of the very first Eurovision Song Contest in 1956, shares her memories of that bright event with Dukascopy TV. Interesting to note, that the contest at its dawn in the post-war Europe didn’t look like a modern version of it, for example, the majority of songs were performed not in English, and the system of voting was entirely different. We hope you’re intrigued enough to watch this lovely interview with fair lady. She reveals: “Celine Dion ... | read the full story here

November 28, 2016 11:00 am // 0 Comments

Greece 2017: Giorgina & Kon Cept propose this entry for Kyiv

GREECE – While the Greek national broadcaster is trying to decide the country’s participation to Kyiv’s Eurovision Song Contest, a familiar name from the 2013 Greek national final, Giorgina Karachaliou and DJ Kon Cept presented online their song for Kyiv. The runner up of the 2013 Greek national final presented recently on YouTube her brand new single “Non Stop” in collaboration with the Greek DJ which is more than 3 minutes though and full in English lyrics. A ... | read the full story here

November 27, 2016 6:54 pm // 0 Comments

Eurostar news round up of the weekend

RUSSIA – IN 2015 Aminata Savadogo proudly represented Latvia in the Eurovision Song Contest. This seasons Aminata tried out The Voice of Russia making impression to Eurostars Polina Gagarina and Dima Bilan who were members of the jury in the shows’ blind auditions. Amanita entered the team of Polina Gagarina. But in the very end Polina Gagarina selected Katya to the live shows and not Aminata in the knockout round. SWEDEN – Rumour mill continues about the potential line up of ... | read the full story here

November 26, 2016 7:34 pm // 0 Comments

What about a nice Spotify medley by Margaret Berger?

NORWAY – While some keep hatred on the web, I think it’s time to focus back to music. The Norwegian representative in the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest offers us a medley of popular and best loved songs through Spotify. Margaret Berger represented Norway in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 in Malmö, Sweden, finishing in fourth place with the song “I Feed You My Love”. MARGARET SAYS Here is a bunch of my most loved, popular and best songs through my 12 years as an artist! ... | read the full story here

November 26, 2016 4:13 pm // 0 Comments

Sertab Erener celebrates 25th anniversary in music

HYRRIYETDAILYNEWS.COM REPORTS / TURKEY – Set to mark her 25th year in music in 2017, Sertab Erener, one of Turkey’s biggest pop stars, continues to come up with new material, recently releasing her new album “Kırık Kalpler Albümü” (The Broken Hearts Album). The album of love songs has a largely acoustic approach with simple but deeply felt lyrics. Erener recently shot her second music video for the song “Olsun” (Let It Be), which has lyrics penned by fellow singer Can Bonomo ... | read the full story here

November 25, 2016 10:25 pm // 0 Comments

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