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Conchita Wurst covers Justin Bieber’s Love yourself and Il Volo member “misses” Rigopiano tragedy

ITALY – Gianluca Ginoble, member of the trio Il Volo, spoke about “missing” his trip to Hotel Rigopiano which was buried under the snow after the latest earthquakes in central Italy. “I had to be there at the Hotel Rigopiano during this time. I have miraculously escaped the tragedy but I’m desperate for what happened and for all the victims. It was a beautiful place and Roberto, the owner, is a dear friend […] I’ve cried all night long watching the news on TV. It’s a drama ... | read the full story here

January 22, 2017 6:15 am // 0 Comments

Eurovision winner Niamh Kavanagh fears she may lose her voice forever

THEJOURNAL.IE REPORTS / IRELAND – Eurovision winner Niamh Kavanagh fears she may lose her voice forever as she goes under the knife at the end of the month. The former winner said she has been “heartened” by those wishing her well after she revealed there is a 20% chance she could lose her singing voice due to a thyroid condition. The 48-year-old, who won the singing contest in 1993 with ‘In Your Eyes’, described how she has had the problem since she was a child. Speaking on the ... | read the full story here

January 21, 2017 11:10 am // 0 Comments

Xandee (Belgium 2004) struggles with heart problem in the hospital

BELGIUM – Xandee, the 2004 Belgian representative undertook recently two heart operations. Unfortunately both operations failed! “The operation failed Wednesday,” says Sandy’s friend Jorgen D’Hont in Nieuwsblad. “The recovery of the heart valve was insufficient. A second surgery went wrong. “Her heart began to fail ‘Jorgen explains. “The surgeon then has resolutely opted for a new valve, but her heart has received a serious blow. Hopefully ... | read the full story here

January 21, 2017 6:48 am // 0 Comments

Danish fans in the jury, massive interest for volunteers in Ukraine and Petra Mede on TV

DENMARK – When Denmark selects its Eurovision entry on February 25th it will be with help from five Danish Eurovision fans. They will have 50 % of the vote in both the first and second round of the contest. Usually the jury are people from the music industry but this year all five members will be people who love Eurovision. Jan Lundme from DR says that they have chosen fans to be the jury this year because they have a huge knowledge about the contest and they really care about sending the ... | read the full story here

January 20, 2017 2:11 pm // 0 Comments

Photo of The Day: more hotties entering national selections this year

This week we have more hotties participating in NFs across Europe: Imri Ziv from Israel, Vitaly from Ukraine, Christopher from Sweden, Spoon from Hungary and Vladislav from Belarus – #eurovision #eurovisiongr #escpress #cometogether #oikotimes #avmag #melfest #impacthub #oev2017 – join us for more on FACEBOOK www.facebook.com/oikotimes A photo posted by OIKOTIMES EUROVISION (@oikotimes) on Jan 18, 2017 at 12:39am ... | read the full story here

January 18, 2017 9:40 am // 0 Comments

Will Donny return? Who qualified in Israel? Why Mirela is topping the iTunes charts?

SPAIN – Since the announcement of the five finalists of the Eurovision direct goal, Mirela gives signs that it is a strong competitor to represent Spain in Kiev. A day after its release, the single ” With You ” reached the top-100 iTunes Spain, occupying the 11th position. In addition, it emerges as a favorite of fans in national and international polls, as well as social networks. In addition to Mirela, Manel Navarro also appears in the best – selling iTunes, in 50th ... | read the full story here

January 17, 2017 11:33 am // 1 Comment