The last two Danish Eurovision Song Contest participants are among the group of artists who have recorded a song together in a charity support for all children being able to celebrate their birthday. A Danish and a Swedish national finalist is taking part as well.
Today marks what would have been the 38th birthday of deceased Icelandic artist Sjonni Brink. It's been a long and painful grieving process for his widow, Þórunn Clausen, who has used songwriting as a means of coping with her loss. She spoke recently to Icelandic news site Vísir about her experiences.
The debut album of half of Azerbaijan's winning duo includes her hit Crush On You and, of course, the Eurovision entry Running Scared in a duet with Eldar. But this is not the only duet on the album because it also contains tracks sung with another former winner and a participant from Dansk Melodi Grand Prix
There is no doubt that music has a very powerful influence on uniting people from all over the world. With the pioneering of TRT, popular artists from twelve countries, including Eurovision stars, are going to come together in Sarajevo to perform for brotherhood and peace.
The departure of Per Sundnes from Norwegian broadcaster NRK as lead figure of the popular Melodi Grand Prix caused shockwaves, taking many be surprise. His decision to quit was perhaps extra disappointing for NRK as he left to begin at a rival channel. Now his sidekick Marte Stokstad is also to leave the show, it has been revealed today.
Her fans will be pleased to hear it. The German Eurovision winner from 2010, Lena Meyer-Landrut, will release her third album this autumn called Stardust. As the date of release the 15th of October was announced.
Mey Green, whose real name is María López, was among the candidates to represent Spain at the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest and this year she was one of the backing singers for Pastora Soler. She has been working for years to create the album she aimed for and it is finally ready to be listened to.
Stockholm may have lost out to Malmö in the fight to host next years contest, but that isn't stopping the city from getting into the Eurovision party mood with a jam packed line up for the annual Stockholm Pride event.