Since winning Eurovision back in 1974, ABBA went on to become Sweden's top pop export. When hosting the contest in 2000, SVT tried to coax the fab foursome into getting involved in the project, without avail. This year however, SVT have managed to secure the help of none other than Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson.
One of Ireland's most gifted performers, Mickey Joe Harte, has been hard at work lately, busy with a project that holds a special place for him. Working with an array of artists, their creativity has produced a song, Come Gather All, celebrating amongst other things an important cultural event.
Anna Bergendahl managed to turn defeat to triumph following her failure to make the final at the 2010 contest in Oslo, with her album Yours Sincerely topping the charts. Her follow up album Something To Believe In didn't fare so well but, has not gone unnoticed stateside.
In the final stages of their Bronnen tour, trio 3JS release their newest single, Zo Mooi Als Jij (As Beautiful As You) next Friday, a befitting end to their tour which finishes in Gouda on the 16th of April.
Julie Berthelsen was the only of the four participants in Masterchef Danmark 2013 with a connection to Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, who went all the way to the final week. Here she was competing with five others over four days in order to win the trophy.
After a two year break following the release of her last studio album Ihmeitä in 2011, premier Finnish funkster Laura Voutilainen is back with a brand new album next week entitled KokoNainen (Complete).
It's not just the Eurovision Song Contest that the Dutch are gearing up towards in May. In a matter of weeks, for the first time in the Netherlands' Eurovision history, they will have a king as head of state, which will be celebrated with a huge concert featuring some Eurovision names.
First they were four, then they were two and near the end, only one is left. We are talking about participants in Masterchef Danmark 2013 with a connection to Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. After 7 preliminary heats and two semi-finals one is now ready for the final.