It wasn't with big success Jari Sillanpää represented Finland at the 2004 Eurovision Song Contest, but he remains being one of the best selling artist of his country. A new single titled Malagaan has just been released and a full album is expected later this year.
The young guys from the Finnish pop rock band Softengine gained a lot of fans during this year's Eurovision Song Contest, and more will probably follow as they recently released their follow up single, but also have a tour lined up for most of the summer.
Last year Emmelie De Forest topped the swedish download charts the week after the Eurovision Song Contest with Margaret Berger and Anouk completing the top 3. This year proves to be another success for the Eurovision participants with the Common Linnets topping the chart ahead of Conchita Wurst.
This afternoon it was revealed that four of the finalists from this years contest are now in the UK Official Top 40 Singles chart with a further seven in the Top 100. One song has made it into the Top 10 but it's not the winning song or the UK entry
After a night of tension and close voting, Conchita Wurst representing Austria has won the Eurovision Song Contest, beating The Netherlands into second place. It is the first victory for the country since 1966.
The second semi-final took place this evening in Copenhagen with the last ten nations being selected to go through to Saturday's final. It was a fabulous show which, besides featuring the fifteen participant acts, included a guest performance from Australia during the interval act.
This evening, the final of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will be complete as ten more spots will be filled. Half of this evening's result has been decided already as the juries were voting during the second dress rehearsal last night.
Feeling buoyed after only getting two wrong on Tuesday, I’m back for another go at predicting who will qualify from the second semi-final. OK, with only 15 songs competing, I’m guaranteed to be 50% correct, but let’s see if I can predict all 10.
Tomorrow evening the final of the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest will be complete as ten more spots will be filled. Half of tomorrow's result was decided already tonight as the juries were voting in this second dress rehearsal.
Following last night's fantastic show fifteen acts went on stage for their first dress rehearsal aiming in fine tuning their performance in time for tomorrow's semi-final that will round up the finalists to twenty-six. As expected, excitement was on the rise as the press and fans were able to watch a full run through of the second semi-final.