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A Facebook conversation with a Eurovision legend

Back in November, and very much out of the blue, ‘Popjustice Editor Peter Robinson’ received a message from a true Eurovision Song Contest legend.   For those of you with short memories, Daz Sampson is the UK hip-hop titan responsible for this… …and this… …and this… …and, in 2006, […]


Jedward won’t be doing Eurovision again :(

Jedward have all but ruled themselves out of representing Ireland at Eurovision for a third time. “I think we’ll leave it to somebody else to do it next year. We’ll leave it to a new artist out there who is undiscovered,” declared the twins, stating that they’d only re-enter under […]


Loreen’s Eurovision-winning ‘Euphoria’ is Number One all over the place

Loreen’s Eurovision-winning song ‘Euphoria’ is currently Number One on UK iTunes. It’s also at Number One in the iTunes stores in Germany, Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. Elsewhere on UK iTunes, Engelbert Humperdinck’s ‘Love Will Set You Free’ is currently at Number […]


Jedward would like to win Eurovision

Happy Edzerbaijohn Day, everyone, for tonight is the night Jedward perform in the first semi-final of Eurovision, setting them on their way to a glorious second place finish in the final. To celebrate, the two-headed popmonster underto an interview with To be honest it los way too long for anyone […]

The Hump

Engelbert Humperdinck is intending to beat off Jedward.

Engelbert Humperdinck thinks he can push Jedward into the number two slot. Chatting to the BBC before ‘jetting off’ to Baku, The Hump said ‘Love Will Set You Free’ “has a very strong chance.” “It’s a Viennese waltz and waltzes have a romantic feel and people usually dance slow to it. I […]


Jedward are threatening to explode across Europe

Jizz-haired juggernaut Jedward have been talking about their Eurovision hopes. John and Edward have now decamped to musical hotbed Baku (wearing this), where they’re hoping their previous experience will help them beat off Engelbert Humperdinck to win Eurovision. “Last year everyone in Ireland and the UK knew us, this year […]


There is a new Jedward album coming out

Two-headed pop monster Jedward has announced the release of its third (!) studio album. ‘Young Love‘ will be unleashed upon the world on June 1, the demure act declared on . It is likely to include this year’s future Eurovision runner-up song ‘Water’. The news was followed by Jedward’s usual […]


Here’s a look at Engelbert’s Eurovision competition

Engelbert has finally unveiled his song for Europe, and mercifully it’s Disneyfied Johnny Cash than reheated Tom Jones. It’s all very stately and dignified, and likely to give us a strong result, which is about as much as one could hope for from an Engelbert Humperdinck Eurovision Entry in […]


Engelbert will perform first at Eurovision

The United Kingdom have been drawn first in the running order for this year’s Eurovision final, meaning Engelbert Humperdinck will open the show with ‘Love Will Set You Free’. Unfortunately for ‘The Hump’ and the rest of the UK, no winner since 2004 has performed their song anywhere outside of the last ten of […]


Engelbert Humperdinck’s Eurovision anthem has arrived

The BBC have put the video for Engelbert Humperdinck’s Eurovision song ‘Love Will Set You Free’ on for everyone to enjoy. Engelbert himself said the ‘stately ballad’ “has quality and longevity”. He continued: “The team who put together the song’s lyrics and melody have done an outstanding job, they’re some of […]


Jedward are releasing their Eurovision song as a single

Jedward have announced the release of their next single. ‘Water’ will receive a European release on April 9, ahead of them taking the song to Eurovision on May 26 where they will represent Ireland for the second year in a row. That’s the shoddily Photoshopped artwork to your right.

Two Russian Eurovision songs that will make you go ‘blimey’.

BLIMEY 1: [youtube]h0vQ9_BhU1M[/youtube] (THIS ONE HAS ENDED UP BEING RUSSIA’S ACTUAL EUROVISION ENTRY.) BLIMEY 2: [youtube]8uxG-QdoJz8[/youtube] (This didn’t win but is still worth a blimey, and you need to let this one run to at least the first chorus to get the ‘full effect’.) It’s interesting flicking through these YouTube clips. We […]


Engelbert Humperdinck will represent the UK at Eurovision

Englebert Humperdinck has been selected to represent the UK at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. The BBC confirmed, through the official @bbceurovision account, that Humperdinck will fly the flag for the UK at the event in Azerbaijan on May 26. Humperdinck told the BBC it is an “absolute honour” to […]

Atomic Kitten

Atomic Kitten know nothing about these Eurovision rumours

Atomic Kitten have denied rumours that they’re reforming for Eurovision. ‘Taking to ’ Atomic Kitten Mk III members Liz McClarnon, Natasha Hamilton and Jenny Frost each expressed their surprise at the news. Frost told her followers: “Happy Sunday guys-We up to hear that apparently AK are doing Eurovision-first I’ve heard!!” […]


Jedward have announced their Eurovision song title

Jedward have announced that their song for Ireland’s Eurovision selection will be called ‘What’s Your Number?’. The ambitious pair have described the sound as “CATCHY FLIRTY”, “REALLY FUN” and “the most JEPIC Eurovision song ever”. John and Edward are setting their ambitions beyond Azerbaijan’s prestigious Crystal Hall, predicting that this time […]


The 32 Melodifestivalen 2012 finalists have been confirmed

The Swedish national broadcaster, SVT, has announced the running order of the Melodifestivalen 2012. Sweden’s Eurovision representative will be chosen from 32 finalists, each performing in one of four heats to be held every Saturday throughout February, ending in Malmo on the 25th. The clear favourite to win is Danny […]

A Eurovision target for Blue

UK Sport, the Government body in charge of PE,  are in the news today. With the 2012 Olympics approaching, the organisation is thinking about ‘Team GB’, and is setting medal targets. The target UK Sport have set is actually very vague – they just want than 47 medals, which […]

Optimum Pop Length

Three minutes and thirty seconds. Until the late 1990s the industry standard was a three minute pop song but this had been the case for many years and did not account for inflation. It to Britney Spears’ perfect debut single ‘…Baby One More Time’ to establish that all pop songs […]