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UK asked to host Eurovision 2023 in place of war-torn Ukraine

UK asked to host Eurovision 2023 in place of war-torn Ukraine

The organisers of the Eurovision Song Contest have asked the United Kingdom to host the 2023 edition of the competition after they determined that it would not be possible to hold the event in Ukraine. The decision has angered Ukraine who were hopeful of hosting the event after the band Kalush Orchestra won the event […]

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Lithuania’s Monika Lui covers Eurovision winning song ‘Stefania’

Lithuania’s Monika Lui covers Eurovision winning song ‘Stefania’

Monika Lui, who was Lithuania’s entrant in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, has shown her support for the winners Ukraine by releasing an English language cover of their song Stefania.  Lui teamed up with the azz and rap singer Daiva Starinskaitė and the musicians of the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre have presented their own version […]

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Ukraine wins Eurovision 2022 with a record breaking public vote

Ukraine wins Eurovision 2022 with a record breaking public vote

Fans of Eurovision were up early this morning for the 3am broadcast from Turin, Italy. Ukraine has won the 2022 Eurovision Song Content with Kalush Orchestra taking out the top spot with their song Stefania. The band from the war-torn nation were tipped to be the winner, and the public vote for the band broke all the […]

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Australia’s Sheldon Riley through to the Eurovision final

Australia’s Sheldon Riley has made it through the semi-finals and will complete in Eurovision’s Grand Final on Sunday morning. Riley took to the stage in Eurovision’s second semi-final on Friday morning and performed his song Not the Same, and despite a few technical challenges got a lot of support from the audience in the auditorium.  Since Australia’s […]

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SBS prepares for Eurovision fever as song contest approaches

SBS prepares for Eurovision fever as song contest approaches

Australia’s newest rep Sheldon Riley is ready to perform for the world, and SBS is a one stop shop for everything you need to get swept up in Eurovision fever. The 66th Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast live and in primetime exclusively on SBS and SBS On Demand from 11 to 15 May, with […]

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Sheldon Riley heads to Eurovision with ‘Not the Same’

Sheldon Riley heads to Eurovision with ‘Not the Same’

Sheldon Riley is heading to Turin Italy to represent Australia at Eurovision 2022, the singer won Eurovision – Australia Decides on Saturday night with his powerful song about discrimination and exclusion. Riley was one of eleven Australian performers competing for the privilege to be Australia’s entrant, he scored highly with both the industry judges and […]

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Russia has been banned from Eurovision following invasion of Ukraine

Russia has been banned from Eurovision following invasion of Ukraine

Russia has been thrown out of the Eurovision Song Contest following the country’s invasion of neighbour Ukraine. Initially organisers had indicated that Russia would be allowed to perform at the song competition which is due to be held in May in Turin, Italy. After several countries raised concern the decision was reversed. On Friday Eurovision […]

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Sheldon Riley releases brooding Eurovision entry ‘Not The Same’

Sheldon Riley releases brooding Eurovision entry ‘Not The Same’

Sheldon Riley has today released his long awaited Eurovision track, Not The Same ahead of his performance debut at Eurovision – Australia Decides at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on Friday 25th February and Saturday 26th February. Not The Same has dark elements found very familiar in many of Riley’s viral live performances. Unlike his last […]

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Seann Miley Moore, Charley, Voyager and you(?) join Eurovision contest

Seann Miley Moore, Charley, Voyager and you(?) join Eurovision contest

SBS, Blink TV and TikTok have today announced a national TikTok Wildcard contest to find an 11th artist to take part in Eurovision – Australia Decides on the Gold Coast in February 2022. From today, Australians over 16 years of age can be in the running to become the TikTok Wildcard Artist to compete in […]

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First singers competing to represent Australia at Eurovision revealed

First singers competing to represent Australia at Eurovision revealed

The first three performers hoping to represent Australia at Eurovision 2022 have been revealed. Paulini, Isaiah Firebrace and Jaguar Jonze are all hoping their triumph at Australia Decides and then be booking a ticket to Italy. Isaiah Firebrace has represented Australia at Eurovision before. He performed It Don’t Come Easy in Kiev, Ukraine in 2017. He placed ninth […]

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