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Conchita Wurst: Get To Know The Austrian Eurovision Sensation

By Stephanie Chase | 14th May 2014

Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst stole the show at this year’s Eurovision. Winning by a mile she managed to overcome controversy and triumph thanks to her mesmerising performance of ‘Rise Like A Phoenix’. But who...

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"Bearded Lady" Conchita Wurst Stuns Eurovision Song Contest With Easy Win

By Michael West | 11th May 2014

The Austrian singer Conchita Wurst was the clear winner at the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday night (May 10, 2014), dominating the competition watched by 180 million viewers across 45 countries.Molly Smitten-Downes Finished 17thDubbed the...

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Eurovision 2014: Austria's Conchita Wurst Wins With 'Rise Like A Phoenix'

By Elinor Cosgrave | 11th May 2014

Austria has won the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest which was held last night (10th May) in Copenhagen. Conchita Wurst, a drag act, won the competition with her son ‘Rise Like a Phoenix’ which received 290...

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Molly Smitten-downes Is UK Pick For Eurovision Song Contest. Sorry, Who?

By Michael West | 4th March 2014

The little-known singer-songwriter Molly Smitten-Downes, whose only previous taste of the limelight was featuring on the 2008 Sash song 'Raindrops (Encore Une Fois)' is the UK's selection of the Eurovision Song Contest 2014. The 26-year-old...

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Eurovision Finale Draws 125 Million Viewers

20th May 2013

The finale of the Eurovision 2013 talent contest, staged this year in Malmö, Sweden, attracted an audience of about 125 million. Rarely has the contest launched the career of a new performer (although several used-to-bes...

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Denmark's Emmelie De Forest Tastes Eurovision Glory, While Bonnie Tyler Can Only Manage 19th

By Joe Wilde | 20th May 2013

Denmark emerged as the winners of Sunday's (May 19) Eurovision Song Contest, with 20-year-old singer Emmelie de Forest taking home the crown with her folk-pop selection 'Only Teardops.' The competition, held in Malmo, Sweden, also...

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50/1 Shot Bonnie Tyler Heads To Eurovision With Denmark As Massive Favourites

By Michael West | 17th May 2013

With just one day to go until this year's Eurovision song contest, the UK's entry Bonnie Tyler has been pushed out to 50/1 from original odds of 40/1. The British songstress has courted little support...

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Jennifer Lopez Picks Eurovision Act As Support

13th September 2012

Jennifer Lopez has picked 'Eurovision' performer Emin to support her on tour. The 'On The Floor' hitmaker - who is currently touring the world - will be supported by Emin when she performs at the...

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Engelbert Humperdinck: Adele Is One Of Greatest Ever Singers

22nd May 2012

Engelbert Humperdinck thinks Adele is one of the best singers ever. The veteran crooner has a career spanning over 50 years, but is absolutely blown away by the 'Someone Like You' singer, and thinks she...

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Engelbert Humperdinck Still Gets Knickers Thrown At Him

21st March 2012

Engelbert Humperdinck still gets knickers thrown at him.The 75-year-old crooner - who is set to be the oldest contestant to compete in the Eurovision Song Contest in May - says he's still a hit with...

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Russell Grant To Host Eurovision?

25th November 2011

Russell Grant is set to host the 'Eurovision Song Contest'.The 'Strictly Come Dancing' star - who left the ballroom competition last weekend - is the frontrunner to present the BBC's coverage of the annual singing...

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Britney Spears Receives Worldwide Act Ema Nomination

24th October 2011

Britney Spears has been nominated for the Worldwide Act accolade at the 2011 MTV European Music Awards (EMAs).The 'Femme Fatale' singer has been named as the North American finalist in the category which will see...

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Abba To Reform For One-off Show?

3rd January 2011

Abba could reform after more than 30 years apart. Agnetha Faltskog - one fourth of the group alongside Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson - has confirmed she would like to "chat" with her...

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Man In Black Sacha Baron Cohen?

10th March 2010

Casting has begun for the third 'Men in Black' movie. Industry insiders have confirmed to horror movie site Bloody Disgusting that both 'Borat' star Sacha Baron Cohen and 'Flight of the Conchords' actor Jemaine Clement...

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Sugababes' Bum Bonding

13th February 2010

Heidi Range bonded with Jade Ewen by "slapping her a**e."The Sugababes stars came up with a novel way of getting to know each other better when Jade - who previously sang for Britain in the...

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Jade Ewen Saved By Sugababes

31st January 2010

Jade Ewen admits the Sugababes saved her career.The 21-year-old singer - who joined the ever-changing girl band last year after Keisha Buchanan was ousted from the group - admitted her pop star ambitions were floundering...

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Jade Ewen's Gift Request

24th December 2009

Jade Ewen wants socks for Christmas. The 'About A Girl' singer - who joined Sugababes in September after former member Keisha Buchanan was ousted from the group amid allegations that she bullied her bandmates -...

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Sugababes 'Couldn't Move Forward'

24th September 2009

Heidi Range says the Sugababes "couldn't work together anymore" with Keisha Buchanan in the band.The blonde singer admits tensions within the girl group reached breaking point last week and insists the only way they could...

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Suga Sniper Heidi Range

23rd September 2009

Heidi Range got Keisha Buchanan kicked out of the Sugababes.The blonde singer is alleged to have secretly made a deal with bandmate Amelle Berrabah to push out Keisha - the last remaining founding member of...

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Norway Takes Eurovision Crown As Jade Shines

16th May 2009

The UK has recorded its best result in the Eurovision Song Contest for seven years.Jade Ewen ended the contest in fifth place - the first time a UK act has finished in the top five...

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Jade Gears Up For Eurovision

16th May 2009

Jade Ewen is preparing to represent the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest later tonight.The 21-year-old was chosen by the British public to perform It's My Time, a song written especially for the contest by...

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Eurovision Voting Changes Needed, Says Bucks Fizz Singer

16th May 2009

Former Eurovision winner Cheryl Baker says changes to the song contest voting system were essential for this year's contest.Terry Wogan stepped down from hosting the BBC's coverage of the annual event last year after British...

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Ireland Miss Out On Eurovision Final For Second Year

15th May 2009

Ireland have failed to reach the final of the Eurovision Song Contest for the second year in a row.The seven-time winners missed out last year after voters were unmoved by a comedy song performed by...

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Take That Are UK's Dream Eurovision Act

14th May 2009

Reunited boyband Take That would be the nation's ideal choice to represent the UK in the Eurovision song contest, a new poll has found.A survey carried out by BT Eurovictory found that Britons see Gary...

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Abba's Benny: Eurovision Means Nothing For Music

12th May 2009

One of the most famous winners of the Eurovision Song Contest no longer watches the broadcast as it "means nothing" for popular music.Benny Andersson of Abba, who co-wrote the Swedish pop band's 1974 Eurovision winner...

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Lloyd Webber Won't Write "Nonsense Song" For Europe

27th December 2008

Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber has insisted that he will not write a "silly nonsense song" for the UK's entry in next year's Eurovision Song Contest.The composer has been approached to write the song for the...

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Graham Norton To Replace Terry Wogan As Eurovision Host

5th December 2008

Sir Terry Wogan has commentated on his last Eurovision Song Contest, with Graham Norton set to take over in 2009.The Radio 2 host, 70, had fuelled speculation that he would step down from the annual...

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Eurovision Juries Make Comeback After 'Unfair' Voting

16th September 2008

Jurors will have a say in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest final after complaints of the potential bias of public televoting.In the 2008 contest, former X Factor contestant Andy Abraham finished last after receiving 14...

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Sigur Ros Inspire By Eurovision

9th July 2008

SIGUR ROS have claimed that new single Gobbledigook was inspired by the Eurovision Song Contest.The Icelandic band have just released the track from their new album 'MED SUD I EYRUM VID SPILUM ENDALAUST - which...

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Abba Reunite For Mamma Mia! Premiere

5th July 2008

Abba reunited at the Swedish premiere of the film Mamma Mia!, for the first time in years.Benny Andersson, Bjorn Ulvaeus, Anni-Frid Lyngstad - known as Frida - and Agnetha Faltskog were greeted by cheers as...

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