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December 19, 2018 11:10 AM Courtney Act releases song in Eurovision 2019 bid to represent Australia

Courtney Act has thrown her hat in the ring to represent Australia at Eurovision 2019, releasing a new song titled “Fight for Love.” The RuPaul’s Drag Race finalist has had a momentous year. She won ITV’s Celebrity Big Brother, hosted the UK’s first-ever bisexual dating show The Bi Life and is headlining Channel 4’s Christmas show Courtney Act’s Christmas 34

November 8, 2018 11:08 AM Rylan Clark-Neal takes over Zoe Ball's Radio 2 Saturday show

TV presenter Rylan Clark-Neal is taking over Zoe Ball's Radio 2 Saturday afternoon slot. The former X Factor contestant and Big Brother winner will host a new Saturday show starting in January, having stood in for Zoe before. Rylan, who has also helped cover Eurovision for the BBC Television, said: "I'm so excited and honoured to be joining the BBC Radio 21

July 14, 2018 2:01 PM 70s celebration glam packed with classics

A STUNNING homage to the golden age of pop promises a dose of feelgood factor guaranteed to keep music fans feeling warm and sunny well into the winter. Now in it’s ninth year of touring, the Supersonic 70s Show is still the hottest ticket in town and is set to return stomping to the Rhyl Pavilion stage on the last day of August. Led by vocalist Janey 26

May 13, 2018 10:27 AM Eurovision 2018: 'Was she MIMING?' Fans claim SuRie's performance breached rules

EUROVISION 2018 fans blasted SuRie and other performers on the Lisbon stage, after a protester who brutally disrupted the Brit’s performance seemed to prove that she was miming. And it didn’t take 20-20 vision to spot that most or ALL of the other countries seemed to be miming too – with Moldova in particular obviously fluffing lines. After the SuRie 61

May 13, 2018 12:55 AM Netta Barzilai wins 2018 Eurovision Song Contest for Israel

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Netta Barzilai is sassy, she's fun and she can sing - and now the Israeli has won the Eurovision Song Contest with a catchy techno dance tune about women's empowerment. The 25-year-old pre-competition favorite beat out competition from 42 other countries' performers Saturday to claim the music extravaganza's annual crown at the Grand 23

May 12, 2018 11:01 PM Eurovision 2018 stage invader: Man who spoiled UK SuRie's song revealed as ‘activist'

A STAGE invader who interrupted the UK’s Eurovision performance tonight is an ‘activist’ who has pulled a series of similar stunts in the past. Dr ACactivism, also known as Dr. A.C., stormed onto the stage as Britain’s competitor SiRie was halfway through singing her song Storm. The self-styled “philosopher and activist” snatched the microphone and compared 36

May 11, 2018 2:17 PM English slips out of fashion at multilingual Eurovision final

Audiences for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest will be treated to a greater mix of languages than usual when performers take to the stage on Saturday. Some 10 different languages will be heard during the final, including Albanian, Slovene and – for the first time since 2001 – Lithuanian. English remains the most common choice for singers, including 39

May 10, 2018 9:54 PM Russia fails to qualify for Eurovision Song Contest for first time

Russia has failed to qualify for the Eurovision final for the first time. The exclusion is a significant upset for the country, particularly because it withdrew from last year’s contest after the host nation Ukraine banned Russia’s representative from appearing. The same contestant that was due to take part last year, Julia Samoylova, performed in the second 21

May 8, 2018 1:47 AM Eurovision hopefuls prepare for first semi-final

Azerbaijan, Israel and Ireland are among the countries hoping to reach the grand final of Eurovision 2018 tonight in the first semi-final in Lisbon. Israel’s Netta Barzilai, who will perform her song Toy, is the favourite with bookmakers to win this year’s competition. Other acts in the first semi-final expected to do well include Estonia’s Elina Nechayeva 29

April 11, 2018 9:13 AM Most Britons think Good Friday Agreement was telly programme with Chris Evans

TWO decades on from the Good Friday Agreement, most Britons think it was a telly programme with Chris Evans. A countrywide survey showed that 18 per cent believed it concerned Ireland, 22 per cent thought it recognised Boyzone’s win at Eurovision and 60 thought it was a telly programme where Chris Evans took the piss out of someone called Will. Nathan 22