Showing posts with label Eurovision NFs. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Eurovision NFs. Show all posts

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Denmark | Emma Nicoline - "Står lige her"


Emma Nicoline is a Danish singer hailing from Aarhus. She has taken part of DMGP, the Danish National Final for Eurovision, with "Står lige her". And we honestly don't know why her song didn't call more attention and didn't get a better result – it deserved, at least, to go to the superfinal. It's an excellent pop song!

Portugal | NEEV - "Dancing in the stars"


Portuguese rising star NEEV took part of this year's Festival da Canção. And we were completely dazzled: his "Dancing in the stars" is really impressive! It's a marvelous ballad, which explores the best of a sweet melody and an equally sweet vocal performance.

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Italy | Orietta Berti - "Quando ti sei innamorato"


Orietta Berti is the stage name of Orietta Galimberti, an Italian singer and television personality who was born in Cavriago in 1943. She has graced the stage of this year's Festival di Sanremo with the excellent "Quando ti sei innamorato". It's a very strong ballad, with an imposing vocal performance by Orietta. We love it to bits!

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Sweden | Danny Saucedo - "Dandi dansa"


Swedish star Danny Saucedo had a triumphant return to Melodifestivalen, nine years after his last participation. His entry, "Dandi dansa", was one of the best in competition. It is an irresistible dance pop song, with a very positive energy and an extremely enjoyable melody. The song ended the festival with the seventh place, but we wouldn't have minded if it had won.

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

Sweden | Charlotte Perrelli - "Still young"


Anna Jenny Charlotte Perrelli is a Swedish singer who was born in Hovmantorp in 1974. She rose to international prominence after winning Eurovision in 1999. Charlotte has returned to Melodifestivalen with "Still young". The song is pop at its best form: it's catchy, inviting and absolutely addictive! It's impossible to listen to it only once.

Croatia | Nina Kraljić - "Rijeka"


Croatian singer Nina Kraljić is finally back with new music. "Rijeka" is the first song of her new Slavic mythology project, Alkonost of Balkan. The song, which placed second in Dora (the Croatian National Final for Eurovision), is an outstanding folk song with a flawless vocal performance by Nina.

Sunday, March 21, 2021

Sweden | Dotter - "Little tot"


Dotter was one of the artists who graced the 2021 Melodifestivalen stage. Her song "Little tot" captivated fans with its moving melody and anthemic chorus. You can see her performing the song live by clicking here.

Friday, March 19, 2021

Italy | Arisa - "Potevi fare di più"


Arisa has gifted the audience with one of the best songs of this year's Festival di Sanremo. "Potevi fare di più" is a power ballad which is only as grandiose and imposing as it is because of her stupendous vocal performance. We are listening to it nonstop!

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Sweden | Eric Saade - "Every minute"


Eric Saade returned to the Melodifestivalen stage this year with one of the biggest hits of the competition. We're talking about "Every minute", a contemporary dance-pop number with cheeky lyrics. You can check his live performance here.

Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Italy | Annalisa - "Dieci"


Another edition of Festival di Sanremo, another entry by Annalisa. And honestly, we don't know what else she would have to do to finally win an edition of the festival. "Dieci" is – like all of her previous tries – an excellent song, and it would have also been an extremely worthy winner. She never fails on delivering high-quality music to the Italian audience.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Italy | Noemi - "Glicine"


This year's Festival di Sanremo was filled with outstanding solo female songs. And one of our favorites of the kind was Noemi's "Glicine". It's a marvelous ballad, which explores her voice in a unique manner. It's one of Noemi's greatest songs ever!

Tuesday, March 02, 2021

Sweden | Jessica Andersson - "Horizon"


Every year, Melodifestivalen (the Swedish National Final for Eurovision) has a song we love, but doesn't pass the semifinals. This year, it was clearly the case of Jessica Andersson's "Horizon". What a stupendous song it is! It's pop with a highly captivating melody, a grandiose ambience and wonderful vocals.

Finland | Teflon Brothers feat. Pandora - "I love you"


Anneli Magnusson is Pandora, a Swedish artist who was born in Västerås in 1970. She joined Finnish group Teflon Brothers to bring '80s realness to UMK, the Finnish National Final for Eurovision, with "I love you". The song ended as the runner-up of the competition, but it has surely won our hearts anyway: we totally love it back!

Sunday, February 28, 2021

Norway | KEiiNO - "Monument"


Norwegian band KEiiNO returned to Melodi Grand Prix this year with a thrilling new song. We're talking about "Monument", a track that plays with pop, ethnic and rap sounds and that shows how much the music of the trio has evolved since it was formed.

Saturday, February 27, 2021

Norway | Raylee - "Hero"


Charlotte Kristiansen is the real name of Raylee, a singer, dancer and actress born in Arendal, Norway, in 1997. She's been steadily developing her career, having released several singles since 2009, and she reached a wider audience last year after her participation in Melodi Grand Prix with "Wild". She returned to the competition this year with "Hero", a song that is full of '80s sounds and references and that she delivers with unique mastery. You can see her performing the song live here.

Friday, February 26, 2021

Finland | Aksel Kankaanranta - "Hurt"


Aksel Kankaanranta returned to the Uuden Musiikin Kilpailuun stage this year with another intimate ballad. "Hurt" brings soft verses and a growing melody helps Aksel show the amazing range of his voice. You can check his live performance for the song here.

Thursday, February 25, 2021

Norway | Jorn - "Faith bloody faith"


Jørn Lande was born in Rjukan, Norway, in 1968. He has built a career as one of the most prominent names in the rock industry worldwide, being part of projects with other musicians and also releasing nine studio albums on his own. He has recently taken part of Melodi Grand Prix, the Norwegian National Final for Eurovision, with the song "Faith bloody faith", an electrifying sample of his music. The track incorporates Oriental sounds and a blasting chorus!

Wednesday, February 24, 2021

Finland | Ilta - "Kelle mä soitan"


Ilta was one of the names who graced the stage of Uuden Musiikin Kilpailuun (the Finnish National Final for Eurovision). She finished third in the competition with the song "Kelle mä soitan", a potent ballad with a beautiful instrumentation that shows what a great performer Ilta is. You can check her live presentation here.

Norway | Stina Talling - "Elevate"


Stina Talling is a young artist born in Bergen, Norway, in 2003. She found fame in Youtube, where she became a prominent name within the Norwegian online community. She launched her music career in 2019, and this year she was part of Melodi Grand Prix with the song "Elevate". The single is an ethereal ballad that shows Stina's soft vocals and unveils how great a future in music awaits for her!

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Finland | Oskr - "Lie"


Oskari Ruohonen is the real name of Oskr, a singer and multi-instrumentalist hailing from Turku, Finland. He has recently taken part of the local National Final for Eurovision with the song "Lie", a heart-warming, piano-led ballad that lets Oskr explore his feelings and deliver an emotional interpretation. You can check his live performance here.