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Sunday, November 08, 2020

You've Seen Here: 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 3)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

We now conclude our special series about the 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards, with the second half of the regional nominations. In the past year, you've seen on Sounds European!:

Best Nordic act: ALMA (second post and third post) and Zara Larsson.
Best Polish act: Daria Zawiałow (second post) and sanah (second post, third post and fourth post).
Best Portuguese act: Bárbara Bandeira, Diogo Piçarra (second post and third post) and Fernando Daniel (second post and third post).
Best Spanish act: Aitana (second post, third post and fourth post) and Leiva.
Best United Kingdom and Irish act: Dua Lipa (second post, third post, fourth post, fifth post and sixth post), Harry Styles (second post, third post and fourth post; one of the hits of the year, shown below), Little Mix (second post and third post) and Stormzy.

You've Seen Here: 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 2)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

It's time to go on with our special series about tonight's MTV Europe Music Awards. Now, we start to focus on the regional nominations. During the past 12 months, you've seen here:

Best Belgian act: Angèle, IBE (second post and third post), Lost Frequencies and OT.
Best Dutch act: Davina Michelle (second post), Emma Heesters and Suzan & Freek (second post and third post).
Best French act: GIMS, M. Pokora (second post), Soprano and Vitaa feat. Slimane (second post and third post).
Best German act: LEA and Nico Santos (second post and third post).
Best Italian act: Diodato (second post; Sanremo winner, with the song below), Elettra Lamborghini (second post), Levante (second post) and Random.

You've Seen Here: 2020 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 1)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

Tonight, we are having this year's edition of the MTV Europe Music Awards. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, there isn't a specific venue or host city for the ceremony. Instead, the performances were recorded in various locations across the world.

As it's a tradition, Sounds European! takes the chance to review the year, and remember all the nominees who have been presented on our site throughout the past year. If you are a frequent reader of ours, it's certain that you know most of the names!

This first part of our special series is listing the artists who are competing in the main categories. The two next parts will then focus on the regional nominations.

blackbear: best alternative.
Calvin Harris: best electronic.
David Guetta: best electronic and video for good (feat. Sia, shown below).
Dua Lipa (second post, third post, fourth post, fifth post and sixth post): best song, best artist and best pop.
Harry Styles (second post, third post and fourth post): best artist and best pop.
J Balvin: best Latin and best virtual live.
Little Mix (second post and third post): best group, best pop and best virtual live.
Sam Smith (second post, third post and fourth post): best collaboration (feat. Demi Lovato).
The 1975: best alternative.
The Weeknd (second post): best song, best video and best artist.

Sunday, November 03, 2019

You've Seen Here: 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 3)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

It's time to conclude our special series about tonight's MTV Europe Music Awards, with the second half of the regional nominations. During the past 12 months, you've seen here:

Best Polish act: Daria Zawiałow, Roksana Węgiel (second post, third post and fourth post; 2018 Junior Eurovision winner, with the song below) and Sarsa.
Best Spanish act: Beret and Lola Indigo.

You've Seen Here: 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 2)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

We now continue with our special series about the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards. It's now time to focus on the regional nominations. Throughout the year, if you've been reading Sounds European!, you've seen these artists:

Best Belgian act: IBE.
Best Dutch act: Maan (second post), Nielson (second post) and Snelle.
Best French act: Kendji Girac (second post).
Best Italian act: Elodie (second post and third post) and Mahmood (Sanremo winner, with the song below).
Best Norwegian act: Astrid S (second post, third post and fourth post), Ruben and Sigrid (second post).

You've Seen Here: 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 1)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

Tonight, Seville is hosting the 2019 MTV Europe Music Awards (making it the fourth time, second consecutive, that Spain hosts the event). And as it's becoming a tradition, Sounds European! takes the opportunity to remember all the nominees who have been presented on our site throughout the past year. As you know, if you read us regularly, you know the best of European music!

On the first part of this special series, we are listing the artists who are nominated for the main categories, who have been posted in our site in the past 12 months. The next two parts of this series are going to focus on the regional nominations.

Ariana Grande (second post): best song, best video, best artist, best pop, best live act and biggest fans.
Ava Max: best new act and best Push Act.
Bebe Rexha: best collaboration (feat. The Chainsmokers) and best World Stage performance.
Calvin Harris: best electronic.
Camila Cabello: best song (feat. Shawn Mendes, shown below), best collaboration (feat. Shawn Mendes) and best pop.
Ed Sheeran (second post and third post): best live act.
Imagine Dragons: best rock.
J Balvin: best video (feat. Rosalía and El Guincho), best artist, best collaboration (feat. Rosalía and El Guincho) and best look.
Juice WRLD: best Push Act.
Lewis Capaldi: best new act and best Push Act.
Mabel (second post, third post, fourth post and fifth post): best new act and best Push Act.
Mark Ronson (second post, third post and fourth post): best collaboration (feat. Miley Cyrus).
Miley Cyrus: best artist and best collaboration (feat. Mark Ronson).
P!nk: best live act.
Post Malone: best song.
Rosalía: best video (feat. J Balvin and El Guincho), best collaboration (feat. J Balvin and El Guincho), best Push Act and best look.
Shawn Mendes: best song (feat. Camila Cabello), best artist, best collaboration (feat. Camila Cabello), best pop and biggest fans.

Monday, May 13, 2019

You've Seen Here: 2019 Eurovision Song Contest

EUROVISION

The week of Eurovision Song Contest has arrived, and both the hardcore fans and the curious watchers are turning their full attention to the festival. And as it's our tradition, it's now time to present our guide to the contest, remembering all of the competing entries (as most of them were already reviewed on Sounds European! during the past months).

In 2019, Eurovision is going to be held at Expo Tel Aviv, in Tel Aviv, following last year's victory of Israel, with "Toy". According to the bookies, the Netherlands are the main favorite to win the trophy. Other countries that are pointed by experts as real contenders are Sweden, Russia, France, Azerbaijan and Malta.

We now take this opportunity and highlight a song we really enjoy, but weren't able to publish before, Greece's "Better love" – as Katerine Duska was born in Canada:


Check the full list of the 2019 entries, with their running order in the shows:

Semifinal 1 (May 14th, 2019):

1. Cyprus | Tamta - "Replay"
2. Montenegro | D Mol - "Heaven"
8. Belarus | Zena - "Like it"
10. Belgium | Eliot - "Wake up"
14. Estonia | Victor Crone - "Storm"
17. San Marino | Serhat - "Say na na na"

Semifinal 2 (May 16th, 2019):

1. Armenia | Srbuk - "Walking out"
2. Ireland | Sarah McTernan - "22"
4. Switzerland | Luca Hänni - "She got me"
9. Austria | PÆNDA - "Limits"
16. Netherlands | Duncan Laurence - "Arcade"
17. North Macedonia | Tamara Todevska - "Proud"

Final (May 18th, 2019):

14. Israel | Kobi Marimi - "Home"
TBD. France | Bilal Hassani - "Roi"
TBD. Germany | S!sters - "Sister"
TBD. Italy | Mahmood - "Soldi"
TBD. United Kingdom | Michael Rice - "Bigger than us"

Monday, June 18, 2018

You've Seen Here: Russian music

FIFA WORLD CUP

Since last Thursday and until July 15th, we will be enjoying some of the best football at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. This year, the event is being held in Russia. So, Sounds European! decided to join the party, offering a set with some of the best Russian songs to have ever been presented in our site. Our list is composed of songs which were in our end-of-year best-of rankings, plus some additional choices by the editors.

And besides great music, don't forget to check (or remember, if you have checked before) the amazing exclusive interview we've had with the one and only Polina Gagarina!

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Monday, May 07, 2018

You've Seen Here: 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

EUROVISION

We are entering the week several of our readers have been waiting for the entire year: it's time for the Eurovision Song Contest. As it's our tradition, we now offer a summary of the contest, reviewing all of the competing entries (remembering most of them were already presented in our site during the recent months).

This year, Eurovision is taking place at Altice Arena, in Lisbon, following last year's victory of Portugal, with "Amar pelos dois". The bookies' favorite to win the trophy is Israel, with Netta's "Toy" (song which is presented right below). Other potential winners according to experts are France, Estonia, Finland and Bulgaria.


Check the full list of the 2018 entries, with their running order in the shows:

Semifinal 1 (May 8th, 2018):

1. Azerbaijan | AISEL - "X my heart"
5. Czech Republic | Mikolas Josef - "Lie to me"
7. Israel | Netta - "Toy"
8. Belarus | ALEKSEEV - "Forever"
10. Bulgaria | EQUINOX - "Bones"
11. North Macedonia | Eye Cue - "Lost and found"
12. Croatia | Franka - "Crazy"
17. Switzerland | ZiBBZ - "Stones"

Semifinal 2 (May 10th, 2018):

8. Netherlands | Waylon - "Outlaw in 'em"
10. Georgia | Iriao - "For you"
13. Hungary | AWS - "Viszlát nyár"
16. Montenegro | Vanja Radovanović - "Inje"
17. Slovenia | Lea Sirk - "Hvala, ne!"

Final (May 12th, 2018):

TBD. United Kingdom | SuRie - "Storm"

Monday, November 06, 2017

You've Seen Here: 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 3)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

Sounds European! now concludes the special day we have saved for talking about the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards. It's time to finish the list of artists who are nominated to the regional awards, and you have seen during the past 12 months.

If you've been reading SE!, you've seen:

Best Norwegian act: Alan Walker, Astrid S (second post and third post), Gabrielle and Kygo.
Best Portuguese act: Mickael Carreira.
Best Russian act: Elena Temnikova (second post) and Elka (second post).
Best Spanish act: Lori Meyers.
Best Swedish act: Tove Lo and Zara Larsson (second post and third post; one of the hits of the year, shown below).

You've Seen Here: 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 2)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

It's time to continue with our special series about this year's edition of MTV Europe Music Awards. Now, we are going to start reviewing the artists who are running for the regional awards of the EMAs, who we presented during the year.

If you read SE! during this period, you've seen:

Best Adria act: Nina Kraljić (second post).
Best French act: Amir (second post) and Soprano (second post).
Best Hungarian act: Freddie (second post and third post) and Magdolna Rúzsa.

You've Seen Here: 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 1)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

Next Sunday, London is hosting the 2017 MTV Europe Music Awards (for the first time since 1996). As usual, Sounds European! takes the chance to remember all the nominees who have been presented on our site throughout the past year. It's a nice way to stress: if you read SE!, you are basically updated with the best of pop music.

On the first part of this special series, we will list all the artists who are running for the main categories and whose music has been posted here. Then, on the following two parts, we'll focus on the regional nominations.

So, if you read SE! during the past year, you've seen:

Anne-Marie (second post and third post): best song (feat. Clean Bandit and Sean Paul).
Bruno Mars: best live act.
Calvin Harris: best electronic.
Clean Bandit (second post and third post): best song (feat. Anne-Marie and Sean Paul).
Coldplay: best rock and best live act.
Daddy Yankee: best song (feat. Justin Bieber and Luis Fonsi, shown below).
David Guetta: best electronic.
Dua Lipa (second post): best new act and best look.
Ed Sheeran (second post, third post and fourth post): best song, best artist and best live act.
Harry Styles: best look.
Imagine Dragons (second post): best alternative.
Julia Michaels: best new act and best Push Act.
Katy Perry: best video (feat. Migos) and biggest fans.
Kendrick Lamar: best video, best artist and best hip-hop.
Luis Fonsi: best song (feat. Daddy Yankee and Justin Bieber, shown below).
Rag'n'Bone Man (second post): best new act and best Push Act.
Rita Ora: best look.
Sean Paul: best song (feat. Anne-Marie and Clean Bandit).
Shawn Mendes (second post): best song, best artist, best pop and biggest fans.
Taylor Swift: best video, best artist, best pop, biggest fans and best look.
The Chainsmokers (second post): best electronic and best World Stage Performance.
U2: best rock and best live act.
ZAYN (second post): best look.

Monday, May 08, 2017

You've Seen Here: 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

EUROVISION

We are entering the period many of our readers wait for the entire year: the Eurovision Song Contest week. So, as it's becoming our tradition, Sounds European! opens this week with offering a summary of the festival, reviewing all the participating entries (including some which we have already presented throughout the latest months).

In 2017, Eurovision will be held at International Exhibition Centre, in Kiev, following last year's victory of Ukraine, with "1944". According to the bookies, Italy is the main favorite to win the contest. Other countries pointed by experts as potential winners are Portugal, Sweden and Bulgaria.


Get to know the 42 entries of this year:

Semifinal 1 (May 9th, 2017):

1. Sweden | Robin Bengtsson - "I can't go on"
2. Georgia | Tamara Gachechiladze - "Keep the faith"
3. Australia | Isaiah - "Don't come easy"
4. Albania | Lindita - "World"
5. Belgium | Blanche -"City lights"
6. Montenegro | Slavko Kalezić - "Space"
7. Finland | Norma John - "Blackbird"
8. Azerbaijan | Dihaj - "Skeletons"
9. Portugal | Salvador Sobral - "Amar pelos dois"
10. Greece | Demy - "This is love"
11. Poland | Kasia Moś - "Flashlight"
12. Moldova | Sunstroke Project - "Hey, mamma!"
13. Iceland | Svala - "Paper"
14. Czech Republic | Martina Bárta - "My turn"
15. Cyprus | Hovig - "Gravity"
16. Armenia | Artsvik - "Fly with me"
17. Slovenia | Omar Naber - "On my way"
18. Latvia | Triana Park - "Line"

Semifinal 2 (May 11th, 2017):

1. Serbia | Tijana Bogićević - "In too deep"
2. Austria | Nathan Trent - "Running on air"
3. North Macedonia | Jana Burčeska - "Dance alone"
4. Malta | Claudia Faniello - "Breathlessly"
5. Romania | Ilinca feat. Alex Florea - "Yodel it!"
6. Netherlands | O'G3NE - "Lights and shadows"
7. Hungary | Joci Pápai - "Origo"
8. Denmark | Anja - "Where I am"
9. Ireland | Brendan Murray - "Dying to try"
10. San Marino | Valentina Monetta feat. Jimmie Wilson - "Spirit of the night"
11. Croatia | Jacques Houdek - "My friend"
12. Norway | JOWST feat. Aleksander Walmann - "Grab the moment"
13. Switzerland | Timebelle - "Apollo"
14. Belarus | Naviband - "Story of my life"
15. Bulgaria | Kristian Kostov - "Beautiful mess"
16. Lithuania | Fusedmarc - "Rain of revolution"
17. Estonia | Koit Toome feat. Laura - "Verona"
18. Israel | IMRI - "I feel alive"

Final (May 13th, 2017):

22. Ukraine | O.Torvald - "Time"
TBD. France | Alma - "Requiem"
TBD. Germany | Levina - "Perfect life"
TBD. Italy | Francesco Gabbani - "Occidentali's karma"
TBD. Spain | Manel Navarro - "Do it for your lover"
TBD. United Kingdom | Lucie Jones - "Never give up on you"

Sunday, November 06, 2016

You've Seen Here: 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 3)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

It's time to close this year's review of the 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards nominees who were highlighted on Sounds European! throughout the year. It's a great pleasure to look back and see we are presenting you the best names of the continent year after year.

Continuing the European regional nominations from Norway, you've seen with us:

Best Portuguese act: Aurea, D.A.M.A (second post), David Carreira and HMB (second post).
Best Romanian act: Andra (second post) and Feli.
Best Russian act: Elka.
Best Spanish act: Alvaro Soler (second post, third post and fourth post), Amaral and Leiva.
Best Swedish act: FO&O, Galantis and Zara Larsson (second post, third post and fourth post, with the UEFA Euro 2016 official song, shown below).
Best Swiss act: Damian Lynn.
Best United Kingdom act: Adele, Coldplay, ZAYN (second post) and Years & Years (second post).

You've Seen Here: 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 2)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

Sounds European! now continues remembering all names that will be competing for awards on the 2016 MTV EMA, which will take place tonight in Rotterdam, and you have seen here on our site during the year. It's always great to listen to them!

We now start reviewing the regional nominations, focusing (as this site does) on the European categories. The first half of the list of regions will be on this text. The second one will come on a second post, later today.

It's time to remeet:

Best Adria act: Elemental and S.A.R.S..
Best Danish act: Christopher (second post), Lukas Graham (second post, with their worldwide hit single "7 years", shown below) and (second post).
Best Dutch act: Douwe Bob (second post).
Best Finnish act: Antti Tuisku, Evelina and Teflon Brothers.
Best French act: Amir (second post) and Maître Gims.
Best German act: Max Giesinger and Mark Forster (second post).

You've Seen Here: 2016 MTV Europe Music Awards (part 1)

MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARDS

This evening, Rotterdam is receiving the 2016 edition of MTV Europe Music Awards. And, as it is becoming a tradition of ours before this event, we take the opportunity to highlight: if you are a frequent reader of Sounds European!, you know most of the artists and songs that will be running for the trophies.

As in 2013 and 2014, we decided to take a day to remember all the nominated artists who have been posted here during the year. There will be three posts for it: this first one, for the main categories; the two following ones, about the European regional nominations.

So, if you read SE! during 2016, you've seen:

Adele: best song, best female and best live act.
Ariana Grande: best pop and biggest fans.
Bebe Rexha: best new act, best Push Act and best look.
Calvin Harris (second post): best male and best electronic.
Charlie Puth: best Push Act.
Coldplay: best video (with "Up&up", shown below), best rock and best live act.
David Guetta (second post): best electronic.
DNCE: best new act and best Push Act.
Drake (second post): best song (feat. Rihanna), best male and best hip-hop.
Dua Lipa (second post and third post): best Push Act.
Ellie Goulding: best World Stage Performance.
Fifth Harmony: best pop.
Halsey: best Push Act.
Jess Glynne: best World Stage Performance.
Jonas Blue: best Push Act.
Justin Bieber (second post): best song, best male, best pop and biggest fans.
Lukas Graham (second post): best song, best new act and best Push Act.
Major Lazer : best electronic.
Martin Garrix: best electronic and best World Stage Performance.
Rihanna : best song (feat. Drake), best female, best pop and best look.
Selena Gomez: best pop.
Shawn Mendes: best male, best pop and biggest fans.
Sia (second post): best female and best look.
The Chainsmokers: best new act.
The Weeknd: best video (feat. Daft Punk) and best male.
Tinie Tempah: best World Stage Performance.
twenty one pilots (second post): best alternative and best live act.