Eurovision 2016 – This year we resume the “Eurovision Times Awards” to give prizes (the Fridas) for the best in every category! And you get to vote! Today, we resume the polls with the two categories focused on backings and backdrop!
2016 will be the fourth year for Eurovision Times to organize a new contest (you can check 2013’s results here, the 2014’s ones here, and the 2015’s ones here). As with the past few years, our blog hosts now two contests: TEKO which takes place before the contest and the “Eurovision Times Awards” after the contest. The principle of the ET Awards is simple, in each categories, the staff of this website will nominate a few entries per categories and open polls for the public to vote in them so we can reveal afterwards all the winners. The winners recieve an imaginary trophee, entitled the Fridas in hommage to Frida Boccara, the French Eurovision winner in 1969 with “Un jour, un enfant“.
The nineth award is in the “Artistic” category and it’s “Best Backings”. Here are the results of the recommendations made by the regular users of Eurovision Times in this category:
- 7 Belgium
- 6 Ukraine
- 6 Hungary
- 5 Serbia
- 3 Bulgaria
- 3 San Marino
- 2 Russia
- 1 Albania
- 1 Azerbaijan
- 1 Iceland
- 1 Israel
- 1 Lithuania
However, it’s down to the staff of Eurovision Times to choose the official nominees. But it’s up to you to vote in our poll below which entry had the best backings this year! Backings imply anyone on stage adding an artistic value to the overall package (singing, dancing, playing an instrument…) You need to click on the country’s name to be redirected to the video of the song. The nominees in alphabetical order are:
- Azerbaijan‘s singers and dancers Jessica Marberger, Dea Norberg, Zain Odelstål and Patrik Riber
- Belgium‘s singers and dancers Melany Bhola, Laurens Hagens, Kevin Van der Meer, Rebecca Louis and Tanja Daese
- Hungary‘s backing vocalists Tamás Mészáros, Barnabás Wodala and Gábor Molnár
- Serbia‘s backings vocalists Lena Kuzmanović, Jelena Đurić, Iva Pletikosić and Dunja Vujadinović
- San Marino‘s singers and dancers Caroline Hauwel, Ellia Palazzi, EmilIe Weber, Jessica Fagniot and Ophelie Crispin
Rules: the polls will be open for a week. At the end of the week, an article will announce the winner of the category but not the detailed results. The full results will however be given to you once all polls are closed so that you don’t get influenced (we never know) in your following votes. Every IP gets only one vote, please do not cheat, do take in consideration to watch very careful to the backings before voting and do not vote necessarly for your favorite song but vote regarding to the category. Of course, it’s pointless to vote only for your own country unless you’re really certain it should win. May the best win!