Former participants

Australia’s Guy Sebastian to Tour UK

Former Participants – Australia’s first ever Eurovision representative, Guy Sebastian, is heading back to Europe this Autumn to tour the UK supporting former Westlife singer, Shane Filan. He represented Australia at the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in 5th place. 

Montenegro’s Slavko Kalezić to Slay UK XFactor?

Former Participants – Hot on the heels of Saara Aalto’s success last year in the UK’s XFactor, another name well known to Eurovision fans looks set to take part in this year’s series… Montenegro’s Slavko Kalezić! No stranger to the X Factor format, Slavko found fame in his home country when he entered The X Factor […]

Belgium: Loïc Nottet Announces Debut Album

Former Participants – Last year, Loïc Nottet released his first single since coming 4th for Belgium in 2015 and also announced a Tour Around Europe which starts this April in Brussels. This week, Loïc has revealed the release date of his debut album “Selfocracy”.

Belgium: Loïc Nottet to Tour Europe

Former Participants – Loïc Nottet who represented Belgium in 2015 has today announced a European Tour for 2017. This follows the recent release of his first single since the contest “Million Eyes”.  Loic will be playing in seven European Countries with maybe more to come.

Will UMK Star Saara Aalto Win the UK’s XFactor Tonight?

Former Participants – Last year saw Saara Aalto try to win the right to represent Finland in Eurovision as part of UMK 2016. Unfortunately she lost out to Sandhja. Saara is no quitter however and decided to try her luck in the UK’s XFactor competition instead. 

Sad News as Esma Redžepova Passes Away

Former Participants – The Eurovision Times is very sorry to hear that Esma Redžepova has died aged 73. Esma represented her country at Eurovision 2013 with he song ‘Pred da se razdeni‘. The Queen of the Romany music in the Balkan regions had recently been in hospital with a lung infection. 

Ireland’s Junior Eurovision Date Announced

Junior Eurovision – As previously reported former Irish Eurovision stars Jedward (Ireland 2011, 2012) Niamh Kavanagh (1993, 2008), Linda Martin (1984,1992), Dustin The Turkey (2010) and Sandie Jones (1972) will be judging this year’s Junior Eurovision selection.