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Eurovision ’21: Today’s the day! Grand final predictions are here!

Eurovision Song Contest 2021  concludes today with the Grand Final, airing in the U.S. on Peacock, live at 3 PM ET/12 Noon PT Now, the 20 songs that made it through the two semi-finals are joined by the Big Five and host country The Netherlands entry, and things are gonna get real, because I’ve been checking a LOT of the fandom in the “ESCBubble” and…well, they don’t take a lot of factors into consideration. They rarely do. But I’m going to try and do so here. First up, here’s the 26 finalists in the order they will appear at today’s

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Eurovision 2021 SemiFinal #2 is History – here’s what happened!

Eurovision Song Contest 2021  streaming started on Peacock beginning at 3 PM ET/12 Noon PT. with a strong and fantastic signal – thank you! I had a couple of cutouts which made me nuts, but I got around it ok… With seventeen entries for ten spots, a few were destined to be disappointed, but there were a few shockers too  The ten songs advancing to the Grand Final on Saturday are: San Marino – “Adrenalina” by Senhit featuring Flo Rida Greece – “Last Dance” by Stefania Moldova – “Sugar” by Natalia Gordienko Iceland – “10 Years” by Dadi og Gagnamagnid

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Eurovision Semi-Final #2 is TODAY – Here’s my predictions

Eurovision Song Contest 2021 continues this afternoon – in the U.S. you can catch it live streaming on Peacock beginning at 3 PM ET/12 Noon PT. or on YouTube with an active VPN – it will be geoblocked on the U.S. service without it. The second semi-final will feature the last seventeen entries, with ten spots available to make it to Saturday’s Grand Final. The competitors today will compete in the following running order: San Marino – “Adrenalina” by Senhit featuring Flo Rida Estonia – “The Lucky One” by Uku Suviste Czech Republic – “Omaga” by Benny Cristo Greece –

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Eurovision ’21 – Dadi Freyr says Gagnamagnid likely out of live competition due to positive COVID test

Iceland’s Dadi Freyr tweeted the following message to his fans this morning: A member of Gagnamagnið got a positive test result this morning. Unfortunately this probably means that we will not take part in the rehearsal today or live show tomorrow and a recording from our second rehearsal will be used in stead. pic.twitter.com/93yravOHSY — Daði Freyr 🥑 (@dadimakesmusic) May 19, 2021 and the follow up tweet: We have all been extremely careful the whole trip so this comes as a huge surprise. We are very happy with the performance and super excited for you all to see it! Thank

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Eurovision supervisor Osterdahl talks to Variety about running the contest in pandemic mode

Variety has a great interview with newly appointed Eurovision executive supervisor Martin Osterdahl on their website this morning. In it, he goes into great detail about the difficulties of producing the contest during a pandemic, how the Will Ferrell Eurovision film on Netflix helped bolster brand recognition in the U.S. and more! You can check out the whole interview here: https://variety.com/2021/music/global/eurovision-song-contest-2021-netflix-israel-1234976327/ NBC’s streaming network Peacock became the new U.S. home of the Eurovision Song Contest this year. You can catch the replay of Semifinal #1 from Tuesday on the service now. Semifinal #2 will stream live on Thursday and the

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Eurovision 2021 SemiFinal #1 is History – here’s what happened!

Eurovision Song Contest 2021 got live streaming started on Peacock beginning at 3 PM ET/12 Noon PT. with a strong and fantastic signal – thank you! With sixteen entries for ten spots, a few were destined to be disappointed, but there were two huge surprises – Australia missed the finals for the first time since joining the contest in 2015, and fan favorite Romania also found themselves on the short end of the stick.  The ten songs advancing to the Grand Final on Saturday are: Lithuania – “Discoteque” by The Roop Russia – “Russian Woman” by Manizha Sweden – “Voices”

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Eurovision Semi-Final #1 is TODAY – Here’s my predictions

Eurovision Song Contest 2021 gets underway this afternoon – in the U.S. you can catch it live streaming on Peacock beginning at 3 PM ET/12 Noon PT. or on YouTube with an active VPN – it will be geoblocked on the U.S. service without it. The first semi-final will feature the first sixteen entries, with ten spots available to make it to Saturday’s Grand Final. The sixteen competitors today will compete in the following running order: Lithuania – “Discoteque” by The Roop Slovenia – “Amen” by Ana Soklic Russia – “Russian Woman” by Manizha Sweden – “Voices” by Tusse Australia

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YES! Eurovision 2021 to stream LIVE on Peacock in the US

HALLELUJAH!!! Prayers have been answered – Eurovision is returning to U.S. television screens! As part of their deal to be the broadcast home for the upcoming launch of The American Song Contest, NBCUniversal has put together a deal to air the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest – ALL OF IT – on their streaming network, Peacock! Unlike the European Broadcast Union‘s deal with Logo TV, who carried only the live finals from 2016-2018, and their deal with Netflix, which carried the show on a same day tape delay in 2019, Peacock will air ALL THREE Eurovision broadcasts LIVE in the United

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It’s OFFICIAL! NBC will play host to “The American Song Contest”

We’ve been hearing about “The American Song Contest“, the officially licensed US spinoff of the long running Eurovision Song Contest, for about two years now, since it was first announced during Eurovision week in 2019. Now, we can consider it official! A press release about the upcoming 2021-22 television season includes ASC as part of NBC‘s Spring 2022 schedule!  Here’s the press release: “AMERICAN SONG CONTEST” America’s biggest live entertainment event has arrived! Based on the worldwide phenomenon “Eurovision Song Contest,” organized for 65 years by the European Broadcasting Union and watched by 200 million viewers annually, this amazing musical

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Countdown to Eurovision ’21: #01 – ICELAND! AGAIN!

#1 – Iceland “10 Years“ Dadi Og Gagnamagnid Songwriters: Dadi Freyr Petursson The Kirkham Report welcomes you to my coverage of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest!  From April 3 to the end of May, I’ll be here with all the latest ESC news and info, and of course, through May 11, that means I’m also bringing you all the info on each song this year ranked in order of my personal preference from bottom to top. I’ll give the reasons for my personal rankings, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such.  Again, these are MY opinions, and

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