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THINGS N STUFF: Eurovision 2021: Here’s what we know so far

Come hell or high water, the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest WILL go on! The European Broadcast Union announced several weeks ago that they are running four different scenarios as planned to make sure the contest comes to pass for sure next year. The four scenarios are referred to as Normal, Social Distancing, Travel Restrictions, and Lockdown, and each have their individual points that deal with the ongoing worldwide coronavirus pandemic. The just-completed 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest was conducted mostly under the “travel restrictions” scenario, with one or two exceptions, using some incredibly innovative and groundbreaking live television techniques that

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DAILY VID: Is Victoria’s “Ugly Cry” Bulgaria’s 2021 Eurovision Entry?

Seems like Eurovision 2021 is getting it’s usual early start…we’re just weeks from the beginning of the National Finals and Announcements season… Victoria, who was to represent Bulgaria in 2020 before the contest was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic, has released her latest single, “Ugly Cry“, and the opening slide contains an indicator that it is connected to the 2021 contest, but he notes on the YouTube post say it’s just ONE of the songs being considered. Victoria has been given a “bye” to return to the contest in 2021, and her 2020 entry “Tears Getting Sober” was a

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TKR on YouTube: The 2020 Junior Eurovision Wrap Up Show!

Hey guys, sorry this is just audio and a picture, but I’ve been down all weekend with neck problems. Still, the show must go on, just as it did for the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest! My impressions of the live finals and winners are herein!

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BREAKING NEWS: France’s Valentina wins Junior Eurovision 2020!

11 year old singer Valentina and her fan-favorite song “J’imagine” took the Grand Championship at the 2020 Junior Eurovision Contest, telecast live from Warsaw Poland this morning and afternoon, delivering the first JESC victory for France in the contest. The song has been one of the fan favorites since it was announced in September. Kazakhstan’s Karakat Bashanova took second with her song “Forever“, and Spain’s Solea took third for her monster fan favorite “Palante“. The Netherlands and Belarus rounded out the top five. The show was a technical marvel, mixing graphics and video feeds together, as well as a live

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IT’S HERE! Junior Eurovision 2020 Finals are LIVE at 11 AM ET

WOO HOO! The Junior Eurovision Song Contest finals are today at 11 AM ET/8 AM PT, and for the first time in history…the WHOLE WORLD CAN VOTE! You can vote once both before the contest and during the voting interval after all the performances this morning. The voting is at http://jesc.tv! And you can watch it right here: I’ll have a full run down of the contest and what went down this evening on TKR and on TKRVideoCentral as well (I think, not sure about the video). Good luck to everyone, and GO UKRAINE!!

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PREVIEW: The TKR Holiday Series – “Jingle Bell Jams” and “Christmas Countdown”

It’s almost that time of year again…in fact, it’s already here in some radio markets – Christmas music is about to take over (or already has). But have you ever noticed one incredible fact? All of these “Holiday” stations play the same OLD songs over and over again. And the biggest problem is that they almost NEVER make a NEW Christmas standard. There are TONS of great songs released every year, and if they’re EXTREMELY lucky or are by a current superstar on the charts, they MIGHT get airplay once in a while for a year or two. But unfortunately,

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Countdown To Junior Eurovision: The 2020 Opening Ceremonies are today!

The Kirkham Report is proud to bring you the  Countdown To Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020! It’s my first year of covering the JESC, and all through November, I’m bringing you all the info on each song this year, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such. I had things a bit mixed up yesterday – the watch party yesterday was for a replay of last years’ JESC contest, and it was hella fun!  Today is the day for the opening ceremonies. You can catch it live around the world on their YouTube channel at 10 AM

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Countdown to Junior Eurovision: Opening Ceremonies LIVE this morning

The Kirkham Report is proud to bring you the  Countdown To Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020! It’s my first year of covering the JESC, and all through November, I’m bringing you all the info on each song this year, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such. Junior Eurovision week officially kicks off TODAY, with the opening ceremonies and special watch party with the stars of this year’s contest. You can catch it live around the world on their YouTube channel at 11 AM ET/8 AM PT!  Or tune in on their official website at http://junioreurovision.TV !

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Countdown to Junior Eurovision 2020 – My Personal Rankings Are Here!

The Kirkham Report is proud to bring you the  Countdown To Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2020! It’s my first year of covering the JESC, and all through November, I’m bringing you all the info on each song this year, and some background info on the song, artist, songwriters, and such. OK, it’s that time! After previewing the 12 entrants to the 2020 Junior Eurovision Song Contest over the past couple of weeks, it’s time for me to reveal my ranking for this year’s songs. Keep in mind, this is NOT necessarily a prediction for the contest; I will note that

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