James Newman and three members of the band Rudimental are sued over chart-topping 2013 hit

Euro pop flop in copycat row: James Newman and three members of the band Rudimental are sued over chart-topping 2013 hit Waiting All Night ‘that sounds the same as a song from 2006’ by a contestant on The Voice UK By Emma Powell Showbusiness Correspondent For The Daily Mail Published: 22:40 BST, 4 June 2021 … Read more

Ireland ELIMINATED from Eurovision 2021

Ireland has been eliminated from the Eurovision Song Contest. On Tuesday night, singer Lesley Roy performed her entry – a song called Maps – in an elaborate spectacle involving a paper forest. But her hopes were ultimately dashed as she was knocked out of the running. Instead, Israel, Russia, Malta, Azerbaijan, Norway, Sweden, Cyprus, Lithuania, … Read more

Rylan Clark-Neal pulls out of presenting BBC’s Eurovision semi-final due to illness

Rylan Clark-Neal has had to pull out of presenting the Eurovision semi-final on the BBC on Tuesday night, due to illness.  The presenter, 32, was set to host BBC Four’s coverage for the semi-finals on Tuesday and Thursday alongside Scott Mills and Chelcee Grimes.  But Sara Cox, 46, revealed she was stepping in as Rylan’s … Read more

Eurovision 2021 host Rylan Clark-Neal grills UK hopeful James Newman in Line Of Duty parody 

Eurovision hosts Rylan Clark-Neal and Scott Mills gave their best impression of AC-12’s Steve Arnott and Ted Hastings as they grilled UK hopeful James Newman during a Line Of Duty parody. The spoof, named Line Of Eurovision, sees the former X Factor star, 32, and the radio host, 47, interrogate musician and the UK’s 2021 … Read more

Eurovision Song Contest’s UK entry James Newman waves a Union Jack flag at opening ceremony

His appearance at last year’s contest never went ahead due to the pandemic. And the UK’s Eurovision entry James Newman looked thrilled to be competing in this year’s highly-anticipated show as he attended the opening ceremony on Sunday. The BRIT Award winner, 35, beamed and waved a Union Jack flag as he hit the ‘turquoise … Read more

Eurovision 2021: UK’s entry James Newman arrives at the contest’s opening ceremony in Rotterdam

His appearance at last year’s contest never went ahead due to the pandemic. And the UK’s Eurovision entry James Newman looked thrilled to be competing in this year’s highly-anticipated show as he attended the opening ceremony on Sunday. The BRIT Award winner, 35, beamed and waved a Union Jack flag excitably as he hit the … Read more

Eurovision 2021: James Newman belts out song Embers as he rehearses in Rotterdam

The UK’s Eurovision entry James Newman took to the stage at Rotterdam’s Ahoy arena on Saturday to belt out his song Embers during rehearsals for the upcoming contest, which takes place on May 22. The BRIT Award winner, 35, looked completely at home as he honed his vocals and was surrounded by dapper-looking trumpeters dressed … Read more

Eurovision 2021: UK’s entry James Newman chats at press conference ahead of contest next week

The UK’s Eurovision entry James Newman was chatting at a press conference on Friday ahead of the highly-anticipated event next week. The BRIT Award winner, 35, will take to the stage in Rotterdam in The Netherlands on May 22 after the event was cancelled last year due to the pandemic.  James looked relaxed as he spoke … Read more

Montaigne reveals she’ll be performing in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest ‘remotely’

Australian singer Montaigne reveals she’ll be performing in the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest ‘remotely’ as the coronavirus pandemic makes her unable to travel to the Netherlands By Demeter Stamell For Daily Mail Australia Published: 09:46 BST, 20 April 2021 | Updated: 09:46 BST, 20 April 2021 She’s set to represent Australia in this year’s Eurovision Song … Read more

UK’s ‘nul points’ for ABBA in 1974 may have been tactical, says Bjorn

Were Britain bad Waterloo-sers? UK’s ‘nul points’ for ABBA in 1974 Eurovision Song Contest may have been a ‘cunning’ bid to stop them winning, says band member Bjorn Bjorn Ulvaeus suggested the UK tactically gave his band ‘nul points’ in 1974  ABBA, who were relatively unknown at the time, won Eurovision that year They were up against Olivia … Read more