|Posted by Eurovision On Top on September 4, 2018 at 5:00 AM||comments (1)|
No more than 10 issues! Time went by for another Eurovision Live Concert Portugal. Once again, the city of Setúbal has received a new set of Eurovision artists who joined the more than 90 who have done it since the show started.
In an ever-better organization, the concert is more than just a one-night stand. The day before the stars were received in a red carpet and before the concert they were able to take a boat trip on the River Sado.
The portuguese artists were welcomed, especially Anabela and Carlos Costa. The first one that due to its charm won the hearts of the audience as if it were 1993 taking all the true magic of the Festival. The second, he did a Eurovision medley accompanied by several dancers where the high moment was "Fuego"! It showed that the Eurovision show is alive and knocked on the door of a possible participation. Will it be?
Carla Ribeiro, often invited to the concert, made a small tribute to the songs of Albania and remembered Portuguese songs, always with her professionalism. The same as Gerson Santos that brought more recent themes of the Eurovision stand.
All the artists gave their best in this event and their involvement was greatly appreciated by both the organization and the public. The big surprise of the night was Mickey Harte who only with his guitar managed to remake his 2003 song making it current and special. Brilliant the soul of a true musician.
Justs showed his identity and charisma with three themes that did not escape the line of the current "Heartbeat". Poli Genova got a total audience involvement with any of his songs, but the highlight was undoubtedly the song that gave her the best rating at ESC and that everyone knew.
Krista was the revelation of the night! A real hurricane on stage! She cleverly opened with her Finnish version of "Eu quero ser Tua," continued with a ballad dedicated to his father and toasted the whole audience as if he were present. Then came "Marry Me" and she took the public to the maximum! You have to go back to Eurovision Krista!
Lucia Pérez was able to show how the Portuguese Soul is close to the Galician one. She sang in Galician, a language that the Portuguese understand well because it has the same origin, and even before "Que me quiten lo bailao", she made a version of a song sung by Amália Rodrigues.
The best way to end the event was with Madame Monsieur, participants from France this year. The audience received them so well that it was difficult to leave the stage. Mercy was entitled to bis and the requests to take pictures were so many that the organization was forced to remove them from the event. The Portuguese-French community present there gave them many souvenirs from Portugal and as the duo confided to us, maybe they will return to a concert.
Congratulations for this glorious event in which we also take part since the first edition!
|Posted by Eurovision On Top on August 1, 2018 at 5:25 AM||comments (17)|
EuroPride Stockholm now reveals two additional acts to this years Schlager Evening on August 2 - Lena Katina from the international super group t.A.t.u and the Finnish popstar Saara Aalto from Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
- It is Amazing to have been invited to EuroPride and take part in this special evening. I am so looking forward to lots of sing-along, says Lena Katina from t.A.t.u.
- This will be My first EuroPride and I am so thrilled to be a part of this very important event, filled with so much love. I cannot wait to meet the everybody and feel all the joy and see all the colors of the rainbow. To be able to spread so much love through my music during EuroPride Stockholm will definetly be the highlight of my summer, says Saara Aalto.
The following acts will perform during the Schlager evening August 2.
The evening will also be full of surprise acts.
Eleni Foureira (Cyprud 2018 )
Lena Katina/t.A.t.u (Russia 2003)
Kati Wolf (Hungary 2011)
Robin Bengtsson (Sweden 2017)
Saara Aalto (Finland 2018 )
Jessica Andersson (Sweden 2003)
Lindsay Dracass (Storbritannien 2001)
|Posted by Eurovision On Top on August 1, 2018 at 5:10 AM||comments (17)|
10th years had flown since the first Eurovision Live Concert Portugal. In between Portugal won the contest!
The city of Setubal will held the show one more time at the 1st of September, once again at the José Afonso Auditorium. Back to the open space the organization is working hard this summer to be ready for the big moment.
The first names were revealed but more are yet to come:
You can follow the official facebook page of the event: https://www.facebook.com/Eurovision-Live-Concert-813649645319354/
|Posted by Eurovision On Top on August 1, 2018 at 5:05 AM||comments (0)|
U2, Garth Brooks and Metallica are leading the chart of the 50 Highest-Paid Musicians of 2018. The just released chart on Billboard also includes one Eurovision winner and she is no more than Celine Dion!
The canadian and winner of 1988 jumps 11 spots from last year, despite banking the least amount of publishing royalties on the list (because she rarely writes the songs she sings). Still, her catalog generated $1 million in artist royalties, and her Las Vegas residency and live shows minted $15.1 million.
Celine Dion is in the middle of the chart at number 26.
|Posted by Eurovision On Top on May 14, 2018 at 7:10 AM||comments (18)|
It was not only the results between the jury expert and the televoting that were dissenting. ITunes is also not consensual with the results and is incredibly the song from Germany that is selling a little more all over Europe so as Fuego! Contrary to this year, it is also curious to realize how uniform the results of the previous year have been. Last year's winner Salvador Sobral has re-entered the Chart of 14 countries.
The European iTunes chart of today was the following: