JOY Eurovision https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/ Join the JOYEurovision team for all the Eurovision news, views and reviews Wed, 08 Jun 2022 13:38:32 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.8.4 Join the JOYEurovision team for all the Eurovision news, views and reviews JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities clean episodic JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities ppc@joy.org.au ppc@joy.org.au (JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities) JOY Melbourne Inc. Join the JOYEurovision team for all the Eurovision news, views and reviews JOY Eurovision http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/wp-content/uploads/sites/73/2022/01/JOYEurovision-2022.png https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision Melbourne, Australia Melbourne, Australia Weekly Old songs from new Eurovision friends: Saying goodbye to season 2022 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/06/old-songs-from-new-eurovision-friends-saying-goodbye-to-season-2022/ Sat, 04 Jun 2022 11:00:30 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5615 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/06/old-songs-from-new-eurovision-friends-saying-goodbye-to-season-2022/#respond https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/06/old-songs-from-new-eurovision-friends-saying-goodbye-to-season-2022/feed/ 0 <p>All good things must come to an end, and so does Eurovision. We started the 2022 season with a show full of new music from past favourites and the season... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/06/old-songs-from-new-eurovision-friends-saying-goodbye-to-season-2022/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/06/old-songs-from-new-eurovision-friends-saying-goodbye-to-season-2022/">Old songs from new Eurovision friends: Saying goodbye to season 2022</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> All good things must come to an end, and so does Eurovision.

We started the 2022 season with a show full of new music from past favourites and the season ends full circle – old songs from some of our newest mates.

Michael flies solo to share the team’s picks from 11 new Eurovision friends and wrap up a great year on behalf of the little team that could.

Which barnyard wedding is Michael going to?

Who’s surprised Michael?

Why do you get a thank you?

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Playlist

Mia Dimšić – Sretan Put [Bon voyage]

Monika LIU – Vaikinai trumpais Šortais [Guys in short shorts]

Amanda Tenfjord – No Thanks

Ronela Hajati – Marre [Lies]

Liis Lemsalu & STEFAN – Doomino [Domino]

The Rasmus – In the Shadows

Vladana – Bad Girls Need Love Too

We Are Domi – Someone New

alvan – Move On

Sam Ryder – Tiny Riot (Luca Schreiner Remix)

Sheldon Riley 🇦🇺 🏳️‍🌈 – Fire

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All good things must come to an end, and so does Eurovision. We started the 2022 season with a show full of new music from past favourites and the season... LEARN MORE All good things must come to an end, and so does Eurovision.
We started the 2022 season with a show full of new music from past favourites and the season ends full circle – old songs from some of our newest mates.
Michael flies solo to share the team’s picks from 11 new Eurovision friends and wrap up a great year on behalf of the little team that could.
Which barnyard wedding is Michael going to?
Who’s surprised Michael?
Why do you get a thank you?
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
Playlist
Mia Dimšić – Sretan Put [Bon voyage]
Monika LIU – Vaikinai trumpais Šortais [Guys in short shorts]
Amanda Tenfjord – No Thanks
Ronela Hajati – Marre [Lies]
Liis Lemsalu & STEFAN – Doomino [Domino]
The Rasmus – In the Shadows
Vladana – Bad Girls Need Love Too
We Are Domi – Someone New
alvan – Move On
Sam Ryder – Tiny Riot (Luca Schreiner Remix)
Sheldon Riley 🇦🇺 🏳️‍🌈 – Fire
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The sound of missing out: Some 2022 Eurovision National Final faves https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/the-sound-of-missing-out-some-2022-eurovision-national-final-faves/ Sat, 28 May 2022 12:23:43 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5605 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/the-sound-of-missing-out-some-2022-eurovision-national-final-faves/#respond https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/the-sound-of-missing-out-some-2022-eurovision-national-final-faves/feed/ 0 <p>The Eurovision year is not quite over yet. Not all of this year’s national finals got a chance to show all their wares on the show. To deal with this... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/the-sound-of-missing-out-some-2022-eurovision-national-final-faves/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/the-sound-of-missing-out-some-2022-eurovision-national-final-faves/">The sound of missing out: Some 2022 Eurovision National Final faves</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> The Eurovision year is not quite over yet. Not all of this year’s national finals got a chance to show all their wares on the show. To deal with this unfinished business, Michael and Liam take the time to play some tunes from NFs that missed out.

These are the best of the rest!

Is Liam pleased with the line up?

Which of the songs would’ve taken their countries to the Grand Final?

Just how likely was a higher placing for Germany?

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Playlist

Bernarda – Here For Love

Ariadne – Shouldn’t Be Friends

Sara Jo – Muškarčina [Tough man]

Aidan – Ritmu [Rhythm]

Maël & Jonas – i swear to god

Aminata – I’m Letting You Go

Achille Lauro – DOMENICA [Sunday]

Suncity & Sanna Martinez – Hækkum í botn [Let’s go to the bottom]

Eli Huli – Blinded Dreamers

Daria – Paranoia

Browsing Collection 🏳️‍🌈 – Face in the Crowd

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The Eurovision year is not quite over yet. Not all of this year’s national finals got a chance to show all their wares on the show. To deal with this... LEARN MORE The Eurovision year is not quite over yet. Not all of this year’s national finals got a chance to show all their wares on the show. To deal with this unfinished business, Michael and Liam take the time to play some tunes from NFs that missed out.
These are the best of the rest!
Is Liam pleased with the line up?
Which of the songs would’ve taken their countries to the Grand Final?
Just how likely was a higher placing for Germany?
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
Playlist
Bernarda – Here For Love
Ariadne – Shouldn’t Be Friends
Sara Jo – Muškarčina [Tough man]
Aidan – Ritmu [Rhythm]
Maël & Jonas – i swear to god
Aminata – I’m Letting You Go
Achille Lauro – DOMENICA [Sunday]
Suncity & Sanna Martinez – Hækkum í botn [Let’s go to the bottom]
Eli Huli – Blinded Dreamers
Daria – Paranoia
Browsing Collection 🏳️‍🌈 – Face in the Crowd
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 55 The sound of missing out: Some 2022 Eurovision National Final faves clean 57:35
Eurovision 2022: The winner is Ukraine! https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/eurovision-2022-the-winner-is-ukraine/ Sat, 21 May 2022 10:00:42 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5594 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/eurovision-2022-the-winner-is-ukraine/#respond https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/eurovision-2022-the-winner-is-ukraine/feed/ 0 <p>The Kalush Orchestra was the overwhelming winner of the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. And as tradition dictates, Ukraine get a show all about them. Michael and Io present the 2022... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/eurovision-2022-the-winner-is-ukraine/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/eurovision-2022-the-winner-is-ukraine/">Eurovision 2022: The winner is Ukraine!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> The Kalush Orchestra was the overwhelming winner of the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest.

And as tradition dictates, Ukraine get a show all about them.

Michael and Io present the 2022 winner’s retrospective, featuring some of Ukraine’s biggest entries (and some that didn’t even make the Eurovision stage).

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Playlist

2004: Ruslana – Wild Dances

2006: Tina Karol – Show Me Your Love

2007: Verka Serduchka – Dancing Lasha Tumbai

2008: Ani Lorak – Shady Lady

2009: Svetlana Loboda – Be My Valentine! (Anti-Crisis Girl)

2011: Mika Newton – Angel

2014: Mariya Yaremchuk – Tick-Tock

2016: Jamala – 1944

2018: Mélovin 🏳️‍🌈 – Under the Ladder

2019: MARUV – Siren Song

2021: Go_A – SHUM

2022: Alina Pash – Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

2022: Kalush Orchestra – Stefania

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The Kalush Orchestra was the overwhelming winner of the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest. And as tradition dictates, Ukraine get a show all about them. Michael and Io present the 2022... LEARN MORE The Kalush Orchestra was the overwhelming winner of the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest.
And as tradition dictates, Ukraine get a show all about them.
Michael and Io present the 2022 winner’s retrospective, featuring some of Ukraine’s biggest entries (and some that didn’t even make the Eurovision stage).
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
Playlist
2004: Ruslana – Wild Dances
2006: Tina Karol – Show Me Your Love
2007: Verka Serduchka – Dancing Lasha Tumbai
2008: Ani Lorak – Shady Lady
2009: Svetlana Loboda – Be My Valentine! (Anti-Crisis Girl)
2011: Mika Newton – Angel
2014: Mariya Yaremchuk – Tick-Tock
2016: Jamala – 1944
2018: Mélovin 🏳️‍🌈 – Under the Ladder
2019: MARUV – Siren Song
2021: Go_A – SHUM
2022: Alina Pash – Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
2022: Kalush Orchestra – Stefania
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 54 Eurovision 2022: The winner is Ukraine! clean 58:28
It’s the sound of beauty: Previewing the Eurovision 2022 Grand Final https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/its-the-sound-of-beauty-previewing-the-eurovision-2022-grand-final/ Sat, 14 May 2022 09:54:59 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5588 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/its-the-sound-of-beauty-previewing-the-eurovision-2022-grand-final/#respond https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/its-the-sound-of-beauty-previewing-the-eurovision-2022-grand-final/feed/ 0 <p>Torino is ready. Australia is ready. Europe is ready. It’s time to unleash the sound of beauty on the world in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final. Michael and... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/its-the-sound-of-beauty-previewing-the-eurovision-2022-grand-final/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/its-the-sound-of-beauty-previewing-the-eurovision-2022-grand-final/">It’s the sound of beauty: Previewing the Eurovision 2022 Grand Final</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Torino is ready. Australia is ready. Europe is ready. It’s time to unleash the sound of beauty on the world in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final.

Michael and Io preview the Big 5 auto-qualifiers, and give their thoughts on the 25 songs up for a chance to win the coveted microphone trophy.

Watch the Grand Final live on SBS at 5am, Sunday 15 May (AEST) so you can vote, and then again at 7:30pm for the prime time show.

Who does Io and Michael disagree on?

Is the Big 5 a waste of time?

Who do we think will win?

Get beautiful with us

📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision

💿 Love the music? Get your hands on the album.

🗳️ Vote for your picks of the grand final right now

Playlist

🇫🇷 Alvan & Ahez – Fulenn [Spark]

🇮🇹 Mahmood & BLANCO – Brividi [Shivers]

🇪🇸 Chanel – SloMo

🇩🇪 Malik Harris – Rockstars

🇬🇧 Sam Ryder – SPACE MAN

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Torino is ready. Australia is ready. Europe is ready. It’s time to unleash the sound of beauty on the world in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final. Michael and... LEARN MORE Torino is ready. Australia is ready. Europe is ready. It’s time to unleash the sound of beauty on the world in the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final.
Michael and Io preview the Big 5 auto-qualifiers, and give their thoughts on the 25 songs up for a chance to win the coveted microphone trophy.
Watch the Grand Final live on SBS at 5am, Sunday 15 May (AEST) so you can vote, and then again at 7:30pm for the prime time show.
Who does Io and Michael disagree on?
Is the Big 5 a waste of time?
Who do we think will win?
Get beautiful with us
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
💿 Love the music? Get your hands on the album.
🗳️ Vote for your picks of the grand final right now
Playlist
🇫🇷 Alvan & Ahez – Fulenn [Spark]
🇮🇹 Mahmood & BLANCO – Brividi [Shivers]
🇪🇸 Chanel – SloMo
🇩🇪 Malik Harris – Rockstars
🇬🇧 Sam Ryder – SPACE MAN
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 53 It's the sound of beauty: Previewing the Eurovision 2022 Grand Final clean 57:31
VOTE: Who’s your Eurovision 2022 winner? https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/vote-whos-your-eurovision-2022-winner/ Fri, 13 May 2022 16:36:20 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5581 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/vote-whos-your-eurovision-2022-winner/#respond https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/vote-whos-your-eurovision-2022-winner/feed/ 0 <p>Here’s your chance to vote for your Eurovision favourite. While Australia can officially vote in the Grand Final from 5am on Sunday 15 May at esc.vote, we’d love to find... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/vote-whos-your-eurovision-2022-winner/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/vote-whos-your-eurovision-2022-winner/">VOTE: Who’s your Eurovision 2022 winner?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Here’s your chance to vote for your Eurovision favourite.

While Australia can officially vote in the Grand Final from 5am on Sunday 15 May at esc.vote, we’d love to find out what you think now!

Listen to the recap of all 25 songs, then make your voice heard by choosing up to 3 songs in the poll.

Voting closed at 5am AEST on Sunday 15 May. The result was:

https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1525613513720451072?s=20&t=yJFX6f6uZjP0LHJltcvM0g

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Here’s your chance to vote for your Eurovision favourite. While Australia can officially vote in the Grand Final from 5am on Sunday 15 May at esc.vote, we’d love to find... LEARN MORE While Australia can officially vote in the Grand Final from 5am on Sunday 15 May at esc.vote, we’d love to find out what you think now!
Listen to the recap of all 25 songs, then make your voice heard by choosing up to 3 songs in the poll.
Voting closed at 5am AEST on Sunday 15 May. The result was:
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1525613513720451072?s=20&t=yJFX6f6uZjP0LHJltcvM0g
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🇦🇺 Stairs, food and fandom: Catching up with Sheldon Riley https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-stairs-food-and-fandom-catching-up-with-sheldon-riley/ Mon, 09 May 2022 14:30:57 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5574 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-stairs-food-and-fandom-catching-up-with-sheldon-riley/#respond https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-stairs-food-and-fandom-catching-up-with-sheldon-riley/feed/ 0 <p>The Eurovision Semi Final is closing in and all the artists are doing what they can to be prepared to perform at their best.   Ahead of Semi #2, Michael... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-stairs-food-and-fandom-catching-up-with-sheldon-riley/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-stairs-food-and-fandom-catching-up-with-sheldon-riley/">🇦🇺 Stairs, food and fandom: Catching up with Sheldon Riley</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p>
The Eurovision Semi Final is closing in and all the artists are doing what they can to be prepared to perform at their best.
 
Ahead of Semi #2, Michael dropped in to see Sheldon Riley to chat about how the whole experience has been so far, especially for someone who is coming into the competition as a major fan.
 
🪜 Is the performance perfect?
 
🥦 How has Sheldon prepared for his massive outfit?
 
💿 What are Sheldon’s musical plans after Eurovision?
 
💬 What advice would he give a newcomer to the industry?
 
🇪🇺 Would he do Eurovision all over again?
 
🏆 Who’s Sheldon’s pick to win?
 
You can see Sheldon Riley perform in Semi Final 2 on SBS:
  • Live on Friday 13 May at 5am (AEST)
  • Prime time on Saturday 14 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

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The Eurovision Semi Final is closing in and all the artists are doing what they can to be prepared to perform at their best.   Ahead of Semi #2, Michael... LEARN MORE The Eurovision Semi Final is closing in and all the artists are doing what they can to be prepared to perform at their best.


 
Ahead of Semi #2, Michael dropped in to see Sheldon Riley to chat about how the whole experience has been so far, especially for someone who is coming into the competition as a major fan.


 
🪜 Is the performance perfect?


 
🥦 How has Sheldon prepared for his massive outfit?


 
💿 What are Sheldon’s musical plans after Eurovision?


 
💬 What advice would he give a newcomer to the industry?


 
🇪🇺 Would he do Eurovision all over again?


 
🏆 Who’s Sheldon’s pick to win?


 
You can see Sheldon Riley perform in Semi Final 2 on SBS:



Live on Friday 13 May at 5am (AEST)


Prime time on Saturday 14 May at 8:30pm (AEST)


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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 52 Stairs, food and fandom: Catching up with Sheldon Riley clean 15:58
🇲🇪 Sun, translation and loss: Meeting Vladana https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%aa-sun-translation-and-loss-meeting-vladana/ Mon, 09 May 2022 09:28:26 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5566 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%aa-sun-translation-and-loss-meeting-vladana/#respond https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%aa-sun-translation-and-loss-meeting-vladana/feed/ 0 <p>COVID-19 has affected many people around the world, especially in Europe. It’s even affected Vladana Vučinić, taking a special member of her family. Michael chatted with the singer and journalist... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%aa-sun-translation-and-loss-meeting-vladana/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%aa-sun-translation-and-loss-meeting-vladana/">🇲🇪 Sun, translation and loss: Meeting Vladana</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> COVID-19 has affected many people around the world, especially in Europe. It’s even affected Vladana Vučinić, taking a special member of her family.

Michael chatted with the singer and journalist from Montenegro about her journey to Eurovision and how Breathe came about.

☀️ Has that sun affected the performance?

🔤 Why is Vladana singing in English?

🇲🇰 How has North Macedonia helped Vladana?

You can see Vladana perform in Semi Final 2 on SBS:

  • Live on Friday 13 May at 5am (AEST)
  • Prime time on Saturday 14 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

Watch the interview via Spotify Podcasts:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2RvIhbZ6mYEYlldvBRxP7M?si=UolPTPjlQGCuQfNktGjQow

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COVID-19 has affected many people around the world, especially in Europe. It’s even affected Vladana Vučinić, taking a special member of her family. Michael chatted with the singer and journalist... LEARN MORE COVID-19 has affected many people around the world, especially in Europe. It’s even affected Vladana Vučinić, taking a special member of her family.
Michael chatted with the singer and journalist from Montenegro about her journey to Eurovision and how Breathe came about.
☀️ Has that sun affected the performance?
🔤 Why is Vladana singing in English?
🇲🇰 How has North Macedonia helped Vladana?
You can see Vladana perform in Semi Final 2 on SBS:

* Live on Friday 13 May at 5am (AEST)
* Prime time on Saturday 14 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

Watch the interview via Spotify Podcasts:
https://open.spotify.com/episode/2RvIhbZ6mYEYlldvBRxP7M?si=UolPTPjlQGCuQfNktGjQow
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🇲🇹 Home, dreams and self-love: Meeting Emma Muscat https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%b9-home-dreams-and-self-love-meeting-emma-muscat/ Sun, 08 May 2022 11:17:06 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5556 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%b9-home-dreams-and-self-love-meeting-emma-muscat/#respond https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%b9-home-dreams-and-self-love-meeting-emma-muscat/feed/ 0 <p>The little island of Malta has sent a big name to represent them in Turin. Already known in Italy thanks to Amici, Emma Muscat is hoping to bring home the... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%b9-home-dreams-and-self-love-meeting-emma-muscat/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%b9-home-dreams-and-self-love-meeting-emma-muscat/">🇲🇹 Home, dreams and self-love: Meeting Emma Muscat</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> The little island of Malta has sent a big name to represent them in Turin. Already known in Italy thanks to Amici, Emma Muscat is hoping to bring home the trophy with a song dedicated to the public.

Michael caught up with Emma to talk about the song and why Australia should vote for her!

📹 What has Emma’s time on Italian TV taught her about performing?

💕 How does Emma bring love back into her mind?

🪞 What’s the significance of mirrors?

You can see Emma Muscat perform in Semi Final 2 on SBS:

  • Live on Friday 13 May at 5am (AEST)
  • Prime time on Saturday 14 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

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The little island of Malta has sent a big name to represent them in Turin. Already known in Italy thanks to Amici, Emma Muscat is hoping to bring home the... LEARN MORE The little island of Malta has sent a big name to represent them in Turin. Already known in Italy thanks to Amici, Emma Muscat is hoping to bring home the trophy with a song dedicated to the public.
Michael caught up with Emma to talk about the song and why Australia should vote for her!
📹 What has Emma’s time on Italian TV taught her about performing?
💕 How does Emma bring love back into her mind?
🪞 What’s the significance of mirrors?
You can see Emma Muscat perform in Semi Final 2 on SBS:

* Live on Friday 13 May at 5am (AEST)
* Prime time on Saturday 14 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

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🇦🇺 Getting back on the horse: Catching up with Paul Clarke https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-getting-back-on-the-horse-catching-up-with-paul-clarke/ Sun, 08 May 2022 02:00:08 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5545 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-getting-back-on-the-horse-catching-up-with-paul-clarke/#respond https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-getting-back-on-the-horse-catching-up-with-paul-clarke/feed/ 0 <p>He’s a familiar face to any Eurovision fan, always seen next to Australia’s contestant at the press conference table. But after a year away, it’s a joyous return for Paul... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-getting-back-on-the-horse-catching-up-with-paul-clarke/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-getting-back-on-the-horse-catching-up-with-paul-clarke/">🇦🇺 Getting back on the horse: Catching up with Paul Clarke</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> He’s a familiar face to any Eurovision fan, always seen next to Australia’s contestant at the press conference table. But after a year away, it’s a joyous return for Paul Clarke to the Eurovision bubble. As Creative Director for Australia, he looks after how our entries look on your TV each year. He’s also the man behind Eurovision – Australia Decides.

Michael and Paul caught up to chat about the 2022 Contest, including what it’s been like working with superfan Sheldon Riley.

🌍 What has it been like being back in Europe?

🪜 How did we end up with the staircase?

🎤 Will there be Aus Decides 2023 and who might be involved?

Watch the video via Spotify Podcasts:

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1h4gAQUrT115KLfZUxASWb?si=CkZXxO0JQpqLqUdolR6pIQ

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He’s a familiar face to any Eurovision fan, always seen next to Australia’s contestant at the press conference table. But after a year away, it’s a joyous return for Paul... LEARN MORE He’s a familiar face to any Eurovision fan, always seen next to Australia’s contestant at the press conference table. But after a year away, it’s a joyous return for Paul Clarke to the Eurovision bubble. As Creative Director for Australia, he looks after how our entries look on your TV each year. He’s also the man behind Eurovision – Australia Decides.
Michael and Paul caught up to chat about the 2022 Contest, including what it’s been like working with superfan Sheldon Riley.
🌍 What has it been like being back in Europe?
🪜 How did we end up with the staircase?
🎤 Will there be Aus Decides 2023 and who might be involved?
Watch the video via Spotify Podcasts:
https://open.spotify.com/episode/1h4gAQUrT115KLfZUxASWb?si=CkZXxO0JQpqLqUdolR6pIQ
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It’s beautiful: Previewing the second half of Eurovision 2022 Semi Final 2 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/its-beautiful-previewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-2/ Sat, 07 May 2022 11:30:37 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5536 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/its-beautiful-previewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-2/#respond https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/its-beautiful-previewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-2/feed/ 0 <p>Thankfully the Torino sun woke Michael and Liam up in time to talk Eurovision SF2. Io was joined in Melbourne by Olga, and the team shared their opinions about the... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/its-beautiful-previewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-2/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/its-beautiful-previewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-2/">It’s beautiful: Previewing the second half of Eurovision 2022 Semi Final 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Thankfully the Torino sun woke Michael and Liam up in time to talk Eurovision SF2. Io was joined in Melbourne by Olga, and the team shared their opinions about the final half of the Semi Finals.

You can enjoy #TheSoundofBeauty on SBS, with the live show beaming across the country at 5am AEST on Friday 13 May and the prime time extravaganza at 7:30pm AEST on Saturday 14 May.

What should Stefan wear?

Who’s got the banger?

Why did Io nearly forget to turn the mics on after Sweden?

Get beautiful with us

📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision

💿 Love the music? Get your hands on the album.

🗳️ Vote for your pick of this half right now

Playlist

🇮🇪 Brooke – That’s Rich

🇲🇰 Andrea – Circles

🇪🇪 Stefan – Hope

🇷🇴 WRS – Llámame

🇵🇱 Ochman – River

🇲🇪 Vladana – Breathe

🇧🇪 Jérémie Makiese – Miss You

🇸🇪 Cornelia Jakobs – Hold Me Closer

🇨🇿 We Are Domi – Lights Off

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Thankfully the Torino sun woke Michael and Liam up in time to talk Eurovision SF2. Io was joined in Melbourne by Olga, and the team shared their opinions about the... LEARN MORE Thankfully the Torino sun woke Michael and Liam up in time to talk Eurovision SF2. Io was joined in Melbourne by Olga, and the team shared their opinions about the final half of the Semi Finals.
You can enjoy #TheSoundofBeauty on SBS, with the live show beaming across the country at 5am AEST on Friday 13 May and the prime time extravaganza at 7:30pm AEST on Saturday 14 May.
What should Stefan wear?
Who’s got the banger?
Why did Io nearly forget to turn the mics on after Sweden?
Get beautiful with us
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
💿 Love the music? Get your hands on the album.
🗳️ Vote for your pick of this half right now
Playlist
🇮🇪 Brooke – That’s Rich
🇲🇰 Andrea – Circles
🇪🇪 Stefan – Hope
🇷🇴 WRS – Llámame
🇵🇱 Ochman – River
🇲🇪 Vladana – Breathe
🇧🇪 Jérémie Makiese – Miss You
🇸🇪 Cornelia Jakobs – Hold Me Closer
🇨🇿 We Are Domi – Lights Off
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 48 It’s beautiful: Previewing the second half of Eurovision 2022 Semi Final 2 clean 59:02
🇫🇮 Growth, melancholy and chemistry: Meeting The Rasmus https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%ab%f0%9f%87%ae-growth-melancholy-and-chemistry-meeting-the-rasmus/ Sat, 07 May 2022 11:00:07 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5538 <p>If you’re a 90s kid, you’d know The Rasmus (and still listen to the compilation CDs they’re on). One of Finland‘s biggest exports are finally bringing their brand of pop-rock... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%ab%f0%9f%87%ae-growth-melancholy-and-chemistry-meeting-the-rasmus/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%ab%f0%9f%87%ae-growth-melancholy-and-chemistry-meeting-the-rasmus/">🇫🇮 Growth, melancholy and chemistry: Meeting The Rasmus</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> If you’re a 90s kid, you’d know The Rasmus (and still listen to the compilation CDs they’re on). One of Finland‘s biggest exports are finally bringing their brand of pop-rock... LEARN MORE If you’re a 90s kid, you’d know The Rasmus (and still listen to the compilation CDs they’re on). One of Finland‘s biggest exports are finally bringing their brand of pop-rock to the Eurovision stage with a banger to start Semi Final 2 rolling.
Michael caught up with Lauri and Eero to chat about the big event.
🐨 What’s the Australian connection?
⏳ How has The Rasmus changed over the last 20 years?
🎸 Who was involved in creating Jezebel?
You can see The Rasmus perform in Semi Final 2 on SBS:

* Live on Friday 13 May at 5am (AEST)
* Prime time on Saturday 14 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

Watch the full interview via Spotify Podcasts:
https://open.spotify.com/episode/0b4XS3xOsRSmOVHrBUmLsn?si=nLTcmV7wQDiNdUHxM-eBnQ
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 47 Growth, melancholy and chemistry: Meeting The Rasmus clean 10:04
🇸🇪 Money, music and connection: Meeting Cornelia Jakobs https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b8%f0%9f%87%aa-money-music-and-connection-meeting-cornelia-jakobs/ Sat, 07 May 2022 06:00:35 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5530 <p>Being the favourite to win Eurovision hasn’t affected Cornelia Jakobs, who took some time out of her day to chat with Michael. While she’s hoping to bring the trophy home... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b8%f0%9f%87%aa-money-music-and-connection-meeting-cornelia-jakobs/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b8%f0%9f%87%aa-money-music-and-connection-meeting-cornelia-jakobs/">🇸🇪 Money, music and connection: Meeting Cornelia Jakobs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Being the favourite to win Eurovision hasn’t affected Cornelia Jakobs, who took some time out of her day to chat with Michael. While she’s hoping to bring the trophy home... LEARN MORE Being the favourite to win Eurovision hasn’t affected Cornelia Jakobs, who took some time out of her day to chat with Michael.
While she’s hoping to bring the trophy home to Sweden, a performance on the JOY rooftop might just be the icing on the cake (with a delightful cup of tea).
💆 How does performing help Cornelia stay calm?
💸 Has Cornelia struck it rich?
🦘 What does Cornelia think about the Australian music scene?
You can see Cornelia Jakobs perform in Semi Final 2 on SBS:

* Live on Friday 13 May at 5am (AEST)
* Prime time on Saturday 14 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

See the whole interview via Spotify Podcasts:
https://open.spotify.com/episode/3RNCD42dg0HkmErQOXtJYp?si=0CF3o330RACFGO1aNgc_Lg
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 46 Money, music and connection: Meeting Cornelia Jakobs clean 15:38
🇧🇬 Rock, wisdom and football: Meeting Intelligent Music Project https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a7%f0%9f%87%ac-rock-wisdom-and-football-meeting-intelligent-music-project/ Fri, 06 May 2022 16:23:56 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5525 <p>The rockers we never knew we needed are here to spice things up a bit with a song for the times. Michael popped north of Turin to catch up with... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a7%f0%9f%87%ac-rock-wisdom-and-football-meeting-intelligent-music-project/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a7%f0%9f%87%ac-rock-wisdom-and-football-meeting-intelligent-music-project/">🇧🇬 Rock, wisdom and football: Meeting Intelligent Music Project</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> The rockers we never knew we needed are here to spice things up a bit with a song for the times. Michael popped north of Turin to catch up with... LEARN MORE The rockers we never knew we needed are here to spice things up a bit with a song for the times. Michael popped north of Turin to catch up with three members of Intelligent Music Project – Stoyan, Slavin and Bisser – who are ready to represent Bulgaria with Intention.
They’re also ready to be the soundtrack for Triple M’s AFL coverage.
🤓 What has Stoyan noticed after three attempts at Eurovision?
🌨️ Why is this song needed now?
🎸 What’s different about this rock group?
You can see Intelligent Music Project perform in Semi Final 1 on SBS:

* Live on Wednesday 11 May at 5am (AEST)
* Prime time on Friday 13 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

Watch the video via Spotify Podcasts:
https://open.spotify.com/episode/4JIxwoiTB34qP16aHcH3VH?si=M1oWnF7PQ_KL_yJ7bfe04g
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 45 Rock, wisdom and football: Meeting Intelligent Music Project clean 14:58
🇦🇹 Bangers, make up and advice: Meeting LUM!X and Pia Maria https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%b9-bangers-make-up-and-advice-meeting-lumx-and-pia-maria/ Fri, 06 May 2022 11:38:38 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5519 <p>Austria has delivered the club banger that we’ve all been wanting. It’s all thanks to superstar producer LUM!X, aka Luca Michlmayr, and newcomer Pia Maria. Michael caught up with the... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%b9-bangers-make-up-and-advice-meeting-lumx-and-pia-maria/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%b9-bangers-make-up-and-advice-meeting-lumx-and-pia-maria/">🇦🇹 Bangers, make up and advice: Meeting LUM!X and Pia Maria</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Austria has delivered the club banger that we’ve all been wanting. It’s all thanks to superstar producer LUM!X, aka Luca Michlmayr, and newcomer Pia Maria. Michael caught up with the... LEARN MORE Austria has delivered the club banger that we’ve all been wanting. It’s all thanks to superstar producer LUM!X, aka Luca Michlmayr, and newcomer Pia Maria.
Michael caught up with the duo to chat about the Eurovision experience and the ideas behind Halo.
💬 What advice has Gabry Ponte given the pair?
📞 How did Pia Maria react to being chosen to sing?
💿 When might we see them perform?
You can see LUM!X and Pia Maria perform in Semi Final 1 on SBS:

* Live on Wednesday 11 May at 5am (AEST)
* Prime time on Friday 13 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

See the whole interview via Spotify Podcasts:
https://open.spotify.com/episode/1aPdvDQ5C20BNlljbierei?si=A99CgYcxSe-NSnmULhAwEg
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 44 Bangers, make up and advice: Meeting LUM!X and Pia Maria clean 8:12
🇸🇮 School, pineapple and genres: Meeting LPS https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b8%f0%9f%87%ae-school-pineapple-and-genres-meeting-lps/ Fri, 06 May 2022 06:00:56 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5506 <p>They might be young, but LPS is a talented lot. Filip, Gašper, Mark, Zala and Žiga are fresh from high school and representing Slovenia at Eurovision. The group caught up... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b8%f0%9f%87%ae-school-pineapple-and-genres-meeting-lps/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b8%f0%9f%87%ae-school-pineapple-and-genres-meeting-lps/">🇸🇮 School, pineapple and genres: Meeting LPS</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> They might be young, but LPS is a talented lot. Filip, Gašper, Mark, Zala and Žiga are fresh from high school and representing Slovenia at Eurovision. The group caught up... LEARN MORE They might be young, but LPS is a talented lot. Filip, Gašper, Mark, Zala and Žiga are fresh from high school and representing Slovenia at Eurovision.
The group caught up with Michael to talk about their song Disko.
🍕 What’s their favourite pizza?
🎼 Where does the variety of musical styles come from?
🏫 How did they escape school to get to Turin?
You can see LPS perform in Semi Final 1 on SBS:

* Live on Wednesday 11 May at 5am (AEST)
* Prime time on Friday 13 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

See the full interview video via Spotify Podcasts:
https://open.spotify.com/episode/7EXZei4x2slOdCggtkFvQd?si=GnvEtonFRC6fK8kJhdzDgg
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 43 School, pineapple and genres: Meeting LPS clean 7:55
🇬🇧 TikTok, hair and scooters: Meeting Sam Ryder https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%ac%f0%9f%87%a7-tiktok-hair-and-scooters-meeting-sam-ryder/ Thu, 05 May 2022 16:00:53 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5512 <p>Just before setting off for Turin, Michael caught up with the man who has been charged with getting the UK back on the left hand side of the Eurovision scoreboard.... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%ac%f0%9f%87%a7-tiktok-hair-and-scooters-meeting-sam-ryder/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%ac%f0%9f%87%a7-tiktok-hair-and-scooters-meeting-sam-ryder/">🇬🇧 TikTok, hair and scooters: Meeting Sam Ryder</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Just before setting off for Turin, Michael caught up with the man who has been charged with getting the UK back on the left hand side of the Eurovision scoreboard.... LEARN MORE Sam Ryder is hoping to take you to space with his entry and he’s pretty excited about it.
🧑‍🚀 Where did the song come from?
📱 Why is Sam a fan of TikTok?
🛴 What really happened with the scooter in Spain?
You can see Sam Ryder perform in the Eurovision Grand Final on SBS:

* Live on Sunday 15 May at 5am (AEST)
* Prime time on Sunday 15 May 7:30pm (AEST)

Watch the video via Spotify Podcasts:
https://open.spotify.com/episode/3IieGsFYODU29FNEZzfJXu?si=XwiZifNmRKWxXemw0l1MXA
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 42 TikTok, hair and scooters: Meeting Sam Ryder clean 12:55
🇨🇭 Crying, busking and Pokemon: Meeting Marius Bear https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a8%f0%9f%87%ad-crying-busking-and-pokemon-meeting-marius-bear/ Thu, 05 May 2022 10:46:45 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5499 <p>It’s always good to cry, but Marius Bear is making a point of it. Representing Switzerland in Eurovision for 2022, Marius caught up with Michael to talk emotion, the army... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a8%f0%9f%87%ad-crying-busking-and-pokemon-meeting-marius-bear/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%a8%f0%9f%87%ad-crying-busking-and-pokemon-meeting-marius-bear/">🇨🇭 Crying, busking and Pokemon: Meeting Marius Bear</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> It’s always good to cry, but Marius Bear is making a point of it. Representing Switzerland in Eurovision for 2022, Marius caught up with Michael to talk emotion, the army... LEARN MORE It’s always good to cry, but Marius Bear is making a point of it. Representing Switzerland in Eurovision for 2022, Marius caught up with Michael to talk emotion, the army and some surprising connections.
😢 How emotional does Marius get?
⏰ Why was the army good for him?
🇦🇺 What does Marius miss about Australia?
You can see Marius Bear perform in Eurovision Semi Final 1 on SBS:

* Live on Wednesday 11 May at 5am (AEST)
* Prime time on Friday 13 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

Check out the vod on Spotify Podcasts:
https://open.spotify.com/episode/1fvFWJd07K2JhYtxT3JeEW?si=6_pkSWPRRqmv9Xg6m8IdMg
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 41 Crying, busking and Pokemon: Meeting Marius Bear clean 12:10
🇮🇸 Trans rights, sunlight and Neighbours: Meeting Systur https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b8-trans-rights-sunlight-and-neighbours-meeting-systur/ Wed, 04 May 2022 20:00:43 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5494 <p>Sigga, Beta and Elín are the sisters who are hoping to take the Eurovision crown for Iceland. Michael called in from his Turin studio to say hello to Systur (and... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b8-trans-rights-sunlight-and-neighbours-meeting-systur/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b8-trans-rights-sunlight-and-neighbours-meeting-systur/">🇮🇸 Trans rights, sunlight and Neighbours: Meeting Systur</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Sigga, Beta and Elín are the sisters who are hoping to take the Eurovision crown for Iceland. Michael called in from his Turin studio to say hello to Systur (and... LEARN MORE Sigga, Beta and Elín are the sisters who are hoping to take the Eurovision crown for Iceland.
Michael called in from his Turin studio to say hello to Systur (and brother Eythor) ahead of their Semi Final 1 performance.
🏳️‍⚧️ Why is Systur so passionate about trans rights?
📺 What’s the connection to Neighbours?
🎭 What do they think of Sheldon Riley?
You can see Systur perform in Semi Final 1 on SBS:

* Live on Wednesday 11 May at 5am (AEST)
* Prime time on Friday 13 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

See the full video podcast exclusively on Spotify Podcasts
https://open.spotify.com/episode/6hVikaTTyvrDjrim9a7o9E?si=qSpNApqaQ4y44sPhR7-EhQ
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 40 Trans rights, sunlight and Neighbours: Meeting Systur clean 14:14
🇳🇴 The Nutbush, eggplants and sleeping astronauts: Meeting Subwoolfer https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b3%f0%9f%87%b4-the-nutbush-eggplants-and-sleeping-astronauts-meeting-subwoolfer/ Wed, 04 May 2022 15:13:27 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5488 <p>Always be prepared when visiting Turin’s parks. You never know who you might bump into… including wolves! Michael caught up with Subwoolfer, representing Norway in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b3%f0%9f%87%b4-the-nutbush-eggplants-and-sleeping-astronauts-meeting-subwoolfer/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/05/%f0%9f%87%b3%f0%9f%87%b4-the-nutbush-eggplants-and-sleeping-astronauts-meeting-subwoolfer/">🇳🇴 The Nutbush, eggplants and sleeping astronauts: Meeting Subwoolfer</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Always be prepared when visiting Turin’s parks. You never know who you might bump into… including wolves! Michael caught up with Subwoolfer, representing Norway in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.... LEARN MORE Always be prepared when visiting Turin’s parks. You never know who you might bump into… including wolves!
Michael caught up with Subwoolfer, representing Norway in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.
🧑‍🚀 Where’s DJ Astronaut?
🍑🍆 Who’s the peach and who’s the eggplant?
👯 How good are wolves at the Nutbush?
You can see Subwoolfer perform in Semi Final 1 on SBS:

* Live on Wednesday 11 May at 5am (AEST)
* Prime time on Friday 13 May at 8:30pm (AEST)

See the full video podcast exclusively on Spotify Podcasts:
https://open.spotify.com/episode/0nt7H689JAvhzbABnIUWrN?si=4n8P-HxpQbm1bAbcjuU-dA
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 39 The Nutbush, eggplants and sleeping astronauts: Meeting Subwoolfer clean 8:46
It’s beautiful: Previewing the first half of Eurovision 2022 Semi Final 2 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/its-beautiful-previewing-the-first-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-2/ Sat, 30 Apr 2022 09:38:25 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5480 <p>We’re inching closer and closer to the festival that is Eurovision and to celebrate, we’ve fired up the satellites. With Io looking after the technology in Melbourne, Liam completing his... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/its-beautiful-previewing-the-first-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-2/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/its-beautiful-previewing-the-first-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-2/">It’s beautiful: Previewing the first half of Eurovision 2022 Semi Final 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> We’re inching closer and closer to the festival that is Eurovision and to celebrate, we’ve fired up the satellites. With Io looking after the technology in Melbourne, Liam completing his... LEARN MORE We’re inching closer and closer to the festival that is Eurovision and to celebrate, we’ve fired up the satellites.
With Io looking after the technology in Melbourne, Liam completing his duties in Estonia and Michael enjoying the Turin sun, the team help you through the first half of the second Eurovision Semi Final.
You can enjoy #TheSoundofBeauty on SBS, with the live show beaming across the country at 5am AEST on Friday 13 May and the prime time extravaganza at 7:30pm AEST on Saturday 14 May.
What’s wrong with Liam this year?
Who should Mama Ru be careful of?
What do we think of Sheldon’s chances?
Get beautiful with us
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
💿 Love the music? Get your hands on the album.
🗳️ Vote for your pick of this half right now
Playlist
🇫🇮 The Rasmus – Jezebel
🇮🇱 Michael Ben-David 🏳️‍🌈 – I.M
🇷🇸 Konstrakta – In Corpore Sano
🇦🇿 Nadir Rustamli – Fade To Black
🇬🇪 Circus Mircus – Lock Me In
🇲🇹 Emma Muscat – I Am What I Am
🇸🇲 Achille Lauro – Stripper
🇦🇺 Sheldon Riley 🏳️‍🌈 – Not The Same
🇨🇾 Andromache – Ela
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 38 Previewing the first half of Eurovision 2022 Semi Final 2 clean 57:58
It’s beautiful: Previewing the second half of Eurovision 2022 Semi Final 1 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/its-beautiful-previewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-1/ Sat, 23 Apr 2022 11:00:54 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5463 <p>Our preview of Eurovision Semi Final 1 wraps up with second half of this year’s contenders for Turin. Michael and Io discuss the sound of these beautiful songs and try... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/its-beautiful-previewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-1/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/its-beautiful-previewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-1/">It’s beautiful: Previewing the second half of Eurovision 2022 Semi Final 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Our preview of Eurovision Semi Final 1 wraps up with second half of this year’s contenders for Turin. Michael and Io discuss the sound of these beautiful songs and try... LEARN MORE Our preview of Eurovision Semi Final 1 wraps up with second half of this year’s contenders for Turin.
Michael and Io discuss the sound of these beautiful songs and try to fire up the Eurovision satellite to chat with Liam as he heads over to Europe.
What’s got Michael angry now?
Who will Io start a riot for?
Why is everyone confused with the order?
Get beautiful with us
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
💿 Love the music? Get your hands on the album.
🗳️ Vote for your pick of this half right now
Playlist
🇲🇩 Zdob şi Zdub & Fraţii Advahov – Trenulețul
🇵🇹 MARO – saudade, saudade
🇭🇷 Mia Dimšić – Guilty Pleasure
🇩🇰 REDDI – The Show
🇦🇹 LUM!X ft Pia Maria – Halo
🇮🇸 Systur – Með Hækkandi Sól
🇬🇷 Amanda Georgiadi Tenfjord – Die Together
🇳🇴 Subwoolfer – Give That Wolf A Banana
🇦🇲 Rosa Linn – Snap
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 37 Previewing the second half of Eurovision 2022 Semi Final 1 clean 58:19
It’s beautiful: Previewing the first half of Eurovision 2022 Semi Final 1 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/its-beautiful-previewing-the-first-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-1/ Sat, 16 Apr 2022 12:09:10 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5454 <p>The time has come to start previewing the Semi Finals of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022! Michael, Liam and Io get together to enjoy the #SoundOfBeauty thanks to the first... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/its-beautiful-previewing-the-first-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-1/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/its-beautiful-previewing-the-first-half-of-eurovision-2022-semi-final-1/">It’s beautiful: Previewing the first half of Eurovision 2022 Semi Final 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> The time has come to start previewing the Semi Finals of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022! Michael, Liam and Io get together to enjoy the #SoundOfBeauty thanks to the first... LEARN MORE The time has come to start previewing the Semi Finals of the Eurovision Song Contest 2022!
Michael, Liam and Io get together to enjoy the #SoundOfBeauty thanks to the first half of the first Semi Final.
And of course, no one can agree on anything!
What’s got Liam and Io arguing?
Who’s got the bop of the half?
Why is everyone so shocked with themselves?
Get beautiful with us
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
💿 Love the music? Get your hands on the album.
🗳️ Vote for your pick of this half right now
Playlist
🇮🇹🏆 Måneskin 🏳️‍🌈 – Zitti e buoni
🇦🇱 Ronela Hajati – Sekret
🇱🇻 Citi Zēni – Eat Your Salad
🇱🇹 Monika Liu – Sentimentai
🇨🇭 Marius Bear – Boys Do Cry
🇸🇮 LPS – Disko
🇺🇦 Kalush Orchestra – Stefania
🇧🇬 Intelligent Music Project – Intention
🇳🇱 S10 – De Diepte
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 36 Previewing the first half of Eurovision 2022 Semi Final 1 clean 57:37
🇳🇴 Reviewing MGP 2022: Has Norway gone bananas? https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/%f0%9f%87%b3%f0%9f%87%b4-reviewing-mgp-2022-has-norway-gone-bananas/ Sat, 09 Apr 2022 13:00:49 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5443 <p>JOYEurovision’s reviews of the 2022 Eurovision national finals is ready to draw to a close. But before we say hello to the competition proper, it’s right to pop over to... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/%f0%9f%87%b3%f0%9f%87%b4-reviewing-mgp-2022-has-norway-gone-bananas/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/%f0%9f%87%b3%f0%9f%87%b4-reviewing-mgp-2022-has-norway-gone-bananas/">🇳🇴 Reviewing MGP 2022: Has Norway gone bananas?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> JOYEurovision’s reviews of the 2022 Eurovision national finals is ready to draw to a close. But before we say hello to the competition proper, it’s right to pop over to... LEARN MORE JOYEurovision’s reviews of the 2022 Eurovision national finals is ready to draw to a close. But before we say hello to the competition proper, it’s right to pop over to Norway.
Michael, Liam and Io explore what was up against Subwoolfer in Melodi Grand Prix, along with very special guest (and Estonian friend of the show), Olga.
Why has Olga fallen asleep?
Who wants words with NRK?
What’s up with the lyrics?
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
Playlist
Frode Vassel – Black Flowers
Christian Ingebrigtsen – Wonder of the World
Farida – Dangerous
Anna-Lisa Kumoji – Queen Bees
Oda Gondrosen – Hammer of Thor
Maria Mohn – Fly
Elsie Bay – Death Of Us
Sofie Fjellvang – Made of Glass
NorthKid – Someone
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 35 Reviewing MGP 2022: Has Norway gone bananas? clean 58:10
🇮🇸 Reviewing Söngvakeppnin 2022: Iceland’s sunny day https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b8-reviewing-songvakeppnin-2022-icelands-sunny-day/ Sun, 03 Apr 2022 23:00:54 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5437 <p>We’re always promised a good time with one of Europe’s smallest countries and 2022 didn’t disappoint. Michael, Liam and special guest Nick review the wonders of the Söngvakeppnin final, and... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b8-reviewing-songvakeppnin-2022-icelands-sunny-day/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b8-reviewing-songvakeppnin-2022-icelands-sunny-day/">🇮🇸 Reviewing Söngvakeppnin 2022: Iceland’s sunny day</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> We’re always promised a good time with one of Europe’s smallest countries and 2022 didn’t disappoint. Michael, Liam and special guest Nick review the wonders of the Söngvakeppnin final, and... LEARN MORE We’re always promised a good time with one of Europe’s smallest countries and 2022 didn’t disappoint.
Michael, Liam and special guest Nick review the wonders of the Söngvakeppnin final, and explore what couldn’t beat Sigga, Beta and Elín in the competition for Iceland.
Which song would have got Michael and Liam excited in Turin?
How many covers has Nick done?
Which entry surprised the team?
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Playlist
Katla – Þaðan af [From there]
Stefan Oli – Ljósið [The light]
Amarosis – Don’t You Know
Daughters of Reykjavík – Turn This Around
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 34 Reviewing Söngvakeppnin 2022: Iceland's sunny day clean 28:20
🇲🇰 Reviewing Za Evrosong 2022: Going around with North Macedonia https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%b0-reviewing-za-evrosong-2022-going-around-with-north-macedonia/ Sat, 02 Apr 2022 11:31:31 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5435 <p>It was quite the show for North Macedonia this year, with their lyric-video-based competition Za Evrosong picking out their winner for Turin. Michael, Liam and special guest Nick went through... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%b0-reviewing-za-evrosong-2022-going-around-with-north-macedonia/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/04/%f0%9f%87%b2%f0%9f%87%b0-reviewing-za-evrosong-2022-going-around-with-north-macedonia/">🇲🇰 Reviewing Za Evrosong 2022: Going around with North Macedonia</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> It was quite the show for North Macedonia this year, with their lyric-video-based competition Za Evrosong picking out their winner for Turin. Michael, Liam and special guest Nick went through... LEARN MORE It was quite the show for North Macedonia this year, with their lyric-video-based competition Za Evrosong picking out their winner for Turin.
Michael, Liam and special guest Nick went through most of the songs that couldn’t quite beat Andrea.
What’s got Michael confused?
Why can’t Europe have nice things?
Just how Macedonian is Nick?
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Playlist
Ris Flower – Flying To Berlin
Lara Ivanova – Flowers of Sorrow
Kaly – Love and Light
Viktor Apostolovski – Superman
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 33 Reviewing Za Evrosong 2022: Going around with North Macedonia clean 27:14
🇮🇹 Reviewing Sanremo 2022: Italy shivers with delight https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/03/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b9-reviewing-sanremo-2022-italy-shivers-with-delight/ Sat, 26 Mar 2022 12:00:00 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5421 <p>The Golden Lion was up for grabs yet again this year, as Italy showcased some of its musical talent via the Sanremo Music Festival. Michael and Io review some of... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/03/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b9-reviewing-sanremo-2022-italy-shivers-with-delight/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/03/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b9-reviewing-sanremo-2022-italy-shivers-with-delight/">🇮🇹 Reviewing Sanremo 2022: Italy shivers with delight</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> The Golden Lion was up for grabs yet again this year, as Italy showcased some of its musical talent via the Sanremo Music Festival. Michael and Io review some of... LEARN MORE Michael and Io review some of the songs that were vying for the coveted award and a place as the host broadcaster’s entry for Eurovision 2022.
Does age really make a difference?
Who was Io secretly praying for the win?
Was Mahmood and Blanco the right choice?
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
Playlist
Tananai – Sesso Occasionale [Casual sex]
Le Vibrazioni – Tantissimo [Very, very much]
Iva Zanicchi – Voglio amarti [I want to love you]
ditonellapiaga & Rettore – Chimica [Chemistry]
Noemi – Ti amo non lo so dire [I Don’t Know How to Say ‘I Love You’]
La Rappresentante di Lista 🏳️‍🌈 – Ciao Ciao
Michele Bravi – Inverno dei Fiori [The winter of flowers]
Sangiovanni – farfalle [butterflies]
Gianni Morandi – Apri tutte le porte [Open all the doors]
Elisa – O Forse Sei Tu [Or Maybe It’s You]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 32 Reviewing Sanremo 2022: Italy shivers with delight clean 57:29
🇫🇷 Reviewing C’est Vous Qui Décidez 2022: Who did France actually choose? https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/03/%f0%9f%87%ab%f0%9f%87%b7-reviewing-cest-vous-qui-decidez-2022-who-did-france-actually-choose/ Sat, 19 Mar 2022 10:00:14 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5385 <p>With national finals all said and done, the focus shifts to those comps we missed. The next final to get the JOYEurovision review is France’s spectacular, Eurovision France: C’est Vous... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/03/%f0%9f%87%ab%f0%9f%87%b7-reviewing-cest-vous-qui-decidez-2022-who-did-france-actually-choose/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/03/%f0%9f%87%ab%f0%9f%87%b7-reviewing-cest-vous-qui-decidez-2022-who-did-france-actually-choose/">🇫🇷 Reviewing C’est Vous Qui Décidez 2022: Who did France actually choose?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> With national finals all said and done, the focus shifts to those comps we missed. The next final to get the JOYEurovision review is France’s spectacular, Eurovision France: C’est Vous... LEARN MORE With national finals all said and done, the focus shifts to those comps we missed.
The next final to get the JOYEurovision review is France’s spectacular, Eurovision France: C’est Vous Qui Décidez!
Michael, Liam and Io were joined by Australia’s newest Eurovision superstar, the amazing Sheldon Riley, to run through the songs that didn’t get the ticket to Turin.

Which singer gave Sheldon all the feels?
Who’s Frencher than champagne?
Was Alvan and Ahez the best choice?
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
Playlist
Elliott – La tempête [Storm]     
Hélène in Paris – Paris mon amour [Paris my love]     
Cyprien Zeni – Ma famille [My family]     
Joan – Madame     
Marius – Les chansons d’amour [Love songs]     
JULIA – CHUT! [SHH!]     
Soa – Seule [Alone]     
Pauline Chagne – Nuit Pauline     
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 31 Reviewing C'est Vous Qui Décidez 2022: Who did France actually choose? clean 58:25
🇸🇪 Previewing Melodifestivalen 2022: What will Sweden do? https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/03/%f0%9f%87%b8%f0%9f%87%aa-previewing-melodifestivalen-2022-what-will-sweden-do/ Sat, 12 Mar 2022 09:05:14 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5361 <p>National Final season wraps up this weekend as a few countries finalise their entries into Eurovision 2022. One of the last comps to wrap up is Sweden‘s megafest, Melodifestivalen, which... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/03/%f0%9f%87%b8%f0%9f%87%aa-previewing-melodifestivalen-2022-what-will-sweden-do/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/03/%f0%9f%87%b8%f0%9f%87%aa-previewing-melodifestivalen-2022-what-will-sweden-do/">🇸🇪 Previewing Melodifestivalen 2022: What will Sweden do?</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> National Final season wraps up this weekend as a few countries finalise their entries into Eurovision 2022. One of the last comps to wrap up is Sweden‘s megafest, Melodifestivalen, which... LEARN MORE National Final season wraps up this weekend as a few countries finalise their entries into Eurovision 2022.
One of the last comps to wrap up is Sweden‘s megafest, Melodifestivalen, which traditionally closes the NF period.
Michael, Liam and Io preview the twelve Melfest songs in the running for a ticket to Turin, which you can watch on SVT Play (or with English commentary) at 6am Melbourne time on Sunday 13 March.
Who’s too literal for Liam?
Who’s too straight for Io?
Who’s too so-so for Michael?
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Playlist
Klara Hammarström – Run to the Hills
Theoz – Som du vill [Please yourself]
Anna Bergendahl – Higher Power
John Lundvik – Änglavakt [Guardian angel]
Tone Sekelius 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️ – My Way
Anders Bagge – Bigger than the Universe
Robin Bengtsson – Innocent Love
Faith Kakembo – Freedom
LIAMOO – Bluffin
Cornelia Jakobs – Hold Me Closer
Cazzi Opeia – I Can’t Get Enough
Medina – In i dimman [Into the fog]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 30 Previewing Melodifestivalen 2022: What will Sweden do? clean 58:18
🇫🇮 Previewing UMK 2022: Finland’s magical moment https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%ab%f0%9f%87%ae-previewing-umk-2022-finlands-magical-moment/ Sat, 26 Feb 2022 08:12:36 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5285 <p>While Australia decides, Finland prepares to allocate their golden ticket for Turin. Liam and Io look after proceedings while Michael’s on the Gold Coast, previewing the seven entries in Uuden... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%ab%f0%9f%87%ae-previewing-umk-2022-finlands-magical-moment/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%ab%f0%9f%87%ae-previewing-umk-2022-finlands-magical-moment/">🇫🇮 Previewing UMK 2022: Finland’s magical moment</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> While Australia decides, Finland prepares to allocate their golden ticket for Turin. Liam and Io look after proceedings while Michael’s on the Gold Coast, previewing the seven entries in Uuden... LEARN MORE Liam and Io look after proceedings while Michael’s on the Gold Coast, previewing the seven entries in Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, aka UMK 2022.
Listen to all seven hopefuls for Turin, along with a chat with friend of the show, the very amazing Leea Nanos (who you’d know as the writer of G-NAT!ON’s Bite Me).
Can rock win the day in Finland?
Which countries might be challenged by particular UMK winners?
Can the team actually decide who will win?
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Playlist
The Rasmus – Jezebel
Isaac Sene – Kuuma Jäbä [Hot Dude]
Olivera – Thank God I’m An Atheist
BESS – Ram pam pam
LeeA 🇦🇺 ft Moti – Domino
Younghearted – Sun numero [Your Number]
Cyan Kicks – Hurricane
Tommi Läntinen – Elämä kantaa mua [Life Carries Me]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 29 Previewing UMK 2022: Finland's magical moment clean 59:23
🇦🇺 K-pop, biting and Australia Decides: Chatting with Leea Nanos https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-k-pop-biting-and-australia-decides-chatting-with-leea-nanos/ Sat, 26 Feb 2022 07:45:52 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5258 <p>Friend of the show, Leea Nanos, is back at Eurovision – Australia Decides. She’s not singing though – this time, she’s written a song. The brains behind G-NAT!ON’s entry Bite... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-k-pop-biting-and-australia-decides-chatting-with-leea-nanos/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-k-pop-biting-and-australia-decides-chatting-with-leea-nanos/">🇦🇺 K-pop, biting and Australia Decides: Chatting with Leea Nanos</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Friend of the show, Leea Nanos, is back at Eurovision – Australia Decides. She’s not singing though – this time, she’s written a song. The brains behind G-NAT!ON’s entry Bite... LEARN MORE Friend of the show, Leea Nanos, is back at Eurovision – Australia Decides. She’s not singing though – this time, she’s written a song.
The brains behind G-NAT!ON’s entry Bite Me, Leea has been busy making herself a big name in the K-pop world.
She caught up with Liam and Io to chat about what’s been going on since her Aus Decides appearance and what’s coming for LeeA in 2022.
Will Leea record her own version of Bite Me?
What’s the secret project she’s been working on?
Would she go to Turin if G-NAT!ON wins?
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* IG: @leea.music
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 28 K-pop, biting and Australia Decides: Chatting with Leea Nanos clean 14:37
🇦🇺 Isaiah Firebrace and Evie Irie on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-isaiah-firebrace-and-evie-irie-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/ Wed, 23 Feb 2022 02:00:33 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5211 <p>Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides entries combines the talents of Isaiah Firebrace and Evie Irie.... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-isaiah-firebrace-and-evie-irie-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-isaiah-firebrace-and-evie-irie-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">🇦🇺 Isaiah Firebrace and Evie Irie on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides entries combines the talents of Isaiah Firebrace and Evie Irie.... LEARN MORE Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February.
One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides entries combines the talents of Isaiah Firebrace and Evie Irie.
We know Isaiah from his attempt at bringing home the crystal from Kyiv and five years later, he wants to try again. Michael caught up with the First Nations singer and songwriter, along with his partner in crime – songwriter and singer Evie Irie. He’s an old hand and she’s pretty excited about the whole thing!
What did Isaiah’s Eurovision experience in 2017 mean to him?
How did the duo announce the song?
What does Evie think of the whole experience?
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* FB: Isaiah
* IG: @isaiahfirebrace
* Tw: @isaiahofficial
* TikTok: @isaiahfirebrace

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* FB: Evie Irie
* IG: @evieirie
* Tw: @evieirie
* TikTok: @evieirie

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 27 Isaiah Firebrace and Evie Irie on Eurovision - Australia Decides 2022 clean 9:04
🇦🇺 Seann Miley Moore on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-seann-miley-moore-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/ Tue, 22 Feb 2022 22:00:14 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5226 <p>Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is the out-and-proud Seann Miley Moore. It’s all... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-seann-miley-moore-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-seann-miley-moore-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">🇦🇺 Seann Miley Moore on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is the out-and-proud Seann Miley Moore. It’s all... LEARN MORE One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is the out-and-proud Seann Miley Moore.
It’s all about the body for this fabulous artist and Michael had a moment to chat with him about singing, frocking up and being yourself.
Not only do you find out about what went into the Aus Decides song, but you’ll also find out exactly what Seann wears to the beach…
How has Australia changed since Seann left and returned?
What would Seann tell someone who needed to find themself?
Why is Eurovision so important?
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* FB: Seann Miley Moore
* IG: @seannmileymoore
* Tw: @seannmileymoore
* TikTok: @seannmileymoore

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 26 Seann Miley Moore on Eurovision - Australia Decides 2022 12:18
🇦🇺 Sheldon Riley on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-sheldon-riley-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/ Tue, 22 Feb 2022 02:00:08 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5206 <p>Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is the out-and-proud Sheldon Riley. Known for his... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-sheldon-riley-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-sheldon-riley-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">🇦🇺 Sheldon Riley on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is the out-and-proud Sheldon Riley. Known for his... LEARN MORE Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February.
One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is the out-and-proud Sheldon Riley.
Known for his fabulous accessories, Sheldon has always wanted to be on the Eurovision stage. He had a chat with Liam about making those dreams a reality and the importance of his own music in getting him there.
What are Sheldon’s dreams?
How did Sheldon get to Eurovision – Australia Decides?
What does Sheldon hope will come from his performance?
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* FB: Sheldon Riley
* IG: @sheldonriley
* Tw: @sheldriley
* TikTok: @sheldriley

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 25 Sheldon Riley on Eurovision - Australia Decides 2022 clean 11:11
🇦🇺 G-NAT!ON on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-g-naton-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/ Mon, 21 Feb 2022 22:00:46 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5213 <p>Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is G-NAT!ON. The South Australian six-member girl group... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-g-naton-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-g-naton-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">🇦🇺 G-NAT!ON on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is G-NAT!ON. The South Australian six-member girl group... LEARN MORE Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February.
One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is G-NAT!ON.
The South Australian six-member girl group rose to fame thanks to The Voice Australia 2021, reaching the competition’s grand final.
Io caught up with Isla, Emma and Alessia to chat all things Eurovision and what they learnt from being on The Voice.
What did the girls enjoy the most about 2021?
What’s to come for G-NAT!ON?
Should Little Mix be worried about the rise of G-NAT!ON?
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* FB: G-Nation
* IG: @g.nation_official
* TikTok: @g.nation.official

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 24 G-NAT!ON on Eurovision - Australia Decides 2022 clean 12:44
🇦🇺 Erica Padilla on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-erica-padilla-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/ Mon, 21 Feb 2022 02:00:11 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5215 <p>Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Erica Padilla. Liam caught up with Erica... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-erica-padilla-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-erica-padilla-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">🇦🇺 Erica Padilla on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Erica Padilla. Liam caught up with Erica... LEARN MORE Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February.
One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Erica Padilla.
Liam caught up with Erica while she waited for her (plane) ride at Melbourne Airport and chatted all things TikTok and the industry. They even had a chinwag about how well Erica works under pressure (to produce a song that only just existed!).
Just how popular is Erica on TikTok?
Who introduced Erica to all things Eurovision?
How did To the Bottom come about?
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* IG: @ericapadillla
* FB: Erica Padilla Music
* TikTok: @ericapadillla

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 23 Erica Padilla on Eurovision - Australia Decides 2022 clean 14:10
🇦🇺 Jaguar Jonze on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-jaguar-jonze-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/ Sun, 20 Feb 2022 22:00:01 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5231 <p>Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Jaguar Jonze. We got to know Jaguar... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-jaguar-jonze-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-jaguar-jonze-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">🇦🇺 Jaguar Jonze on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Jaguar Jonze. We got to know Jaguar... LEARN MORE One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Jaguar Jonze.
We got to know Jaguar Jonze thanks to Rabbit Hole back in 2020, but since that performance in Eurovision – Australia Decides, a lot has happened. Michael caught up with Jaguar Jonze to talk about about her advocacy for those in the Australian music industry who have survived sexual harassment and assault. They also talked about why Jag has returned to the Aus Decides stage and the importance of her fans.
How did Jaguar Jonze’s advocacy shape Little Fires?
Is Jaguar Jonze still on Blink TV’s Christmas card list?
What’s coming in 2022 for Jaguar Jonze?
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* Tw: @jaguarjonze

If something in this interview has caused you distress or raised uncomfortable feelings, visit joy.org.au/support for places to turn to.
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 22 Jaguar Jonze on Eurovision - Australia Decides 2022 clean 14:59
Catching up with KEiiNO – Back in OZ! https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/catching-up-with-keiino-back-in-oz/ Sun, 20 Feb 2022 04:09:22 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5219 <p>Australia’s favourite Norwegians are back in Australia. Michael and Io caught up with KEiiNO‘s Fred Buljo, Alexandra Rotan and out-and-proud Tom Hugo ahead of their trip Down Under. Not only... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/catching-up-with-keiino-back-in-oz/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/catching-up-with-keiino-back-in-oz/">Catching up with KEiiNO – Back in OZ!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Australia’s favourite Norwegians are back in Australia. Michael and Io caught up with KEiiNO‘s Fred Buljo, Alexandra Rotan and out-and-proud Tom Hugo ahead of their trip Down Under. Not only... LEARN MORE Australia’s favourite Norwegians are back in Australia. Michael and Io caught up with KEiiNO‘s Fred Buljo, Alexandra Rotan and out-and-proud Tom Hugo ahead of their trip Down Under.
Not only are the trio going to be touring around the country through February and March, but they’ll also be on the Aus Decides stage. Plus they’ll even have a cover of a favourite Australian song to release as a present to their fans.
What’s on KEiiNO’s plans for their trip to Australia?
What can fans expect with KEiiNO’s Aussie tour?
How did the group end up on Australia Decides?
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See KEiiNO in Australia
📺 You can see KEiiNO perform on Eurovision – Australia Decides on Saturday 26 February at 8:30pm AEDT on SBS and On Demand.
🎟️ Information and tickets for KEiiNO’s 2022 Australian tour are available at keiinoz.com
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 21 Catching up with KEiiNO - Back in OZ! clean 13:24
🇦🇺 Let’s decide (part 2): Previewing Australia Decides 2022 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-lets-decide-part-2-previewing-australia-decides-2022/ Sat, 19 Feb 2022 09:50:58 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5217 <p>Michael, Liam and Io are pumped for Australia Decides and the final six entries for this year’s competition have got them talking. The team argue, agree and advise as they... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-lets-decide-part-2-previewing-australia-decides-2022/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-lets-decide-part-2-previewing-australia-decides-2022/">🇦🇺 Let’s decide (part 2): Previewing Australia Decides 2022</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Michael, Liam and Io are pumped for Australia Decides and the final six entries for this year’s competition have got them talking. The team argue, agree and advise as they... LEARN MORE Michael, Liam and Io are pumped for Australia Decides and the final six entries for this year’s competition have got them talking.
The team argue, agree and advise as they follow up with the remaining songs to take the Gold Coast stage and hear from the artists involved.
Watch Eurovision – Australia Decides on SBS on Saturday 26 February at 8:30pm AEST.
Why is Liam so confused?
Just how gay is this year’s competition?
Who does the team think will win the ticket to Turin?
Hear each interview in its entirety via the JOYEurovision podcast feed.
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Playlist
Voyager – Dreamer
Erica Padilla – To The Bottom
G-NAT!ON – Bite Me
Sheldon Riley 🏳️‍🌈 – Not the Same
Seann Miley Moore 🏳️‍🌈 – My Body
Isaiah Firebrace ft Evie Irie – When I’m With You
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 20 Let’s decide (part 2): Previewing Australia Decides 2022 clean 57:54
🇦🇺 Paulini on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-paulini-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/ Wed, 16 Feb 2022 22:00:40 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5197 <p>Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Paulini. Liam has only just recovered from... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-paulini-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-paulini-on-eurovision-australia-decides-2022/">🇦🇺 Paulini on Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Paulini. Liam has only just recovered from... LEARN MORE Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February.
One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Paulini.
Liam has only just recovered from chatting with this legendary Aussie diva about her song We Are One and what’s to come in 2022.
Just how long is Paulini’s resume?
What does Paulini love about Eurovision?
What’s the message behind We Are One?
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 19 Paulini on Eurovision - Australia Decides 2022 clean 13:58
🇦🇺 Charley on Eurovision – Australia Decides https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-charley-on-eurovision-australia-decides/ Tue, 15 Feb 2022 22:00:04 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5192 <p>Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Charley. Michael jumped at the chance to... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-charley-on-eurovision-australia-decides/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-charley-on-eurovision-australia-decides/">🇦🇺 Charley on Eurovision – Australia Decides</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Charley. Michael jumped at the chance to... LEARN MORE Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February.
One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Charley.
Michael jumped at the chance to chat with Sydney-based Charley in the final days of 2021. They chatted about making music for a purpose, the importance of Eurovision to bring people together and the strange stories that have come from past singles. And of course, there’s just a bit about her Aus Decides song, I Suck at Being Lonely.
Why is storytelling important for Charley?
What would Charley bring to a Eurovision party?
How did I Suck at Being Lonely end up in Aus Decides?
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 18 Charley on Eurovision - Australia Decides 2022 clean 12:39
🇦🇺 Jude York on Eurovision – Australia Decides https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-jude-york-on-eurovision-australia-decides/ Mon, 14 Feb 2022 22:00:11 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5185 <p>Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Jude York. Liam had a chat with... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-jude-york-on-eurovision-australia-decides/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-jude-york-on-eurovision-australia-decides/">🇦🇺 Jude York on Eurovision – Australia Decides</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Jude York. Liam had a chat with... LEARN MORE Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February.
One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Jude York.
Liam had a chat with the out-and-proud singer-songwriter about his journey to #AusDecides, including his Disney prince fantasy. We find out about the colour palette for I Won’t Need to Dream and what’s coming next for Jude.
How did the two parts of I Won’t Need to Dream come together?
What inspires Jude in his songwriting?
Why does Eurovision get Jude so excited?
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 17 Jude York on Eurovision - Australia Decides clean 14:10
🇦🇺 Andrew Lambrou on Eurovision – Australia Decides https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-andrew-lambrou-on-eurovision-australia-decides/ Sun, 13 Feb 2022 22:00:38 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5178 <p>Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Andrew Lambrou. Michael caught up with Andrew... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-andrew-lambrou-on-eurovision-australia-decides/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-andrew-lambrou-on-eurovision-australia-decides/">🇦🇺 Andrew Lambrou on Eurovision – Australia Decides</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Australia gets to choose its Eurovision entry for 2022 on Saturday 26 February. One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Andrew Lambrou. Michael caught up with Andrew... LEARN MORE One of this year’s Eurovision – Australia Decides artists is Andrew Lambrou.
Michael caught up with Andrew to chat about his musical journey, the importance of Eurovision and a background to his song Electrify.
What got Andrew started?
Why are there Spanish lyrics in Electrify?
What role does music play in Andrew’s life?
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 16 Andrew Lambrou on Eurovision - Australia Decides 2022 clean 13:29
🇦🇺 Let’s decide (part 1): Previewing Australia Decides 2022 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-lets-decide-part-1-previewing-australia-decides-2022/ Sat, 12 Feb 2022 09:46:32 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5168 <p>The Goldie is getting ready to host the biggest competition this side of the AFL Grand Final and we’re ready to start previewing it. Michael and Liam help you navigate... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-lets-decide-part-1-previewing-australia-decides-2022/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-lets-decide-part-1-previewing-australia-decides-2022/">🇦🇺 Let’s decide (part 1): Previewing Australia Decides 2022</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> The Goldie is getting ready to host the biggest competition this side of the AFL Grand Final and we’re ready to start previewing it. Michael and Liam help you navigate... LEARN MORE The Goldie is getting ready to host the biggest competition this side of the AFL Grand Final and we’re ready to start previewing it.
Michael and Liam help you navigate through five of this year’s Australia Decides entries. You also get the chance to hear from a few of them!
Watch Eurovision – Australia Decides on SBS on Saturday 26 February.
What surprise does KEiiNO have in store?
Just how gay has Liam become?
Which song is the team’s favourite?
Hear each interview in its entirety via the JOYEurovision podcast feed.
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Playlist
Jaguar Jonze – Little Fires
Andrew Lambrou – Electrify
Jude York 🏳️‍🌈 – I Won’t Need to Dream
Charley – I Suck At Being Lonely
Paulini – We Are One
KEiiNO 🏳️‍🌈 – Venus
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 15 Let's decide (part 1): Previewing Australia Decides 2022 clean 58:46
🇪🇪 Previewing Eesti Laul 2022: Getting ahead of Estonia https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%aa%f0%9f%87%aa-previewing-eesti-laul-2022-getting-ahead-of-estonia/ Sat, 05 Feb 2022 10:00:39 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5166 <p>Estonia’s biggest music show is coming. Michael, Liam and Io are all fans of Eesti Laul so it had to be previewed. But since Semi 2 was yet to come,... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%aa%f0%9f%87%aa-previewing-eesti-laul-2022-getting-ahead-of-estonia/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/%f0%9f%87%aa%f0%9f%87%aa-previewing-eesti-laul-2022-getting-ahead-of-estonia/">🇪🇪 Previewing Eesti Laul 2022: Getting ahead of Estonia</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Estonia’s biggest music show is coming. Michael, Liam and Io are all fans of Eesti Laul so it had to be previewed. But since Semi 2 was yet to come,... LEARN MORE Estonia’s biggest music show is coming. Michael, Liam and Io are all fans of Eesti Laul so it had to be previewed.
But since Semi 2 was yet to come, there’s something a little different about the show: It’s a prediction of the Grand Final!
The finalists from Semi 1 get their time to shine during the first half of the show, with the Semi 2 predictions getting a run in the second half.
How does Michael remember Ott?
How does Melfest fit in with everything?
Which song should Liam have a songwriting credit for?
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Playlist
Stig Rästa – Interstellar
Elysa – Fire
Andrei Zevakin ft Grete Paia – Mis nüüd saab [What’s Next?]
Ott Lepland – Aovalguses [Into The Light]
Elina Nechayeva – Remedy
Black Velvet – Sandra
Jaagup Tuisk – Kui Vaid [If Only]
STEFAN – Hope
Anna Sahlene – CHAMPION
Maian – Meeletu [Crazy]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 14 Previewing Eesti Laul 2022: Getting ahead of Estonia clean 57:39
OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #10 – #1 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-10-1/ Thu, 03 Feb 2022 01:00:39 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5121 <p>After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-10-1/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-10-1/">OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #10 – #1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... LEARN MORE Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.
In the eighth and final hour of the broadcast, Michael, Liam, Fleur and Leith helped count down Australia’s top 10 Eurovision favourites.
Share your thoughts on the socials using #ESCTop100
The countdown
#10: Conchita Wurst 🏳️‍🌈 – Rise Like a Phoenix [Austria 2014]
#9: Måneskin 🏳️‍🌈 – Zitti e buoni [Italy 2021]
#8: Måns Zelmerlöw – Heroes [Sweden 2015]
#7: Daði og Gagnamagnið 🏳️‍🌈 – Think About Things [Iceland 2020]
#6: Sergey Lazarev – You Are The Only One [Russia 2016]
#5: Eleni Foureira – Fuego [Cyprus 2018]
#4: KEiiNO 🏳️‍🌈 – Spirit in the Sky [Norway 2019]
#3: Go_A – Shum [Ukraine 2021]
#2: Dami Im 🇦🇺 – Sound of Silence [Australia 2016]
#1: Loreen 🏳️‍🌈 – Euphoria [Sweden 2012]

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 13 OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #10 – #1 clean 58:15
OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #22 – #11 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-22-11/ Wed, 02 Feb 2022 01:00:03 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5119 <p>After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-22-11/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-22-11/">OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #22 – #11</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... LEARN MORE Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.
In the seventh hour of the broadcast, Liam, Fleur and Leith helped count down Australia’s favourites from #22 to #11.
Share your thoughts on the socials using #ESCTop100
The countdown
#22: Ruslana – Wild Dances [Ukraine 2004]
#21: Poli Genova – If Love Was a Crime [Bulgaria 2016]
#20: Johnny Logan 🇦🇺 – Hold Me Now [Ireland 1987]
#19: Gjon’s Tears – Tou l’univers [Switzerland 2021]
#18: Hatari – Hatrið mun sigra [Iceland 2019]
#17: Ani Lorak – Shady Lady [Ukraine 2008]
#16: Paula Seling & Ovi – Playing With Fire [Romania 2010]
#15: Kate Miller-Heidke 🇦🇺 – Zero Gravity [Australia 2019]
#14: ABBA – Waterloo [Sweden 1974]
#13: Alexander Rybak – Fairytale [Norway 2009]
#12: Sibel Tüzün – Süperstar [Turkey 2006]
#11: Verka Serduchka – Dancing Lasha Tumbai [Ukraine 2007]

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 12 OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #22 – #11 clean 57:07
OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #35 – #23 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-35-23/ Tue, 01 Feb 2022 01:00:56 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5117 <p>After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-35-23/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/02/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-35-23/">OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #35 – #23</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... LEARN MORE Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.
In the sixth hour of the broadcast, Michael, Liam, Danie and Damien helped count down Australia’s favourites from #35 to #23.
Share your thoughts on the socials using #ESCTop100
The countdown
#35: Tooji 🏳️‍🌈 – Stay [Norway 2012]
#34: Albina – Tick-Tock [Croatia 2021]
#33: Katrina and the Waves – Love Shine a Light [UK 1997]
#32: Grethe and Jørgen Ingmann – Dansevise [Denmark 1963]
#31: Loïc Nottet – Rhythm Inside [Belgium 2015]
#30: Kristian Kostov – Beautiful Mess [Bulgaria 2017]
#29: Svetlana Loboda – Be My Valentine! (Anti-Crisis Girl) [Ukraine 2009]
#28: France Gall – Poupée de cire, poupée de son [Luxembourg 1965]
#27: The Roop – On Fire [Lithuania 2020]
#26: Gina G 🇦🇺 – Ooh Aah… Just a Little Bit [UK 1996]
#25: Sertab Erener – Everyway That I Can [Turkey 2003]
#24: Aminata – Love Injected [Latvia 2015]
#23: Pastora Soler – Quédate conmigo [Spain 2012]

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 11 OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #35 – #23 clean 58:06
OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #48 – #36 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-48-36/ Mon, 31 Jan 2022 01:00:50 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5115 <p>After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-48-36/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-48-36/">OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #48 – #36</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... LEARN MORE Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.
In the fifth hour of the broadcast, Michael, Liam, Danie and Damien helped count down Australia’s favourites from #48 to #36.
Share your thoughts on the socials using #ESCTop100
The countdown
#48: Lordi – Hard Rock Hallelujah [Finland 2006]
#47: Roberto Bellarosa – Love Kills [Belgium 2013]
#46: Jedward – Waterline [Ireland 2012]
#45: Koit Toome & Laura – Verona [Estonia 2017]
#44: Mørland & Debrah Scarlett – A Monster Like Me [Norway 2015]
#43: Lena – Satellite [Germany 2010]
#42: Polina Gagarina – A Million Voices [Russia 2015]
#41: Céline Dion – Ne partez pas sans moi [Switzerland 1988]
#40: Margaret Berger – I Feed You My Love [Norway 2013]
#39: Ivi Adamou – La La Love [Cyprus 2012]
#38: Domenico Modugno – Nel blú dipinto di blú [Italy 1958]
#37: Duncan Laurence 🏳️‍🌈 – Arcade [Netherland 2019]
#36: Charlotte Nilsson – Take Me to Your Heaven [Sweden 1999]

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 10 OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #48 – #36 clean 58:03
OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #61 – #49 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-61-49/ Sun, 30 Jan 2022 01:00:43 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5113 <p>After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-61-49/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-61-49/">OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #61 – #49</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... LEARN MORE Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.
In the fourth hour of the broadcast, Liam, Brent and Josh helped count down Australia’s favourites from #61 to #49.
Share your thoughts on the socials using #ESCTop100
The countdown
#61: Șebnem Paker & Grup Etnic – Dinle [Turkey 1997]
#60: The Roop – Discoteque [Lithuania 2021]
#59: Hadise – Düm Tek Tek [Turkey 2009]
#58: Guy Sebastian 🇦🇺 – Tonight Again [Australia 2015]
#57: Urban Symphony – Rändajad [Estonia 2009]
#56: Frida Boccara – Un jour, un enfant [France 1969]
#55: Natalia Gordienko – Sugar [Moldova 2021]
#54: Helena Paparizou – My Number One [Greece 2005]
#53: Dana International 🏳️‍🌈 – Diva [Israel 1998]
#52: Barbara Pravi – Voilà [France 2021]
#51: Barei – Say Yay! [Spain 2016]
#50: Il Volo – Grande Amore [Italy 2015]
#49: Little Big – Uno [Russia 2020]

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 9 OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #61 – #49 clean 57:25
🇪🇸 Previewing Benidorm Fest 2022: Spain’s winter beach party https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/%f0%9f%87%aa%f0%9f%87%b8-previewing-benidorm-fest-2022-spains-winter-beach-party/ Sat, 29 Jan 2022 09:08:46 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5123 <p>It’s a national final that’s got everyone excited, for very good reasons. Benidorm Fest has delivered its semi finals and it’s now time for Spain to select their winner. Michael,... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/%f0%9f%87%aa%f0%9f%87%b8-previewing-benidorm-fest-2022-spains-winter-beach-party/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/%f0%9f%87%aa%f0%9f%87%b8-previewing-benidorm-fest-2022-spains-winter-beach-party/">🇪🇸 Previewing Benidorm Fest 2022: Spain’s winter beach party</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> It’s a national final that’s got everyone excited, for very good reasons. Benidorm Fest has delivered its semi finals and it’s now time for Spain to select their winner. Michael,... LEARN MORE It’s a national final that’s got everyone excited, for very good reasons. Benidorm Fest has delivered its semi finals and it’s now time for Spain to select their winner.
Michael, Liam and Bryan preview the eight songs that are in the running for Spain’s ticket to the Eurovision Grand Final. You can enjoy the show yourself on Sunday 30 January at 8am AEDT via RTVE Play.
Which bische has got Bryan excited?
Why is Liam so disappointed about the DNQs?
Why is Michael having palpitations?
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The playlist
Rayden – Calle de la Llorería [Lloreria Street]
Tanxugueiras – Terra [Earth]
Varry Brava – Raffaella
Chanel – SloMo
Azúcar Moreno – Postureo [DNQ; Posturing]
Unique – Mejores [DNQ; Best]
Rigoberta Bandini – Ay mamá [Oh mum]
XEINN – Eco [Echo]
Gonzalo Hermida – Quién lo diría [Who’d say]
Blanca Paloma – Secreto de Agua [Secret of Water]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 8 Previewing Benidorm Fest 2022: Spain's winter beach party clean 59:06
OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #74 – #62 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-74-62/ Sat, 29 Jan 2022 01:00:47 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5111 <p>After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-74-62/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-74-62/">OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #74 – #62</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... LEARN MORE Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.
In the third hour of the broadcast, Michael, Liam, Brent and Josh helped count down Australia’s favourites from #74 to #62.
Share your thoughts on the socials using #ESCTop100
The countdown
#74: Charmed – My Heart Goes Boom [Norway 2000]
#73: SunStroke Project & Olia Tira – Run Away [Moldova 2010]
#72: Kati Wolf – What About My Dreams? [Hungary 2011]
#71: Sophia Vossou – I anixi [Greece 1991]
#70: Zlata Ognevich – Gravity [Ukraine 2013]
#69: Laura Tesoro – What’s the Pressure [Belgium 2016]
#68: Eric Saade – Popular [Sweden 2011]
#67: Mariya Yaremchuk – Tick-Tock [Ukraine 2014]
#66: Olsen Brothers – Fly on the Wings of Love [Denmark 2000]
#65: The Common Linnets – Calm After the Storm [Netherlands 2014]
#64: Sanna Nielsen – Undo [Sweden 2014]
#63: Kristina – Horehronie [Slovakia 2010]
#62: Nina – Čaroban [Serbia 2011]

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 7 OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #74 – #62 clean 57:24
OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #87 – #75 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-87-75/ Fri, 28 Jan 2022 01:00:26 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5109 <p>After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-87-75/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-87-75/">OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #87 – #75</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... LEARN MORE Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.
In the second hour of the broadcast, Michael, Liam, Brent and Joel helped count down Australia’s favourites from #87 to #75.
Share your thoughts on the socials using #ESCTop100
The countdown
#87: Mahmood – Soldi [Italy 2019]
#86: Natasha St Pier – Je n’ai que mon âme [France 2001]
#85: Miki – La venda [Spain 2019]
#84: Ruth Lorenzo – Dancing in the Rain [Spain 2014]
#83: Herreys – Diggi-Loo, Diggi-Ley [Sweden 1984]
#82: Secret Garden – Nocturne [Norway 1995]
#81: Yohanna – Is It True? [Iceland 2009]
#80: Netta – Toy [Israel 2018]
#79: Greta Salóme – Hear Them Calling [Iceland 2016]
#78: Anne-Marie David – Tu te reconnaîtras [Luxembourg 1973]
#77: Francesca Michielin – No Degree of Separation [Italy 2016]
#76: Who See – Igranka [Montenegro 2013]
#75: Francesco Gabbani – Occidentali’s Karma [Italy 2017]

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 6 OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #87 – #75 clean 57:18
OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #100 – #88 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-100-88/ Thu, 27 Jan 2022 01:00:04 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5091 <p>After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-100-88/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/ogae-australia-eurovision-top-100-2022-100-88/">OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #100 – #88</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> After being MIA in 2021, it was great to see the Eurovision Top 100 return in 2022. Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.... LEARN MORE Voted on by OGAE Australia and JOY members, this countdown is uniquely Australian.
In the first hour of the broadcast, Michael, Liam, Brent and Joel helped count down Australia’s favourites from #100 to #88.
Share your thoughts on the socials using #ESCTop100
The countdown
#100: Aliona Moon – O mie [Moldova 2013]
#99: Paula Seling & Ovi – Miracle [Romania 2014]
#98: Brotherhood of Man – Save Your Kisses For Me [UK 1976]
#97: Knez – Adio [Montenegro 2015]
#96: Bojana Stamenov – Beauty Never Lies [Serbia 2015]
#95: MeKaDo – Wir geben ‘ne Party [Germany 1994]
#94: AySel & Arash – Always [Azerbaijan 2009]
#93: Blind Channel – Dark Side [Finland 2021]
#92: Ott Lepland – Kuula [Estonia 2012]
#91: Niamh Kavanagh – In Your Eyes [Ireland 1993]
#90: Jamala – 1944 [Ukraine 2016]
#89: Diodato – Fai rumore [Italy 2020]
#88: Paul Oscar 🏳️‍🌈 – Minn hinsti dans [Iceland 1997]

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 5 OGAE Australia Eurovision Top 100 2022: #100 - #88 clean 58:28
🇨🇿 Reviewing ESCZ 2022: Come Czech it out https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/%f0%9f%87%a8%f0%9f%87%bf-reviewing-escz-2022-come-czech-it-out/ Tue, 25 Jan 2022 01:00:03 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5095 <p>A number of countries have made their selections already for Turin – Czech Republic is one of them, sending Lights Off by We Are Domi. Michael, Liam and Io share... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/%f0%9f%87%a8%f0%9f%87%bf-reviewing-escz-2022-come-czech-it-out/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/%f0%9f%87%a8%f0%9f%87%bf-reviewing-escz-2022-come-czech-it-out/">🇨🇿 Reviewing ESCZ 2022: Come Czech it out</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> A number of countries have made their selections already for Turin – Czech Republic is one of them, sending Lights Off by We Are Domi. Michael, Liam and Io share... LEARN MORE Michael, Liam and Io share their thoughts about ESCZ 2022, Czechia’s amazingly good national final competition.
How has the Czech public surprised Liam?
Where’s our good Judy?
Was Domi the best choice?
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The playlist
ANNABELLE – Runnin’ Out Of F* Time
Jordan Haj & Emma Smetana – By Now
Elis Mraz – Imma Be
The Valentines – Stay or Go
Giudi – Jezinky
Skywalker – Way Down
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 4 Reviewing ESCZ 2022: Come Czech it out clean 29:29
🇮🇪 Previewing Eurosong 2022: It’s late, late for Ireland https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%aa-previewing-eurosong-2022-its-late-late-for-ireland/ Sat, 22 Jan 2022 08:30:32 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5079 <p>Ireland is back in the national final game, as they prepare for a special edition of The Late, Late Show on 4 February to select who’s off to Turin. Michael,... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%aa-previewing-eurosong-2022-its-late-late-for-ireland/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%aa-previewing-eurosong-2022-its-late-late-for-ireland/">🇮🇪 Previewing Eurosong 2022: It’s late, late for Ireland</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Ireland is back in the national final game, as they prepare for a special edition of The Late, Late Show on 4 February to select who’s off to Turin. Michael,... LEARN MORE Ireland is back in the national final game, as they prepare for a special edition of The Late, Late Show on 4 February to select who’s off to Turin.
Michael, Liam and Io share their thoughts on the six songs that are in the running for the golden ticket.
What song has confused Liam?
Is one night enough for Michael?
What does Io really think of the lineup?
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The playlist
Rachel Goode – I’m Loving Me
Brendan Murray – Real Love
Janet Grogan – Ashes (Of Yesterday)
Miles Graham – Yeah, We’re Gonna Get Out of It
Patrick O’Sullivan – One Night, One Kiss, One Promise
Brooke Scullion – That’s Rich
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 3 Previewing Eurosong 2022: It's late, late for Ireland clean 29:16
🇦🇱 Reviewing FiK 60: Albania’s got a secret https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%b1-reviewing-fik-60-albanias-got-a-secret/ Sat, 15 Jan 2022 08:27:05 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5077 <p>Albania treated the world to its favourite music competition in the dying days of 2021. The 60th edition of Festivali i Këngës delivered some amazing songs that no one would... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%b1-reviewing-fik-60-albanias-got-a-secret/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%b1-reviewing-fik-60-albanias-got-a-secret/">🇦🇱 Reviewing FiK 60: Albania’s got a secret</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Albania treated the world to its favourite music competition in the dying days of 2021. The 60th edition of Festivali i Këngës delivered some amazing songs that no one would... LEARN MORE Albania treated the world to its favourite music competition in the dying days of 2021. The 60th edition of Festivali i Këngës delivered some amazing songs that no one would have expected to come from Albania. After four days, Albanians chose Ronela Hajati to win the trophy with song, Sekret.
Michael and Liam run through a few of the songs that couldn’t quite get to FiK’s first place, including the songs which made the top 4.
Do you think Sekret was the best choice?
Which song takes Liam aback?
Who’s the thirst trap getting everyone hot under the collar?
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The playlist
Kejsi Rustja – Vallëzoj me ty [Dance with you]
Gjergj Kaçinari – Në ëndërr mbete ti [You remain in dreams]
Olimpia Smajlaj – Dua [I want]
Janex – Deluzional [Delusional]
Denis Skura – Pse nuk flet, mama [Why don’t you talk, mum]
Ester Zahiri – Hiena [Hyena]
Mirud 🏳️‍🌈 – Për dreq [Damn]
Eldis Arrnjeti – Refuzoj [I Refuse]
Rezarta Smaja – E jemja nuse [The bride of mine]
Alban Ramosaj – Theje [Break It]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 2 Reviewing FiK 60: Albania's got a secret clean 57:13
Back for 2022: The news, updates and new tunes https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/back-for-2022-the-news-updates-and-new-tunes/ Sat, 08 Jan 2022 08:05:31 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5064 <p>JOYEurovision is back for season 2022. Michael and Io linked up by satellite (because how else could a true Eurovision experience otherwise happen?) to catch up on what’s been going... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/back-for-2022-the-news-updates-and-new-tunes/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2022/01/back-for-2022-the-news-updates-and-new-tunes/">Back for 2022: The news, updates and new tunes</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> JOYEurovision is back for season 2022. Michael and Io linked up by satellite (because how else could a true Eurovision experience otherwise happen?) to catch up on what’s been going... LEARN MORE JOYEurovision is back for season 2022. Michael and Io linked up by satellite (because how else could a true Eurovision experience otherwise happen?) to catch up on what’s been going on since last year.
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
The news and updates
Eurovision: Australia Decides 2022: What do the team think about the TikTok twist? Is the social aspect going to nab a winner? And can Isaiah win with a partner?
Semi final allocation draws: How would Michael choose the draw?
The rise of Måneskin: Is their US journey going to lead to nowhere?
Who’s already in for Turin: What’s Io hoping for from the already-announced entrants?
Eurovision coming to Australia: KEiiNO is coming for a second time, but which other contestants would be able to fill an Australian club on tour?
The Eurovision Top 100 is back: How can you get involved in Australia’s official countdown?
National finals return to the future: Can Spain and Malta bring the best by returning to some loved comps?
New tunes
Alyona Lanskaya – Это Мой День [This is my day]
Isaiah Firebrace 🇦🇺 – More Than Me   
Arilena Ara ft Gjon’s Tears – Dance Me
Måneskin 🏳️‍🌈 – MAMMAMIA   
Madame Monsieur – Faudrait pas [Must not]
KEiiNO 🏳️‍🌈 ft Peder Elias – A New Beginning   
Sunstroke Project ft Fox Banger – Netflix & Chill
Elena Tsagrinou – Savvatovrada [Saturday night]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2022 1 Back for 2022: The news, updates and new tunes clean 58:20
Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 Preview #2 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/12/junior-eurovision-song-contest-2021-preview-2/ Sat, 18 Dec 2021 13:05:48 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5048 <p>Michael, Liam and Io get together for the first time in months to share their thoughts on ten of this year’s JESC hopefuls. What advice do they have for Poland?... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/12/junior-eurovision-song-contest-2021-preview-2/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/12/junior-eurovision-song-contest-2021-preview-2/">Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 Preview #2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Michael, Liam and Io get together for the first time in months to share their thoughts on ten of this year’s JESC hopefuls. What advice do they have for Poland?... LEARN MORE Michael, Liam and Io get together for the first time in months to share their thoughts on ten of this year’s JESC hopefuls.
What advice do they have for Poland?
What’s the go with duets?
Who’s going to wish they had different photos when they’re older?
Watch the show live on YouTube at 2am Melbourne time on Monday 20 December.
Liked a particular track?

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* 🎧 Listen to the official album via your preferred service.

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Playlist
🇦🇲 Maléna – Qami Qami (Քամի Քամի) [Wind Wind]       
🇵🇹 Simão Oliveira – O Rapaz [The boy]       
🇮🇹 Elisabetta Lizza – Specchio (Mirror on the Wall)       
🇧🇬 Denislava & Martin – Voice Of Love       
🇲🇹 Ike & Kaya – My Home       
🇵🇱 Sara James – Somebody       
🇬🇪 Niko Kajaia – Let’s Count The Smiles       
🇲🇰 Dajte Muzika – Green Forces       
🇰🇿 Alinur Khamzin & Beknur Zhanibekuly – Ертегі әлемі (Fairy world)       
🇫🇷 Enzo – Tic Tac       


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Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 Preview #1 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/12/junior-eurovision-song-contest-2021-preview-1/ Sat, 11 Dec 2021 10:30:00 +0000 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=5042 <p>Michael and Liam team up to celebrate all things junior, as they preview the first half of this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest entrants. Why does Liam not like a... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/12/junior-eurovision-song-contest-2021-preview-1/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/12/junior-eurovision-song-contest-2021-preview-1/">Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2021 Preview #1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Michael and Liam team up to celebrate all things junior, as they preview the first half of this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest entrants. Why does Liam not like a... LEARN MORE Michael and Liam team up to celebrate all things junior, as they preview the first half of this year’s Junior Eurovision Song Contest entrants.
Why does Liam not like a ballad?
What rules does Michael have about spoken word?
What’s happening in Albania?
Watch the show live on YouTube at 2am Melbourne time on Monday 20 December.
Liked a particular track?

* 📺 Click the link to watch the video.
* 🎧 Listen to the official album via your preferred service.

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The songs
2020 🏆 Valentina – J’imagine       
🇮🇪 Maiú Levi Lawlor – Saor (Disappear)       
🇷🇺 Tanya Mezhentseva – Mon Ami       
🇳🇱 Ayana – Mata Sugu Aō Ne        
🇷🇸 Jovana & Dunja – Oči Deteta (Children’s Eyes)       
🇺🇦 Olena Usenko – Vazhil        
🇦🇿 Sona – One Of Those Days       
🇪🇸 Levi Díaz – Reír       
🇦🇱 Anna Gjebrea – Stand By You       
🇩🇪 Pauline – Imagine Us       
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Down to the Euroclub: 2021 Season Finale https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/06/down-to-the-euroclub-2021-season-finale/ Sat, 26 Jun 2021 10:04:40 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4936 <p>What a year it has been. The Eurovision Song Contest thankfully took place after 12 months of waiting, all while the world was dealing with a pandemic. From national finals,... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/06/down-to-the-euroclub-2021-season-finale/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/06/down-to-the-euroclub-2021-season-finale/">Down to the Euroclub: 2021 Season Finale</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> What a year it has been. The Eurovision Song Contest thankfully took place after 12 months of waiting, all while the world was dealing with a pandemic. From national finals,... LEARN MORE What a year it has been. The Eurovision Song Contest thankfully took place after 12 months of waiting, all while the world was dealing with a pandemic. From national finals, to the drama of COVID Safe shows and being live-on-tape, this season has been one like no other.
Michael and Io say goodbye to the 2021 season with a party in the Euroclub.
Some of your 2021 favourites have been given the remix treatment and it’s the perfect soundtrack for a dance.
babblePOP! returns next week and JOYEurovision will be back in 2022!
What have your highlights of Eurovision 2021 been? Share them on the socials.
📲 Follow JOYEurovision during the break across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
The songs
🇳🇱 Duncan Laurence 🏳️‍🌈 – Arcade (Kue Radio Edit)
🇫🇷 Barbara Pravi – Voilà (Adrian Back Radio Remix)
🇦🇿 Efendi – Mata Hari (Kamran Selimi Remix)
🇦🇺 Montaigne 🏳️‍🌈 – Technicolour (Alicher KhAAn Remix)
🇨🇭 Gjon’s Tears – Tout l’Univers (Evblies Remix)
🇮🇸 Daði og Gagnamagnið 🏳️‍🌈 – 10 Years (Chromeo Remix)
🇳🇱 Jeangu Macrooy 🏳️‍🌈 – Birth Of A New Age (Mason Remix)
🇱🇹 THE ROOP – Discoteque (The Second Level Remix)
🇭🇷 Albina – Tick-Tock (Stefy De Cicco Remix)
🇺🇦 Go_A – SHUM (Dj NANA Remix)
🇷🇺 Manizha – Russian Woman (DJ Andersen Remix)
🇲🇹 Destiny – Je Me Casse (Stormby Mix Edit)
🇮🇹 Måneskin 🏳️‍🌈 & The White Stripes – Zitti E Buoni v Seven Nation Army (ANGEMI Remix)
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 26 Down to the Euroclub: 2021 Eurovision Season Finale clean 58:54
Noughty and Nice: Eurovision in the 2000s https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/06/noughty-and-nice-eurovision-in-the-2000s/ Sat, 19 Jun 2021 10:07:48 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4908 <p>Tick tock, back goes the clock… to the 2000s. Michael, Liam and Io head back in time to play some of their picks of the first decade of the third... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/06/noughty-and-nice-eurovision-in-the-2000s/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/06/noughty-and-nice-eurovision-in-the-2000s/">Noughty and Nice: Eurovision in the 2000s</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Tick tock, back goes the clock… to the 2000s. Michael, Liam and Io head back in time to play some of their picks of the first decade of the third... LEARN MORE Tick tock, back goes the clock… to the 2000s. Michael, Liam and Io head back in time to play some of their picks of the first decade of the third millennium, and what a collection it is too.
Why is the team so surprised about Michael’s selections?
Who made Liam cry?
Who wants to be back at Eurovision?
And even more excitingly, the team was broadcasting from JOY’s brand-new home at the Victorian Pride Centre. While the VPC isn’t open to the public yet, it’s great to get in a little early.
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1406169308795850756
What songs did we miss in the show? Share them on the socials.
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The songs
2004: 🇨🇭 Piero Esteriore & the MusicStars – Celebrate!
2007: 🇧🇬 Elitsa Todorova & Stoyan Yankoulov – Water
2000: 🇪🇪 Ines – Once in a lifetime
2009: 🇪🇪 Urban Symphony – Rändajad
2005: 🇮🇸 Selma – If I Had Your Love
2001: 🇸🇪 Friends – Listen To Your Heartbeat
2002: 🇲🇹 Ira Losco – 7th Wonder
2003: 🇩🇪 Lou – Let’s Get Happy
2003: 🇸🇮 Karmen Stavec – Nanana
2007: 🇷🇺 Serebro 🏳️‍🌈 – Song #1
2009: 🇦🇩 Susanne Georgi – La Teva Decisió (Get a Life)
2008: 🇸🇪 Charlotte Perrelli – Hero
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 25 Noughty and Nice: Eurovision in the 2000s clean 59:14
🌈 The Eurovision rainbow: Celebrating Pride https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/06/%f0%9f%8c%88-the-eurovision-rainbow-celebrating-pride/ Sat, 12 Jun 2021 13:00:09 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4906 <p>June is the international month of Pride around the world (or at least in the northern hemisphere anyway). Eurovision is a safe space for many in the LGBTIQ+ communities and... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/06/%f0%9f%8c%88-the-eurovision-rainbow-celebrating-pride/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/06/%f0%9f%8c%88-the-eurovision-rainbow-celebrating-pride/">🌈 The Eurovision rainbow: Celebrating Pride</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> June is the international month of Pride around the world (or at least in the northern hemisphere anyway). Eurovision is a safe space for many in the LGBTIQ+ communities and... LEARN MORE Eurovision is a safe space for many in the LGBTIQ+ communities and an event not to be missed.
Michael, Liam and Io share some queer Eurovision classics, along with some newer tracks from favourite queer contestants, in this Pride special.
How did Conchita help Io on their journey?
What’s with the Nordic openness to all things queer?
Why do we think queer communities are drawn to the contest?
Are there any pride classics that we missed? Share them on the socials.
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The songs
Ketil Stokkan – Romeo (Norway 1986)
Páll Óskar 🏳️‍🌈 – Djöfull er það gott [Icelandic: Damn that’s good]
Saara Aalto 🏳️‍🌈 – Monsters (Finland 2018)
Marija Šerifović 🏳️‍🌈 – Nije Ljubav To [Serbian: That’s not love]
Jean-Claude Pascal 🏳️‍🌈 – Nous Les Amoureux [We are lovers] (Luxembourg 1961)
Andrzej Piaseczny 🏳️‍🌈 – Przedostatni [Polish: Penultimate]
Conchita Wurst 🏳️‍🌈 – Rise Like a Phoenix (Austria 2014)
DQ 🏳️‍🌈 – All With Love
Dana International 🏳️‍🌈🏳️‍⚧️ – Diva (Israel 1998)
Duncan Laurence 🏳️‍🌈 – Stars
Sestre 🏳️‍🌈 – Samo Ljubezen (Slovenia 2002)
KEiiNO 🏳️‍🌈 – UNBREAKABLE
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 24 The Eurovision rainbow: Celebrating Pride clean 58:35
#OpenUp the 2021 Eurovision National Finals Vault: The ones we missed https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/06/openup-the-2021-eurovision-national-finals-vault-the-ones-we-missed/ Sat, 05 Jun 2021 09:15:41 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4885 <p>As we inch closer to the end of the 2021 Eurovision season, it’s important to remember the past… the National Final past that is. Michael, Liam and Io are live... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/06/openup-the-2021-eurovision-national-finals-vault-the-ones-we-missed/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/06/openup-the-2021-eurovision-national-finals-vault-the-ones-we-missed/">#OpenUp the 2021 Eurovision National Finals Vault: The ones we missed</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> As we inch closer to the end of the 2021 Eurovision season, it’s important to remember the past… the National Final past that is. Michael, Liam and Io are live... LEARN MORE As we inch closer to the end of the 2021 Eurovision season, it’s important to remember the past… the National Final past that is.
Michael, Liam and Io are live on tape to share some of the songs of the 2021 NF season that never got to air on JOY.
Who brought the flamboyance and excellence?
How many grams are needed for a fun final?
Why is the team so surprised with Norway (and what will they never see on the Gold Coast)?
Are there any songs we’ve missed? Share them on the socials.
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The songs
🇦🇱 Era Rusi – Zjarri im [My fire]
🇵🇹 Da Chick – I Got Music
🇮🇹 Lo Stato Sociale – Combat pop
🇦🇱 MIRUD 🏳️‍🌈 – Nëse vdes [If I die]
🇧🇬 VICTORIA – UGLY CRY
🇪🇪 Gram-Of-Fun – Lost In A Dance
🇱🇹 Black Spikes ft Indrė Launikonytė – Don’t Tell Me
🇦🇱 Enxhi Nasufi – Njësoj [Equally]
🇸🇪 Efraim Leo – Best of Me
🇳🇴 Big Daddy Karsten 🏳️‍🌈 – Smile
🇸🇪 Eva Rydberg & Ewa Roos – Rena rama ding dong
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 23 #OpenUp the 2021 Eurovision National Finals Vault: The ones we missed clean 56:55
🇮🇹 Congratulazioni! An Italian Eurovision retrospective https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b9-congratulazioni-an-italian-eurovision-retrospective/ Sat, 29 May 2021 11:00:41 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4883 <p>With Måneskin’s big win at Eurovision 2021, it’s time to explore how Italy got to the winner’s podium. Michael, Liam and Io were live-on-tape to go back in time and... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b9-congratulazioni-an-italian-eurovision-retrospective/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b9-congratulazioni-an-italian-eurovision-retrospective/">🇮🇹 Congratulazioni! An Italian Eurovision retrospective</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> With Måneskin’s big win at Eurovision 2021, it’s time to explore how Italy got to the winner’s podium. Michael, Liam and Io were live-on-tape to go back in time and... LEARN MORE With Måneskin’s big win at Eurovision 2021, it’s time to explore how Italy got to the winner’s podium.
Michael, Liam and Io were live-on-tape to go back in time and share some Italian faves of years past.
What anthem was Umberto responsible for?
Who was Italy’s biggest party animal?
How does the team explain Italy’s great success since their return in 2011?
Let us know what you think about Italy’s entries and their 2021 win on the socials.
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The songs
1958: 🥉 Domenico Modugno – Nel Blu Dipinto Di Blu (Volare) [In the blue-painted blue sky (To fly)]
1964: 🥇 Gigliola Cinquetti – Non Ho L’Età (Per Amarti) [I’m not old enough (to love you)]
1987: 🥉 Umberto Tozzi & RAF – Gente Di Mare [People of the sea]
1990: 🥇 Toto Cutugno – Insieme: 1992 [Together: 1992]
1992: Mia Martini – Rapsodia [Rhapsody]
1997: Jalisse – Fiumi di parole [Rivers of words]
2012: Nina Zilli – L’Amore è Femmina (Out Of Love) [Love is female]
2013: Marco Mengoni – L’Essenziale [The essential] 🎧 Listen to the 2013 interview
2015: 🥉 Il Volo – Grande Amore [Great love]
2019: 🥈 Mahmood 🏳️‍🌈 – Soldi [Money] 🎧 Listen to the 2019 interview
2021: 🥇 Måneskin 🏳️‍🌈 – Zitti e Buoni [Shut up and behave]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 22 Congratulazioni! An Italian Eurovision retrospective clean 57:33
#OpenUp: Previewing the Eurovision 2021 Grand Final https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/openup-previewing-the-eurovision-2021-grand-final/ Sat, 22 May 2021 09:23:52 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4863 <p>After months of preparing and a year of waiting, we’re finally ready to celebrate the Grand Final of the biggest music event in the world. Michael, Liam and Io jumped... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/openup-previewing-the-eurovision-2021-grand-final/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/openup-previewing-the-eurovision-2021-grand-final/">#OpenUp: Previewing the Eurovision 2021 Grand Final</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> After months of preparing and a year of waiting, we’re finally ready to celebrate the Grand Final of the biggest music event in the world. Michael, Liam and Io jumped... LEARN MORE After months of preparing and a year of waiting, we’re finally ready to celebrate the Grand Final of the biggest music event in the world.
Michael, Liam and Io jumped in the studio to preview the Big 5 and Host entries in this year’s Eurovision Grand Final. With such a tight field of amazing music, they had great difficulty choosing who might win… but they knew who they didn’t like.
Listen out for all 26 songs played to help you decide, along with a chat with BBC Radio 2’s Richie Anderson (trying to spruik the UK’s song for Australian audiences).
https://twitter.com/BBCRadio2/status/1395786472851050497
Make sure you watch the live show with us (Sunday 23 May at 5am AEST on SBS) and social along using the hashtag #JOYESC.
#OpenUp with us
📲 Follow JOYEurovision across the socials: linktr.ee/joy_eurovision
💿 Love the music? Get your hands on the album.
🗳️ Vote for your winner via the form
The songs
🇮🇹 Måneskin 🏳️‍🌈 – Zitti E Buoni [Shut up and be good]
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1396014051939930112
🇳🇱 Jeangu Macrooy 🏳️‍🌈 – Birth of a New Age
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1396016105416658947
🇫🇷 Barbara Pravi – Voilà
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1396017507069173764
🇩🇪 Jendrik 🏳️‍🌈 – I Don’t Feel Hate
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1396018984764411914
🇪🇸 Blas Cantó – Voy A Querdarme [I’m Going to Love Myself]
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1396021885033353219
🇬🇧 James Newman – Embers
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 21 Previewing the Eurovision 2021 Grand Final clean 58:08
🇦🇺 SBS’s Josh Martin: The highs and lows of being away https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-sbss-josh-martin-the-highs-and-lows-of-being-away/ Mon, 17 May 2021 08:00:07 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4844 <p>With only hours until the first Eurovision semi final, Michael caught up with Australia’s Head of Delegation, Josh Martin. They talked about the difficulties with Australia’s distant participation this year,... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-sbss-josh-martin-the-highs-and-lows-of-being-away/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/%f0%9f%87%a6%f0%9f%87%ba-sbss-josh-martin-the-highs-and-lows-of-being-away/">🇦🇺 SBS’s Josh Martin: The highs and lows of being away</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> With only hours until the first Eurovision semi final, Michael caught up with Australia’s Head of Delegation, Josh Martin. They talked about the difficulties with Australia’s distant participation this year,... LEARN MORE With only hours until the first Eurovision semi final, Michael caught up with Australia’s Head of Delegation, Josh Martin.
They talked about the difficulties with Australia’s distant participation this year, along with what’s been positive about the whole experience.
What’s been the reaction to Australia’s live-on-tape entry?
How has being thousands of kilometres away affected Aussie preparation?
What’s the delegation most worried about?
How has SBS prepared for televising the shows?
Who’s going to be telling Europe who we voted for?This contest is also Josh’s final one as Head of Delegation and Commissioning Editor of Entertainment and Food at SBS. Michael asked Josh what dreams he has for Eurovision in Australia.
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You can watch the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest on SBS and SBS On Demand:
Wednesday 19 May

* Semi Final 1 live at 5am AEST

Friday 21 May

* Semi Final 2 live at 5am AEST
* Semi Final 1 primetime at 8:30pm AEST

Saturday 22 May

* Semi Final 2 primetime at 8:30pm AEST

Sunday 23 May

* Grand Final live at 5am AEST
* Grand Final primetime at 7:30pm AEST

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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 20 SBS's Josh Martin: The highs and lows of being away from Eurovision clean 15:06
#OpenUp: Previewing the second half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 2 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/openup-previewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-2021-semi-final-2/ Sat, 15 May 2021 10:43:22 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4842 <p>After weeks of preparing, we’re at the pointy end of the Eurovision year. Michael and Io jumped into the Melbourne studios to preview the final songs of the semi finals.... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/openup-previewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-2021-semi-final-2/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/openup-previewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-2021-semi-final-2/">#OpenUp: Previewing the second half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> After weeks of preparing, we’re at the pointy end of the Eurovision year. Michael and Io jumped into the Melbourne studios to preview the final songs of the semi finals.... LEARN MORE Which song is the most improved?
How does Michael shock Io?
Why is Io annoyed at people comparing Finland and Italy?
#OpenUp with us
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💿 Love the music? Get your hands on the album.
🗳️ Vote for your pick of this half via the form
The songs
🇷🇸 Hurricane – Loco Loco
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1393477326701096968
🇬🇪 Tornike Kipiani – You
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1393478825476976643
🇦🇱 Anxhela Peristeri – Karma
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1393481066728488960
🇵🇹 The Black Mamba – Love Is On My Side
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1393481974182858754
🇧🇬 VICTORIA – Growing Up Is Getting Old
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1393483486346956801
🇫🇮 Blind Channel – Dark Side
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1393485019541168138
🇱🇻 Samanta Tīna – The Moon Is Rising
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1393486494334025730
🇨🇭 Gjon’s Tears – Tout l’Univers
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1393488035442954240
🇩🇰 Fyr Og Flamme – Øve Os På Hinanden
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 19 Previewing the second half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 2 clean 58:30
#OpenUp: Previewing the first half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 2 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/openup-reviewing-the-first-half-of-eurovision-2021-semi-final-2/ Sat, 08 May 2021 11:00:19 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4811 <p>Rehearsals are beginning, Rotterdam is shining brightly… but we’re stuck in cold Melbourne. Michael, Liam and Io have picked themselves up to preview the first half of this year’s second... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/openup-reviewing-the-first-half-of-eurovision-2021-semi-final-2/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/openup-reviewing-the-first-half-of-eurovision-2021-semi-final-2/">#OpenUp: Previewing the first half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 2</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Rehearsals are beginning, Rotterdam is shining brightly… but we’re stuck in cold Melbourne. Michael, Liam and Io have picked themselves up to preview the first half of this year’s second... LEARN MORE Rehearsals are beginning, Rotterdam is shining brightly… but we’re stuck in cold Melbourne.
Michael, Liam and Io have picked themselves up to preview the first half of this year’s second Eurovision semi final.
Which artist should be divorced from their song?
Who’s got the biggest glow up?
What have Io and Liam disagreed about this time?
#OpenUp with us
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🗳️ Vote for your pick of this half via the form
The songs
🇸🇲 Senhit – Adrenalina
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1390940625508343809
🇪🇪 Uku Suviste – The Lucky One
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1390942085008662531
🇨🇿 Benny Cristo – omaga
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1390943800038551553
🇬🇷 Stefania – Last Dance
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1390945278828576770
🇦🇹 Vincent Bueno – Amen
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1390947855938899968
🇵🇱 RAFAŁ – The Ride
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1390949402404024324
🇲🇩 Natalia Gordienko – SUGAR
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1390951160027041795
🇮🇸 Daði og Gagnamagnið – 10 Years
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1390952737488064513
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 18 Previewing the first half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 2 clean 58:12
#OpenUp: Previewing the second half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 1 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/openup-reviewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-semi-final-1/ Sat, 01 May 2021 12:00:34 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4809 <p>With sixteen songs, the first semi final of death is going to be quite the challenge for all involved. Michael, Liam and Io run through the second half of the... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/openup-reviewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-semi-final-1/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/05/openup-reviewing-the-second-half-of-eurovision-semi-final-1/">#OpenUp: Previewing the second half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> With sixteen songs, the first semi final of death is going to be quite the challenge for all involved. Michael, Liam and Io run through the second half of the... LEARN MORE With sixteen songs, the first semi final of death is going to be quite the challenge for all involved.
Michael, Liam and Io run through the second half of the semi, giving their opinions about the other eight songs vying for a spot in the 2021 Eurovision Grand Final.
What song brings consensus between Liam and Io?
Why is Io so angry?
Who got dumped by Zoom?
#OpenUp with us
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🗳️ Vote for your pick of this half via the form
The songs
🇳🇴 TIX – Fallen Angel
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1388403879528714241
🇭🇷 Albina – Tick-Tock
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1388405841796030465
🇧🇪 Hooverphonic – The Wrong Place
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1388407105221103624
🇮🇱 Eden Alene – Set Me Free
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1388408641934397442
🇷🇴 ROXEN – Amnesia
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1388411221078994945
🇦🇿 Efendi – Mata Hari
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1388412776360542211
🇺🇦 Go_A – Shum
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1388414336071180288
🇲🇹 Destiny – Je Me Casse
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 17 Previewing the second half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 1 clean 57:43
#OpenUp: Previewing the first half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 1 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/openup-reviewing-the-first-half-of-eurovision-2021-semi-final-1/ Sat, 24 Apr 2021 09:28:38 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4782 <p>We’re back for another year to share what we think about the songs you’ll be hearing in the Eurovision Song Contest. Michael, Liam and Io run through the first eight... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/openup-reviewing-the-first-half-of-eurovision-2021-semi-final-1/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/openup-reviewing-the-first-half-of-eurovision-2021-semi-final-1/">#OpenUp: Previewing the first half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> We’re back for another year to share what we think about the songs you’ll be hearing in the Eurovision Song Contest. Michael, Liam and Io run through the first eight... LEARN MORE We’re back for another year to share what we think about the songs you’ll be hearing in the Eurovision Song Contest.
Michael, Liam and Io run through the first eight songs of the comp, leaving no stone unturned and no opinion varnished over.
What does the team think about Technicolour?
Where is Lesley Roy lost?
Who are the winners of the 2020 vs 2021 challenge?
#OpenUp with us
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🗳️ Vote for your pick of this half via the form
The songs
🇱🇹 The Roop – Discoteque
🇸🇮 Ana Soklič – Amen
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1385869106545455107
🇷🇺 Manizha – Russian Woman
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1385870653782249472
🇸🇪 Tusse – Voices
🇦🇺 Montaigne 🏳️‍🌈 – Technicolour
🇲🇰 Vasil 🏳️‍🌈 – Here I Stand
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1385876406006018055
🇮🇪 Lesley Roy 🏳️‍🌈 – MAPS
https://twitter.com/JOY_Eurovision/status/1385877783092424704
🇨🇾 Elena Tsagrinou – El Diablo
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 16 Previewing the first half of Eurovision 2021 Semi Final 1 clean 57:37
Celebrating those who #EmbraceJOY: Your donations, your songs https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/celebrating-those-who-embracejoy-your-donations-your-songs/ Mon, 19 Apr 2021 05:00:33 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4780 <p>It’s Radiothon time, where we ask you to support JOY and keep us on air. This year, we want you to #EmbraceJOY by becoming a member, donating or subscribing. During... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/celebrating-those-who-embracejoy-your-donations-your-songs/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/celebrating-those-who-embracejoy-your-donations-your-songs/">Celebrating those who #EmbraceJOY: Your donations, your songs</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> It’s Radiothon time, where we ask you to support JOY and keep us on air. This year, we want you to #EmbraceJOY by becoming a member, donating or subscribing. During... LEARN MORE It’s Radiothon time, where we ask you to support JOY and keep us on air. This year, we want you to #EmbraceJOY by becoming a member, donating or subscribing.
During the special Radiothon show, Michael, Liam and Io invited listeners to donate to JOY. The people with the top four donations were able to choose the songs in the final part of the show.
A big thanks to everyone who donated to keep JOY on air!
It’s not too late to show us that you #EmbraceJOY: Donate, become a member or subscribe at joy.org.au/support-joy right now!
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The songs
PingPong – Sameyakh [Israel, 2000 thanks to Ricky]
Svetlana Loboda – Be My Valentine! (Anti-Crisis Girl) [Ukraine, 2009 thanks to Megan]
Dotter – Little Tot [Melodifestivalen, 2021 thanks to Q]
Charlotte Nilsson (Perrelli) – Take Me To Your Heaven [Sweden, 1999 thanks to Joel]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 15 Celebrating those who #EmbraceJOY: Your donations, your songs clean 29:42
🇸🇲 Embrace your freaky and #EmbraceJOY: Chatting with Senhit https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/%f0%9f%87%b8%f0%9f%87%b2-embrace-your-freaky-and-embracejoy-chatting-with-senhit/ Sun, 18 Apr 2021 02:00:17 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4778 <p>It’s Radiothon time, where we ask you to support JOY and keep us on air. This year, we want you to #EmbraceJOY by becoming a member, donating or subscribing. To... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/%f0%9f%87%b8%f0%9f%87%b2-embrace-your-freaky-and-embracejoy-chatting-with-senhit/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/%f0%9f%87%b8%f0%9f%87%b2-embrace-your-freaky-and-embracejoy-chatting-with-senhit/">🇸🇲 Embrace your freaky and #EmbraceJOY: Chatting with Senhit</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> It’s Radiothon time, where we ask you to support JOY and keep us on air. This year, we want you to #EmbraceJOY by becoming a member, donating or subscribing. To... LEARN MORE It’s Radiothon time, where we ask you to support JOY and keep us on air. This year, we want you to #EmbraceJOY by becoming a member, donating or subscribing.
To celebrate, Michael, Liam and Io took over the airwaves to embrace their freaky, thanks to the Most Serene Republic’s freakiest diva.
The team took the Freaky Trip to Rotterdam along with Senhit, who will again be representing San Marino at Eurovision in 2021.
Which song was Senhit hoping would win the 2020 selection comp?
How many songs are in the Freak Trip to Rotterdam project?
What plans does Senhit have for the future?
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The songs
Senhit – FREAKY!
Senhit – Alcohol is Free
Senhit – Ding a Dong
Senhit – Waterloo
Senhit – Cheesecake
Senhit – Congratulations
Senhit – Amar Pelos Dois
Senhit – Rise Like a Phoenix
Senhit – Golden Boy x Toy
Senhit – Everyway That I Can
Senhit – Roi
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 14 Embrace your freaky and #EmbraceJOY: Chatting with Senhit clean 1:25:47
🇷🇺 Up for a Russian quickie: Reviewing Evrovidenie 2021 – Nationalnyy Otbor https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/%f0%9f%87%b7%f0%9f%87%ba-up-for-a-russian-quickie-reviewing-evrovidenie-2021-nationalnyy-otbor/ Sun, 11 Apr 2021 23:00:33 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4766 <p>What did Russia actually do? Michael, Liam and Io are still scratching their heads after the slap-dash national final that came our way out of Moscow. The team check out... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/%f0%9f%87%b7%f0%9f%87%ba-up-for-a-russian-quickie-reviewing-evrovidenie-2021-nationalnyy-otbor/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/%f0%9f%87%b7%f0%9f%87%ba-up-for-a-russian-quickie-reviewing-evrovidenie-2021-nationalnyy-otbor/">🇷🇺 Up for a Russian quickie: Reviewing Evrovidenie 2021 – Nationalnyy Otbor</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> What did Russia actually do? Michael, Liam and Io are still scratching their heads after the slap-dash national final that came our way out of Moscow. The team check out... LEARN MORE What did Russia actually do? Michael, Liam and Io are still scratching their heads after the slap-dash national final that came our way out of Moscow.
The team check out the other two songs of Evrovidenie 2021 – Nationalnyy Otbor in this podcast.
What’s better – live or studio?
Why is Io so furious?
Let us know your thoughts about Russia’s selection on the socials.
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The songs
Therr Maitz – Future is Bright
#2Mashi – Bitter Words
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 13 Up for a Russian quickie: Reviewing Evrovidenie 2021 – Nationalnyy Otbor clean 17:28
🇩🇰 More than a practice lap: Reviewing Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/%f0%9f%87%a9%f0%9f%87%b0-more-than-a-practice-lap-reviewing-dansk-melodi-grand-prix-2021/ Sat, 10 Apr 2021 09:32:43 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4757 <p>Denmark turned it out with their national final competition, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, which ended up giving Eurovision its first Danish-language track in years. Michael, Liam and Io jumped in... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/%f0%9f%87%a9%f0%9f%87%b0-more-than-a-practice-lap-reviewing-dansk-melodi-grand-prix-2021/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/%f0%9f%87%a9%f0%9f%87%b0-more-than-a-practice-lap-reviewing-dansk-melodi-grand-prix-2021/">🇩🇰 More than a practice lap: Reviewing Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Denmark turned it out with their national final competition, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, which ended up giving Eurovision its first Danish-language track in years. Michael, Liam and Io jumped in... LEARN MORE Denmark turned it out with their national final competition, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, which ended up giving Eurovision its first Danish-language track in years.
Michael, Liam and Io jumped in the front seat to whizz through the seven songs that didn’t make it.
Where did Jedward come from?
Which ’80s movie took Liam’s fancy?
Why isn’t Io all that bothered?
Let us know your thoughts about Denmark’s selection on the socials.
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The songs
Chief 1 & Thomas Buttenschøn – Højt over skyerne [High above the clouds]
Nanna Olivia – Hvileløse hjerter [Restless hearts]
The Cosmic Twins – Silver Bullet
Claudia Campagnol – Abracadabra
Mike Tramp – Everything Is Alright
Emma Nicoline – Står lige her [Stands right here]
Jean Michel 🏳️‍🌈 – Beautiful
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 12 More than a practice lap: Reviewing Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021 clean 41:54
🇵🇹 A festival of Portuguese love and joy: Reviewing Festival da Canção 2021 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/%f0%9f%87%b5%f0%9f%87%b9-a-festival-of-portuguese-love-and-joy-reviewing-festival-da-cancao-2021/ Sat, 03 Apr 2021 08:28:04 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4746 <p>Portugal’s love of music shone thanks to their annual Eurovision national final competition, Festival da Canção. Michael, Liam and Io were joined by Dan to work through the songs that... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/%f0%9f%87%b5%f0%9f%87%b9-a-festival-of-portuguese-love-and-joy-reviewing-festival-da-cancao-2021/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/04/%f0%9f%87%b5%f0%9f%87%b9-a-festival-of-portuguese-love-and-joy-reviewing-festival-da-cancao-2021/">🇵🇹 A festival of Portuguese love and joy: Reviewing Festival da Canção 2021</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Portugal’s love of music shone thanks to their annual Eurovision national final competition, Festival da Canção. Michael, Liam and Io were joined by Dan to work through the songs that... LEARN MORE Portugal’s love of music shone thanks to their annual Eurovision national final competition, Festival da Canção.
Michael, Liam and Io were joined by Dan to work through the songs that The Black Mamba beat to get their ticket to Rotterdam.
Whose saxophone are we wanting to stay?
Which song was Eurovision-ready?
How did YouTube break Liam’s spirit?
If you enjoyed hearing from Dan, you can hear more from him:
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Let us know your thoughts about Portugal’s selection on the socials.
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The songs
Karetus & Romeu Bairos – Saudade [Longing]
Joana Alegre – Joana do Mar [Joana of the Sea]
Fábia Maia 🏳️‍🌈 – Dia Lindo [Beautiful Day]
Valéria – Na Mais Profunda Saudade [In the deepest longing]
Carolina Deslandes – Por Um Triz [Almost]
NEEV – Dancing in the Stars
Pedro Gonçalves – Não Vou Ficar [I Won’t Stay]
Sara Afonso – Contramão [Wrong way]
EU.CLIDES – VOLTE-FACE [About face]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 11 A festival of Portuguese love and joy: Reviewing Festival da Canção 2021 clean 58:58
🇮🇹 Italy’s feeling good: Reviewing Sanremo 2021 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/03/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b9-italys-feeling-good-reviewing-sanremo-2021/ Sat, 27 Mar 2021 08:18:02 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4729 <p>Italy’s biggest musical event of the year took place, but it did look a little different. Michael, Liam and Io shared some of their picks of Sanremo, along with some... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/03/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b9-italys-feeling-good-reviewing-sanremo-2021/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/03/%f0%9f%87%ae%f0%9f%87%b9-italys-feeling-good-reviewing-sanremo-2021/">🇮🇹 Italy’s feeling good: Reviewing Sanremo 2021</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Italy’s biggest musical event of the year took place, but it did look a little different. Michael, Liam and Io shared some of their picks of Sanremo, along with some... LEARN MORE Italy’s biggest musical event of the year took place, but it did look a little different.
Michael, Liam and Io shared some of their picks of Sanremo, along with some of their criticism!
Who’s Italy’s answer to Billie Eilish?
What is the demoscopic jury, anyway?
Why do so many musicians need to go for 4 minutes?
Was Måneskin the right winner? Let us know your thoughts on the socials.
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The songs
Irama – La genesi del tuo colore [The genesis of your colour]
Madame 🏳️‍🌈 – Voce [Voice]
Francesca Michielin & Fedez – Chiamami per nome [Call me by my name]
Willie Peyote – Mai dire ma [Never say but]
Annalisa – Dieci [Ten]
Arisa – Potevi fare di più [You could have done more]
Ermal Meta – Un milione di cose da dirti [A million things to tell you]
Orietta Berti – Quando ti sei Innamorato [When you fell in love]
La rappresentante di lista 🏳️‍🌈 – Amare [To love]
Colapesce & Dimartino – Musica leggerissima [Very light music]
Noemi – Glicine [Wisteria]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 10 Italy's feeling good: Reviewing Sanremo 2021 clean 58:18
🇭🇷 The Croatian pop aura: Reviewing Dora 2021 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/03/%f0%9f%87%ad%f0%9f%87%b7-the-croatian-pop-aura-reviewing-dora-2021/ Sat, 20 Mar 2021 08:29:50 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4727 <p>Croatia’s Eurovision Nation Final competition, Dora, made its return to Opatija in time for Valentine’s Day. Albina won the ticket to Rotterdam with Tick-Tock, but what about the other songs... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/03/%f0%9f%87%ad%f0%9f%87%b7-the-croatian-pop-aura-reviewing-dora-2021/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/03/%f0%9f%87%ad%f0%9f%87%b7-the-croatian-pop-aura-reviewing-dora-2021/">🇭🇷 The Croatian pop aura: Reviewing Dora 2021</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Croatia’s Eurovision Nation Final competition, Dora, made its return to Opatija in time for Valentine’s Day. Albina won the ticket to Rotterdam with Tick-Tock, but what about the other songs... LEARN MORE Croatia’s Eurovision Nation Final competition, Dora, made its return to Opatija in time for Valentine’s Day.
Albina won the ticket to Rotterdam with Tick-Tock, but what about the other songs in the line up?
Michael, Liam and Io review 12 of the remaining 13 songs and share their thoughts about what they heard and saw.
What was the drama with Colors?
Who actually is Ashley?
Who’s got the used car?
Did the best song win? Let us know your thoughts on the socials.
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The songs
Beta Sudar – Ma Zamisli [Imagine]
Brigita Vuco – Noći Pijane [Drunk Nights]
Eric – Reci Mi [Tell me]
Bernarda – Colors
Ella Orešković – Come This Way
Ashley Colburn & Bojan Jambrošić – Share The Love
ToMa – Ocean Of Love
Tony Cetinski & Kiki Rahimovski – Zapjevaj, Sloboda Je! [Sing, it’s freedom]
Mia Negovetić – She’s Like A Dream
Filip Rudan – Blind
Cambi. – Zaljubljen [In love]
NINA KRALJIĆ 🏳️‍🌈 – Rijeka [River]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 9 The Croatian pop aura: Reviewing Dora 2021 clean 58:48
🇸🇪 Oh hej Sverige: Previewing Melodifestivalen 2021 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/03/oh-hej-sverige-previewing-melodifestivalen-2021/ Sat, 13 Mar 2021 08:22:17 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4709 <p>The Eurovision National Final Season comes to a close with Sweden’s competition, Melodifestivalen. This year also marks the close to Christer Björkman’s twenty-year reign as its (out-and-proud) Executive Producer. Michael,... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/03/oh-hej-sverige-previewing-melodifestivalen-2021/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/03/oh-hej-sverige-previewing-melodifestivalen-2021/">🇸🇪 Oh hej Sverige: Previewing Melodifestivalen 2021</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> The Eurovision National Final Season comes to a close with Sweden’s competition, Melodifestivalen. This year also marks the close to Christer Björkman’s twenty-year reign as its (out-and-proud) Executive Producer. Michael,... LEARN MORE The Eurovision National Final Season comes to a close with Sweden’s competition, Melodifestivalen. This year also marks the close to Christer Björkman’s twenty-year reign as its (out-and-proud) Executive Producer.
Michael, Liam and Io blow up their balloons to preview the twelve songs in the Grand Final, screening across the internets via SVT Play on Sunday 14 March at 6am Melbourne time.
Who’s not on Liam’s Christmas card list?
Why is Hem so lucky?
What’s Frozen got to do with it?
Who do you want to win? Let us know on the socials.
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The songs
Danny Saucedo – Dandi dansa [Dandi Dancing]
Klara Hammarström – Beat Of Broken Hearts
Anton Ewald – New Religion
The Mamas – In The Middle
Paul Rey – The Missing Piece
Charlotte Perrelli – Still Young
Tusse – Voices
Alvaro Estrella – Baila Baila
Clara Klingenström – Behöver inte dig idag [Don’t Need You Today]
Eric Saade – Every Minute
Dotter – Little Tot
Arvingarna – Tänker inte alls gå hem [Not going home at all]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 8 Oh hej Sverige: Previewing Melodifestivalen 2021 clean 59:26
🇪🇪 A Laul for 2021: Previewing Eesti Laul https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/a-laul-for-2021-previewing-eesti-laul/ Sat, 27 Feb 2021 08:30:08 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4693 <p>Estonia’s soon to show their Eurovision hand, so it’s time to share our thoughts about the possibilities. Ahead of the Eesti Laul grand final taking place at 4:30am on Sunday... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/a-laul-for-2021-previewing-eesti-laul/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/a-laul-for-2021-previewing-eesti-laul/">🇪🇪 A Laul for 2021: Previewing Eesti Laul</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Estonia’s soon to show their Eurovision hand, so it’s time to share our thoughts about the possibilities. Ahead of the Eesti Laul grand final taking place at 4:30am on Sunday... LEARN MORE
Estonia’s soon to show their Eurovision hand, so it’s time to share our thoughts about the possibilities.
Ahead of the Eesti Laul grand final taking place at 4:30am on Sunday 7 March (Melbourne time), Michael, Liam and Io run through the 12 songs in the running.
What got the team dancing?
Who is everyone in love with?
Who’s got their audition tape ready?
Find out who the team thinks will be joining Koit and Uku in the superfinal. And ahead of watching the show on ERR, tell us who you think will win.
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The songs
Egert Milder – Free Again
Suured tüdrukud – Heaven’s Not That Far Tonight
Hans Nayna – One By One
Ivo Linna, Robert Linna & Supernova – Ma Olen Siin [I Am Here]
Karl Killing – Kiss Me
Uku Suviste – The Lucky One
Sissi – Time
Jüri Pootsmann – Magus melanhoolia [Sweet Melancholy]
Redel – Tartu
Koit Toome – We Could Have Been Beautiful
Andrei Zevakin & Pluuto – Wingman
Kadri Voorand – Energy
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🇳🇴 Start your engines: Previewing Melodi Grand Prix 2021 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/start-your-engines-previewing-melodi-grand-prix-2021/ Sat, 20 Feb 2021 08:16:53 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4672 <p>Norway is ready to finish the race to find their entry for Eurovision. Michael, Liam and Io preview all twelve entries in this year’s Melodi Grand Prix for your listening... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/start-your-engines-previewing-melodi-grand-prix-2021/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/start-your-engines-previewing-melodi-grand-prix-2021/">🇳🇴 Start your engines: Previewing Melodi Grand Prix 2021</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Norway is ready to finish the race to find their entry for Eurovision. Michael, Liam and Io preview all twelve entries in this year’s Melodi Grand Prix for your listening... LEARN MORE Norway is ready to finish the race to find their entry for Eurovision.
Michael, Liam and Io preview all twelve entries in this year’s Melodi Grand Prix for your listening pleasure. Why not join the world in watching at 6am Melbourne time on Sunday 21 February via NRK.
Which bear is Liam rooting for?
What does the team think about Raylee’s  wetness?
Why does a thermometer need to be rushed to the studio?
With KEiiNO and TIX being rhe favourites, we need your opinion on the songs in the final. Let us know your thoughts on the socials.
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The songs
Atle Pettersen – World on Fire
Raylee – Hero
Stavangerkameratene – Who I Am
Kiim – My Lonely Voice
Blåsemafian ft Hazel – Let Loose
Emmy – Witch Woods
TIX – Fallen Angel
Kaja Rode – Feel Again
Rein Alexander – Eyes Wide Open
IMERIKA – I Can’t Escape
KEiiNO 🏳️‍🌈 – Monument
Jorn – Faith Bloody Faith
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🇪🇸 Blas is back: Previewing Destino Eurovision 2021 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/blas-is-back-previewing-destino-eurovision-2021/ Tue, 16 Feb 2021 22:00:41 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4670 <p>Spain was the first country to confirm their participant for 2021 after last year’s cancellation. Since March, Blas Cantó has been working on his possible entries for Rotterdam. And it’s... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/blas-is-back-previewing-destino-eurovision-2021/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/blas-is-back-previewing-destino-eurovision-2021/">🇪🇸 Blas is back: Previewing Destino Eurovision 2021</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Spain was the first country to confirm their participant for 2021 after last year’s cancellation. Since March, Blas Cantó has been working on his possible entries for Rotterdam. And it’s... LEARN MORE Spain was the first country to confirm their participant for 2021 after last year’s cancellation.
Since March, Blas Cantó has been working on his possible entries for Rotterdam. And it’s time to preview the two that Spain will decide from during Destino Eurovision on Saturday 20 February at 10pm CET.
Michael, Liam and Io are ready to help you decide which of the two you might like.
What have Liam and Io agreed on?
What advice does Michael have for Blas?
Why is Io congratulating Blas?
Which song are you voting for at tve.es/eurovision? Let us know on the socials.
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The songs
Blas Cantó – Voy a quedarme [I am going to stay]
Blas Cantó – Memoria [Memory]
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🇫🇮 A Finnish party: Previewing UMK 2021 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/a-finnish-party-previewing-umk-2021/ Sat, 13 Feb 2021 08:10:42 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4664 <p>It’s time for Finland to select their entry for Rotterdam (again). And Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu is promising to be quite the show. Michael, Liam and Io sift through the seven... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/a-finnish-party-previewing-umk-2021/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/a-finnish-party-previewing-umk-2021/">🇫🇮 A Finnish party: Previewing UMK 2021</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> It’s time for Finland to select their entry for Rotterdam (again). And Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu is promising to be quite the show. Michael, Liam and Io sift through the seven... LEARN MORE It’s time for Finland to select their entry for Rotterdam (again). And Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu is promising to be quite the show.
Michael, Liam and Io sift through the seven entries in contention for the UMK crown and share their thoughts on what they hear.
Who is Liam sliding off?
Which sad boy is the better sad boy?
Can the team actually agree on something?
UMK airs around Europe at 8pm CET on Saturday 20 February and on the Australian internet at 6am AEDT on Sunday 21 February via Yle Areena.
Who do you think will win the Finnish ticket to Eurovision? Let us know on the socials.
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The songs
Teflon Brothers & Pandora – I Love You
Aksel – Hurt
Laura Põldvere – Play
Danny – Sinä päivänä kun kaikki rakastaa mua [The day when everyone loves me]
Marko Maunuksela – Synkän Maan Tango [Euroviisut 2011: Tango of gloomy land]
Oskr – Lie
Blind Channel – Dark Side
Ilta – Kelle mä soitan [Who should I call?]
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🇮🇱 Israel says ‘La la, no love’: Reviewing HaShir Shelanu L’Eurovizion https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/israel-says-la-la-no-love-reviewing-hashir-shelanu-leurovizion/ Tue, 09 Feb 2021 22:00:18 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4657 <p>After promising us the world, Israel produced a three-song final for Euro-diehards to enjoy. Eden Alene sang for her ticket to Rotterdam and was given Set Me Free in a... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/israel-says-la-la-no-love-reviewing-hashir-shelanu-leurovizion/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/israel-says-la-la-no-love-reviewing-hashir-shelanu-leurovizion/">🇮🇱 Israel says ‘La la, no love’: Reviewing HaShir Shelanu L’Eurovizion</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> After promising us the world, Israel produced a three-song final for Euro-diehards to enjoy. Eden Alene sang for her ticket to Rotterdam and was given Set Me Free in a... LEARN MORE After promising us the world, Israel produced a three-song final for Euro-diehards to enjoy.
Eden Alene sang for her ticket to Rotterdam and was given Set Me Free in a landslide. But what about the others? Michael, Liam and Io review the two songs that didn’t make it.
What’s got Michael confused?
How much does the team love Eden?
Which is the stronger song – Feker Libi or Set Me Free?
What do you think about the songs that got cast aside? Tell us your pick on the socials!
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The songs
Eden Alene – Ue La La
Eden Alene – La La Love
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 3 Israel says 'La la, no love': Reviewing HaShir Shelanu L'Eurovizion 2021 14:57
🇱🇹 Lithuania’s trying again: Previewing Pabandom iš Naujo! 2021 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/lithuanias-trying-again-previewing-pabandom-is-naujo-2021/ Sat, 06 Feb 2021 08:15:17 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4645 <p>Usually Lithuania takes up to ten years to choose their Eurovision entry. This year Pabandom iš Naujo! has taken just a few weeks. Before the grand final beams out across... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/lithuanias-trying-again-previewing-pabandom-is-naujo-2021/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/02/lithuanias-trying-again-previewing-pabandom-is-naujo-2021/">🇱🇹 Lithuania’s trying again: Previewing Pabandom iš Naujo! 2021</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Usually Lithuania takes up to ten years to choose their Eurovision entry. This year Pabandom iš Naujo! has taken just a few weeks. Before the grand final beams out across... LEARN MORE Usually Lithuania takes up to ten years to choose their Eurovision entry. This year Pabandom iš Naujo! has taken just a few weeks.
Before the grand final beams out across the world at 6am AEDT on Sunday 7 February, Michael, Liam and Io run through the six songs that Lithuania will be voting on.
Who has the gayest song of the last 24 hours?
How many entrants are from Kaunas?
Why is anyone really trying to beat The Roop?
Do you reckon that The Roop are the winners? Tell us your pick on the socials!
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The songs
Voldemars Petersons – Never Fall For You Again
Evita Cololo – Be Paslapčių [With No Secrets]
Martyna Jezepčikaitė – Thank You Very Much
Gabrielė Goštautaitė – Freedom [DNQ]
Gabrielius Vagelis – My Guy [DNQ]
Gebrasy – Where’d You Wanna Go
Titas & Benas – No
THE ROOP – Discoteque
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 2 Lithuania's trying again: Previewing Pabandom iš Naujo! 2021 clean 44:04
🇫🇷 Oui ou non?: Previewing Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez! https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/01/oui-ou-non-previewing-eurovision-france-cest-vous-qui-decidez/ Sat, 30 Jan 2021 08:10:07 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4642 <p>We’re back baby! The centre of JOY’s Eurovision universe is back to guide you through the 2021 season. Michael, Liam and Io have jumped in the studio to preview this... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/01/oui-ou-non-previewing-eurovision-france-cest-vous-qui-decidez/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2021/01/oui-ou-non-previewing-eurovision-france-cest-vous-qui-decidez/">🇫🇷 Oui ou non?: Previewing Eurovision France, c’est vous qui décidez!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> We’re back baby! The centre of JOY’s Eurovision universe is back to guide you through the 2021 season. Michael, Liam and Io have jumped in the studio to preview this... LEARN MORE We’re back baby! The centre of JOY’s Eurovision universe is back to guide you through the 2021 season.
Michael, Liam and Io have jumped in the studio to preview this year’s entries in the French national final.
Catch up with your favourites as they discuss the 12 very unFrench songs:
Who’s channelling Diana King?
Which chanson is the pick of the bunch?
Where’d the mango come from?
But importantly: Who do you want to win Eurovision France – C’est vous qui décidez!? Share it on the socials!
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The songs
21 Juin Le Duo – Peux-tu me dire? [Can you tell me?]PONY X – Amour fou [Crazy love]LMK – Magique [Magic]CASANOVA – Tutti [Everyone]Juliette Moraine – Pourvu qu’on m’aime [As long as you love me]Terence James – Je t’emmènerai danser [I will take you dancing]Philippine – Bah non. [Well, no]Barbara Pravi – VoilàAMUI – Maeva [Welcome]Céphaz – On a mangé le soleil [We ate the sun]Andriamad – Alléluia [Alleluia]ALI – Paris me dit (Yalla ya helo!) [Paris tells me (Oh Hey!)]
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JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 2021 1 Oui ou non?: Previewing Eurovision France, c'est vous qui décidez! clean 58:30
Move the World More: Previewing Junior Eurovision 2020 (Part 2) https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/11/move-the-world-more-previewing-junior-eurovision-2020-part-2/ Sat, 28 Nov 2020 11:00:23 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4630 <p>The kids are still showing the world just how talented they are. Michael and Liam preview six of this year’s 12 entries in the competition, being held in Poland. What... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/11/move-the-world-more-previewing-junior-eurovision-2020-part-2/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/11/move-the-world-more-previewing-junior-eurovision-2020-part-2/">Move the World More: Previewing Junior Eurovision 2020 (Part 2)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> The kids are still showing the world just how talented they are. Michael and Liam preview six of this year’s 12 entries in the competition, being held in Poland. What... LEARN MORE Michael and Liam preview six of this year’s 12 entries in the competition, being held in Poland.
What past time has the boys confused?
Who sounds like they should be on Triple J?
What might end up being the contest’s undoing?
Plus, enjoy some of our favourite JESC songs of years gone by and a brand-new release by a Spanish contestant.
Don’t forget to vote for your favourite entry in this half by visiting the babblePOP! website!
If you liked the music, check out the videos and stream or download the album via your favourite music service.
The previews
🇬🇪 Georgia: Sandra Gadelia – You Are Not Alone       
🇷🇺 Russia: Sofia Feskova – My New Day       
🇵🇱 Poland: Ala Tracz – I’ll Be Standing       
🇷🇸 Serbia: Petar Aničić – Heartbeat       
🇺🇦 Ukraine: Oleksandr Balabanov – Vidkryvai (Open Up)       
🇳🇱 The Netherlands: Unity – Best Friends       
Our faves
Isabella Clarke 🇦🇺 – Speak Up [2017 – Australia]       
Liza Misnikova – Pepelny [2019 – Belarus: Ashen]       
Lina Kuduzović – Prva Ljubezen (First Love) [2015 – Slovenia]       
Something new
Dani Fernández – Puñales [Spanish: Daggers]       
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Move the World: Previewing Junior Eurovision 2020 (Part 1) https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/11/move-the-world-previewing-junior-eurovision-2020-part-1/ Sat, 21 Nov 2020 09:00:43 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4628 <p>It’s that time of the year again, when the kids take the Eurovision stage by storm. Michael and Io preview six of this year’s 12 entries in the competition, being... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/11/move-the-world-previewing-junior-eurovision-2020-part-1/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/11/move-the-world-previewing-junior-eurovision-2020-part-1/">Move the World: Previewing Junior Eurovision 2020 (Part 1)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> It’s that time of the year again, when the kids take the Eurovision stage by storm. Michael and Io preview six of this year’s 12 entries in the competition, being... LEARN MORE Michael and Io preview six of this year’s 12 entries in the competition, being held in Poland.
Who should do a duet with Baby K?
When do Spanish children rest?
Is Io impressed with Kazakhstan?
Plus, enjoy some of our favourite JESC songs of years gone by and a brand-new release by a Croatian contestant.
Don’t forget to vote for your favourite entry in this half by heading to the babblePOP! website.
If you liked the music, check out the videos and stream or download the album via your favourite music service.
The previews
🇪🇸 Spain: Soleá – Palante     
🇧🇾 Belarus: Arina Pehtereva – Aliens     
🇩🇪 Germany: Susan – Stronger With You     
🇲🇹 Malta: Chanel Monseigneur – Chasing Sunsets     
🇰🇿 Kazakhstan: Karakat Bashanova – Forever     
🇫🇷 France: Valentina – J’imagine     
Our faves
Viki Gabor – Superhero [2019 – Poland]     
Frida Sandén – Nu Eller Aldrig [2007 – Sweden]     
Ilona Halytska – Urok hlamuru [2007 – Ukraine]     
Something new
Nika Turković – Gledaj me (Stey Remix) [Croatian: Look at me]     
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The Ghosts of National Finals Past https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/06/the-ghosts-of-national-finals-past/ Sat, 13 Jun 2020 10:00:33 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4617 <p>As we wrap the 2020 Eurovision season up, the team pull out their Euro-Ouija boards to summon the ghosts of national finals from 2005 to 2013. Michael and Io give... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/06/the-ghosts-of-national-finals-past/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/06/the-ghosts-of-national-finals-past/">The Ghosts of National Finals Past</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> As we wrap the 2020 Eurovision season up, the team pull out their Euro-Ouija boards to summon the ghosts of national finals from 2005 to 2013. Michael and Io give... LEARN MORE Michael and Io give their approval to Liam’s choices this week and we think they’ll stir some memories for you too.
Although JOYEurovision is finished on air, we’re still going socially. Join us on all the platforms, and get ready for the return of babblePOP! next week.
Playlist
Catarina Pereira – Canta Por Mim [Portugal 2010 – Portuguese: Sing for me]
Deborah C – Love-O-Holic [Malta 2013]
Gerai Gerai & Miss Sheep – War In The Wardrobe [Lithuania 2013]
Feminnem – Navika [Croatia 2007 – Croatian: Habits]
Sukkerchok – Kæmper for Kærlighed [Denmark 2010 – Danish: Fighting for Love]
Laura Põldvere – Moonwalk [Estonia 2005]
Cyndi – I’ll Leave My Heart [United Kingdom 2007]
Saara Aalto 🏳️‍🌈 – Blessed With Love [Finland 2011]
Zlata Ognevich – The Kukushka [Ukraine 2011 – Ukrainian/English: The Cuckoo]
Alcazar 🏳️‍🌈 – Alcastar [Sweden 2005]
Adelén – Bombo [Norway 2013]
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Time for a Eurovision re-birth https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/06/time-for-a-eurovision-re-birth/ Sat, 06 Jun 2020 13:59:29 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4604 <p>Eurovision has been going since 1956, with over 1500 songs being performed since the first contest in Lugano. Michael, Liam and Io went back to the years of their births... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/06/time-for-a-eurovision-re-birth/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/06/time-for-a-eurovision-re-birth/">Time for a Eurovision re-birth</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Eurovision has been going since 1956, with over 1500 songs being performed since the first contest in Lugano. Michael, Liam and Io went back to the years of their births... LEARN MORE Michael, Liam and Io went back to the years of their births to share some of their favourites. Io got an ’80s schooling, Michael dished up a guilty pleasure and Liam had the chance to play something from Estonia.
What song is your favourite from the year of your birth? Share it with us via the socials.
Playlist
1983: Michael
Michael’s pick: Daniel Popović – Džuli [Yugoslavia – Serbo-Croatian: Julie]
Liam’s pick: Çetin Alp – Opera [Turkey – Turkish]
Io’s pick: Gry Johansen – Kloden drejer [Denmark – Danish: The World is Turning]
Winner: Corinne Hermès – Si La Vie Est Cadeau [Luxembourg – French: If Life is a Gift]
1987: Liam
Liam’s pick: Vicky Rosti – Sata salamaa [Finland – Finnish: One Hundred Lightning Flashes]
Io’s pick: Carol Rich – Moitié, moitié [Switzerland – French: Fifty-fifty]
Michael’s pick: Lotta Engberg – Boogaloo [Sweden – Swedish]
Winner: 🇦🇺 Johnny Logan – Hold Me Now [Ireland]
2000: Io
Io’s pick: Alsou – Solo (Соло) [Russia]
Michael’s pick: Charmed – My Heart Goes Boom [Norway]
Liam’s pick: Ines – Once In A Lifetime [Estonia]
Winner: Olsen Brothers – Fly on the Wings of Love [Denmark]
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The misses we missed in 2020’s Eurovision national finals https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/the-misses-we-missed-in-2020s-eurovision-national-finals/ Sat, 30 May 2020 13:59:15 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4598 <p>Eurovision season is done for the year, but there are still a number of songs that didn’t get their limelight. Michael, Liam and Io whizz through some of their picks... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/the-misses-we-missed-in-2020s-eurovision-national-finals/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/the-misses-we-missed-in-2020s-eurovision-national-finals/">The misses we missed in 2020’s Eurovision national finals</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Eurovision season is done for the year, but there are still a number of songs that didn’t get their limelight. Michael, Liam and Io whizz through some of their picks... LEARN MORE Michael, Liam and Io whizz through some of their picks of the misses that we missed in previewing and reviewing 2020’s national finals.
Did we miss any of your faves from this year’s national selection season?
Playlist
TOKIONINE – Save Me [Armenia]
Oda Loves You – Love Who We Love [Norway]
Pasha Parfeni – My Wine [Moldova]
Garna – Who We Are? [Ukraine]
Colonia – Zidina [Croatia – Croatian: Walls]
Merilin Mälk – Miljon sammu [Estonia – Estonian: A million steps]
Twosome – Playa [Lithuania]
Catarina Sandu – Die For You [Moldova]
Drängarna – Piga och dräng [Sweden – Swedish: Girl and boy]
Senhit – OBSESSED [San Marino]
Lisa Børud – Talking About Us [Norway]
Stay Connected
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An Icelandic journey to 2020: Til hamingju! https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/an-icelandic-journey-to-2020-til-hamingju/ Sat, 23 May 2020 13:59:27 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4596 <p>Even though there was no actual winner this year, most of the votes around the world saw Daði Freyr get #1 spot in the hearts of Eurovision voters. Michael, Liam... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/an-icelandic-journey-to-2020-til-hamingju/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/an-icelandic-journey-to-2020-til-hamingju/">An Icelandic journey to 2020: Til hamingju!</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Even though there was no actual winner this year, most of the votes around the world saw Daði Freyr get #1 spot in the hearts of Eurovision voters. Michael, Liam... LEARN MORE Michael, Liam and Io wanted to say Til hamingju! by looking back at some of Iceland’s entries since their debut in 1986. They even returned to the studio for the celebration.
Playlist
1986: ICY – Gleðibankinn [The Bank of Joy]
1989: Daníel Ágúst Haraldsson – Það sem enginn sér [What No One Sees]
1990: Stjórnin – Eitt lag enn [LGBTI – One More Song]
1997: Páll Óskar – Minn hinsti dans [LGBTI – My Final Dance]
1999: Selma – All out of luck
2006: Silvía Night – Congratulations
2008: Euroband – This Is My Life [LGBTI]
2009: Yohanna – Is It True?
2010: Hera Bjork – Je Ne Sais Quoi
2019: Hatari – Hatrið Mun Sigra [Hatred Will Prevail]
2020: Daði & Gagnamagnið – Think About Things
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Your votes, your 2020 Eurovision preview show: #10 to #1 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/your-votes-your-2020-eurovision-preview-show-10-to-1/ Sat, 16 May 2020 09:05:54 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4560 <p>If things went the way they were planned, we’d be previewing the 2020 Eurovision Grand Final live from Rotterdam. Unfortunately, a virus got in the way. It hasn’t stopped us... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/your-votes-your-2020-eurovision-preview-show-10-to-1/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/your-votes-your-2020-eurovision-preview-show-10-to-1/">Your votes, your 2020 Eurovision preview show: #10 to #1</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> If things went the way they were planned, we’d be previewing the 2020 Eurovision Grand Final live from Rotterdam. Unfortunately, a virus got in the way. It hasn’t stopped us... LEARN MORE Unfortunately, a virus got in the way.
It hasn’t stopped us previewing all 41 songs in this year’s competition and it’s finally time to run through your top 10. While Io deals with NBN fails, Michael and Liam count down your picks for a massive show.
How many of your faves made the top 10?
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The countdown
#10 – Norway: Ulrikke – Attention
#9 – Bulgaria: VICTORIA – Tears Getting Sober
#8 – Sweden: The Mamas – Move
#7 – Malta: Destiny – All Of My Love
#6 – Germany: Ben Dolic – Violent Thing
#5 – Australia: Montaigne – Don’t Break Me [LGBTI]
#4 – Russia: Little Big – Uno
#3 – Switzerland: Gjon’s Tears – Répondez-moi [French: Answer Me]
#2 – Lithuania: The Roop – On Fire
#1 – Iceland: Daði og Gagnamagnið – Think About Things
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Your votes, your 2020 Eurovision preview show: #21 to #11 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/your-votes-your-2020-eurovision-preview-show-21-to-11/ Sat, 09 May 2020 09:05:00 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4555 <p>While we shelter in place in cold Melbourne, this year’s Eurovision hopefuls prepare for a big week of TV and online celebrations. Michael, Liam and Io love a celebration. And... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/your-votes-your-2020-eurovision-preview-show-21-to-11/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/your-votes-your-2020-eurovision-preview-show-21-to-11/">Your votes, your 2020 Eurovision preview show: #21 to #11</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> While we shelter in place in cold Melbourne, this year’s Eurovision hopefuls prepare for a big week of TV and online celebrations. Michael, Liam and Io love a celebration. And... LEARN MORE Michael, Liam and Io love a celebration. And they love a heap of the songs you voted into this week’s preview show. There are a few they’re not too keen on as well.
What did your vote do to get us #21 to #11?
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The countdown
#21 – Austria: Vincent Bueno – Alive
#20 – Armenia: Athena Manoukian – Chains On You
#19 – Albania: Arilena Ara – Fall From The Sky
#18 – United Kingdom: James Newman – My Last Breath
#17 – Ireland: Lesley Roy – Story Of My Life [LGBTI]
#16 – Israel: Eden Alene – Feker Libi [Hebrew / Amharic / Arabic: I Love You]
#15 – Spain: Blas Cantó – Universo [Spanish: Universe]
#14 – Ukraine: GO_A – Solovey [Ukrainian: Nightingale]
#13 – Azerbaijan: Efendi – Cleopatra
#12 – Denmark: Ben & Tan – YES
#11 – Italy: Diodato – Fai Rumore [Italian: Make Noise]
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Your votes, your 2020 Eurovision preview show: #31 to #22 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/your-votes-your-2020-eurovision-preview-show-31-to-22/ Sat, 02 May 2020 09:05:52 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4548 <p>We’re not headed to Rotterdam, so we wanted you to contribute to our preview shows for 2020. Michael, Liam and Io countdown from 31 to 22 and they’re not always... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/your-votes-your-2020-eurovision-preview-show-31-to-22/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/05/your-votes-your-2020-eurovision-preview-show-31-to-22/">Your votes, your 2020 Eurovision preview show: #31 to #22</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> We’re not headed to Rotterdam, so we wanted you to contribute to our preview shows for 2020. Michael, Liam and Io countdown from 31 to 22 and they’re not always... LEARN MORE Michael, Liam and Io countdown from 31 to 22 and they’re not always agreeing with you!
But we still love each and every song in this year’s competition and we share our thoughts about the next ten in your lineup.
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The countdown
#31 – Latvia: Samanta Tīna – Still Breathing
#30 – Finland: Aksel – Looking Back
#29 – San Marino: Senhit – FREAKY!
#28 – Slovenia: Ana Soklič – Voda [Slovenian: Water]
#27 – Czech Republic: Benny Cristo – Kemama [Czech: Okay Mama]
#26 – Estonia: Uku Suviste – What Love Is
#25 – The Netherlands: Jeangu Macrooy – Grow [LGBTI]
#24 – Romania: ROXEN – Alcohol You
#23 – Belgium: Hooverphonic – Release Me
#22 – Greece: Stefania – SUPERG!RL
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Your votes, your 2020 Eurovision preview show: #41 to #32 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/your-votes-your-2020-preview-show-41-to-32/ Sat, 25 Apr 2020 09:18:33 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4535 <p>It’s that time of the year again, when we start to preview the songs that should have been performed on the Eurovision stage. Sadly, we’re not getting there. But Australia... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/your-votes-your-2020-preview-show-41-to-32/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/your-votes-your-2020-preview-show-41-to-32/">Your votes, your 2020 Eurovision preview show: #41 to #32</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> It’s that time of the year again, when we start to preview the songs that should have been performed on the Eurovision stage. Sadly, we’re not getting there. But Australia... LEARN MORE It's that time of the year again, when we start to preview the songs that should have been performed on the Eurovision stage.<br /> <br /> Sadly, we're not getting there. But Australia has voted for their picks of the year and Michael, Liam and Io have started counting them down.<br /> <br /> There are surprises, there is sadness and there is rare glimmer of agreement in this preview show.<br /> <br /> Show your support for independent media by joining, subscribing or donating during JOY's annual Radiothon. Head to joy.org.au/radiothon to keep us on air and out, loud, proud. JOY 94.9 - LGBTI, LGBTIQA+, LGBTQIA+, LGBT, LGBTQ, LGB, Gay, Lesbian, Trans, Intersex, Queer Podcasts for all our Rainbow Communities 53:42 Maybe it’s in the Slovenian water: Reviewing EMA 2020 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/maybe-its-in-the-slovenian-water-reviewing-ema-2020/ Mon, 20 Apr 2020 23:00:51 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4533 <p>Michael, Liam and Io bunker down in their bedrooms to review a Eurovision national final for the last time in 2020. It’s Slovenia’s turn, and with every man and his... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/maybe-its-in-the-slovenian-water-reviewing-ema-2020/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/maybe-its-in-the-slovenian-water-reviewing-ema-2020/">Maybe it’s in the Slovenian water: Reviewing EMA 2020</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Michael, Liam and Io bunker down in their bedrooms to review a Eurovision national final for the last time in 2020. It’s Slovenia’s turn, and with every man and his... LEARN MORE It’s Slovenia’s turn, and with every man and his dog coming either equal fourth or seventh, it was quite the comp to review. While Ana Soklič won EMA, a heap of other songs didn’t – and we wanted to share them with you.
Which song is made for Frozen 3?
Who needs rotating sunflowers in their video?
Where’s the ticket for music final?
Make sure you vote for your favourites too!
Playlist
SAŠKA – Še Kar Lovim Tvoj Nasmeh [I’m still looking for your smile]
Imset – Femme Fatale
Tinkara Kovač – Forever
Simon Vadnjal – Nisi Sam [You are not alone]
Parvani Violet – Cupid
Lina Kuduzović – Man Like U
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Serbia’s stuck in a hurricane: Reviewing Beovizija 2020 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/serbias-stuck-in-a-hurricane-reviewing-beovizija-2020/ Sat, 18 Apr 2020 09:05:06 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4521 <p>Serbia brought back their successful Beovizija selection competition, with Hurricane wowing the crowds to win. Michael, Liam and Io have a look at some of the songs that didn’t make... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/serbias-stuck-in-a-hurricane-reviewing-beovizija-2020/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/serbias-stuck-in-a-hurricane-reviewing-beovizija-2020/">Serbia’s stuck in a hurricane: Reviewing Beovizija 2020</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Serbia brought back their successful Beovizija selection competition, with Hurricane wowing the crowds to win. Michael, Liam and Io have a look at some of the songs that didn’t make... LEARN MORE Michael, Liam and Io have a look at some of the songs that didn’t make it to number 1.
Which artist confused Michael on Insta?
Who has a glass of chardonnay ready?
What’s netball got to do with it?
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Playlist
Marko Marković – Kolači [Cakes]
Ana Milenković – Tajna [The secret]
Andrija Jo ft Isidora Mitić – Oči Meduze [The eyes of the jellyfish]
Naiva – Baš, Baš [Right, right]
Igor Simić – Ples Za Rastanak [Parting Dance]
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Israel and Romania – Have artist, will travel: Reviewing HaShir HaBa L’Eurovizion and Selecția Națională 2020 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/israel-and-romania-have-artist-will-travel-reviewing-hashir-haba-leurovizion-and-selectia-nationala-2020/ Mon, 13 Apr 2020 23:00:52 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4519 <p>Romania and Israel let us know in advance of their two artists for Rotterdam, with Roxen being chosen internally and Eden Alene winning HaKokhav HaBa L’Eurovizion. Their citizens still had... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/israel-and-romania-have-artist-will-travel-reviewing-hashir-haba-leurovizion-and-selectia-nationala-2020/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/israel-and-romania-have-artist-will-travel-reviewing-hashir-haba-leurovizion-and-selectia-nationala-2020/">Israel and Romania – Have artist, will travel: Reviewing HaShir HaBa L’Eurovizion and Selecția Națională 2020</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Romania and Israel let us know in advance of their two artists for Rotterdam, with Roxen being chosen internally and Eden Alene winning HaKokhav HaBa L’Eurovizion. Their citizens still had... LEARN MORE Their citizens still had the chance to choose the songs though, in Romania’s Selecția Națională and Israel’s HaShir HaBa L’Eurovizion.
Michael, Liam and Io got comfy in their PJs to run through the songs that didn’t make it.
Is grey really Michael’s colour?
What does the team think of the two artists returning in 2021?
Why does Liam hope Israel doesn’t do that well next year?
Make sure you vote for your favourites too!
Playlist
Roxen – Storm
Eden Alene – Savior in the Sound
Roxen – Colors
Eden Alene – Roots
Roxen – Cherry Red
Eden Alene – Rakata
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We love Belarus: Reviewing Natsionalniy Otbor 2020 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/we-love-belarus-reviewing-natsionalniy-otbor-2020/ Sat, 11 Apr 2020 09:05:32 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4515 <p>Belarus loves a mess and we love Belarus for it. Michael, Liam and Io took great enjoyment in working through that mess to explore what Belarus threw aside to allow... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/we-love-belarus-reviewing-natsionalniy-otbor-2020/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/we-love-belarus-reviewing-natsionalniy-otbor-2020/">We love Belarus: Reviewing Natsionalniy Otbor 2020</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Belarus loves a mess and we love Belarus for it. Michael, Liam and Io took great enjoyment in working through that mess to explore what Belarus threw aside to allow... LEARN MORE Michael, Liam and Io took great enjoyment in working through that mess to explore what Belarus threw aside to allow VAL to win their national final, also known as Eurofest.
Which song should be released in its original version?
Have the pussies taken over again?
How’s the Foureira involved?
Make sure you vote for your favourite too!
Playlist
Анжелика Пушнова – True Love
AURA – Барані сваё [Belarusian: Defend Your Own]
Yan Yarosh – Fire
Chakras – La-Ley-La
КейСи – Chili Pepper
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A fiery Lithuanian rerun: Reviewing Pabandom iš Naujo! 2020 https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/a-fiery-lithuanian-rerun-reviewing-pabandom-is-naujo-2020/ Tue, 07 Apr 2020 00:00:09 +0000 http://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/?p=4503 <p>Lithuania decided they’d try again with a national final of epic proportions. Michael, Liam and special guest Robbie took a dive into PiN and some of this year’s Lithuanian bangers... </p> <p><a class="btn btn-md btn-default" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/a-fiery-lithuanian-rerun-reviewing-pabandom-is-naujo-2020/">LEARN MORE</a></p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision/2020/04/a-fiery-lithuanian-rerun-reviewing-pabandom-is-naujo-2020/">A fiery Lithuanian rerun: Reviewing Pabandom iš Naujo! 2020</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="https://joy.org.au/joyeurovision">JOY Eurovision</a>.</p> Lithuania decided they’d try again with a national final of epic proportions. Michael, Liam and special guest Robbie took a dive into PiN and some of this year’s Lithuanian bangers... LEARN MORE Michael, Liam and special guest Robbie took a dive into PiN and some of this year’s Lithuanian bangers that didn’t make as big of an impact as The Roop.
Who’s been to Chaddy?
What’s Michael’s gay heart telling him?
Which other national final is Robbie comparing PiN to?
Make sure you vote for your favourite too!
Playlist
KaYra – Alligator
Monika Marija – If I Leave
Rūta Loop – We Came from the Sun
MEANDI – Drip
Aistė Pilvelytė – Unbreakable
Monique – Make Me Human
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