Eurovision

Ukraine vows to ban certain Russian singers from Eurovision

Ukraine will not allow Russian singers who have supported the pro-Russian rebellion in eastern Ukraine to perform at next year's Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev, Ukraine's Culture Minister Yevhen...

Eurovision viewers in Ukraine, Russia show mutual support in vote

Despite political tensions between Ukraine and Russia, viewers in the neighbouring countries awarded high points to each other's Eurovision Song Contest entries in a televote, detailed results...

Ukraine scores second Eurovision Song Contest win

Ukraine singer Jamala scooped her country's second win in the Eurovision Song Contest early Sunday with a song about the horrors of conflict, edging out entries from Australia and Russia.

Eurovision Song Contest final underway with 26 acts vying to win

Belgium, represented by Laura Tesoro, opened the grand finale of the Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday where acts from 26 countries in Europe and beyond are vying to win.

More than two dozen acts compete for Eurovision Song Contest title

Acts from 26 countries in Europe and beyond take the stage in Stockholm on Saturday to perform ballads, pop, electropop, country and rock songs in the grand finale of the Eurovision Song Contest...

Eurovision win for Russia could chill interest among gay fanbase

Among the many flags seen at Eurovision Song Contest events is the rainbow flag - a symbol of the annual music competition's strong gay fanbase.

Second semi-final to complete Eurovision Song Contest final line-up

Acts from Australia, Israel and Ukraine are tipped to advance Thursday from the second of two semi-finals to qualify acts for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest grand finale this week in Stockholm...

Favourite Russia advances in Eurovision semi-finals

Russia lived up to the hype and was selected late Tuesday as one of 10 countries from the first semi-final for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest grand finale this week in Stockholm.

Eurovision Song Contest engulfs Swedish capital

The Swedish capital Stockholm has pulled out the stops as host to the Eurovision Song Contest, a televised event that attracts millions of viewers worldwide from Europe to China and Australia.

Protest songs at the Eurovision Song Contest

While political messages are unwelcome at the Eurovision Song Contest, they nevertheless seem to make their way onstage every few years. Here is an overview of some of the more controversial...

Russia hears political message in lyrics of Ukraine's Eurovision pick

A battleground for songs - or political jibes? The Eurovision Song Contest is often full of controversy, and this year is turning out to be no different. A Crimean Tartar singer representing...

Eurovision Song Contest to be broadcast in the US for the first time

The Eurovision Song Contest will expand its audience to the United States this year, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) announced Monday in Geneva.