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Alesia Michelle (USA)
I’m Alesia and I’m that rare American Eurovision fan. I’ve been obsessed since 2010. How could I not fall in love with a competition that has grandmothers, polish milkmaids, and rapping twins on stage?Although I love to sing, I leave it to the professionals to “wow” me. So I majored in Broadcast Journalism in college and am currently a radio personality in Washington, DC. with Mix 107.3 owned by Cumulus Media.I love to vlog, blog, and tweet. When I’m not behind my computer I’m at happy hour with my friends or figuring out what color to dye my hair.

Eurovision 2016 Review – Sweden

This is a tricky entry. Frans won comfortably thanks to the televotes from Swedes. His stripped down live performance did not include dancers or fancy LED projections. The teen sat down in a hat and sang this simple Ed Sheeran-esque track. ...

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Eurovision 2016 Review – Finland

Sandhja is giving us soulful pop goodness with “Sing it Away“. This song has a fun dance quality reminiscent of Belgium’s “What’s the Pressure” which it no doubt will be compared to. The good news for Finland is that “Sing ...

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Eurovision 2016 Review – Latvia

Latvia is continuing to ride the wave of quality. Heartbeat is a compassionate plea sung by Justs. Penned by last year’s Latvian Eurovision representative Aminata. Justs is giving us “shrieking woman,” in a good way. There is a rawness to ...

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Eurovision 2016 Review – Ukraine

Firstly, this song is an enthralling anthem for the oppressed. Secondly, this performance is Eurovision 2016 READY. Thirdly, if this doesn’t finish in the top 5 my hope in humanity will be placed in serious question. Jamala will represent Ukraine ...

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Eurovision 2016 Review – Austria

ZOË confidently sells, “Loin d’ici,” but I admit I’m not buying it. The song is perfectly sweet, catchy, and infectious but I simply can’t get past the bubblegum explosion and Disney meets Barbie staging. I’ve tried getting into this song ...

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