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Eurovision Song Contest success on all Scandinavian charts


The News Review:

– Eurovision Song Contest success on all Scandinavian charts
– Eurovision Song Contest final seen by 122 millions
– Changing Dates for the Eurovision 2010
– Graham Norton pulls off Eurovision debut
– News Ticker: Sean Penn Radiohead Country Music Hall of Fame …
– New people will be put in charge of preparing Belarus’ Eurovision …
– Voting discussion shadows Eurovision

Eurovision Song Contest success on all Scandinavian charts
EuroVisionary
Sukkerchok is 9th with their second single after this year?s Dansk Melodi Grand Prix. Agnes?s single Release Me is 14th. Norway: n the Norwegian single top20 Alexander Rybak?s Eurovision Song Contest winner Fairytale is number one while his second single Funny Little World is second on the list. Yohanna?s Is It True is also there as #12.  n the album top40 the official Eurovision Song Contest album is located as the 12th best selling album just before Ronan Keating?s Songs for My Mother. From this year?s Swedish final we know the dansband Thorleifs. Their Sweet Kissin? In The Moonlight is #33.

Eurovision Song Contest final seen by 122 millions
EuroVisionary
The show was most popular in Greece Norway Lithuania Estonia Sweden and Denmark who all produced a market share of minimum 68%. In average the total market share was 431%.

Changing Dates for the Eurovision 2010
Scandinavia Travel
It would be almost impossible for them to take place simultaneously because many broadcasters are contractually obliged to broadcast both events. Not to speak of the many fans wanting to be at both events. At this point it looks like the Eurovision Song Contest may be moved by one week to either Saturday 15th May 2010 or Saturday 29th May 2010. A Eurovision spokesman said that they will take the date overlap into consideration when deciding on the dates for the 55th.

Graham Norton pulls off Eurovision debut
Times nline
How could the BBC recast one of the legendary annual broadcasting slots — Terry Wogan plus hip flask being mildly traumatised by the Eurovision Song Contest — with the upstart ingénue Graham Norton?No matter that Norton had volunteered for the job. There were plenty of foolhardy 15-year-old boys in fake moustaches in the trenches in Ypres who volunteered. It didn’t alter the fundamental fact: that the BBC was sending a boy (46-year-old broadcaster) to do the job of a man (comment on lesbian Maltese divas). In the event of course the handover proved so simpatico and seamless it was immediately embarrassing how much everyone had fretted over it. “Yes I know” came Norton’s voice over the opening crowd shots.

News Ticker: Sean Penn Radiohead Country Music Hall of Fame …
Rolling Stone
Reba McEntire Alison Krauss Garth Brooks and Michael McDonald performed. Norway was the winning country at this year’s 54th Eurovision Song Contest as Alexander Rybak’s “Fairytale” beat out entrants from Iceland and Azerbaijan.
Related from Maniafest: Sean Penn is latest star to join Palm Springs festival

New people will be put in charge of preparing Belarus’ Eurovision …
Belorusskie Novosti
"Everything will be replaced including the company and the people" he said. Lukashenka expressed dissatisfaction with Belarus’ performance in this year’s Eurovision contest. "I’m pretty much fed up with this babble fighting and what not" he said. "ld trash and junk there’s no other way to describe it. They gathered around it for self-publicity and to top it all off they may now be dividing money among themselves. We’ll find everything out.

Voting discussion shadows Eurovision
Hürriyet
hurriyet2008-detailbox-newslink{font-family: Arial Helvetica sans-serif;font-size:13px; font-weight:bold; text-decoration:none; color:#000000;}. hurriyet2008-detailbox-newslink:hover{font-family: Arial Helvetica sans-serif;font-size:13px; font-weight:bold; text-decoration:underline; color:#990000;}. In this year’s contest Azerbaijan gave no votes to Armenia but Armenia gave one to Azerbaijan. Azerbaijani singer Aysel Teymurzadeh and her pop-star partner Arash Labaf delivered a third-place finish for their country.

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