We’re turning up the pressure on our Superfans as we charge them to tackle four of this years contest hopefuls! It’s also Albanias turn for the National Triple Play treatment, and we catch you up on this weeks biggest Eurovision news stories…
Albania has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 18 times with its debut in 2004. Festivali i Këngës, a long-standing song contest that takes place every year in Albania since 1962, is used to select the country’s entrant for that year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Albania participated in the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 2004 with Anjeza Shahini placing seventh. It remained the country’s highest result in the contest until 2012, when Rona Nishliu finished fifth.
This Weeks Highlights
Blue are an English boy band consisting of members Antony Costa, Duncan James, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe. The group formed in 2000 and released three studio albums before announcing a hiatus In late 2004. In January 2011 the group reformed and represented the United Kingdom at the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest in Düsseldorf with the song “I Can”, coming in 11th place with 100 points.
|1||I Can||Blue||2011 United Kingdom|
|2||Divine||Sebastien Tellier||2008 France|
|3||Karma||Anxhela Peristeri||2021 Albania|
|4||Zjarr E Ftohte||Luiz Ejilli||2006 Albania|
|6||Judy & Cie||Pierre Rapsat||1976 Belgium|
|8||Eat Your Salad||Citi Zēni||2022 Latvia|
|9||The Real Me||Kiev Connolly||1989 Ireland|
|10||Stripper||Achille Lauro||2022 San Marino|
|13||The Way You Are||Anti Social Media||2015 Denmark|