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Eurovision Song Contest 2018 winner for Israel, Netta, performed Toy at the popular music event

Israel’s win at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 has come under a legal cloud after a major music label accused singer Netta’s entry of copyright infringement. Universal Music has sent an intention to sue notice to the Israeli songwriters behind Netta’s track Toy, The Times of Israel has reported. The singer’s quirky and infectious performance …

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Chinese broadcaster Mango TV has been banned from televising the Eurovision Song Contest. The broadcaster was dropped by contest bosses the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) after censoring two performances during Tuesday’s semi-final. “On the 9th of May, Chinese broadcaster Mango TV broadcast the first Semi-Final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest live but two performances …

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Ireland has made it into the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, and the contest’s queer fans are loving the country’s 2018 performance. Irish singer Ryan O’Shaughnessy’s onstage performance of the song “Together” included a gay couple dancing together onstage. O’Shaughnessy told a Eurovision press conference, “My only intention was to help people see that …

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Spoiler Alert The 2018 Eurovision Song Contest is officially underway, with the first 10 countries going through to the grand final this morning. Host Joel Creasey is joining Myf Warhurst in host country Portugal for their second year of Eurovision commentary, and he suggests punters back home line up “food, a wind machine, and a …

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The glitterfest is upon us, the wind machine is set to roar and flame pots are primed for ignition. Eurovision—a camp event that has been going longer than the venerable Brisbane Queens’ Ball—is the “World Cup of Pop Music”, a sports event for people that aren’t into sport. Blair Martin, Brisbane radio station 4ZZZ’s roving …

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Austrian drag queen Conchita Wurst has opened up about her HIV status after being allegedly blackmailed by her ex-boyfriend. The glamorous Eurovision Song Contest winner revealed in a moving German-language Instagram post she had “been HIV positive for many years.” “This is actually irrelevant to the public, but an ex-boyfriend is threatening to go public …

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Jessica Mauboy has finally unveiled the song she’ll perform at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. The Darwin-born perform will sing the uplifting anthem “#We Got Love” at the contest in Portugal in May. “I love the Eurovision Song Contest. I have since I was a little girl watching it with the family in Darwin,” the …

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Jessica Mauboy will travel to Portugal to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018. In 2014, the Australian Idol alum was invited to perform as an interval act at that year’s contest in Copenhagen, Denmark, becoming the first non-European solo artist to do so. And on Monday afternoon, SBS announced she’d return to compete …

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Comedian Joel Creasey doesn’t think 27 years old is too young to be writing a memoir. In new book Thirsty: Confessions of a Fame Whore, Joel offers up everything from celebrity anecdotes to stories about growing up gay in Perth to travelling the country on the stand-up circuit aged just 15. Joel says he’s been …

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