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19 January 2017

This is the Last Chance poll for SongHunt 2017! Either nominate a song for the SongHunt heats, or vote for an existing entry. You can nominate or vote again after 24 hours. For detailed rules, click here. View Poll

19 January 2017

This is the Last Chance poll for SongHunt 2017! If you have already read the rules, you can also jump directly to the poll. In addition to the usual method of determining the participants based on votes in our chat, each of the eight heats of SongHunt 2017 will include the current two most popular songs from this rolling poll, i.e. the songs with the most cumulative …

19 January 2017

escgo! proudly announces the launch of SongHunt 2017! The first heat will be launched on Sunday 29 January – and the brand new Last Chance poll is already underway! It’s the third season of our annual poll marathon aimed at finding the best national final song of the year. Once again, the 96 most popular national final songs from around Europe according to our chatters will take …

08 December 2016

On Sunday night, the 2016 edition of the escgo! Chat Awards were held in our #esc chatroom. This fun annual event attracted a healthy audience of chatters, all of whom got the opportunity to vote on the nominees in various categories as we honoured our favourites from the 2016 ESC season. Nine of the Chat Awards were decided by live polls based on the nominations …

08 December 2016

SongHunt 2016, our poll marathon to find the best national final song of the year, has come to an end: “Helpless” by The Hardkiss, from the Ukrainian final, has won the grand final! “History” from Norway ended up in 2nd place, followed by “Don’t Worry” from Sweden in 3rd position. A total of 96 national final songs took part in the heats earlier this year, followed by 4 quarter-finals, 2 …

27 November 2016

The escgo! Chat Awards 2016 are launched – submit your nominations now! Over the past three years, this annual event has become one of the biggest traditions of our #esc chat. The Chat Awards are our chance to look back on the year gone by: What was the most stunning staging at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest? What was the most amazing cult in our chatroom? Who …

25 September 2016

The SongHunt 2016 comes to an end soon – so now it’s really time to find THE best song from this national final season! This is the Grand Final, featuring the 12 most popular songs of the year as selected by escgo! users. Each song has proceeded from the semi-finals in summer, which were preceded by the quarter-finals in spring and the qualification rounds in winter. And before they could even get there, …

19 June 2016

The SongHunt continues – let’s find the best song from the new national final season! From a total of 96 songs competing in SongHunt 2016, 24 have qualified from the quarter-finals to the semi-finals. Time to launch them – both at the same time! Click on the links below to view and vote in each poll. Videos and YouTube playlists are available below the polls to help you jog your …

24 May 2016

The world is still trying to decide what the most remarkable thing about Serhat’s participation for San Marino in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest was. Was it the willingness with which the microstate now appears to be openly selling its entry to the highest bidder? The sheer lack of self-awareness on the part of Serhat and his team? The singer’s inability to hold a tune …

22 May 2016

Nina Kraljić, the Croatian entrant at Eurovision Song Contest 2016, has won the traditional Barbara Dex Award. Rykka from Switzerland came third, while German entrant Jamie-Lee ended up on second position. A total of 2221 valid votes were counted by the website “The House Of Eurovision”, which has hosted the annual award from 1997 until this year. © eurovision.tv / Thomas Hanses Barbara Dex Award gets …

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