Jedward Wow With New Acoustic Cover Of ‘Sad Song’ From We The Kings

We’ve never hidden our love for Jedward here on Essentially Pop. The Irish duo continue to impress us with their talent and imagination, and they are for us – and should be for everyone – an example of what can be achieved if you refuse to give in and believe what others say about you.

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Is Ireland Dying To Flog A Lovely Horse For Eurovision 2017?

With Eurovision fast approaching, two-time contenders Jedward have given us a tongue in cheek reminder on their Snapchat today of why the Irish entry should be chosen by the public.

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JedSheeran – John, Edward and Ed Show The Strength Of Their Friendship

JedSheeran is indeed a thing and and it’s here to stay.

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Jedward To Heat Up The Summer With Festival & Convention Dates

Jedward fans have a lot to look forward to this summer with the announcement that the Dublin duo will be performing at several events around the UK and Europe.

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Jedward Rock Dublin In First Show Since Leaving Big Brother

On February 25 Jedward performed in front of a capacity crowd at Dublin’s famous Button Factory, made up of a mix of fans from Ireland and the rest of the world, with one even flying in from Hong Kong for the event.

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Georgia’s Mariam Mamadashvili Takes Junior Eurovision Crown In Malta With ‘Mzeo’

Junior Eurovision sounds like what it is – the Eurovision Song Contest designed for children. There is however more to it than that, as the this year’s contest, held yesterday at the Mediterranean Conference Centre, in Valletta, Malta showed.

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ZÖE – ‘Debut’ (Deluxe)

Zöe Straub is an actress and singer, born in Vienna, Austria. Her first studio album, entitled ‘Debut’, was released last year, with twelve tracks. The fourth track released was ‘Loin d’ici’, which ZÖE entered in this year’s ‘Wer singt für Österreich?’, Austria’s selection for the Eurovision Song Contest. She won the opportunity to represent Austria, ultimately finishing in 13th place.

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I Wear* Experiment’s ‘Patience’ Doesn’t Wear Thin With New Album

I Wear* Experiment are possibly best known outside their native Estonia for having auditioned to represent their country in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. Their entry for this year’s Eesti Laul, Estonia’s national selection, was the title track of their album, ‘Patience’.

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The Essential Weekly Playlist of: Mikk (I Wear* Experiment)

After a short hiatus, we’re back with the Essential Playlist. This week it’s from Mikk, from I Wear* Experiement.

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Smashby – ‘Pharaoh’

Last year we introduced you to Smashby, a Yorkshire artist who was trying out for the Swiss Eurovision Open Selection, with his song, ‘Pharaoh’.

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C’est La Vie: We Talk To B*Witched

Rachel fulfilled the dream of her 13 year old self and interviewed Irish girl group, B*Witched. Their latest album, ‘C’est la Vie – The Collection’, is available now from Amazon.

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Jedward Announce Easter Dates

Jedward will perform three concerts over Easter – March 24 at Dublin’s Button Factory, March 27 at O2 ABC Glasgow, and March 28 at The Garage, in London.

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Jedward Factor In Ratings Solution With Request to Simon

Do Jedward have the solution for X Factor’s Flagging ratings? They think they do!

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Jedward Take Belfast By Storm at Kremlin Night Club 7/11/15

Irish duo Jedward rocked the mic right on Saturday at Belfast hotspot, Kremlin Night Club.

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Smashby – ‘Pharaoh’

Although it’s still a good 7 months away, the selection process for the Eurovision Song Contest is well and truly underway. Trying out for Switzerland’s Open Selection is Yorkshire singer, Smashby, whose song, ‘Pharaoh’ is a rollicking pop song with a, surprise surprise, Middle Eastern feel about it.

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Third Time A Charm As Jedward Hope to Sing for UK

Jedward hope to represent the UK in Stockholm at next year’s Eurovision Song Contest. They have twice sung for their home country Ireland, in 2011 and 2012.

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