Based in Finland, Josefin Silén, is a singer and an actor, who started writing songs at the young age of 9. She competed in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, and at the age of 18 was offered a record deal. From there she started work as a demo, and backing singer, for Helsinki Records, and in 2011 she was a backing vocalist for Finland’s entry at the Eurovision Song Contest, performing at both the semi final and the final.
Finnish punk pop sensation ALMA has just finished touring the UK supporting Christina Aguilera on her X Tour, and beguiled a select London audience in a secret concert last week at the Camden Assembly. Now she celebrates by releasing her new single, ‘Bad News Baby’, the third track from her forthcoming debut album, ‘Have U Seen Her’, which is set for release next year.
Helsinki soul, jazz, funk sensation Sam Huber has just unleashed his newest album on True Groove Records, entitled, ‘Songs For Mona’. The album is a tribute to his mom’s passionate, breathe easy musical taste. Huber’s velvet baritone voice, and unique cover arrangements along with his emotional delivery of songs by artists including George Harrison and Sheryl Crow assure that there is something for everyone to gravitate to.
Greetings once again from sunny Tel Aviv, as we reach the business end of Eurovision week. On Tuesday, ten countries qualified for the final including Iceland and San Marino for the first time since 2014, and seven went home including the departure of Eurovision veteran Joci Papai from Hungary and Darude from Finland.