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Eurovision 2022: Ireland’s Second Rehearsal!

We continue with Brooke Scullion from Ireland and her song ‘That’s Rich‘.

Who is Brooke Scullion?

Brooke Scullion was born on March 31, 1999 and is a singer from Derry, Northern Ireland, known as the contestant in The Voice UK 2020.

She is a student on the Magee campus of the University of Ulster. Scullion has done vocals for singers such as Nathan Carter, and has starred in the musical School of Rock at the Burnavon Theater in Cookstown.

In January 2022, Brooke was announced as one of six finalists to compete in the Irish national final. With ‘That’s Rich’, Brooke won Eurosong 2022 by twenty-eight points.

The rehearsal

Brooke is wearing an electric blue ensemble that includes a short shorts with a chiffon skirt. Accompanied by four dancers dressed in pink. She starts lying on the floor, while blue and pink lights prevail. This is a confident look, which makes excellent use of the projections, both on the floor and on the camera above her head. It also has a strong vocal performance. She plays a lot with the shots and the lights and has a strong choreography.

 

Watch an exclusive clip of the second rehearsal through the cameras:

EBU / ANDRES PUTTING

EBU / CORINNE CUMMING


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Spain: Watch all the live performances of the artists at the Barcelona Eurovision Party 2022!

Last night the first Eurovision Party took place successfully at the Sala Apolo in Barcelona. More than 18 eurostars attended the Barcelona Eurovision Party 2022. It was the first Eurovision event on Spanish soil, not forgetting that in a few days the PrePartyES will also take place in Madrid.

The hosts of the event were Sharone and Giuseppe di Bella!

Below you can watch their performances:

What do you think of the Eurovision Party in Barcelona?
Which performance is your favourite? Feel free to tell us in the comments below!
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Ireland: Brooke Scullion will represent the country at Eurovision 2022 with the song “That’s Rich”!

The Irish national final of, Eurosong 2022, at tonight’s Eurovision Late Late Show Special was broadcast by RTÉ and has just been completed, with Ireland selecting Brooke Scullion and “That’s Rich” as their winning act and therefore their representative at Eurovision 2022 in Turin.

Seven years later than the last time that the Irish entry was selected by a national final, the Irish viewers got the chance to vote their favourite Irish hopeful, that they wished their country got represented by.

Ryan Tubridy was the host of  tonight’s “The Late Late Show Eurosong 2022 Special”, also Marty Whelan was the co-host covering what was going on backstage. Panti Bliss also appeared briefly at the beginning of the show.

The national juries are Caroline Corr, Paul Harrington, Bláthnaid Treacy and Lucia Evans.

A total of six finalists, which had been selected among 320 submissions, competed in the national final, in the hopes of representing the country in Turin.

The performances of the finalists

The six contestants of the national final, appeared in the following order:

  • Patrick O’Sullivan – “One Night, One Kiss, One Promise”

  • Janet Grogan – “Ashes Of Yesterday”

  • Brendan Murray – “Real Love”

  • Miles Graham – “Yeah, We’re Gonna Get Out Of It”

  • Rachel Goode – “I’m Loving Me”

  • Brooke Scullion – “That’s Rich”

The voting system

After the completion of the six performances, Ryan announced that the voting lines are open and all numbers appeared again for the viewers to vote, along with a recap of the songs.

The winner was determined by a combination of jury (international and national) and televoters. In fact, first there was a combination of both the international and the national jury votes and then the aggregate jury votes were combined to the votes of the viewers.

The voting will be Eurovision style, 12 the act getting the highest number of votes, 10 the second highest etc. In case of a tie, the act scoring higher in the public televote will be declared a winner.

At the end of the televised show, the results were announced and they are as seen below.

International Jury vote results

Aggregate Jury results (International and National Jury)

Total results

The winner

Over the last few years, things haven’t really gone their way, for Ireland. Hoping to overturn the situation, tonight they had to vote for their favourite artist and song, that they wished they’d represent Ireland at the contest.

At the end of the show, the results were announced and had determined the winner which is Brooke Scullion with the song “That’s Rich”!

You can watch the winning performance of Brooke below:

What do you think of the representative that secured a ticket to Turin, to represent Ireland at this year’s contest? Let us know in the comments section below!

Ireland: This is the running order for the national final, The Late Late Eurovision Special!

The forthcoming Friday, February 4, the Irish national final – The Late Late Eurovision Special, presented by Ryan Tubridy, will be held and broadcast by RTÉ.

The Irish broadcaster has revealed the running order of the six artists, a while ago. These six artists had been selected among 320 submissions and will compete in the hopes of representing their country, at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in Turin.

The running order of the Irish national final is the following:

  1. Patrick O’Sullivan – One Night, One Kiss, One Promise
  2. Janet Grogan – Ashes Of Yesterday
  3. Brendan Murray – Real Love
  4. Miles Graham – Yeah, We’re Gonna Get Out Of It
  5. Rachel Goode – I’m Loving Me
  6. Brooke Scullion – That’s Rich

After all six artists perform their songs, the viewers will have to vote for that one winner of the show, who will represent Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022.

Last year Lesley Roy was internally selected to represent Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest, with the song “Maps” and ended up last in the first semifinal with 20 points:

Stay tuned in Eurovisionfun for everything new regarding Ireland’s participations in Eurovision 2022!

Ireland: Listen to the sixth and final song, bidding to represent the country at Eurovision 2022!

As you’ve already read in our past articles, a while ago, the sixth and final song bidding to represent Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, premiered on RTÉ Radio 1, during the “Ryan Tubridy Show“, at 10:00 CET.

 

The next song hoping to represent Ireland this year is “Yeah, we’re gonna get out of it” by Miles Graham and you can listen to its extended version below:

Who is Miles Graham

Miles was first play-listed on BBC Radio 2 in 2015 with his track “I Can’t Love You Again” from his debut EP “Air in my lungs”.

The Dublin-born singer-songwriter was one of the final Irish acts to perform in session on the late great Sir Terry Wogan’s Radio 2 show. His soulful toned voice won him a lot of support elsewhere on the station like Cerys Matthews at 6 Music and Laura Whitmore BBC Radio 5 show.

He’s also carved out a sideline niche as a featured artist and co-writer on several dance records. His collaboration on DJ outfit L’Tric’s “1994″ on their Ibiza anthem in 2016, which has clocked over 10 million Spotify plays. Don Diablo’s “Bright Skies (The bit you know)” 2018 and DJ Tom Budin’s “Reckless”.

His latest 4 track EP “All the right things” was produced when he signed to Pressure Records/Peer Music UK in 2020.

The rest of the songs

Now we know the entire lineup of contestants, that will compete in the hopes of representing Ireland, at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, in Turin.

The selection process

All the above-mentioned songs will compete with each other in the Late Late Eurovision Special, on the 4th of February, which will act as this year’s national final for Ireland. Ryan Tubridy will be the presenter of the show, where the Irish entry of this year will be selected.

Stay tuned at Eurovisionfun, for all the latest developments regarding the Irish entry for Eurovision 2022!

Ireland: Listen to the fifth song, bidding to represent the country at Eurovision 2022!

As you’ve already read in our past articles, a while ago, the fifth song bidding to represent Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, premiered on RTÉ Radio 1, during the “Ryan Tubridy Show”, at 10:00 CET.

The next song hoping to represent Ireland this year is “One Night, One Kiss, One Promise” by Patrick O’ Sullivan and you can listen to it below:

Who is Patrick O’ Sullivan

Patrick O’Sullivan is known as the winner of RTÉ’s Last Singer Standing in 2021. Among others, in the final he competed against Janet Grogan, who he will face again in Eurosong, as Janet is also taking part with the song “Ashes of Yesterday“.

Before winning Last Singer Standing, Patrick starred in several West End productions in London on shows such as The Book of Mormon and Dr. Doolittle. In 2021, he released a Christmas single “The Hour Before Christmas“.

Nicky Byrne is one of the songwriters of the song “One Night, One Kiss, One Promise”. He’s known as member of the group Westlife and he represented Ireland in 2016 with “Sunlight”.

The rest of the songs

The selection process

The above songs will compete with each other in the Late Late Eurovision Special, on the 4th of February, which will act as this year’s national final for Ireland, along the last song to be released tomorrow morning.

Don’t miss out our next article for the sixth and last competing song, that we will get the chance to listen for the first time, same show, same time tomorrow. By tomorrow we will know the entire lineup of contestants, that will compete in the hopes of representing Ireland, at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, in Turin.

Stay tuned at Eurovisionfun, for all the latest developments regarding the Irish entry for Eurovision 2022!

Ireland: Listen to the fourth song, bidding to represent the country at Eurovision 2022!

As you’ve already read in our past articles, the fourth song bidding to represent Ireland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022, was expected to be premiered on RTÉ Radio 1, during the “Ryan Tubridy Show”, tomorrow at 10:00 CET.

However, it dropped earlier than expected! The next song hoping to represent Ireland this year is “That’s Rich” by Brooke and you can listen to it below:

Who is Brooke Scullion

Brooke Scullion is a 23 years old singer, from the County Londonderry in Northern Ireland, who is widely known by competing at The Voice UK 2020, where she placed third on the finals. She is a student at Ulster University Magee. Brooke has collaborated with Nathan Carter, by doing backing vocals. She also starred at the musical School of Rock, at Burnavon Theatre in Cookstown.

The rest of the songs

The selection process

The above songs will compete with each other in the Late Late Eurovision Special, on the 4th of February, which will act as this year’s national final for Ireland, along the rest of the songs to be released.

Don’t miss out our next article for the fifth competing song, that we will get the chance to listen for the first time, same show, same time on Thursday.

Stay tuned at Eurovisionfun, for all the latest developments regarding the Irish entry for Eurovision 2022!