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Glasgow, Liverpool vie to host 2023 Eurovision Song Contest

Sep. 27, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The 2023 Eurovision Song Contest will be staged in either Glasgow or Liverpool, the BBC said Tuesday, after Britain was asked to hold the event on behalf of designated host country Ukraine. Scotland’s biggest city and the birthplace of The Beatles were named the two...

Svika Pick, prolific Israeli singer-songwriter, dies at 72

Aug. 14, 2022 09:13 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Svika Pick, a pillar of Israel's music industry who gained international attention after his song won the Eurovision Song Contest, has died. He was 72. Pick, known as “the Maestro” in Israeli pop circles, was a singer, composer and prolific songwriter who...

UK to host 2023 Eurovision after Ukraine ruled too risky

Jul. 25, 2022 09:27 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Next year’s Eurovision Song Contest will be staged in Britain, organizers announced Monday, after concluding it is too risky to hold the much-loved pop extravaganza in the designated host country, Ukraine. The U.K. said the 2023 event would be a celebration of...