Latest Eurovision Song Contest News

Italy's Turin to host next Eurovision Song Contest in May

Oct. 08, 2021 08:17 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — The northern Italian city of Turin will host the next edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in the spring. Turin Mayor Chiara Appendino tweeted on Friday that “we have brought to Turin the most followed musical event in the world.” ...

Viva Italia! Olympic golds follow soccer and song successes

Aug. 02, 2021 05:37 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The first hints that this was Italy’s year came when Italian band Maneskin won the popular Eurovision Song Contest in May. Then came the European Championship soccer title run in June and July. To top it all off, on the first day of...

Italian rockers Maneskin enjoy blurring gender stereotypes

Jul. 29, 2021 08:31 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Several years ago they were four teenagers busking in the piazzas of Rome. These days, the members of the rock band Maneskin are basking in adoration after triumphing in the Eurovision Song Contest and consistently riding high in Spotify charts. With their...