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Why The BBC Needs Needs The X-Factor For Eurovision: You Decide
BBC Eurovision heart logo for 2019 (

Get ready for 'they're all X-Factor rejects! A plague on all your channels!" As the BBC reveals the six performers taking part in 'Eurovision: You Decide', Ewan Spence argues that the casting of former talent show stars is not only to be expected, it is a positive and welcome step in building bridges with the wider music industry.

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Why Sweden Is Giving Three-Year-Olds The Melodifestivalen Vote
Melodifestivalen App Heart (SVT)

A radical transformation of Melodifestivalen's app will now enable viewers aged up to three-years-old to sign in and vote for their favourite entries. Find out the what, how and why to the new changes to Melodifestivalen's voting system and the improvements for the 2019 edition.

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How Melodifestivalen’s Running Order Creates More Stories And Successful Songs

Nano opens, John Lundvik closes, and all of a sudden Anna Bergendahl is favourite. Find out why as Ben Robertson explains the Melodifestivalen running order and the impact it has on the story of the show.

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ESC Insight’s Musical Moments Of 2018: Part Two
AWS go Dragon ball Z at Eurovision 2018 (image EBU/YouTube)

Previously some of the Insight team walked through their choices, now it's time to ask the rest of the team and the Friends of the Parish for their musical moments of 2018.

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ESC Insight’s Musical Moments Of 2018: Part One
Rasmussen in the Green Room , Denmark 2018 (Thomas Hanses/EBU)

As another year comes to a close, it’s time for us here at ESC Insight to look back through the musical tapestry of 2018 to bring you our favourite musical moments.

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