Episode 178



January 17th, 2023

30 mins 26 secs

Season 6

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About this Episode

Ryan Brazell stops by to discuss the first big weekend of Eurovision 2023 selection season. Belgium makes its pick, France announced their artist, and many processes have started to take shape.

Eurosongs Summary

  • Belgium's Eurosong picks Gustaph's "Because of You" (3:48)
  • France Goes Internal and Chooses La Zarra (11:12)
  • Johnny Rotten Could Represent Ireland (13:12)
  • Estonia's Eesti Laul Semi-Finals (15:56)
  • Malta's MESC Has Begun (18:13)
  • Norway's MGP Holds its First Semi-Final (21:27)
  • Coming Up: Finland's UMK Entries, Denmark and Portugal Song Drops, Lithuania's Pabandom is Naujo (27:14)


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