With The Malta Music Awards 2009 almost upon us Music-News.com will be on the spot to bring you all the winners from Saturday 5th December’s premiere event at The MFCC Ta Qali, Malta. With 16 awards to be presented at this year’s Coca-Cola Malta Music Awards also featuring an appearance by Robin Gibb of the Bee Gees, the night itself promises to be a winner. Some of the top local artists will be performing Continue reading →
Greece, represented by heart-throb pop star Sakis Rouvas, was among the last 10 countries chosen as finalists in the second semifinal of the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 early Friday morning. The 10 countries to qualify were Azerbaijan, Croatia, Ukraine, Lithuania, Albania, Moldova, Denmark, Estonia, Norway and Greece after voting by television viewers and juries across Europe. All 25 countries that will participate in Saturdays final are now known, setting up a showdown to determine who will take the crown in the annual extravaganza of music and camp being hosted by Russia this year. The other 15 finalists are Turkey, Sweden, Israel, Portugal, Malta, Finland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Romania, Armenia, Iceland, Russia, France, Germany, Britain and Spain. The countries eliminated in the second semifinal were Ireland, Latvia, Serbia, Poland, Cyprus, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary and the Netherlands.