The European Broadcasting Union says that Russia will not be allowed an entry in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest because of the country’s invasion of Ukraine. The union said in a statement Friday that including a Russian entry this year would bring the competition into “disrepute.″

The Eurovision song contest, one of the world’s largest television events, will not take place this year due to the global coronavirus outbreak, organizers said on Wednesday.

American singer-actor Demi Lovato joined the cast of Will Ferrell's upcoming Netflix comedy 'Eurovision'. The comedy-drama is inspired by the real-life European singing contest of the same name. After the 27-year-old singer was spotted on the film's U.K. set, the director shared a picture on Instagram

Madonna fans have a reason to rejoice, as the singer will perform live at the 2019 Eurovision Song contest in Tel Aviv, Israel.

CARACAS, Sept 10: A total of 140 European and international artist, including six Israelis, have called for a boycott of the 2019 Eurovision song contest, which will be hosted by Israel, echoing calls by the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement to end the “whitewashing” of Israel’s military occupation and apartheid through art.

LISBON, May 13: Israel’s Netta Barzilai won the Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon on Saturday, bringing Israel its fourth victory in the glitzy pageant, watched by over 200 million people around the world, and the right to host the event next year.