Tag Archives: Conchita Wurst

Conchita Wurst Reveals HIV+ Status After Threat

The BBC reports: Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst says she is HIV positive, and has been receiving regular treatment for “several years”. The 29-year-old star said she had intended to keep the information private, but an ex-boyfriend had “threatened to go public”. “I will not give anyone the right to frighten me and influence my life,” she wrote on Instagram. “Coming ...

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Conchita Wurst & Ina Regen – Heast As Net [VIDEO]

This is GORGEOUS. ESC Today reports: Eurovision 2014 winner Conchita and dialect artist Ina Regen have interpreted Heast As Net (Don’t You Hear It), a song in Austrian dialect originally sung by popular folk musician Hubert von Goisern and his band Die Alpinkatzen. Heast As Net is a bittersweet song, about time that passes by, leaving only memories. Transitoriness and ...

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Miss Austria As Conchita Wurst At Miss Universe

Lost in all the hoopla about Steve Harvey’s big “oops” moment last night is that Miss Austria dressed as drag performer and Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst during the national costume portion of the Miss Universe pageant. Austria’s The Local reports: While not the bookies’ favourite, Amina Dagi has captured global attention with her witty and elegant rendition of Austria’s national ...

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Conchita Wurst Performs At Tel Aviv Pride

(Tipped by JMG reader Lynda)

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RUSSIA: Anti-Gay Pol Calls Eurovision Star “Traitor To The Motherland” For Daring To Hug And Defend Conchita Wurst

Last month Russia’s Polina Gagarina took second place at Eurovision 2015, earning the highest score in her nation’s history, including when they won in 2008. But according to notorious anti-gay nutjob Vitaly Milonov, she is a “traitor to the motherland” for hugging Conchita Wurst at the contest and then defending Conchita against critics. Here is Milonov’s rant: Who gave her ...

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Watch Conchita Wurst Fly At Eurovision

Yesterday’s Eurovision 2015 final opened with last year’s winner Conchita Wurst making a dramatic entrance from below the audience and then flying over their heads to the main stage. At the end of the night, the early voting lead swung back and forth between Russia and Sweden, the latter of whom was declared the winner when their lead could not ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Eurovision 2015 Finals
UPDATE: Sweden Wins, Russia Takes Second, Italy Finishes Third

Hold on my tender kittens because Gay Christmas is not over yet! The Eurovision 2015 finals in Vienna begin at 3PM US east coast time. The favorites are Sweden and Russia, but I’m still partial to the UK, Latvia, Slovenia, Cyprus, and Israel – in that order. (I think.) Jump into the comments, follow along, and give us your favorites ...

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Twitter Launches Hashflags For Eurovision

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Conchita Wurst – Unstoppable Remix

Four remixes of Conchita Wurst’s latest single became available today on iTunes and Spotify. This remix feels a little Cher-y with the vocoder effects and seems destined for big room gay club popularity. Conchita will host the green room during the Eurovision 2015 finals in Vienna later this month.

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Conchita Wurst – You Are Unstoppable

Sony Music is putting a strong marketing push behind Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst’s coming debut album. Via press release: Fans all around have waited for this moment and now they are rewarded accordingly. From power ballads to dance floor fillers, from Swing to Pop, the winner of 2014’s Eurovision Song Contest shows the full range of her talents on her ...

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Eurovision 2015: All 40 Entries

All 40 entries in Eurovision 2015 have finally been named and snippets of all the songs are in the clip below in alphabetic order. Only seven of this year’s entries are not in English. I might change my mind during the semi-finals, but thus far my favorites are Belgium, Denmark, Georgia, Greece, Israel, and the United Kingdom, the last of ...

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Conchita Wurst – You Are Unstoppable

Available today from the coming album.

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Conchita Wurst At The Golden Globes

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Eurovision: The Year Of Conchita Wurst

The official Eurovision channel looks back on the win of Conchita Wurst, arguably the venerable contest’s most popular winner in decades.

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Conchita Wurst To Host Eurovision 2015

Via Pink News: It has been announced this week that Conchita Wurst will make a return to the contest in Vienna – as a presenter. The singer was confirmed as host for the Green Room segment of the show, interviewing the current acts. She will be joined by an all-female presenting team, with Mirjam Weichselbraun, Alice Tumler and Arabella Kiesbauer ...

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TRAILER: Conchita, Queen Of Austria

A behind the scene Eurovision documentary.

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Conchita Wurst – Heroes

The lyric clip was released two weeks ago and today we get the full production video.

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Conchita Wurst – Heroes

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AUSTRIA: Conchita Wurst Meets UN Head Ban Ki-Moon During Talks On LGBT Rights

Via the Associated Press: U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has joined Austrian cross-dressing pop star Conchita Wurst in calling for an end to bias based on a person’s sexual orientation. Wurst teamed up with Ban on Monday on the sidelines of a U.N. conference to deliver their message of tolerance. Ban told reporters that he will continue his fight “against ...

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Russia Drops Plan For Anti-Eurovision

Despite all its screaming about Eurovision 2014 winner Conchita Wurst, Russia has cancelled its plan to revive a Soviet-era version of the event next month. Via Pink News: The 2014 contest – which was due to take place in Sochi in October – has since been cancelled, according to Russian news service Rusnovosti. Intervision, which ran between 1977 and 1980, ...

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