Tom Dice number 2 in Flanders

by Edward Montebello 42 views

The Belgian Eurovision hopeful Tom Dice enjoys success in the music charts. The song Me and my guitar is doing well in Flanders.

Tom Dice reached number 2 in the official Ultratop 50 single charts in Flanders. The internally selected singer is second best after Natalia (Belgian national selection entrant in 2004) and Gabriel Rios who occupies the first place with their charity song Hallelujah. Katerine Avgoustakis’ Enjoy The Day is at number 45 in the same music charts. The song was disqualified from the Greek national selection after a remix version was leaked on the net.

According to the Belgian press the song Me and my guitar received positive feedback since Tom Dice made the song public. The runner-up in X Factor 2008 is quite popular withing the Flemish community. Infact this is not the first time that his music entered the Flemish single charts. Last June his acoustic cover version of Leona Lewis’ Bleeding love reached number 7 for a 14 week chart run.

Tom Dice’s Eurovision entry also entered the French speaking Wallonia music charts at number 24. Tom Dice will represent Belgium in the first semi-final of the Eurovision Song Contest to be held in Oslo.

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Edward Montebello

Joined in 2010. He has a passion towards the Eurovision Song Contest and started following it in 1991. Since 2005 he attended the contest and reported live the events related to Europe's favourite show. He taught history and also worked as a journalist with the biggest private television and radio station in Malta. He currently works in the Communications Office at the Ministry for Family & Social Solidarity in Malta.