The Belgian national selection process Eurosong 2016 came to its conclusion tonight when Laura Tesoro was crowned its winner. Laura will go on to represent the nation in Stockholm in May with the song ‘What’s the Pressure?’.
The Eurovision semi-finals, which will take place in May 2016, will air on BBC Four instead of BBC Three, and the final will air as normal on BBC One. The announcement came from BBC Four editor Cassian Harrison who commented that: ‘I’m delighted that Eurovision: You Decide [UK song selection show] and both of the Semi Finals are coming to the channel this year.’
The UK’s Eurovision act for 2016 will be decided by the British public on 26 February when six shortlisted acts will perform on BBC Four the songs they hope will see them through to the Eurovision stage in Stockholm.
You have been voting in our EuroSong 2016 poll all week to let us know who you think Belgium should pick as their 2016 Eurovision Song Contest entry. The results are in and you have decided that it should be
Tonight saw the second live show for the Lithuanian national selection process Eurovizijos. The second live show was won by Rūta Ščiogolevaitė with her song ‘United’ which won following a combined public vote and jury vote. She and four other acts and songs from tonight’s show will advance to the next stage of the competition and will join the five acts who qualified from the first live show last week including Donny Montell and Erica Jennings.