The United Kingdom’s Eurovision representatives for 2016, Joe and Jake have revealed the video for their Eurovision song ‘You’re Not Alone’. The two singers who met on BBC’s The Voice will perform live in the Final on 14th May. Check out their video below.
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.’Continue reading
The United Kingdom are of of the most successful countries in the Eurovision Song Contest. They have managed to rack up an impressive five wins including Sandy Shaw (1967), Lulu (1969), Brotherhood of Mann (1976), Buck’s Fizz (1981) and most recently in 1997 with Katrina and the Waves. What’s even more impressive is that they have a whopping fifteen second places from acts ranging from Cliff Richard and Matt Monro to Imaani and Sonia. As of late their track record has been less impressive, only cracking the top ten once on their last thirteen attempts. This has led the BBC to rethink their selection process in 2016… Continue reading