Monday, December 19, 2016

UK: "Eurovision: You Decide 2017" on 27th January 2017

British broadcaster BBC announced the first details for the national selection 2017. Last year a new concept called "Eurovision: You Decide" was born and the audience chose Joe & Jake out of six to represent their country at the Eurovision Song Contets 2016 with "You're Not Alone".

The national final of "Eurovision: You Decide 2017" will be held in the Eventim Hammersmith Apollo on 27th January 2017. The 90-minutes show will be hosted by Mel Giedroyc. Tickets for the show are already on sale, buy it here.
“I am positively giddy for Eurovision 2017 and chuffed that Eurovision: You Decide is back! I’ve been hearing great things about the standard of the songs this year and I just wish January would hurry up so that I can hear the songs and meet the performers! We’ve got an even bigger venue, exciting guest performers and a brilliant expert panel. It’s going to be great.” said Mel Giedroyc.
Six contestants will be in the battle to win the competition to represent their country in Ukraine in May 2017. These six competing songs will be revealed on 23rd January 2017 on The Ken Bruce Show on BBC Radio 2. Alexander Rybak, winner of the Eurovision Song Contest 2009 with "Fairytale", will be guest in the show.

Read the official announcement here:

"Eurovision: You Decide"

  • 27.01.2016 - National Final

Joe & Jake won "Eurovision: You Decide 2016" and represented United Kingdrom at the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm with "You're Not Alone". They ended on a dissapointing 24th place with only 62 points.

The winner of "Eurovision: You Decide" will be honoured to represent UK at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 in Kiev. Who will perform in the Eurovision final on 13th May 2016? Stay tuned..

Read more about Eurovision UK here:

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