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United Kingdom: It’s Michael Rice to Tel Aviv!

Tonight saw the BBC’s Eurovision: You Decide take place live from Salford, Manchester, as six acts fought for the United Kingdom’s ticket to Tel Aviv. The show first saw three ‘song-offs’, as the six acts performed the three songs, before the assembled panel of Marvin Humes, Mollie King and Rylan selected their finalists. The duels were as follows (winning act …

United Kingdom: Our reviews of the “Eurovision: You Decide” entries

Tonight sees the United Kingdom make its decision for Tel Aviv, as the 62nd British representative(s) in Eurovision are chosen live from 20:30 CET. With six acts and three songs in the running, our team took a look at the runners and riders to see who had the best chance of restoring British pride at the contest in 2019… Anisa …

Eurovision Buzzkill Alert: The Great British Whinge-A-Rama Begins!

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. It didn’t take long. Almost as soon as the six artists and three songs were announced by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) for “Eurovision: You Decide”, the moaning began on Twitter. “They are …

British artists call on BBC to boycott Eurovision 2019 in Israel

With the British Broadcasting Corporation’s (BBC) Eurovision: You Decide coming on February 8, 2019, over 50 prominent British performers, composers and writers wrote an open letter in The Guardian to call on the BBC to press the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to relocate Eurovision 2019 from Israel. These artists, including former Genesis frontman and solo artist Peter Gabriel, film directors …

Watch: Reacting to the songs from the United Kingdom – You Decide

In just about a little more than 2 weeks time, the United Kingdom will have selected their entry for the upcoming contest in Tel Aviv, and they finally revealed which acts are up for the Eurovision challenge! Once again, the national broadcaster in the United Kingdom, the BBC, has decided to go with their national final method “Eurovision: You Decide“. …

United Kingdom: 6 names for You Decide

In just about a little more than 2 weeks time, the United Kingdom will have selected their entry for the upcoming contest in Tel Aviv, but today their finally revealed which acts are up for the Eurovision challenge! Once again, the national broadcaster in the United Kingdom, the BBC, has decided to go with their national final method “Eurovision: You …

JOWST releases “Everybody Knows…”, the song rejected by the BBC

UKxJOWST will be a familiar story to most Eurovision fans who follow the artist on Twitter, or indeed follow the contest’s latest developments on the social media site. Late in 2018, it was confirmed by JOWST, the Norwegian producer who finished 10th in Kyiv 2017 with “Grab The Moment”, that he had had his applications for the British national selection …

Remembering the Eurovision stars we lost in 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, we remember and honor Eurovision stars who passed away this year. Stars whose participation and performances provided so much joy to Eurovision fans at the contest and beyond. Lys Assia In 2018, we lost the First Lady of Eurovision herself, Lys Assia. Born Rosa Mina Scharer in 1924, Assia started off as a dancer …

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