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Making the case for Wolf Alice at Eurovision

This editorial is written from the personal opinion of the author and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole, its other staff or the EBU and other involved organisations. And so, the BBC Eurovision team retreat for another year from our beloved contest; tail between their legs at another embarassing show on Europe’s biggest stage, …

Is “Your Love” the United Kingdom’s song for Rotterdam?

Eagle eyed Eurovision fans may have uncovered the song title of this year’s entry for the United Kingdom, after a song was registered on the ACE Repertory for songwriters. The song, called “Your Love”, is listed as written by Adam Argyle, Ed Drewett, Iain Farquharson, Iain James and the UK’s representative James Newman. All of the writers with the exception …

London Eurovision Party venue set to close down

Café de Paris, the London venue that hosted the annual London Eurovision Party in the build up to each year’s contest, is set to close its doors after 96 years of operation, according to NME. As with many entertainment and nightlife venues in the United Kingdom and across the wider world, the nightclub in the West End of the British …

United Kingdom: BBC release James Newman’s Eurovision 2020 documentary

The BBC’s Newsbeat news production company have released the documentary that was in the works for Eurovision 2020, documenting James Newman’s selection as the British entrant and the following cancellation of the contest due to COVID-19. The half-hour production is a fly-on-the-wall documentary that follows the build-up to James being announced as the United Kingdom’s entrant for Rotterdam, before turning …

BBC face backlash from Eurovision fans over May 16th broadcast

The external social media posts shown in this article do not necessarily reflect the views of the author, our other editors or ESC United as a whole. The BBC have faced opposition and a backlash from various British Eurovision fans across their BBC Eurovision social media platforms today, after the British broadcaster took the decision to host their own show, …

United Kingdom: Former X Factor winner Sam Bailey denies rumours

Former X Factor winner Sam Bailey has denied rumours on social media that she may be the United Kingdom’s representative in Rotterdam, despite recently following a number of Eurovision related accounts on her Twitter profile. The Leicester-based singer, who won the tenth series of The X Factor in 2013 and subsequently had a number one hit with a cover of …

United Kingdom: BMG collaboration is a step in the right direction, but now is the time to be daring

[AdSense-B] The below editorial features the personal opinion of the author, and does not necessarily represent the views of ESC United as a whole or its editors. Earlier this week, the BBC surprised British Eurovision fans by announcing that they had actually made a wise decision when it comes to selecting the hopeful for the contest, as a deal between …

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