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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 …

Prominent Cultural Figures Slam Proposed Boycott of Eurovision 2019

Several prominent cultural and entertainment figures, including actor, comedian, and writer Stephen Fry, artist Marina Abramovic, KISS bassist and co-lead singer Gene Simmons, and music manager and television host Sharon Osbourne, signed a letter by the non-profit organization Creative Community for Peace (CCFP) criticized the proposed boycotts of Eurovision in Tel Aviv, Israel, being led by the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions …

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

[AdSense-B] 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… …

United Kingdom: Who should win “Eurovision: You Decide” 2019?

[AdSense-B] On Friday, the United Kingdom will become the fifth country and the third member of the Big 5 to decide for Tel Aviv, with six acts and three songs in the running. With many of the British entries since the turn of the century gracing the bottom half of the scoreboard, will there be any entries to turn around …

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