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The BBC Announce Selection Process for Eurovision 2023, still partnering with TaP Music

With the announcement of Liverpool as the host of Eurovision 2023, the United Kingdom selection process for Eurovision 2023 has been announced. Once more, the UK will be working with TaP Music. The partnership was first announced last year with success for Sam Ryder at Eurovision. The UK finished with their best result since 1998 and its first top 5 …

Liverpool will host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest!

After months and months of waiting, we finally know where we are going in 2023. It’s taken a while, considering the unique situation and challenge that 2022 proved to be, but the wait if finally over! Host Selection for 2023 As a reminder, the selection for next year’s host city has been more difficult than previous years. Back in May, …

Commentator Graham Norton standing in front of a sparkly Union Flag

United Kingdom: Graham Norton has said he has no plans to host Eurovision 2023

With the BBC’s announcement on the 27th of September naming Glasgow and Liverpool as the shortlisted cities for hosting the upcoming contest, many have been speculating on the hosts. Many names are being thrown around, one in particular, being the BBC’s lead commentator Graham Norton. Graham Norton himself appeared on ITV’s This Morning with Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield to …

The BBC Plans Its Eurovision Programming: Applications Open

The BBC’s preparations for Eurovision 2023 are well underway! The broadcaster are currently advertising two Eurovision-related opportunities. Firstly, today marks the closure of applications for independent production companies who wish to film the Insignia Handover and Allocation Draw. Production companies may apply to the BBC before 7PM GMT today to register their interest. The Insignia Handover is an ongoing tradition …

Glasgow or Liverpool Will Host Eurovision 2023

Then, there were two. The BBC has announced that the shortlist of potential Eurovision host cities has been narrowed down to two candidates: Glasgow and Liverpool. These cities have satisfied the BBC and EBU’s criteria for a host city, including: Possession of a roofed venue with a capacity of over 10,000. Strong hotel availability. Suitable locations for a press centre …

The BBC Will Partner Again with TaP Music to Select the United Kingdom’s Eurovision 2023 Entry

The BBC has released a new press statement confirming their selection plans for Eurovision 2023: and it seems that they are looking to TaP into the UK’s potential once again.  Following their immensely successful Eurovision debut last year, the management group TaP Music will again be involved in selecting the UK’s Eurovision entry. In collaboration with the BBC, it is …

I Am What I Am: UK Shortlist Cities crafting their Eurovision Bids

Each of the seven cities on the BBC’s host city short list have begun crafting their formal bids to host the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest. As each city looks to make their case, some are choosing to keep details tightly under wraps, such as Leeds, who has simply promised, “Eurovision in Leeds for Ukraine will be outstanding” according to Councillor …

The BBC Reveals More Details: When and How Will a Host City Be Chosen?

With the news officially confirmed that 2023’s Eurovision Song Contest will be held in the United Kingdom (on behalf of 2022 champions Ukraine), all eyes are now turned toward the British cities bidding to welcome the Contest next year. The competition to decide 2023’s host city is officially underway — but how will the BBC choose the victor? In a …

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