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United Kingdom: Six songs will battle it out in Brighton

In a 90-minute show, six songs will be performed by competing artists in Brighton, to represent the United Kingdom at the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 in Lisbon, Portugal. The performers will take the stage to impress both the viewers at home and a professional jury.

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United Kingdom: Original songs requested for public selection

The BBC has started the public song submissions process to find the UK’s entry for the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon, Portugal.

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Kiev 2017: Alma and Lucie Jones increase confidence on stage

Lucie Jones admits that she felt a bit stressed during her first rehearsal at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. “I was still getting used to the stage, the camera’s. Trying to get it all right. Today I was able to relax more.”

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Lucie Jones: “At first I did not know Emmelie de Forest wrote my song”

Emmelie de Forest co-wrote the song for the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. When Lucie Jones first heard her song ‘Never give up on you’, she did not know that it was written by a former Eurovision winner.

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United Kingdom: Revamped version of ‘Never Give Up On You’

The BBC has released a new revamped version of ‘Never Give Up On You’, the song that Lucie Jones will perform in Kiev for the United Kingdom. The song has had some slight adjustments, when compared to the first version.

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Australia: “BBC could learn a thing or two from SBS”

British broadcaster BBC could learn from how SBS Australia is doing Eurovision. ESC Daily’s Chief Editor Steef van Gorkum says this in a reaction to the mockery during “Eurovision: You Decide”.

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United Kingdom: “The jury was overboosting the songs”

Lucie Jones won the ‘Eurovision: You Decide” show in the United Kingdom on Friday, but afterwards there was some debate about the jury panel in London. They were very positive on everything, and that made them somewhat surreal. “The jury was overboosting the songs when perhaps we needed a critical aim,” says our reporter Brandon

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United Kingdom: Lucie Jones to Kiev with song by Emmelie de Forest

Lucie Jones will represent the United Kingdom in Kiev at the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. She has won You Decide this Friday with the song ‘Never Give Up On You’. Eurovision winner Emmelie de Forest wrote the song.

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United Kingdom: Read back our live blog for You Decide 2017

Tonight the United Kingdom will crown the winner of “Eurovision: You Decide” and thus choose their representative for the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. Six former X-Factor participants have been shortlisted for the show. They will perform at the Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith, London.

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United Kingdom: Former X-factor participants and a song from Emmelie de Forest

The United Kingdom reveals its six Eurovision candidates Monday morning. Radio host Ken Bruce plays all the songs in his morning show and ESC Daily listens closely to update you as soon as possible.

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