United Kingdom selects for Eurovision 2017 today

The final show of the 2017 British national selection will take place today live from London’s Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith. 6 candidates will compete at Eurovision: You Decide to represent the United Kingdom in the international Grand Final.


You can find the competing acts and listen to the songs below:

The winner will be selected by a 50/50 combination of professional jury decision and public vote. The panel of judges will be made up of the following experts:

  • Bruno Tinoli, Italian choreographer, dancer and TV personality.
  • Sophie Ellis-Bextor, British singer, composer and fashion model.
  • CeCe Sammy, British vocal and performance coach.

The judges will not only give their points, but they will also provide all candidates with their own thoughts about the act and song, as well as some tips for Eurovision.

BBC has announced they will hold a special Q&A hosted by Radio 1’s Scott Mills before the show which will feature Eurovision Stars Alexander Rybak, 2009 contest winner, Nikki, 2011 contest winner, and Eurovision Executive Supervisor Jon Ola Sand.

Eurovision: You Decide will be hosted by Mel Giedroyc with Eurovision winner Alexander Rybak and boy-band The Vamps as guest performers.

You can follow the British national final at 20:30 CET by clicking here.

About Belén García (Spain)

Belén García (Spain)

My name is Belén. I’m a musician and English teacher from Spain.

I have been following Eurovision since I was only 11 and the junior version since the beginning (expert of this contest). I love Eurovision because I love discovering new songs every year.

Before ESC+Plus, I have been part of very well-known websites about (Junior) Eurovision. Apart from writing, I love taking professional photos, designing and editing videos, I’m very creative!

I have already traveled to Eurovision and Junior Eurovision a few times and I highly recommend it! =)

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