United Kingdom Eurovision Song Contest entry
Eurovision – United Kingdom
By Pete Devine
The 60th UK entry Lucie Jones is both a singer/actress who is no stranger to those who watched the 2009 The X Factor where she narrowly missed out on instant success.
From there, she embarked on a highly successful musical theatre career. Lucie won the DIMF Best Actress in a musical award for her performance as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde the Musical.
The song entry has been co-written by Eurovision Song Contest and Emmelie de Forest, a former winner in 2013.
The song also involved Daniel Salcedo, a hiphop/R&B writer/producer and Scottish songwriter Lawrie Martin.
Lucie explains: “We flew to Copenhagen to record the original version of the song.
“It was an amazing trip working with some really amazing people. We recorded at a studio visited by some of my favourite artistes.
“It's an honour to be singing her song.”
Lucie adds: “Eurovision is a music competition that brings together people from all over the world.
“It is an incredible thing and to be part of such a wonderful event will be a true highlight of not just my career but my life.”
Dance version of Eurovision entry (Seventh Heaven remix)
2016 - Joe and Jake "You're Not Alone" - 24th (62 points)
2015 - Electro Velvet "Still In Love With You" - 24th (5 points)
2014 - Molly "Children of the Universe" - 17th (40 points)
2013 - Bonnie Tyler "Believe In Me" - 19th (23 points)
2012 - Engelbert Humperdinck "Love Will Set You Free" - 25th (12 points)
2011 - Blue "I Can" - 11th (100 points)
2010 - Josh Dubovie "That Sounds Good to Me" - 25th (10 points)
2009 - Jade Ewen "It's My Time" - 5th (173 points)
2008 - Andy Abraham "Even If" - 25th (14 points)
2007 - Scooch "Flying the Flag" - 22nd (19 points)
2006 - Daz Sampson "Teenage Life" - 19h (25 points)
2005 - Javine Hylton "Touch My Fire" - 22nd (18 points)
Eurovision Big Five
As well as the United Kindom the four Countries listed below make up the big five that are sent straight to the final and manage to avoid getting knocked out in the semis.