Eurovision Song Contest confirms presenters for BBC coverage

This yr’s Eurovision Tune Contest finale protection might be hosted by Graham Norton, the BBC has confirmed.

Following the cancellation of last year’s show as a result of ongoing coronavirus disaster, Norton might be returning to current the competitors reside on BBC One for the Grand Remaining on Could 22.

The finale will happen in Rotterdam, the place it was as a consequence of be hosted in 2020.

Norton might be joined by Britain’s Received Expertise decide Amanda Holden, who will act as Eurovision spokesperson in an effort to ship the outcomes determined by the UK skilled jury vote.

The Eurovision semi-finals might be held on Could 18 and 20, and are set to air on BBC 4. The reveals might be hosted by Chelcee Grimes, Rylan Clark-Neal and Scott Mills who might be encouraging viewers to vote.

James Newman will be singing to win votes for the UK this year, reselected after the competition’s cancellation last year. He’ll carry out his single ‘Embers’.

“I’m so excited for Eurovision to return – after the previous yr we’ve had it’s precisely the form of pleasure the world wants,” Norton mentioned in an announcement obtained by Digital Spy.

“The UK have an incredible entry with James Newman and ‘Embers’. It’s a banger and represents all the things that Eurovision is. It’s arguably the most effective evening of the yr and I can’t wait – convey it on!”

Eurovision organisers confirmed final month that all 41 competing artists will perform live and in-person this year. Government supervisior Martin Österdahl mentioned journey to Rotterdam was “needed”, including: “This isn’t a vacation journey, that is truly a job that must be achieved.”

Source: Eurovision Song Contest confirms presenters for BBC coverage

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