Yes, you’ve heard that right. The BBC unveiled earlier this week their further plans on how they will select their Eurovision act for Stockholm, Sweden. Continue reading Eurovision, You Decide United Kingdom!
The broadcaster confirmed the news today, it is working with partners who are to select acts and songs, suitable to the contest and present those later next year in a national final format in which the public has a say in who will fly the flag in Stockholm, Sweden in May.
Showing the BBC are heavily interested in the contest, they have appointed Hugh Goldsmith, the former MD of RCA and founder of Innocent Records as their Music Consultant. His role will be primarily to focus on communication with established record labels, publishers, managers, writers and producers, in order to encourage high-level music industry into the competition.
Singers, whether amateurs or professionals, over the age of 18, are able to submit a video of their original song, until November 20. the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors (BASCA) are also involved this year, and are set to launch a a song-writing competition amongst its members.
The official Eurovision fan club, OGAE, will also be playing a part.
Last year, the UK were represented by Electro Velvet, who finished 24th, with Still in Love With You.
The BBC announced this morning that the successor of Molly Smitten-Downes will be revealed, alongside the song on March 7. Continue reading UK Eurovision Entry to be revealed March 7
There’s only 30 days left to go until the Eurovision Song Contest takes place, so join us in introducing this year’s stars and their entries. Today we meet Molly, who’s representing the UK with ‘Children Of the Universe’. Continue reading Eurovision 2014: Have Your Say on the UK entry
Guy Freeman, the executive producer of the BBC Eurovision team, speaks about the quest for this years Eurovision entrant and negativity around the contest. Continue reading BBC show exceptional vision for Eurovision 2014.