First Half or Second Half? What Does It Mean for This Year’s Big 5?

The draw has now taken place for the Big 5 nations which determines which half of the Grand Final they will perform. For those who need a reminder, the Big 5 consists of France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, and these nations do not have to compete in the semi-finals, but instead are…

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Rehearsal Day 6 – United Kingdom

The United Kingdom aren’t going into Eurovision with a potential winner this year, but this is absolutely a fun performance that will get the audience going, both in the arena and at home. The staging features big props, namely two big trumpets. They are suspended from the ceiling, and are lowered down during the performance.…

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Eurovision 2021 Reviews – United Kingdom

Despite the sheer talent in the United Kingdom, the nation has often struggled to get their feet off the ground at Eurovision. Even while showcasing up and coming talent, the issue has more to do with their song choice. Hoping to shake things up this year is James Newman with an upbeat number, Embers. Will…

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United Kingdom: James Newman Premieres ‘Embers’

The United Kingdom are the final Big 5 nation to release their Eurovision entry this year, with returning representative James Newman set to sing ‘Embers’ in Rotterdam this year. The song was premiered on BBC Radio 2’s Ken Bruce Show, with the official video now available on the Eurovision YouTube Channel. Speaking of his new…

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James Newman to Return for the United Kingdom

The BBC has now announced that 2020 representative James Newman will be returning to represent the nation in 2021. The Award winning singer-songwriter was set to represent the nation with ‘My Last Breath’ in 2020, however the contest was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 song will be released at a later date.…

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Eurovision Union Awards 2020

This year marks the fourth edition of our Eurovision Union Awards, where we celebrate the best new music from Eurovision and National Final stars. As in the previous editions, we will be opening the vote for you to decide which artists or songs have impressed you the most during 2020. This year we will be…

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James Newman to Represent the United Kingdom!

After a week full of rumours, it is now official that James Newman will represent the United Kingdom at Eurovision this year. The BBC teamed up with record label BMG to select this year’s act, and James will sing his latest single, My Last Breath on the Eurovision stage. James Newman is a multi-platinum selling,…

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