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The UK reveal their contenders for Eurovision: You Decide

Good morning Europe!
We’re all tuned in to Radio 2 here ready for this morning’s big announcement.
We’ll also be tweeting @escXtra our thoughts on the entries that will be competing on Friday to represent the UK this May in Stockholm.
Update: You can now hear all the six entries on the BBC Eurovision website here.
The six artists and their songs are:

Joe & Jake – “You’re Not Alone”

Joe & Jake are 20 and 21 and were on The Voice UK in 2015. They were rivals on the show but they made friends and are now performing together.
Nathan’s opinion:


Nick’s opinion:

Bianca – “Shine a Little Light”

Bianca is 25 from Nottingham. “Shine a Little Light” is co-written by Leona Lewis, the former X Factor winner.
Nathan’s opinion:


Nick’s opinion:

Dulcima – “When You Go”

Dulcima are a band named after their violinist!
Nathan’s opinion:


Nick’s opinion:

Matthew James – “A Better Man”

Matthew Pateman was the lead singer of 1990s boy band, Bad Boys Inc. The song had some Swedish influence in its composition too.
Nathan’s opinion:


Nick’s opinion:

Darline – “Until Tomorrow”

Darline are a young duo, Abby and Cรกra, aged 20 and 18. They’ve been supporting The Shires on their UK tour and “Until Tomorrow” is co-written by Martine McCutcheon’s husband.
Nathan’s opinion:


Nick’s opinion:

Karl – “Miracle”

“Miracle” is co-written between UK writers and a Swedish mixing producer.
Nathan’s opinion:


Nick’s opinion:

But what do you think?

Let us know on Twitter @escXtra or in the comments below! Which is your favourite? Who will you be voting for on Friday? Can the United Kingdom win again?

ESCXTRA Team

Our collaborative articles are here! Of course, it's worth saying that our favourite entry is ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ฌ Sofi Marinova - Love Unlimited (2012).

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