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United Kingdom’s Sam Ryder to perform “Space Man” at the Eurovision in Concert 2022

Coming down from space to Amsterdam

United Kingdom’s Sam Ryder will be joining the line-up of Eurovision in Concert 2022 in Amsterdam on April 9th. He will represent the United Kingdom in the final of Eurovision Song Contest 2022.

In 2020, Sam Ryder uploaded his first covers to social media and quickly caught the attention of some international stars, including Alicia Keys and Elton John. Only a year later, he had reached over 10 million followers on TikTok and he released his first EP. The most streamed-song on the EP, “Tiny Riot”, currently has over 12 million streams on Spotify.

As of March 2022, Sam Ryder has over 12 million followers on TikTok, 3.5 million followers on Instagram and over 35 million streams on Spotify. He was selected to represent the United Kingdom internally by the broadcaster BBC. The song “Space Man” is written by Max Wolfgang, Amy Wadge and Sam Ryder and produced by Grammy-winning Canadian producer Koz.

Also confirmed to perform at Eurovision in Concert 2022:

The Eurovision 2021 host Edsilia Rombley and Cornald Maas will host the concert on April 9th. Maggie MacNeal will also perform on the stage of AFAS Live as a supporting act. She represented The Netherlands back in 1974 as part of the duo Mouth & MacNeal and in 1980 as a solo artist with “Amsterdam”. The second supporting act was recently announced – Linda Wagenmakers will warm up the stage with her 2000 entry “No Goodbyes”. Finally, fans will also be able to enjoy a performance by Teach-In’s Getty Kaspers with the winning song of 1975 “Ding-a-Dong”.

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