The six acts that will compete to represent the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 have been revealed.
The BBC revealed the songs on Ken Bruce’s BBC Radio 2 programme this morning.
Eurovision: You decide participants:
- Joe & Jake – You’re not alone
- Bianca – Shine a little light
- Dulcima – When you go
- Matthew James – A better man
- Darline – Until tomorrow
- Karl William Lund – Miracle
The six acts will perform their entries live in the UK national final on Friday.
The songs were premiered on the radio and are available to listen to online on the BBC website.
Joe & Jake – You’re not alone
Bianca – Shine a little light
Dulcima – When you go
Matthew James – A better man
Darline – Until tomorrow
Karl William Lund – Miracle
In the UK public will have the complete say in which act will represent the country at the Eurovision Song Contest in Sweden.
This is the first the the United Kingdom has had a national final since Josh Dubovie won Your country needs you back in 2010.
Since then, the BBC has selected their artists through internal selection with varying degrees of success.
Last year, Electro Velvet were internally selected to represent the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest in Vienna.
As a member of the Big Five, they pre-qualified to the grand final. In the final, their entry Still in love with you finished 24th with five points.