The BBC will reveal the finalists that will compete in the fourth annual Making Your Mind Up national final on February 28th. esctoday.com can reveal that Morrissey will not be featured either as a singer or a songwriter. The full list of participants will be revealed on Wednesday 28th February, and of course esctoday.com will as usual be at the annual launch event to bring you the best online coverage of the United Kingdom.
Morrissey, who's name spread around the world as a potential songwriter for the United Kingdom's Eurovision Song Contest entry this year, will not be playing a part in Making Your Mind Up. News spread from The Sun to CNN and was a regular spot on the BBC News 24 channel when it was announced that he had beencontacted butesctoday.com has been officially told by the BBC that "Morrissey will not be involved this year". The BBC confirmed it has spoken to Morrissey as it had done a number of other artists as is always the case when looking for artists to take part
he BBC confirmed it has spoken to Morrissey as it had done a number of other artists as is always the case when looking for artists to take part
Otherclaims thatBillie Piper would participate were also dismissed as laughable. The formerpop starhas been keen to promote her growing reputation as an actress after winning several awards for her role in the new Doctor Who series and has made it clear on many occasions that she sees acting as her career focus for the foreseeable future.
As a member of the 'Big Four' countries, the United Kingdom automatically qualifies for the Eurovision Song Contest final on 12th May in Helsinki.