Pop singer Mika is reportedly being lined up to write the next United Kingdom entry for the Eurovision Song Contest.
According to The Sun newspaper, the singer may pen a song for next May's competition.
A BBC source reportedly said: "It's always a difficult call trying to get a decent song together for Eurovision, as this year proved.
"We had Pete Waterman overseeing it this year but we still came last.
"Mika has all the right ingredients to make a successful song. We hope he says yes."
The United Kingdomfinished last in the Eurovision Song Contest 2010.