Saturday, 25 January, 2020

Eurovision 2016: Joe and Jake to represent Britain!

The Voice UK’s Joe Woolford and Jake Shakeshaft have won the vote to become Britain’s entry to Eurovision 2016.

eurovision-jake-joe-3-large

Both boys appeared on last year’s series of The Voice UK with Joe making it through to the live shows on Team Rita whilst Jake made it through to the knock outs on Team Will.i.am.

Since leaving the show, the pair have formed a pop duo and were one of the 6 nominees for this year’s Eurovision entry for Great Britain.

“We feel seriously honoured to be one of six acts short listed to represent the UK in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest,” they said earlier this week. “We want to do everyone proud, whether you’re watching at home or cheering from overseas.

“We look at our favourite Eurovision acts like Måns Zelmerlöw and Loreen, and would love nothing more than for the UK to smash it like them.

“It’s time we looked like proper contenders in Eurovision again, don’t you think?”

For the first time since 2010, the Eurovision entry for Great Britain was chosen by viewers in a live show last night on BBC Four.

Despite not being the favourites to win last night, Joe and Jake proved to be the dark horses of the competition, meaning they will represent Great Britain at the Eurovision Song Contest in May of this year.

The pair were battling out with the other nominees with their song You’re Not Alone.

Listen to the pair’s entry below:

https://youtu.be/M4XZOeZoxD8

Follow us on:

AD

Latest news

Disney Plus has been given a new launch date in the UK

Disney have announced this morning that their long anticipated streaming service Disney Plus is set for an earlier launch date.

Waitress London cancels two shows ‘last minute’ leaving audience members fuming

Waitress in London cancelled both shows on Saturday leaving audience members angry and out of pocket.

Jeffree Star confirms split with ‘soulmate’ Nathan Schwandt

Jeffree Star has confirmed that he's split with his long-time boyfriend Nathan Schwandt.

ITV axes I’m A Celebrity’s spin-off show Extra Camp

ITV has axed I'm A Celebrity's spin-off show Extra Camp after an incredible 17 years.
Advertisement

Ariana Grande ‘Sweetener World Tour’ documentary might be coming to Netflix this year

A revealing Ariana Grande 'Sweetener World Tour' documentary might be coming to Netflix this year, and it'll give fans an insight backstage.

Justin Bieber releases music video to record-breaking new song ‘Yummy’

Justin Bieber has released the music video to the record breaking new single 'Yummy' from his fifth album.

Peter Kay’s representatives slam Channel 5 documentary

Peter Kay has had ‘no involvement’ with Channel 5’s documentary that airs tonight, his representatives say.

Gavin and Stacey viewers suggest ways slur in Fairytale of New York could have been handled

During a scene in the Gavin and Stacey’s Christmas Special, Nessa and Bryn performed an uncensored version of Fairytale of New York.

Ruth Jones hints at future Gavin and Stacey series following Christmas Special

Gavin and Stacey co-writer Ruth Jones has hinted there could be future episodes of the hit BBC show following on from the Christmas special.

Gavin and Stacey Christmas Special sends fans wild with shock final scene

Fans of Gavin and Stacey have gone wild on social media as the Christmas special episode ended with Nessa proposing to Smithy.