SO far the UK has won Eurovision five times – but could they be lucky this year?
As The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 gets underway TONIGHT (May 14, 2019) let’s check out our odds.
Who will win Eurovision 2019 according to the bookies?
According to William Hill, The Netherlands are the current favourites to win the contest. While, Sweden and France come in as second and third favourites.
Here’s the latest odds…
Duncan Laurence is the lucky singer set to represent The Netherlands with his song Arcade
John Lundvik will be performing Too Late For Love as he represents Sweden
Bilal Hassani will represent France with her song Roi
Sergey Lazarev will be representing Russia with his song Scream
Chingiz will be representing Azerbaijan with Truth
Australian singer Kate Miller-Heidke will sing Zero Gravity
Italian-Egyptian singer Mahmood will represent Italy with the song Soldi
Luca Hanni will be performing She Got Me on behalf of Switzerland
Michaela will perform Chameleon after shooting to fame on the Maltese X Factor
Hatari will be performing Hate Will Prevail as Iceland’s entry
Katerine Duska will be performing Better Love as Greece’s entry
Tamta will be singing Replay on behalf of Cyprus
Representing North Macedonia is Tamara Todevska with Proud
Miki will represent Spain with La Venda
Michael Rice is representing the UK with the song Bigger Than Us
Lake Malawi will represent Czech Republic with the song Friend of a Friend
Leonora will represent Denmark with Love is Forever
Representing Norway is KEiiNO who will be performing Spirit In The Sky
Conan Osíris will sing Telemóveis for Portugal
Slovenia’s entry is Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl singing Sebi
Armenia’s entry is Srbuk with Walking Out
Representing Hungary is Joci Pápai with Az én apám
Serbia’s entry is Nevena Božović who’ll sing Kruna
Representing Albania is Jonida Maliqi with Ktheju tokës
Representing Austria is Paenda with Limits
Eliot will represent Belgium with Wake Up
Estonia’s entry is Victor Crone with Storm
Belarus’s entry is Zena with Like It
The Croatian singer is Roko who will be performing The Dream
Representing Finland is Darude feat. Sebastian Rejman with Look Away
Georgia’s entry is Oto Nemsadze with Sul tsin iare
S!sters will be performing Sister on behalf of Germany
Sarah McTernan is set to sing 22
Representing Israel is Kobi Marimi who will be performing Toy
Latvia’s entry is Carousel with That Night
Repping Lithuania is Jurijus with Run with the Lions
Moldova’s entry is Anna Odobescu with Stay
D-mol will represent Montenegro with Heaven
Poland’s entry is Tulia with Fire of Love (Pali się)
Ester Peony will represent Romania with On a Sunday
Serhat singing Say Na Na Na will represent San Marino
PA Michael Rice will represent the UK in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest
Who is representing the UK in the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest?
This year’s UK Eurovision entry is 21-year-old Michael Rice from Hartlepool, which is a town in County Durham on the North Sea coast.
Rice has previously entered himself as a contestant on The X Factor in 2014 and has also appeared on the British music competition show All Together Now.
He will be performing the song “Bigger Than Us” in the hopes to take own the winning title for the country.
Who won Eurovision in 2018?
Eurovision fans were kept on the edge of their seats on May 12, 2018.
At the end of all the voting, Israel’s Netta Barzilai took home the win with 529 points.
Cyprus came second with 436 points and Austria followed at 342.
It took place in Lisbon after Portugal won Eurovision for the first time in 2017 with Salvador Sobral’s Amar Pelos Dois.
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Who represented the UK in Eurovision 2018?
The UK was represented by SuRie – who triumphed in Eurovision: You Decide in early February.
Her musical career started early as a child soloist, performing for the likes of HRH Prince Charles in iconic British venues such as The Royal Albert Hall and St Paul’s Cathedral.
With classical roots in piano, voice and oboe, SuRie graduated from The Royal Academy of Music.
Her performance was interrupted by a stage invader during the show – however, she declined the opportunity to sing again.
SuRie was awarded 48 points in her final.
When is the Eurovision Song Contest 2019?
The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 will take place from May 14 to 18, 2019.
Semi-Finals will take place in Tel Aviv on May 14 and May 16.
The Grand Final will take place on May 18.