The BBC has revealed its hosts of their coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
The Grand Final of the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest will be broadcast live on BBC One with commentary live from Rotterdam by Graham Norton, while Ken Bruce will host the show on BBC Radio 2 from London. Graham commented:
I’m so excited for Eurovision to return, after the past year we’ve had it’s exactly the kind of joy the world needs. The UK have a great entry with James Newman and ‘Embers’, it’s a banger and represents everything that Eurovision is. It’s arguably the best night of the year and I can’t wait – bring it on!
For the Semi-Finals, Rylan Clark-Neal and Scott Mills will be commentating live from London on BBC Four. They are set to be joined by singer-songwriter Chelcee Grimes who is friends with the UK representative James Newman.
Amanda Holden will be revealing the results of the United Kingdom jury at the 2021 Eurovision Song Contest. Amanda is best known as an actress, singer, talent show judge, and radio presenter.
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The United Kingdom debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 and holds the record for the most consecutive appearances in the contest. To date, the UK has won the contest a total of five times, with their first victory coming in 1967 and their latest in 1997. The UK holds the record for the most second-place finishes in the contest, having been runner-up a total of 15 times. Since 2000 the UK has finished within the top 10 only twice, this being in 2002 with Jessica Garlick and in 2009 with Jade Ewen.