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Olly Alexander represents the UK

Tonight, the BBC announced that Olly Alexander will represent the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest. It was said during the Grand final of Strictly Come Dance.

Olly Alexander, born Oliver Alexander Thornton on July 15, 1990, in Harrogate, North Yorkshire, England, is a celebrated British musician, actor, and LGBTQ advocate. He rose to fame as the lead singer of the synth-pop band Years & Years, which he joined in 2010. The band achieved significant success with hits like “King” and albums such as “Communion” (2015) and “Palo Santo” (2018). Their music, a blend of electropop and R&B, has topped charts and resonated with fans worldwide.

In addition to his musical achievements, Alexander has also made a mark in acting. He debuted in the film “Summerhill” in 2008 and gained further recognition with roles in “Bright Star” (2009) and “God Help the Girl” (2014). His portrayal in the 2021 drama series “It’s a Sin” was critically acclaimed, showcasing his versatility as an actor.

Beyond entertainment, Alexander is a vocal advocate for LGBTQ rights and mental health awareness. He has openly discussed his experiences with depression and anxiety, and his activism extends to promoting safer sex and HIV screening.

The song Olly will sing will be presented in 2024. The United Kingdom will be automatically added to the final.

This is Years and Years’ biggest hit, “King”, from 2015:

And this is a more recent one:


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