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Lucie Jones

© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts NameLucie Bethan Jones Born20 March 1991 Nationality???????? British National SelectionEurovision: You decide 2017 In Eurovision2017 Kyiv SongNever give up on you (2017) Biography Lucie Jones is a Welsh singer, actor and model. She was born in Pentyrch, Cardiff in 1991. Lucie’s career started when, in 2009, she took part in The X-Factor. She headed to the live shows, but was eliminated there. After that, she started a modelling career.  In 2010, Lucie appeared in an episode of the tv-series The Sarah Jane adventures. In 2013, she performed in the musical We Will Rock You and she had a role in the musical American Psycho. In the same year, she teamed up with Rhys Meirion for the single “You never walk alone”. Two years later, one could see her in an episode of Midsomer Murders. The soundtrack of this episode, “The ballad of midsomer county”, was released on single. She also played in two musicals: Like me and Ghost – The Musical. In 2016, she could be seen in the UK tour of Rent. On January 27, 2017, Lucie took part in Eurovision: You decide, the British national final for the Eurovision Song Contest. Her song, “Never give up on you”, was co-written by former winner Emmelie de Forest. She won, and represented the UK in the Eurovision Grand Final, where she ended up in 15th place. After the Eurovision Song Contest, she had roles in musicals The Wedding Singer and Legally Blonde. In 2019, she got the main role in the musical The Waitress. However, in January 2020 she had to quit due to an illness, and when she recovered, she couldn’t take the role again due to COVID19. In November, 2021, she took the role again. However, in September 2020, she recorded and released a live album, “Lucie Jones: Live at the Adelphi”. In the summer of 2021, Lucie Jones made her debut at Westend with a role in the musical Les Misérables. In February, 2022, she took one of the main roles in Wicked. Entries Never Give Up On You Country???????? United Kingdom Year2017 LanguageEnglish LyricsDaniel SalcedoEmmelie de ForestLawrie Martin MusicDaniel SalcedoEmmelie de ForestLawrie Martin Backings– Results Semi Points: –Position: –Running order: – Results Finals Points: 111Position: 15Running order: 18

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Michael Rice

© EBU/Andres Putting About Quick Facts NameMichael Rice Born25 Oktober 1997 Nationality???????? British National SelectionEurovision: You Decide 2019 In Eurovision2019 Tel Aviv SongBigger than us (2019) Biography Michael Rice is a British singer, born in Hartlepool. He appeared in the eleventh series of The X Factor in 2014. In the X Factor series he reached the boot camp stage. Two years later, he featured in the Maison & Dragen single “I won’t stumble back”. Rice earned his money by singing in the streets. However, when a Youtube video of Rice went viral, it lead to his participation in the first series of BBC One’s singing competition All Together Now in 2018. He won the competition. In 2019, he took part in Eurovision: You Decide, the British national competition for the Eurovision Song Contest. He won and thus represented the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest. His Eurovision song “Bigger than us” was co-written by the Swedish contestant John Lundvik. Maybe that is the reason why he did not only reach the UK Charts (#25) but also the Swedish top-10 with the song. After the Eurovision Song Contest, Rice visited several countries to perform there, like Sweden, The Netherlands and Switzerland. He released several singles in 2020 and 2021, among others a cooperation with HalfTraxx, “Falling for you”. Entries Bigger Than Us Country???????? United Kingdom Year2019 LanguageEnglish LyricsLaurell BarkerAnna-Klara FolinJohn LundvikJonas Tander MusicLaurell BarkerAnna-Klara FolinJohn LundvikJonas Tander BackingsAnna SahlinMelanie WehbeLinda PritchardDesta WilsonChin Simon Results Semi Points: – Position: –Running order: – Results Finals Points: 11Position: 26Running order: 16

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