Tonight all of the Eurovision Tune Contest hopefuls will collect in Tel Aviv, Israel to carry out their 2019 entries. This yr’s UK contest is Michael Rice with Greater Than Us. The 21-year-old was a busker from Hartlepool who first caught public consideration on 2014’s X Issue. The British singer obtained 4 yeses on the hit expertise present with a canopy of Whitney Houston’s I Look to You.
Nonetheless, Rice solely made it to the boot camp stage failing to make it to the dwell semi-finals of X Issue.
Subsequent up, he entered the BBC’s All Collectively Now and received over that expertise present’s 100 judges.
Actually, he received the entire present earlier than being chosen for Eurovision: You Determine.
Towards 5 different contestants, he managed to prime the general public vote and qualify to be the UK entry for Eurovision 2019.
In the meantime, the UK’s probabilities of ending final far outweigh any of being topped victorious this yr.
Michael Rice’s Greater than Us has odds of 150-1 to win, 12-1 to get nil factors and shockingly Four-1 to complete final.
The UK hasn’t received Eurovision since 1997’s Love, Shine a Gentle by Katrina and the Waves, which was our nation’s fifth victory to this point.
Nonetheless, since then we’ve come final 3 times in 2003, 2008 and 2010. Nicely, fingers crossed for Rice.