SO far the UK has won Eurovision five times – and could this year see us scoop a sixth win?
As The Eurovision Song Contest 2019 is about to kick off for its 64th show 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, Russia and Italy come in as second and third favourites.
Here's the latest odds…
- 5-2 Netherlands
Duncan Laurence is the lucky singer set to represent The Netherlands with his song Arcade
- 4-1 France
Bilal Hassani will represent France with her song Roi
- 4-1 Sweden
John Lundvik will be performing Too Late For Love as he represents Sweden
- 7-1 Russia
Sergey Lazarev will be representing Russia with his song Scream
- 8-1 Azerbaijan
Chingiz will be representing Azerbaijan with Truth
- 14-1 Italy
Italian-Egyptian singer Mahmood will represent Italy with the song Soldi
- 16-1 Australia
Australian singer Kate Miller-Heidke will sing Zero Gravity
- 16-1 Malta
Michaela will perform Chameleon after shooting to fame on the Maltese X Factor
- 20-1 Switzerland
Luca Hanni will be performing She Got Me on behalf of Switzerland
- 25-1 Iceland
Hatari will be performing Hate Will Prevail as Iceland's entry
- 40-1 Cyprus
Tamta will be singing Replay on behalf of Cyprus
- 40-1 Greece
Katerine Duska will be performing Better Love as Greece's entry
- 66-1 United Kingdom
Michael Rice is representing the UK with the song Bigger Than Us
- 80-1 Czech Republic
Lake Malawi will represent Czech Republic with the song Friend of a Friend
- 80-1 North Macedonia
Representing North Macedonia is Tamara Todevska with Proud
- 80-1 Spain
Miki will represent Spain with La Venda
- 100-1 Denmark
Leonora will represent Denmark with Love is Forever
- 100-1 Norway
Representing Norway is KEiiNO who will be performing Spirit In The Sky
- 100-1 Portugal
Conan Osíris will sing Telemóveis for Portugal
- 100-1 Slovenia
Slovenia's entry is Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl singing Sebi
- 150-1 Albania
Representing Albania is Jonida Maliqi with Ktheju tokës
- 150-1 Armenia
Armenia's entry is Srbuk with Walking Out
- 150-1 Belgium
Eliot will represent Belgium with Wake Up
- 150-1 Estonia
Estonia's entry is Victor Crone with Storm
- 150-1 Hungary
Representing Hungary is Joci Pápai with Az én apám
- 150-1 Serbia
Serbia's entry is Nevena Božović who'll sing Kruna
- 200-1 Austria
Representing Austria is Paenda with Limits
- 200-1 Belarus
Belarus's entry is Zena with Like It
- 200-1 Croatia
The Croatian singer is Roko who will be performing The Dream
- 200-1 Finland
Representing Finland is Darude feat. Sebastian Rejman with Look Away
- 200-1 Georgia
Georgia's entry is Oto Nemsadze with Sul tsin iare
- 200-1 Germany
S!sters will be performing Sister on behalf of Germany
- 200-1 Ireland
Sarah McTernan is set to sing 22
- 200-1 Israel
Representing Israel is Kobi Marimi who will be performing Toy
- 200-1 Latvia
Latvia's entry is Carousel with That Night
- 200-1 Lithuania
Repping Lithuania is Jurijus with Run with the Lions
- 200-1 Moldova
Moldova's entry is Anna Odobescu with Stay
- 200-1 Montenegro
D-mol will represent Montenegro with Heaven
- 200-1 Poland
Poland's entry is Tulia with Fire of Love (Pali się)
- 200-1 Romania
Ester Peony will represent Romania with On a Sunday
- 200-1 San Marino
Serhat singing Say Na Na Na will represent San Marino
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.
It took place in Lisbon after Portugal won Eurovision for the first time in 2017 with Salvador Sobral's Amar Pelos Dois.
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.
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