UK’s Eurovision Song Contest 2018 act chosen

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SuRie has twice been a backing singer at previous Eurovisions

Royal Academy of Music graduate SuRie will represent the UK at Eurovision 2018 with her track Storm.

SuRie – real name Susanna Cork – was announced as the winner of Eurovision You Decide after a live ceremony in Brighton, broadcast on BBC Two.

She was chosen via a combined public and jury vote, and said she would celebrate with “a bottle of something bubbly and a straw”.

This year’s Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Lisbon in May.