Olly Alexander will represent the UK at Eurovision 2024

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Olly Alexander will represent the UK at Eurovision 2024

Little by little we are getting to know the contestants of the next edition of Eurovision, which is becoming quite promising. The last to be presented, giving a surprise, was the representative of the United Kingdom: Olly Alexander from Years & Years will travel to Sweden to fight for the crystal microphone.

The artist, known mainly for his smash hit ‘King’, was announced last night as the UK representative on Strictly Come Dancing. And pay close attention because the United Kingdom delegation has already given details about his candidacy. The song will not be a ballad and, in addition, it has been composed by Danny L Harle, who has worked for Charli XCX or for Dua Lipa’s ‘Houdini’ himself. In fact, according to the BBC, “it’s going to be electronic, something you can dance to.”

«How difficult it has been to keep this silent, God. “I am extremely excited to announce that I will represent the United Kingdom in 2024. I have been wanting to do this for a long time,” wrote Olly Alexander in social networks. Likewise, he has also revealed that he is putting aside his musical project Years & Years: “I feel like it is the right time to start releasing music under my own name.”

Waiting to hear the song with which Olly Alexander will fight to give the United Kingdom its sixth victory in the Festival, these are the eight confirmed contestants for Eurovision 2024: Olly Alexander (UK), Marina Satti (Greece), Silia Kapsis ( Cyprus), Joost Klein (Netherlands), Slimane (France), Raiven (Slovenia), Mustii (Belgium) and Aiko (Czech Republic). The Spanish representative will be announced on February 3, when the final of Benidorm Fest 2024 takes place.

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