Molly Smitten-Downes is UK's Eurovision act

  • 4 March 2014
Molly Smitten-Downes

Singer and songwriter Molly Smitten-Downes will represent the UK at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.

26-year-old Molly will perform her song Children of the Universe in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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She isn't well known yet but has supported Jake Bugg, Tinie Tempah, and Labrinth live on stage.

Molly said: "To represent the United Kingdom in such a huge competition, not only as a singer and performer but as a songwriter is an unbelievable honour."

Molly was spotted by the BBC's Eurovision team after submitting her songs to a project called BBC Introducing which helps discover new singers.

Read more: What is the Eurovision Song Contest?