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  • BBC Eurovision | Privacy Notice

    PRIVACY NOTICE FOR THE TELEVOTING OF THE 2022 EUROVISION SONG CONTEST

    The following information is intended to provide you as a participant in the Eurovision Song Contest televoting (Televoting) with an overview of the personal data we collect and process about you when you vote by call and about your rights under data protection law.

    As joint data controllers, We

    The European Broadcasting Union jointly with the Participating Broadcaster the BBC and the Host Broadcaster

    L’Ancienne-Route 17A

    1218 Le Grand-Saconnex, Genève, Switzerland

    (the EBU)

     

    And

     

    digame GmbH

    Schanzenstrasse 38

    D-51063 Cologne

    Germany

    (the Company)

     

    are committed to protect your personal data and respect your privacy in compliance with applicable data protection laws notably the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR) and the German Federal Data Protection Act (BDSG). We will not process your personal data for any other Purposes that the ones set below.

    The EBU and the Company have executed specific and separate joint controllers’ arrangement pursuant to Article 26 of GDPR, the key content of which is available on demand at the premises of either the EBU or the Company.

     

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  • Sam Ryder set to represent UK at Eurovision 2022 with SPACE MAN

    Sam Ryder will represent the UK at Eurovision 2022 in Turin.

    Following an extensive search headed by 2022 partners the global music management and publishing company TaP Music, the BBC today confirms that singer-songwriter Sam Ryder will be representing the United Kingdom at the 66th Eurovision Song Contest, set to be held in Turin, Italy in May 2022 with the song SPACE MAN.

    With over 12 million followers and 100 million likes on TikTok, Sam is currently the most followed UK music artist on the platform.

    The news was exclusively revealed by Scott Mills on Radio 1 Breakfast with Greg James earlier today (Thursday 10 March) with SPACE MAN having previously featured as Tune of the Week on Scott Mills’ Afternoon Show on BBC Radio 1.

    As the world went into lockdown in March 2020, Sam uploaded the first of his now famous covers onto the popular social media platform and his extraordinary vocals quickly caught the attention of celebrity fans including Justin Bieber, Sia and Alicia Keys, who even posted her own video reacting to Sam’s cover of her song…

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  • Eurovision Semi-Finals move to new home on BBC Three

    Sam Ryder will represent the UK at Eurovision 2022 in Turin.

    Following an extensive search headed by 2022 partners the global music management and publishing company TaP Music, the BBC today confirms that singer-songwriter Sam Ryder will be representing the United Kingdom at the 66th Eurovision Song Contest, set to be held in Turin, Italy in May 2022 with the song SPACE MAN.

    With over 12 million followers and 100 million likes on TikTok, Sam is currently the most followed UK music artist on the platform.

    The news was exclusively revealed by Scott Mills on Radio 1 Breakfast with Greg James earlier today (Thursday 10 March) with SPACE MAN having previously featured as Tune of the Week on Scott Mills’ Afternoon Show on BBC Radio 1.

    As the world went into lockdown in March 2020, Sam uploaded the first of his now famous covers onto the popular social media platform and his extraordinary vocals quickly caught the attention of celebrity fans including Justin Bieber, Sia and Alicia Keys, who even posted her own video reacting to Sam’s cover of her song…

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  • Eurovision 2022 Plans Outlined for United Kingdom

    Sam Ryder will represent the UK at Eurovision 2022 in Turin.

    Following an extensive search headed by 2022 partners the global music management and publishing company TaP Music, the BBC today confirms that singer-songwriter Sam Ryder will be representing the United Kingdom at the 66th Eurovision Song Contest, set to be held in Turin, Italy in May 2022 with the song SPACE MAN.

    With over 12 million followers and 100 million likes on TikTok, Sam is currently…

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  • Eurovision 2021 – Covid-19 Health & Safety Regulations

    Eurovision 2021 – Covid-19 Health & Safety Regulations


    This year’s Eurovision Song Contest (Semi Finals & Grand Final) is being held at the AHOY Arena in Rotterdam.
    In accordance with current Dutch Government guidelines there will be a limited audience of 3,500 people in the Arena (20% of the normal capacity). This is part of a test programme for events being carried out in the Netherlands, just as they are in the UK.
    All members of the audience have to follow strict health & safety rules and must present a negative Covid test certificate upon arrival. On production of this they do not need to…

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  • Amanda Holden is the UK's Spokesperson for 2021!

    Sara Cox, Rylan Clark-Neal, Graham Norton, Chelcee Grimes, Scott Mills & Amanda Holden | The BBC line-up for Eurovision 2021

    The BBC have revealed the full line-up who will be joining Graham Norton for the Eurovision Song Contest 2021.

    Graham Norton will return for the Grand Final on BBC One, produced by BBC Studios, where he will be commentating live from Rotterdam. While Ken Bruce will continue his long-running coverage over on BBC Radio 2.

    Grammy-nominated singer songwriter and presenter, Chelcee Grimes will be…

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  • May is the month of Eurovision on the BBC

    Sara Cox, Rylan Clark-Neal, Graham Norton, Chelcee Grimes, Scott Mills & Amanda Holden | The BBC line-up for Eurovision 2021

    The world’s biggest music competition returns this May as the Eurovision Song Contest, one of the longest-running and most-watched non-sporting events in the world, is broadcast live from Rotterdam across the BBC. In celebration of the biggest music competition in the world, the BBC is promising plenty of Eurovision content across TV, Radio and Online.

    The Netherlands will play host to the…

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  • James Newman will sing 'Embers' for the UK at Eurovision 2021!

    James Newman has been confirmed as the artist representing the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 after the competition was postponed in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The 65th Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Rotterdam, The Netherlands in May 2021.

    He has co-written ‘Embers’ with some of the UK’s most sought after writers and producers who between them have amassed over 4 billion streams.

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  • ABBA win Eurovision: Come Together

    ABBA's Waterloo was declared the winner of Eurovision: Come Together! In our show saw the public vote for their favourites, on the night that this year's song contest was due to take place. The song which won the contest in Brighton in 1974, topped the UK charts and set them on their way to fame, went on to sell nearly 6m copies. Waterloo was featured in an eclectic short-list of classic and modern songs, with the winner chosen by the public. The top 10 votes are published in order below.

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  • May means Eurovision on the BBC

    The contest might not be going as planned this year, but we are promising plenty of Eurovision content across TV, Radio and Online in celebration of the biggest music competition in the world.

    From a night of special programmes celebrating this year’s contest on BBC One, to revisiting classic moments on BBC Two and a host of specially themed programmes and treats from the archives to enjoy on BBC Radio 2, there will be a wealth of Eurovision content for you to look forward to this May.

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