The Netherlands’ Duncan Laurence has won the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv with 'Arcade'.
The song came third in the professional jury vote, but adding the public vote meant it got the highest overall score of 492.
Italy came second with 465 and Russia were third with 369 points.
It’s the first time the Netherlands has won Eurovision since 1975 and it means they will host the competition next year.
Michael Rice did the United Kingdom proud with an excellent performance of Bigger Than Us, but unfortunately the song only scored a total of 16 points, putting it at the bottom of the leaderboard.
Congratulations to Michael Rice, who will be representing the UK at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with his winning song, Bigger Than Us.
Our judging panel - Marvin Humes, Rylan and Mollie King - whittled down six performances to just three, with Kerrie-Anne, Jordan Clarke and Michael Rice going through to the audience vote.
The viewers then chose to send 21-year-old Michael - who won BBC talent show All Together Now last year - to Tel Aviv.
Mollie King said: "That was an incredible performance… your range is amazing and you should be so proud of yourself.”
Rylan added: “You were so believable, and I thought you were fantastic."
And Marvin Humes concluded: “You are a proper, proper singer, up there with the Sam Smiths, James Arthurs and Shawn Mendeses of this world. That for me was a Eurovision winning performance.”
Michael himself had a few words to say too:
Today we reveal our panelists for Eurovision You Decide! Super-fan Rylan Clark-Neal returns to our selection show, after impressing viewers last year. Joining him are popstar and BBC Radio 1 DJ Mollie King and DJ, popstar and presenter Marvin Humes.
This year sees a change in the judging panel for Eurovision: You Decide with the new expert judges helping the UK public to decide the winner.
After all six acts have performed in the ‘Song-Off’ the expert judges will decide which three acts and version of each song will go forward to face the public vote. The three final acts will then perform one more time before the voting lines are opened as the public chooses which song and performer will represent the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019.
No stranger to performing Mollie King has been one fifth of the multi-platinum selling girl-band The Saturdays having sold over 5 million records worldwide, scoring 13 Top 10 singles and 5 Top 10 albums. She was also a…
Today we can reveal exciting changes for our song selection show as a brand new location and format details are revealed for Eurovision: You Decide. Presented by Mel Giedroyc and Måns Zelmerlöw, BBC Music’s Eurovision: You Decide will be broadcast live from MediaCity UK in Salford as the show comes to the North West of England for the very first time.
As well as a new home, there…
Today we can confirm our participation in the 64th Eurovision Song Contest held in Tel Aviv, Israel next May; by opening the public song submissions to find the UK’s entry.
As last year, all public entries will be shortlisted by a representative panel of official UK Eurovision Fan Club (OGAE UK) members. While entries are also being sought from leading professional songwriters, with guidance…
Netta Barzilai, the 2018 Eurovision favourite, has won the contest in a thrilling night in Lisbon with her song 'Toy'.
Her unusual performance was a hit with both the expert juries and the public.
Upon winning she said: "I'm so happy! Thank you so much for choosing different... thank you for celebrating diversity."
It's the most wonderful time of the year, Eurovision! Let us know how you're celebrating at home and Graham Norton might give you a shout out on air during tonight's commentary from Lisbon. Let us know below; who you are, where you are, and how you are marking Europe's biggest music competition. The more detail the better!
In the meantime download our scoresheet to play along with at home. Join us at 8pm BBC One!
Today we can reveal our presenter line-up for Eurovision 2018 with Rylan Clark-Neal joining Scott Mills for the semi-finals broadcast on BBC Four!
Graham Norton will return for the Grand Final on BBC One joined by Mel Giedroyc who continues to be a part of the Eurovision family taking the reins as BBC Eurovision Spokesperson delivering the result of the Jury vote live from London; while Ken Bruce will continue his long-running coverage over on BBC Radio 2.
Congratulations to SuRie, who will be representing the UK on the Eurovision stage in Portugal!
Her winning song, 'Storm', impressed our jury and viewers the most in Eurovision You Decide.
Rylan from our panel said: "You have come out here tonight and absolutely smashed it. It's got the message... it was amazing, I think you are outstanding!"
Responding to the audience's reaction in the Brighton Dome, Rochelle Humes said: "This room doesn't lie and they absolutely loved it."
See the moment the winner was announced
BBC Two, BBC Studios and BBC Music are pleased to announce that Eurovision: You Decide, the national song selection show for the UK entry, will take place on Wednesday 7 February 2018, live from the world-famous Brighton Dome, the site of ABBA’s 1974 Eurovision Song Contest win with ‘Waterloo’.
AND drumroll... joining our BBC Eurovision family is 2015 Eurovision Song Contest winner Måns Zelmerlöw! Who will co-hostalongside self-confessed Eurovision superfan, Mel Giedroyc, who returns to host the proceedings.