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12/Mar at 23:13




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19th March

UK: Song for the Hump premiered next week

UK's entry to the forthcoming Eurovision Song Contest will be revealed on Monday 19th March. In the beginning of this month BBC announced that the British star Engelbert Humperdinck will represent the country in Baku.

The song that the Hump will perform in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest will be premiered next Monday on BBC’s official Eurovision website. Filming for the preview clip of Engerlbert’s Eurovision entry will kick-off tomorrow. Humperdinck will be representing the UK with a track produced by Grammy award-winning Martin Terefe (Mary J Blige, James Morrison) and co-written by Martin and Ivor Novello winner Sacha Skarbek (Adele, Lana Del Ray, and James Blunt). So far BBC did not reveal the title of the song.

Last week it was reported that Engelbert Humperdinck is confident on the prospect to do well in the Eurovision Song Contest. His 45-year old career is glittered by much success as he sold 150 million records. Humperdinck's song will be revealed just on time with the head of delegations meeting in Baku. Each delegation will submit the country's entry to the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. The United Kingdom will compete in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest on 26th May.

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p. tiggy [36584]
Wed 14 Mar 2012 00:27:54

@ Number 1 Loreen (THE WNNER) Fan ...... I see Loreen has borrowed Carola's wind machine. This, as we all know, is an essential part of most Swedish performances at Eurovision. Good luck to Engelbert, I hope you can bring some overdue pride back to the United Kingdom.

Night Editor [45546]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 22:02:51

@Maximilian Anderson: Outdated and boring song? Yeah, because that's what the writers/producers for Adele, Lana del Rey, James Morrison, Mary J Blige come up with, isn't it?

Rob Dell [39765]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 20:27:14

Well there were rumours a couple of months ago that James Morrison was working with Engelbert on a new song called "Real Love". Does anyone know about that.....or did anything come of it...?

Benjamin Johnson [58614]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 18:57:04

@ Maximilian Anderson, me too but try to ignore it! That 'person' always come out this time of year....I think the song be a mid tempo ballad....

Number 1 Loreen (THE WNNER) Fan [63280]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 18:51:57


Tue 13 Mar 2012 18:49:11

He is an important singer and i think he will sing a nice ballad, good luck to dear Engelbert and United Kingdom :))

Maximilian Anderson [63800]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 18:45:38

Ughh the people spamming with posts of "Sweden will win!!" need to stop. It's only making me NOT want to vote for it. As for Engelbert.. I just have a bad feeling his song is going to be a really boring and outdated ballad. :/

garry chelsea! [32082]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 18:17:02

i think NM and no1 loreen fan are our old friend hero-ting tong,always come out of its cave at this time of the year

Vienna calling [15413]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 17:17:41

*drum role*...... It's gonna be a great song....just a feeling....

andre _ [37638]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 16:50:12

italy changed theis song. it is "l'amore 'e femmina" ( . very disappointed, i dont like it. PER SEMPRE was in my top5

Number 1 Loreen (THE WNNER) Fan [63280]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 16:35:41


Carry on Eurovision! [64312]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 16:31:32

UK sending a famous singer and award winning song wirters what more do you want? Btw least they are not:SWEDES!

B M [29866]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 16:24:05

i hope the song will be good (well im sure it will be if you have a look at the names behind the song!) and hopefully he beats cheap songs from Greece, Romania and a few others :) Good luck!

Bitter - Sweet [38528]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 15:45:45

His song will be better than most songs..I'm impatient

Carry on Eurovision! [64312]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 15:14:07

@ N M end up last what with? The performer or the song??

melisa *istanbul* [52926]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 14:42:47


City flyer [57840]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 14:37:57

This news is actually quite good. It means that Azerbaijan will not be able to better it as both songs will be announced at the same time!!!!

Kai Williams [53236]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 13:50:00

Im soo intriqued as to what the song will be like. My hopes are very high as Engelbert is a wonderful singer and with singers of his kind, with age the voice gets better and better like a fine wine I suppose you could say. Some people obviously won't get that. Im the kind of person that prefers voices as they grow older. Give me later years Billie Holiday over any of todays "singers". The song though is obviously the most important thing so heres hoping it's good and something maybe a little bit unexpected.

p. tiggy [36584]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 13:47:34

Is this arguement really still going on?

The Ultimate ESC FAN [64267]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 13:21:08

He had a concert in Lebanon a week ago and he did sing the new song and it is not bad. btw, to all those saying Sweden is the winner, NO it is not..

ATA Türkiye [61105]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 13:09:21

I really don't care about his age, i prefer him to many young talentless singers who can't sing at all.

escDream ! [21867]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 13:07:54

name was a bad surprise, lets hope it wont feel the same with the song.

alex merticariu [58583]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 13:01:01

well what can I say; it doesn't matter what song they choose in the end wil be at 24 from 25...... you know that guys no???/especially 12

N M [61271]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 12:56:29

ull end up last :) byebye

Carry on Eurovision! [64312]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 12:28:02

My bet is that Kurt does not make the final..........

leni tao [33902]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 12:27:00

this will be interesting!

Carry on Eurovision! [64312]
Tue 13 Mar 2012 12:26:12

N M last place for the song? Is this the Eurovision Performer Contest or the Eurovision SONG Contest???? How meny records has Kurt sold? GROW UP AND STOP BEING 100% AGEIST,THATS WHAT YOU ARE!!

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