The song "Never Give Up on You" is written by Emmelie de Forest (Denmark 2013), The Treatment and Laurie Martin (Lyrics: "Never Give Up on You").
See how Emmelie reacted when she realised her song won:
Eurovision: You Decide 2017
- Holly Brewer – "I Wish I Loved You More"
- Danyl Johnson – "Light Up the World"
- Lucie Jones – "Never Give Up on You"
- Olivia Garcia – "Freedom Hearts"
- Nate Simpson – "What Are We Made Of"
- Salena Mastroianni – "I Don't Wanna Fight"
The Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith alit with host Mel Giedroyc who ushered in guest performances from Eurovision 2009 winner Alexander Rybak with his song "Fairytale" and band "The Vamps". Lucie Jones beat out other favorites in the show for the ticket to Kyiv including Olivia Garcia's "Freedom Hearts", a fiercely contending song.
Interval acts: Alexander Rybak and The Vamps
The BBC's official entrant into this year's Eurovision will be hoping to revive the United kingdom's chances at the song contest, with recent years proving to be a struggle for the otherwise successful country. Lucie Jone's victory follows Joe and Jake's win last year, with their overall position in the final being 24th out of 26.
- 1967: Sandie Shaw - "Puppet On A String"
- 1969: Lulu - "Boom Bang-a-bang"
- 1976: Brotherhood of Man - "Save Your Kisses For Me"
- 1981: Bucks Fizz - "Making Your Mind Up"
- 1997: Katrina and The Waves - "Love Shine A Light"
United Kingdom is a member of "Big 5", so they don't have to go through the Semi-final qualifications, but are automatically qualified for the Grand Finals.