Blue Boy Band representing UK - Eurovision Contest

It’s no secret that UK hasn’t done so well in the past few Eurovision Contests. So, there will be a new Tactic.

The act that will represent us this time is already a well known boyband. Blue was formed in 2000 and consists of Duncan James, Antony Costa, Lee Ryan and Simon Webbe. (L ro R above). They sing and perform very well. I enjoy their music and I am very confident that they will do the nation proud.

To their credit, they have sold over 13 Million Records and won two Brit Awards. Now, that’s a good track record.

Eurovision Executive Producer - Phil Parsons, is thrilled that Blue will be representing the UK this year.  His Quote: ''We have a highly credible act who have had a string of smash hits in this country and they've also been hugely successful around Europe too."

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This year the Eurovision contest will take place in Dusseldorf, Germany. Blue will be performing a song they wrote called “I can”.

The band are delighted to represent UK and feel it’s a great way to celebrate a decade together. So, please mark the 14 May 2011 in your diary – that’s the big day. As usual, it will be aired Live on TV.

Meanwhile, enjoy 3 of my favourite Blue songs below.

  • Breath Easy.
  • Sorry seems to be the hardest word. (duet with Elton John)
  • One Love.

Good Luck Blue.

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Blue with Elton John

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acaetnna 5 years ago from Guildford

Hopefully they will do well - I love this band. Is the competition really about the music though or is it just political? I would like to think the best song wins because it is just that - the best song. You are always on trend with you hubs Lady_E thank you.


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Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

Hi Lady E, Acaetnna has already said what was on my mind!! That the Eurovision sadly is now politically driven.

Every year I say 'Right I am not watching this next year!' and what do I do when next year arrives?? Exactly, watch from beginning to end.

However I do wish Blue all the best.

Thanks for sharing this and the video clips were a treat.

Take care

Eiddwen


paulgc 5 years ago

Another timely hub Lady E, your finger is definitely on the pulse. Hopefully Blue will do the business but they have a mountain of beaurocracy to climb, good luck Blue and thanks for sharing Lady E.


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Lady_E 5 years ago from London, UK Author

** Hi Acaetnna - I hope they do well too. Thanks for stopping.

** Cheers Eiddwen - I have heard some stories too that it's political. I'll be watching the competition closely. It should be based on talent.

** Hi Paul - Lets hope they do the Business.

Cheers. :)


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always exploring 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

I listened to the music. They are very good, of course how could they go wrong with Elton John? ( one of my favorites ) Thank you. Great Hub.


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prasetio30 5 years ago from malang-indonesia

I love "Blue". "One love" and the remarkable song "Sorry Seem To Be The hardest Words" are my favorite. Thanks for writing this boy band. They are very talented. I really enjoy all the video you gave to us. Vote up. Take care!

Love and peace, prasetio


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Hello, hello, 5 years ago from London, UK

Thank you for a great hub and tribute.


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platinumOwl4 5 years ago

The second selection is great. Unfortunately, the first and third selections were blocked by a major recording company. Nevertheless, it's a great article.


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Lady_E 5 years ago from London, UK Author

** Thanks Ruby, Glad you stopped by. :)

** Hi Prasetio - I'm glad you enjoyed it. Best Wishes.

** Cheers Hello Hello.

** Hello Platinum, sorry to hear that. They are playing okay but I have noticed sometimes on Youtube if I want to listen to a video, its blocked - some "legal aspect." It must be the area you live. Nice of you to stop by though.


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DeBorrah K. Ogans 5 years ago

Lady E, This is a nice pleasant hub! Thank You for sharing, In HIS Love, Grace, Joy, Peace & Blessings!


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Lady_E 5 years ago from London, UK Author

Thanks so much for stopping, DeBorrah.

Best Wishes. :)


Misha 5 years ago

I love blue and all their music.They are amazing singers and perfomers and will do the nation proud.


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Lady_E 5 years ago from London, UK Author

I hope so too, Misha.

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