Amanda Holden not returning to Eurovision 2022 as AJ Odudu to make history as spokesperson

The Eurovision Song Contest 2022 is being held in Turin, Italy, this week, with serious dance expert AJ Odudu starring in the upcoming Finale on Saturday night

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Amanda Holden reveals UK results in Eurovision 2021

AJ Odudu has been confirmed as the UK jury speaker for this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, with her set to make history playing the role from the North West.

The presenter, 34, shared recent news about the competition, which begins with the first semi-final tomorrow (May 10) before the Finals take place on Saturday night (May 14). ).

She will be responsible for informing the country to which the UK judges have decided to award twelve points – known as ‘double points’ in the competition – in the final.

Former Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden, 51, was honored to share last year’s favorites of the judges.

AJ Odudu is the spokesman for the UK judges at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest


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She replaces Amanda Holden, who gave us a score from our jury last year


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In recent years it has become customary for a UK spokesperson to hold the position for just one year, although there are examples of some people taking on the role for several years.

Semi-finalist Scott Mills, 48, was the speaker from 2012 to 2014. Fearne Cotton, 40, did it in 2006 and 2007, while Lorraine Kelly, 62, did it in 2003 and 2004.

However, AJ is set to make history as the first spokesperson to present twelve points of the UK jury from the North West – with her appearing live from Salford.

Amanda reveals the UK judges’ favorites from last year’s final



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She said recently: “Hi, this is Salford calling! I’m super excited to be the first Eurovision spokesperson to present a UK jury douze score live from the North West.”

The annual competition will be held in Turin, in Italy, this year, with AJ appearing via direct link in the results section of the Final – which will be broadcast on Saturday.

AJ will make history as the first spokesperson to give out scores from the North East of England


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Graham Norton will comment on the Live Finals


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The presenter announced the news on social media last month, teasing fans that she can’t wait to show off some Italian phrases in her “best Lancashire accent”.

Graham Norton will return to comment on the Finals for UK audiences, with a role played by Scott alongside Rylan Clark, 33, in the semi-final.

The semi-finals – excluding UK entry – will be broadcast tomorrow (May 10) and Thursday evening (May 12) at 8pm on BBC Three as well as on BBC iPlayer.

The final – which includes the UK, the rest of the ‘Big Five’ and the qualifiers – will take place on Saturday (May 14) from 8pm on BBC One, Radio 2 and iPlayer.

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