Sam Ryder doesn’t let the UK’s past failures at the Eurovision Song Contest worry him before representing the country in May. The TikTok star has garnered attention from the likes of Justin Bieber and Alicia Keys for his catchy covers on the app.
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Social media celebrity Sam Ryder has been confirmed as the UK’s Eurovision candidate and he says he won’t let the specter of last year’s disastrous “zero” scores get to him. .
The 31-year-old star, who is popular on TikTok, has 12 million followers on the video platform and supports big names including Sia and Alicia Keys.
But he cut his job. Over the past two decades, the UK has come closest five times, including James Newman last year.
The UK hasn’t broken into the top 10 since 2009, when Jade Ewen’s It’s My Time finished in fifth place.
Sam, from Essex, said: “I don’t want to let the stigma or fear of being in a certain position at the table stop me from doing something and being a part of something I enjoy so much.” .
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DJ Scott Mills, one of the presenters for the BBC, promised an epic performance with “staging like you’ve never seen from the UK”, for the song Space Man, in Turin, Italy on the day May 14.
This year, many fans are predicting a win for Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra – if the band’s members can get out of the war zone to compete.
The trio took up arms against Putin’s army in their home country while Russia was banned from this year’s competition, after it was held in Turin, Italy on May 14.
https://www.mirror.co.uk/tv/tv-news/tiktok-star-sam-ryder-nil-26439334 TikTok star Sam Ryder has no worries about representing the UK at Eurovision