A 13-year-old from Hertfordshire will represent the United Kingdom at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest next month, it has been announced.
Freya Skye said: “I sense so lucky to were given the possibility to be part of something so exciting”.
It is the first time in more than 15 years that the UK has taken component inside the junior version of the music contest, on the way to be held in Armenia.
Freya turned into chosen due to her “true celebrity satisfactory”, the BBC said.
The crew behind Freya’s music, titled Lose My Head, has formerly labored with the likes of Ava Max, Pharrell Williams and Megan Thee Stallion. The system to choose the act and tune changed into led through CBBC alongside BBC Studios’ amusement and tune division.
The track is ready friendships, transferring on and leaving the past in the back of.
The UK formerly participated inside the opposition among 2003 and 2005 with the guide of ITV, at the same time as broadcaster S4C decided to go it alone for Wales in 2018 and 2019.
This is the primary time the BBC has been involved in the junior occasion. The company is likewise getting ready to host the Eurovision Song Contest, with a purpose to take place in Liverpool subsequent May on behalf of Ukraine.
The junior model works much like the main event but the entrants must be elderly among 9 and 14.
Director of BBC Children’s and Education, Patricia Hidalgo, said: “Freya is an great skills and he or she straight away stood out. Her voice is exceptional, so we knew she would be able to exhibit one of these massive tune.
“She’s additionally a completely special, self-effacing younger woman who might be a brilliant ambassador for the UK.”
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