Olympic Boxer helping James Newman prepare for Rotterdam

Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip podcast, UK Eurovision representative James Newman has revealed he has enlisted the help of a former Olympic boxer to help him prepare for this year’s contest. In the interview with presenter James Rowe, James [Newman] explained he was training every day in order to be in…

James Newman Predicted to Finish “Top 5” by Former UK Entry Nicki French

Speaking on a special episode of The Euro Trip podcast released to coincide with the debut of James Newman’s entry for Eurovision 2021, former UK act Nicki French has claimed ‘Embers’ could bring the United Kingdom their best result in over a decade. Appearing on a panel alongside fellow former UK representative James Fox, Eurovision…

Jake Shakeshaft Describes “Horrible” Moment of Quitting Music

Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip podcast, Jake Shakeshaft has described the “horrible” moment of quitting music. As one half of the duo Joe and Jake, the pair represented the United Kingdom at Eurovision in 2016 with the song You’re Not Alone. When asked by presenter James Rowe what it was like…

Daz Sampson Vows to Return to Eurovision if Unsuccessful in 2021

Daz Sampson has vowed to return to Eurovision in 2022 if he is unsuccessful in his bid to represent Belarus this year. Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip podcast, Daz, who represented the United Kingdom in 2006, has opened up about his ambition to return to the contest. “I tried to go…

2019 Result Prompted BBC To Scrap National Final

Speaking on the latest episode of The Euro Trip Podcast, Lee Smithurst, Series Producer of the BBC’s Eurovision coverage, has revealed the UK’s poor result in Tel Aviv prompted the broadcaster to scrap their national selection show. In a feature-length interview with Lee, he revealed the decision was made after Michael Rice’s “Bigger Than Us”…