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Ana Matronic

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Ana Matronic

Ana Matronic, from Portland, Oregon in the United States is best known as a member of the hugely popular band Scissor Sisters. As lead female vocalist for the band, they had several singles that went on to global success. These songs include “Filthy/Gorgeous”, “Take Your Mama” and the song “I Don’t Feel Like Dancin'” which went to number 1 in six countries including the UK. The group have also released four albums.

Especially as a radio DJ, away from Scissor Sisters, Ana has found success over in the UK. She is a regular host for shows on BBC Radio 2. including hosting her show “Dance Devotion” on Saturday nights. Back in 2013, Ana was one of the commentators for the UK during the semi finals at the Eurovision Song Contest. She worked alongside Scott Mills in the role on BBC Three when Sweden hosted the contest. The following year Ana took on the role of providing radio commentary for the contest through the new pop-up station “BBC Radio 2 Eurovision”.

In addition to her career in the music industry, Ana is patron of Chrysalis, a UK based charity that supports transgender people.

Ana Matronic

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Eurojury

Eurojury is the flagship broadcast of Showcase, celebrating the music of the Eurovision Song Contest with juries of up to 180 entertainment industry professionals. Rob Lilley has hosted the televised event since the fourth edition in 2016, succeeding Josh Dubovie and Linda Martin during the show's time as a radio broadcast. Eurojury is known for producing an accurate simulation of the results likely to be seen at the Eurovision Song Contest in May and is often used by bookmakers and broadcasters as a guide and prediction of the grand final result.

United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest

The United Kingdom debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 and holds the record for the most consecutive appearances in the contest. To date the UK has won the contest a total of five times, with their first victory coming in 1967 and their latest in 1997. The UK holds the record for the most second place finishes in the contest, having been runner-up a total of 15 times. Since 2000 the UK has finished within the top 10 only twice, this being in 2002 with Jessica Garlick and in 2009 with Jade Ewen.

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