Darkness rocker in Eurovision bid

Former Darkness frontman Justin Hawkins is competing for the chance to represent the UK at this year's Eurovision Song Contest.

The flamboyant rocker will compete in the BBC's 'Eurovision: Making Your Mind Up' show as part of a duo with singer Beverlei Brown, singing 'They Don't Make 'Em Like They Used To'.

Six acts will compete in the show for the chance to represent Britain at the 52nd Eurovision Song Contest, which will be held in Helsinki in Finland.

Former East 17 singer Brian Harvey and ex-Atomic Kitten Liz McClarnon are also competing in the contest alongside R&B group Big Brovaz, pop group Scooch and newcomer, French singer Cyndi.

The public will vote for their favourite song.

'Eurovision: Making Your Mind Up' will be broadcast on BBC One in March, The show will be presented by Sir Terry Wogan and Fearne Cotton.


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