Eurovision 2018: Six acts and songs hoping to represent the UK revealed

Eurovision: You Decide will air live from Brighton on February 7.

The six acts vying to represent the UK at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest have been revealed.

The songs were unveiled on the BBC Eurovision website, and will be played first on Ken Bruce's BBC Radio 2 show across the week. Some familiar faces are hoping to fly the flag for the United Kingdom, including former The Voice UK and Britain's Got Talent auditionees.

West End star Liam Tamne is perhaps the most recognisable act on the shortlist. He has performed in Hairspray, Phantom Of The Opera and Les Miserables. After he appeared on The Voice UK in 2013 singing Kate Bush's This Woman's Work, Kate personally wrote to him on her website. His song is titled Astronaut.

Soul vocalist Jaz Ellington is another former The Voice UK contestant, who got fans talking with his memorable blind audition of John Legend's Ordinary People. Jaz describes his track You as "#audiblegold", and it was written by former X Factor star-turned-songwriter Laura White.

Laura also penned Feel The Love for girl group Goldstone. Group member and creative director Aimie previously won the BBC Voice of Musical Theatre award, judged by Elaine Page and Michael Ball.

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Former Britain's Got Talent finalist Asanda will perform Legends, co-written by Laurell Palmer, winner of Pop Album of the Year at the Western Canadian Music Awards. She is joined by two-time Eurovision backing vocalist SuRie, who will sing her track Storm.

Last but not least, RAYA, a global DJ and former dancer for Little Mix, will showcase her song Crazy on February 7. Crazy was written by former Eurovision contestant Greta Salome.

The hopefuls will perform their songs live at Eurovision: You Decide on February 7 from the Brighton Dome. Airing on BBC Two, the show will be hosted by Queen of UK Eurovision Mel Giedroyc, and former Eurovision winner and host, Sweden's Mans Zelmerlow.

2018 marks the third year of Eurovision: You Decide. Last year's competition was won by West End actress and former X Factor finalist Lucie Jones. She went on to finish 15th at last year's Eurovision Song Contest, the UK's best finish since 2011.

The 63rd Eurovision Song Contest takes place in Lisbon, Portugal. The Semi Finals will be broadcast on 8 and 10 May on BBC Four, and the Grand Final airs 12 May on BBC One.

Who would you like to see represent the UK at the Eurovision Song Contest this year? While we wait to find out who wins, remind yourself of every UK Eurovision entry below:

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