SuRie to represent the UK at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest with her song Storm

The musician won her place on BBC Two's Eurovision: You Decide.

SuRie is to represent the United Kingdom at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest. 

The singer-songwriter's track Storm, well,  stormed to victory at Eurovision: You Decide last night (Feb 7), broadcast live on BBC Two from the Brighton Dome and hosted by Mel Giedroyc and 2015 Eurovision winner Mans Zelmerlow.

SuRie, real Susannah Marie Cork, is a former backing singer for the likes of Chris Martin and Will Young, and is a graduate of The Royal Academy of Music. She's previously performed in the likes of the Royal Albert Hall and St. Mark's Basilica in Venice, and will now fly the flag for the UK at the Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal on May 12.

The singer-songwriter also has previous Eurovision experience and has worked with the Belgian camp on two occasions. SuRie acted as a backing vocalist and dancer to Belgium's 2015 entrant Loïc Nottet, while she was also the Musical Director of the song City Lights for last year's Belgian entry Blanche.

Watch the music video for Storm on BBC iPlayer here.

The chosen song Storm was co-written by Sean Hargreaves who has previously worked with the likes of Alison Moyet, Michael Buble and Natalie Imbruglia. 

Other confirmed acts for this year's Eurovision Song Content include former X Factor UK runner-up Saara Aalto, who has been confirmed to represent Finland, Jessica Mauboy, one of Australia's biggest homegrown stars, and former Britain's Got Talent star Ryan O'Shaughnessy will compete for Ireland.

Meanwhile, Waylon is returning to represent The Netherlands. He was part of the 2014 Dutch entry The Common Linnets, who hit Number 9 on the Official Singles Chart with Calm After The Storm following the contest.

SuRie follows in the footsteps of last year's UK Eurovision entry Lucie Jones, who placed 15th in the contest with 111 points, the UK's highest placing since 2011. Look back at every UK Eurovision entrant ever in our gallery below.

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