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United Kingdom
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Information
Broadcaster BBC
National Selection British Music Talks
Appearances
Appearances 31 (22 finals)
First appearance 01
Best result 1st: 12
Worst result Last SF: 07, 11


United Kingdom has participated in the Eurovision Song Contest Tengaged 31 times, debuting in the first contest, with their best position being 1st with 172 points, achieving this at the Eurovision Song Contest Tengaged 12.


History of United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest Tengaged

United Kingdom patricipates since ESCT #01. The best place for United Kingdom is the 1st place with the song "Unwritten" by Natasha Bedingfield.

Contestants

Table key

     Winner
     Second place
     Third place
     Automatically qualified to the final
     Did not qualify for the final
     Last place
     Did not compete
# Host Artist Song Final Points Semi Points
#01 Flag of Germany Berlin Sandie Shaw "Puppet On A String" 19 3 No Semifinal
#02 Flag of Spain Seville One Direction "Just Can't Let Her Go" 17 31 No Semifinal
#03 Flag of Poland Warsaw Miley Cyrus "Wrecking Ball" 13 57 No Semifinal
#04 Flag of Poland Krakow Calvin Harris & Ellie Goulding "Outside" 19 49 16 44
#05 Flag of Denmark Copenhaguen Aneka "Japanese Boy"
Failed to qualify
13 38
#06 Flag of Austria Vienna Sheena Easton "Morning Train"
Failed to qualify
11 48
#07 Flag of Switzerland Zurich Annie Lennox "No More "I Love You's""
Failed to qualify
15 19
#08 Flag of France Paris Lulu "Shout" 17 60 9 57
#09 Flag of Bulgaria Sofia Blondie & Shirley Manson "Call Me"
Failed to qualify
12 50
#10 Flag of Greece Athens Nina Nesbitt "The Hardest Part"
Failed to qualify
11 67
#11 Flag of Andorra Andorra Annie Lennox "Precious"
Failed to qualify
19 19
#12 Flag of Cyprus Nicosia Natasha Bedingfield "Unwritten" 1 172 1 150
#13 Flag of United Kingdom London Amy Macdonald "Run" 24 29
"Host"
#14 Flag of Finland Helsinki Katy B "Crying For No Reason" 6 131 8 77
#15 Flag of Ukraine Kiev Marina and The Diamonds "Primadonna" 2 158 7 84
#16 Flag of Lithuania Vilnius The Saturdays "Not Giving Up" 3 134
"Big 5" Member
#17 Flag of San Marino San Marino Ellie Goulding "Army" 23 44
"Big 5" Member
#18 Flag of Belgium Liège Fleur East "Sax" 2 172 3 111
#19 Flag of Poland Warsaw Little Mix & Jason Derülo "Secret Love Song" 9 114
"Big 5" Member
#20 Flag of Norway Oslo Dua Lipa "Hotter Than Hell" 3 185 3 123
#21 Flag of France Marseille Clean Bandit & Louisa Johnson "Tears" 2 151
"Big 5" Member
#22 Flag of Sweden Norrköping Anne-Marie "Alarm" 6 119
"Big 5" Member
#23 Flag of Cyprus Limassol Emeli Sandé "Hurts" 2 226 2 116
#24 Flag of Belgium Bruges Foxes "Let Go For Tonight" 4 165
"Big 5" Member
#25 Flag of Israel Jerusalem The Wanted "We Own The Night" 19 64
"Big 5" Member
#26 Flag of Czech Republic Prague Louisa Johnson "Best Behaviour" 7 144 9 70
#27 Flag of Ukraine Donetsk Liv Lovelle "Won't Say Too Much"
Failed to qualify
19 14
#28 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg Harry Styles "Kiwi"
Failed to qualify
17 36
#29 Flag of Spain Barcelona Mabel ft. Not3s "Fine Lines"
Failed to qualify
20 37
Did not participate in #30
#31 Flag of Croatia Zagreb Sigma ft. Birdy "Find Me" 10 119 6 74
#32 Flag of Norway Bergen Tom Grennan "Found What I've Been
Looking For"
3 139 5 97

Voting history

As of #32, United Kingdom's voting history is as follows:

Most points given in the grand finals only
Rank Country Points
1 Flag of Norway Norway 91
2 Flag of France France 82
3 Flag of Hungary Hungary 80
4 Flag of Finland Finland 79
5 Flag of Sweden Sweden 73
Most points given in the semis only
Rank Country Points
1 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands 91
2 Flag of San Marino San Marino 71
3 Flag of Portugal Portugal 68
4 Flag of Moldova Moldova 67
5 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 65
Most points received in the grand finals only
Rank Country Points
1 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg 118
2 Flag of Italy Italy 114
3 Flag of Monaco Monaco 81
4 Flag of Malta Malta 78
5 Flag of France France 77
Most points received in the semis only
Rank Country Points
1 Flag of Italy Italy 67
Flag of Portugal Portugal 67
2 Flag of France France 61
3 Flag of Cyprus Cyprus 55
4 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia & Herzegovina 50
5 Flag of Estonia Estonia 50

12 points

United Kingdom gave 12 points to...

Year Final Semi
#01 No Vote1 No Semifinal
#02 Flag of Morocco Morocco
#03 Flag of Russia Russia
#04 Flag of Serbia Serbia Flag of Denmark Denmark
#05 Flag of Sweden Sweden Flag of Hungary Hungary
#06 Flag of Austria Austria Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia & Herzegovina
#07 Flag of Armenia Armenia No Vote2
#08 Flag of Bulgaria Bulgaria Flag of Belarus Belarus
#09 Flag of Monaco Monaco Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
#10 Flag of Russia Russia Flag of Turkey Turkey
#11 Flag of Finland Finland Flag of Finland Finland
#12 Flag of Germany Germany Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg
#13 Flag of Iceland Iceland Flag of Slovakia Slovakia
#14 Flag of Denmark Denmark Flag of Cyprus Cyprus
#15 Flag of Moldova Moldova Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic
#16 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Flag of Switzerland Switzerland
#17 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
#18 Flag of Greece Greece Flag of Romania Romania
#19 Flag of Luxembourg Luxembourg Flag of France France
#20 Flag of Finland Finland Flag of San Marino San Marino
#21 Flag of Hungary Hungary Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
#22 Flag of Germany Germany Flag of Israel Israel
#23 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Flag of Moldova Moldova
#24 Flag of Slovakia Slovakia Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
#25 Flag of Ireland Ireland Flag of Czech Republic Czech Republic
#26 Flag of Georgia Georgia Flag of Georgia Georgia
#27 Flag of Norway Norway Flag of Albania Albania
#28 Flag of Israel Israel Flag of San Marino San Marino
#29 Flag of Andorra Andorra Flag of Monaco Monaco
Did not participate in #30
#31 Flag of Switzerland Switzerland Flag of Finland Finland
#32 Flag of San Marino San Marino Flag of San Marino San Marino

1 United Kingdom didn't vote in the grand final.
2 United Kingdom didn't vote in the semifinal.