LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – The BBC has refused to issue full results of its national final, which saw Joe & Jake win a ticket to Stockholm with their entry “You’re not alone”.
Five other artists took part in the national final “Eurovision: You Decide”.
However, the BBC says it is not obliged to publish the results, noting that the information is excluded from the Freedom of Information Act for the purposes of “journalism, art or literature”.
DID YOU KNOW?
Joe & Jack will represent the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest after winning a televote and online voting at the national final. A panel of experts provided feedback regarding the songs during the show but had no voting power. As part of the “Big 5”, the UK is qualified directly to the final.