Mae Muller, a 25-year-old singer-songwriter, has been selected as the UK's entrant for Eurovision 2023.
Why it matters
This is significant as Muller follows the success of Sam Ryder in 2022 and aims to bring the title back to the UK.
What the papers say
The Guardian describes Muller as an established artist with a US Top 10 hit, while The Independent mentions her nomination at the MTV EMAs and VMAs. Sky News highlights her previous tour with Little Mix, and The Times mentions her selection by BBC bosses and global management company TaP Music. BBC News praises Muller as a "pop sensation in the making" and notes her previous collaboration with stars like Little Mix and Marshmello.
How we got here
The UK has been searching for an entrant capable of bettering last year's runner-up, Sam Ryder, and finally bringing the Eurovision title back to the UK.
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Mae Muller is an English singer-songwriter. In 2019, she released her debut studio album, Chapter 1, through Capitol Records and released the EP No One Else, Not Even You in November 2020.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom or Britain, is a sovereign country located off the northwestern coast of the European mainland.
The Eurovision Song Contest is an international song competition organised annually by the European Broadcasting Union and featuring participants representing primarily European countries.
Sam Ryder is a English singer-songwriter and social media personality. Ryder rose to prominence through TikTok, after posting music covers during the first lockdown, around the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Eurovision Song Contest 2023 is the upcoming 67th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest. It is set to take place in the United Kingdom, after Ukraine, winner of the 2022 contest with the song "Stefania" by Kalush Orchestra, was unable to meet the dem