Eurovision Song Contest 2021

Eurovision’s most iconic performances

Finland's 2006 champions Lordi (credit: THOMAS HANSES (EBU))

Once again, Graham Norton will be bringing his trademark irreverent commentary to provide the laughs while the performances bring the marvellous high camp spectacle. 

The UK hasn’t won since 1997, with Katrina and the Waves’ hymn Love Shines a Light, but the Brit Award-winning singer James Newman will be hoping to end our 23-year drought with his single Embers.

With a selection of the weird and wonderful, here’s a rundown of the all-time most iconic Eurovision performances in its history:

BBC announces full line-up for Eurovision 2021

Scott Mills, Chelcee Grimes, Graham norton, Rylan Clark-Neal and Amanda Holden(credit: BBC)

Norton will be presenting his 12th Eurovision Song Contest on BBC One, following on from his role commentating last year’s Eurovision: Europe Shine A Light in the wake of a cancelled live final due to the pandemic.

The Brit-award winning singer James Newman will be representing the UK with his single Embers.