Little Boots wants to sing in Eurovision Song Contest
- Bang Showbiz
- 21 May 2013
British pop star Little Boots wants to represent the nation in next year's Eurovision Song Contest after 61-year-old Bonnie Tyler came 19th out of 26 acts in Sweden on Saturday (18.05.13), fuelling reports a younger act should be recruited in the future
Little Boots wants to represent Britain in the Eurovision Song Contest.
The 29-year-old singer is keen to take the hot spot in next year's competition in Denmark after Bonnie Tyler, 61, came 19th out of 26 acts during the ceremony in Sweden on Saturday (18.05.13), fuelling reports a younger act should be recruited in the future.
Little Boots - real name Victoria Hesketh - wrote on Twitter: "Lolz totally would be up for Eurovision maybe I should enter next year
"Anyone know how to apply? #eurorision (sic)"
Award-winning TV personality Graham Norton, who hosts the annual event, replied: "You will get the call! (sic)"
The blonde beauty's tweet even gained the attention of Danish pop group Alphabeat, who joked about her age compared to the previous two contestants.
They wrote: "@grahnort @littleboots Question is: Is Victoria old enough to represent the UK in the ESC?? (sic)"
Other stars showed their support for the 'Remedy' hitmaker, who won the Sound of 2009 BBC poll, and agreed a fresher artist would help the chances of the nation gaining more points.
Arlene Phillips - who was previously a judge on BBC ballroom competition 'Strictly Come Dancing' and helped choreograph Engelbert Humperdinck, 77, in last year's event, in which he finished second to last - said: "It's time for a frivolous, fun-filled, catchy pop song - edgy yet crowd-pleasing."
Musical director Steve Anderson, who has worked with the likes of Kyle Minogue and Leona Lewis, offered his professional opinion, writing: "It's time for the BBC to realise the older artists/naff song route isn't the way to go - and hand over to people who get it. (sic)"