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In 2000, the BBC reverted to the historic A Song for Europe title for the national selection competition. The eight songs in contention to represent the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest competed in a semi-final round on BBC Radio 2 on Friday 14th January 2000.

Following a phone vote, the top four songs went forward to the A Song For Europe final on Sunday 20th February 2000.

Transmission Date:
(Final)
Sunday 20th February 2000
Channel:BBC One
Time:16.35-17.15

Presenter:

Katy Hill

Voting:

Public phone vote

Winning Song:

Don't Play That Song Again
Nicki French

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Scoreboard

Semi-Final RoundThe voting in the semi-final was not made public at the time. Only the top four songs progressed to the final.
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SONGComposer(s)Performer(s)VotesPosition
1AriaJohn Tonks & Helene HorlyckHelene Horlyck1,8267
2CrazyTony Moore & Catherine PorterCatherine Porter5,1912
3Don't Play That Song AgainJohn Springate & Gerry ShepherdNicki French5,5501
4I Won't Let You Do This To MeMike Connaris, Teri Bradley & Paul BrownSexy Sadie (Charlene & Siobhan Stanislas)4,4033
5Only The Women KnowKimberley RewSix Chix4,1154
6Stand UpRichard SilverJayne Tretton2,1826
7The AnswerTony Moore & Catherine PorterCatherine Porter1,6358
8Wherever You GoSimon May & Ben RobbinsIndia3,2545

Final
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SONGComposer(s)Performer(s)VotesPosition
1I Won't Let You Do This To MeMike Connaris, Teri Bradley & Paul BrownSexy Sadie (Charlene & Siobhan Stanislas)10.4944
2CrazyTony Moore & Catherine PorterCatherine Porter29,3483
3Only The Women KnowKimberley RewSix Chix42,3092
4Don’t Play That Song AgainJohn Springate & Gerry ShepherdNicki French47,3551

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  • Don't Play That Song Again reached No. 34 in the UK charts.
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Nicki French at The Eurovision Song Contest 2000

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At The Eurovision Song Contest 2000

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At the Eurovision Song Contest 2000 in Stockholm, Sweden on Saturday 13th May 2000, Don't Play That Song Again finished in 16th place with 28 points.

Terry Wogan provided the commentary for BBC One Television. Ken Bruce provided the commentary for BBC Radio 2.