|On 16 December 2024, Olly Alexander announced live on the Final of the BBC One TV show Strictly Come Dancing that he had been selected to represent the United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 in Malmö, Sweden in May 2024.
Olly Alexander, 33, is best known for his involvement in Years & Years which, beginning as a group with Alexander as lead singer before becoming his solo project, achieved two No.1 UK albums and ten UK Top 40 singles. He recently received a BRIT Billion Award marking 6.5 billion streams worldwide.
He is also an acclaimed actor and was nominated for Leading Actor at the 2022 BAFTA Television Awards for his performance in the Channel 4 TV drama It's A Sin.
On 7 February 2024, Alexander posted a brief online "teaser" extract from the United ’Kingdom's official entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2024 entitled Dizzy. The single is scheduled to be formally released on 3 March 2024 (see below).
"Teaser" extract from Dizzy - the United Kingdom's official entry for