(British Broadcasting Corp.)
|Appearances||24 (19 finals)|
|Best result||1st: #06|
|Worst result||15th in SF: #04|
|North Vision Ranking of Nations|
The United Kingdom debuted in the 1st edition of North Vision Song Contest and has been participating ever since with the exception of the twenty-fifth edition. The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation) has been in charge for the country's participation since the first edition.
The country has been using different formats to chose their representants at the contest. Battle for Britain has been used for the sixth and fifteenth editions. Eight editions later, the format returned and was used for the twenty-third and twenty-fourth editions. In It To Win It had also been used from the seventeenth and North Vision Song Contest 22.
The United Kingdom is (by statistics) one of the most successful countries in the contest, with fourteen Top 10 finishes, including one win, two finishes in 2nd place and a finish in third place. Success came to the United Kingdom in the sixth edition with Chlöe Howl winning with her song "Rumour".
The United Kingdom has participated in every edition to date except for the twenty-fifth edition.
|Winner||Last place||Did not qualify to the semi-finals|
|Second place||Automatically qualified to the final||Withdrawn or disqualified|
|Third place||Did not qualify to the final||Did not compete|
1 The United Kingdom was given 'Big 6' status as final country of the original 6 - Belgium - forced to give any indication of whether or not they would compete in NVSC 24 before the deadline. This caused for Belgium to be disqualified and the UK given their AQ status for finishing 7th in NVSC 23.
|BfB1||Newcastle upon Tyne||"Chlöe Howl"||"Rumour"||95||Union J||Beautiful Life|
|BfB2||Manchester||"Rebecca Ferguson"||"I Hope"||120||Foxes||Let Go For Tonight|
|BfB3||London||"Lauren Aquilina"||"Lovers or Liars"||165||Molly Smitten-Downes||It's You|
|BfB4||Belfast||"Cher Lloyd"||"Sirens"||170||Paloma Faith||Only Love Can Hurt Like This|
|BfB5||Cardiff||"Paloma Faith"||"Trouble With My Baby"||154||Neon Jungle||Louder|
|BfB6||Glasgow||"Years & Years"||"Desire"||188||Kwabs||Walk|
|BfB7||Isle of Wight||"Marina and the Diamonds"||"I'm A Ruin"||132||Ellie Goulding||Love Me Like You Do|
|BfB8||London||"Leona Lewis"||"Fire Under My Feet"||107||Alesha Dixon||The Way We Are|
|IITWI1||London||Kove Ft. Moko||"Hurts"||226||Natasha North||The End|
|IITWI2||Manchester||Leona Lewis||"Thunder"||162||Andreya Triana||Playing With Fire|
|IITWI3||London||Florrie||"Real Love"||232||Lauren Aquilina||Low|
|IITWI4||Manchester||Lauren Aquilina||"Kicks"||140||Dua Lipa||Hotter Than Hell|
|IITWI5||London||Ward Thomas||"Carry You Home"||142||Betsy||Lost & Found|
|IITWI6||Gibraltar||Emeli Sandé||"Breathing Underwater"||121||Gabrielle Aplin||Miss You|
|BfB9||Jersey||Mollie King||"Hair Down"||37.70%||Chlöe Howl||Magnetic|
|BfB10||Glasgow||Paloma Faith||"Guilty"||24.62%||Anavae||All or Nothing|
Foreign Commonwealth Act
The UK has a permission granted to allow an artist from a country in the Commonwealth of nations to both take part in the national selection and be eligible to represent the UK in the NVSC contest. All nations have at one point in history been a member of the UK Empire.
The UK must seek approval via a vote from the NBU Council before announcing the artist to the public.
|Battle For Britain 4||Belfast||Australia||SIA||Chandelier||8th||107|
|Battle for Britain 5||Cardiff||New Zealand||Broods||Mother & Father||9th||85|
|Battle for Britain 6||Glasgow||Canada||Nikki Yanofsky||Necessary Evil||8th||106|
|Battle for Britain 7||Isle of Wight||New Zealand||Jamie McDell||Angel||16th||40|
|Battle for Britain 8||London||Australia||Bonnie Anderson||Raise The Bar||9th||52|
|In It To Win It 3||London||Canada||Allie X||Sanctuary||4th||166|
|North Vision Song Contest 1||Fearne Cotton|
|North Vision Song Contest 2||Fearne Cotton|
|North Vision Song Contest 3||Fearne Cotton|
|North Vision Song Contest 4||Fearne Cotton|
|North Vision Song Contest 5||Fearne Cotton|
|North Vision Song Contest 6||Ellie Goulding|
|North Vision Song Contest 7||Chlöe Howl|
|North Vision Song Contest 8||Leona Lewis|
|North Vision Song Contest 9||Paloma Faith|
|North Vision Song Contest 10||Charlotte Church|
|North Vision Song Contest 11||Nicola Roberts|
|North Vision Song Contest 12||Olly Murs|
|North Vision Song Contest 13||Laura Whitmore|
|North Vision Song Contest 14||Jamie Dornan|
|North Vision Song Contest 15||Maisie Williams|
|North Vision Song Contest 16||Cheryl Fernandez-Versini|
|North Vision Song Contest 17||Alexa Goddard|
|North Vision Song Contest 18||Adele|
|North Vision Song Contest 19||Cara Delevingne|
|North Vision Song Contest 23||Frankie (The Saturdays)|
As of the twenty-fourth edition, the United Kingdom's voting history is as follows:
The contest takes place during the contest, usually during the second semi-final of the respective edition. It is not an televised event, but only through YouTube. The United Kingdom debuted in the second edition, held for the ninth edition.
|Edn.||Artist||Song||Final||Points||Place in NS|
|#09||Kyla La Grange||"The Knife"||5||85||13th|
|Did not compete in #11|
|Did not compete between #13 and #14|
|#15||Alesha Dixon||"The Way We Are"||1||132||2nd|
|Did not compete in #16|
|#17||Natasha North||"The End"||5||94||2nd|
|#18||Andreya Triana||"Playing With Fire"||10||60||2nd|
|#202||Marina and the Diamonds||"Savages"||10||63||4th|
|#21||Betsy||"Lost and Found"||1||129||2nd|
|#24||Anavae||"All or Nothing"||7||52||2nd|
|Did not compete in #25|
2 Each edition, one of the associate broadcasters can submit a song to the competition (as 'Rest of the World'). This edition, the Indonesian broadcaster TVRI, which was decided by a draw, selected "Savages" by Marina and the Diamonds from the British selection, since the United Kingdom hadn't confirmed their participation in the contest.
The contest is only for European artists under the age of 16. The United Kingdom debuted in the first edition. Their entries have all been selected through internal selections.
|#01||Gabz||"Lighters (The One)"||1||212||1||N/A|
|#02||Lauren Thalia||"Run"||7||68||No semi-finals|
|#03||Connie Talbot||"Beautiful World"||9||68|
|Did not compete between #05 and #06|
|#07||Connie Talbot||"Gravity"||3||113||No semi-finals|
|Did not compete between #08 and #09|
|#10||Jasmine Thompson||"Great Escape"||5||121||5||94|