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Disappointing night for Hertfordshire singer in Eurovision contest

Alex Larke and Bianca Nicholas Credit: PA

Hertfordshire's Alex Larke took to the stage in Vienna last night as one half of the UK's entry in the 60th Eurovision Song contest.

Alex from Welwyn Garden City performed alongside Bianca Nicholas as part of Electro Velvet but sadly their track 'Still in Love With You" didn't go down well with the judges, only picking up five points. The duo finished 24th out of 27.

Sweden were crowned the eventual winners fighting off strong competition from Russia and Italy.


Snoop Dogg's tweet treat for Canaries fans

Snoop Dogg has tweeted pictures of himself wearing a Norwich City t-shirt backstage at Radio 1's Big Weekend in Earlham Park.

The American rapper is performing on the New Music We Trust stage today.

Snoop Dogg backstage at BBC Radio 1's Big Weekend Credit: Instagram
Snoop Dogg in his Norwich City shirt Credit: Instagram

Norwich: Waiting over for music lovers as Radio 1's Big Weekend gets underway

Thousands of music fans will be partying in Norwich this weekend as Radio 1's Big Weekend comes to the city.

The likes of Taylor Swift, Muse, Rita Ora, Foofighters and Olly Murs will entertain the 50,000 strong crowd on Saturday and Sunday.

Those living locally were given priority but if you weren't one of the lucky ones there are still plenty of other things going on over the next few days.

Click below to watch a report from ITV News Anglia's Natalie Gray


Norwich: Excitement building on eve of Big Weekend

The stage is set at Earlham Park. Credit: ITV News Anglia

The final sound checks will take place today for Europe's biggest free music festival being held in Norwich on Saturday and Sunday.

50,000 people are going to Radio 1's Big Weekend.

Taylor Swift will perform on Sunday. Credit: PA

Taylor Swift, Olly Murs, The Foo Fighters and Muse are among the acts performing at Earlham Park.

"It's brilliant to finally be in the East of England.

The sun will hopefully be shining and I know there's a lot of excitement in the city."

– Neil Wyatt, Head of Live Events for BBC Radio

Sheeran duets with Kermit for charity

Ed Sheeran has recorded a duet with Kermit the Frog for US Red Nose Day.

Ed Sheeran and Kermit Credit: Instagram

The Suffolk singer-songwriter is used to sharing the stage with 'mega-stars' including: Beyonce, Pharrell Williams and Taylor Swift.

The muppet mash-up is due to be broadcast on NBC tonight.

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