Molly Smitten-Downs (Pictures: YOUTUBE)
A relatively unknown singer from Rothley in Leicestershire has been picked to represent the United Kingdom in Eurovision song contest.
26 year old Molly Smitten-Downs has been writing songs for a decade and has supported artists like Jake Bugg and Tinie Tempah.
She will be singing her self-written song Children of the Universe in Denmark in May.
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