The UK was holding out for a hero but in the event Bonnie Tyler was totally eclipsed by favourite Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest/
Your definitive viewing guide to the 58th annual Eurovision Song Contest in the Swedish city of Malmö.
The second of two semi-finals will take place today ahead of this year's Eurovision Song Contest final on Saturday.
Welsh star Bonnie Tyler flew the flag for the UK tonight with a belting rendition of Believe in Me at the Eurovision Song Contest. Speaking immediately after the performance, Tyler said:
"What an incredible atmosphere. I really enjoyed that performance, I got out there and gave it some welly.
"When all those lights came on it felt like magic, all twinkling lights everywhere. I really hope Europe enjoyed it."
She has one point so far.
The voting lines for this year's Eurovision Song Contest have now closed:
Voting for this year's Eurovision Song Contest winner is underway:
Eurovision Song Contest favourites Denmark has now taken to the stage. The Danish entry Only Teardrops by Emmelie de Forest is now 4/6 odds on to win the show - way ahead of other entrants.
The Eurovision Song Contest has hailed UK's entry as Bonnie Tyler takes to the stage.
The UK's Eurovision Song Contest entry Bonnie Tyler has taken to the stage.
The Eurovision Song Contest is currently underway, with 14 out of the 26 acts having performed. Artists from the following countries have sung so far: