The United Kingdom competed in the Eurovision Song Contest 1999, represented by girlgroup Precious with "Say It Again". The song was the winner of the Great British Song Contest 1999, held on 7 March. The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) repeated the same format that had been used over the past few years: a radio semi-final was held, with 8 songs competing, which selected 4 songs to compete in a televised final, where the final winner was selected through televoting.
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Eurovision Song Contest 1999 – The Eurovision Song Contest 1999 was the 44th Eurovision Song Contest, held on 29 May 1999 in Jerusalem, Israel after Dana International won the contest the previous year in the United Kingdom. The venue for the contest was the International Convention Center, the place that hosted the 1979 contest.
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The Great British Song Contest (1996–1999). A Song For Europe (1961–1995, 2000–2003). Eurovision Song Contest British Final (1959–1960) . This period was highly successful for the UK in the Eurovision Song Contest. Author and historian John Kennedy O'Connor notes in his book The Eurovision Song Contest – The Official History, that every UK entry to the contest from 1967 to 1977 finished in the top four, with only three songs not being first or second. Indeed, the UK were only 7 points short of four consecutive victories from 1967 to 1970.
List of Eurovision Song Contest winners. Sixty-seven songs have won the Eurovision Song Contest, an annual competition organised by member countries of the European Broadcasting Union. The contest, which has been broadcast every year since its debut in 1956, is one of the longest-running television programmes in the world
The song was the winner of the Great British Song Contest 1999, held on 7 March. Great British Song Contest 1999. The semi-final of the Great British Song Contest 1999 was held on 5 February 1999 on BBC Radio 2, hosted by Terry Wogan and Ken Bruce. Televoting selected the top 4 songs to qualify to the final
|–||The Great British Song Contest Finalists 1999||(5:00)|
|1.1||–Precious||Say It Again|
|1.2||–Sister Sway||Until You Saved My Life|
|1.4||–Jay||You've Taken My Dreams|
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