With the Eurovision song contest just weeks away, the BBC has announced who will be the UK's spokesperson. 

Television personality AJ Odudu has been revealed to the chosen person to share the results of the jury vote for the UK at the contest. 

AJ is best known for presenting a number of TV shows across channels including BBC, ITV, and Channel 4.

She recently took part in the popular dancing contest Strictly Come Dancing and made it all the way to the finals but unfortunately had to withdraw due to a serious injury. 

AJ is set to be the first spokesperson from the UK to announce the results of the jury vote from Manchester.

Previously the BBC announced the results of the UK's votes for a studio based in central London.

Who is representing the UK at Eurovision?

TikTok star Sam Ryder has been named the national performer and is set to sing his hit viral song 'SPACE MAN'.

The singer-songwriter will take to the stage in Italy after rock band Måneskin took the crown in 2021 with their hit song "Zitti e buoni".

Ryder has over 12 million followers and 100 million likes on TikTok and is currently the most followed UK music artist on the platform.

The Eurovision Song Contest Grand Final will be broadcast on BBC One and BBC iPlayer ib Saturday, May 14 at 8pm.