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Sophie Ellis-Bextor leaves UK's Eurovision Song Contest jury

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Ellis-Bextor did not expose the cause of her departure

Singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor has left the United Kingdom’s jury for the Eurovision Music Contest.

She have been because of chair the five-strong panel, which is helping come to a decision the United Kingdom’s ratings.

The BBC said she had stepped down because of “unexpected instances”, and a alternative can be selected in a while.

Ellis-Bextor tweeted: “I nonetheless love Eurovision! Wishing all of the individuals an ideal display and just right good fortune to the United Kingdom access.”

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The jury participants pass judgement on vocal capability, efficiency, tune composition and total affect. The United Kingdom best votes in the second one semi-final and the overall, and the jury counts in opposition to 50% of the United Kingdom’s total ratings.

The 4 different participants at the panel are Kylie Minogue’s musical director Pete Watson, radio DJ Adele Roberts, vocal trainer Jai Ramage and singer AJ Bentley.

On Wednesday, Australia booked its position within the last of Eurovision for the 5th 12 months operating, however Sandstorm DJ Darude overlooked out on a place for Finland.

An additional 18 nations will participate in the second one semi-final on Thursday.

The overall will probably be held in Tel Aviv in Israel on Saturday.

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