Emma (Welsh singer)

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Emma (born Emma Louise Booth, 2 August 1974)[1][2] is a Welsh singer, who sang the UK entry, "Give a Little Love Back to the World", in the Eurovision Song Contest 1990.

This was the third of four entries representing the UK composed by Paul Curtis. The song finished sixth in the Contest, and climbed to No. 33 in the UK Singles Chart.[3]

Emma was born in Bridgend, Wales. At fifteen, she was the youngest singer to have represented the UK in the contest and only narrowly made the newly implemented age rule in the competition, where all contestants must be 16 in the year they compete. The song had an environmental theme. Many of the 1990 entries chose the momentous events taking place in Eastern Europe and European Unity as their theme. She released one more single in the UK on Big Wave Records. It was 1991's "Dance All Night" which failed to chart. She had a minor hit in the Netherlands in 1991 with a cover version of Liquid Gold's "Dance Yourself Dizzy".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Emma Biography". IMDb.com. Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  2. ^ "Aztekium BOT: What is Emma disambiguation". Aztekium.pl. Retrieved 2014-05-01. 
  3. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 183. ISBN 1-904994-10-5. 
  4. ^ O'Connor, John Kennedy. The Eurovision Song Contest - The Official History. Carlton Books, UK. 2007. ISBN 978-1-84442-994-3
Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Live Report
with "Why Do I Always Get it Wrong?"
United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest
1990
Succeeded by
Samantha Janus
with "A Message to Your Heart"