United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998

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Eurovision Song Contest 1998
Country  United Kingdom
National selection
Selection process Great British Song Contest 1998
Selection date(s) 15 March 1998
Selected entrant Imaani
Selected song "Where Are You?"
Finals performance
Final result 2nd, 166 points
United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest
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For the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest, the UK entered "Where Are You?", performed by Imaani. It received 166 points and 2nd place.

The UK selection heat, The Great British Song Contest, was held on 15 March 1998 and was hosted by Terry Wogan and Ulrika Jonsson. The final result was as follows:

Great British Song Contest 1998
Song Artist Place Votes
Where are you? Imaani 1st 70,421
Don't it make you feel so good? Alberta 2nd 66,278
I'll never be lonely again Sapphire 3rd 65,712
When we're alone (we dream) The Collective 4th 53,950

At Eurovision[edit]

Continuing the United Kingdom's success the previous year, the United Kingdom was the sixteenth country to perform straight after Romania. In the end Imaani finished as runner-up to Israel's Dana International with a total of 166 points from all twenty four other countries.

Points Awarded by United Kingdom[edit]

Final[edit]

12 points  Malta
10 points  Netherlands
8 points  Ireland
7 points  Belgium
6 points  Germany
5 points  Israel
4 points  Norway
3 points  Cyprus
2 points  Croatia
1 point  Sweden

Points Awarded to United Kingdom[edit]

Points Awarded to United Kingdom (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point