United Kingdom in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004

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Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004
Country  United Kingdom
National selection
Selection process National final
Selection date(s) 4 September 2004
Selected entrant Cory Spedding
Selected song "The Best is Yet to Come"
Finals performance
Final result 2nd, 140 points
United Kingdom in the Junior Eurovision Song Contest
◄2003 2004 2005►

The United Kingdom competed at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004, where they were represented by Cory Spedding with the song "The Best Is Yet To Come".

National final[edit]

A national final was held by Independent Television (ITV) to select the UK entry for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2004. The selection show, broadcast on digital channel ITV2, was held on 4 September 2004 and was presented by Holly Willoughby, Stephen Mulhern and Michael Underwood. Televoting was held to select the winner from the 9 competing acts.

Draw Artist Song Place Points
1 Samantha Seth "Rockstar Wannabe" 8 17
2 Kirsty Williams "Sunshine" 5 29
3 Nathan Sykes "Born to Dance" 3 46
4 Charlie Allan "One in a Crowd" 8 17
5 Loaded Dice "Dill" 6 24
6 Jessica Hamilton "Because of You" 7 19
7 Andrew Merry "Together Again" 2 47
8 Cory Spedding "The Best is Yet to Come" 1 48

At Junior Eurovision[edit]

The 2004 Eurovision Song Contest was initially to be held in Manchester. However ITV abandoned the project due to finance and scheduling problems.[1] It was therefore moved to Lillehammer in Norway.

On the night of the contest, Cory Spedding performed 13th in the running order of the contest, following Latvia and preceding Denmark. At the close of the voting Cory has received 140 points, placing 2nd of the 18 competing entries, beaten by María Isabel of Spain.

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

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