Engelbert Humperdinck will represent the UK at the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest. Engelbert will perform a new song. Engelbert has been in the studio in London working on his next album. In a statement he said, 'I am so thrilled to have been asked by the BBC to represent the UK at Eurovision 2012!..without hesitation I happily accepted."

Many hit songs got their start in Eurovision, including ABBA's "Waterloo."