Hitting all the high notes

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Can Britain's Lucie Jones be crowned winner in the Eurovision Song Contest final held today in Kiev, Ukraine? The former X Factor UK contestant will have to battle it out with 25 other finalists with her song, Never Give Up On You. Fans remain loyal to the 62-year-old contest, which has been described as a confection of commercial pop music, offbeat charm and Euro-camp.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 13, 2017, with the headline 'Hitting all the high notes'. Print Edition | Subscribe