The Voice UK stars and Eurovision Song Contest entry Joe and Jake sign record deal

Published Friday, Mar 11 2016, 17:16 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
This year's UK's Eurovision Song Contest entry Joe and Jake have been signed to Sony Music Entertainment UK.

The duo - Joe Woolford and Jake Shakeshaft - won the public vote on the BBC's Eurovision: You Decide with their entry song 'You're Not Alone', and now they are gearing up for the singing contest in May, taking place in Stockholm, Sweden.

Joe and Jake - 'You're Not Alone' artwork cover.

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Joe and Jake said, "We are so excited to be signed by Sony! This whole experience has been a dream come true and we cannot wait to hit the stage at Eurovision. 'You're Not Alone' is a song that means so much to us. Representing our nation is an absolute honour and we really want to make the UK proud".

Phil Savill, managing director of Sony Music Commercial Group, added: "Joe and Jake are a fantastically talented pair of artists and 'You're Not Alone' is an outstanding song, its no surprise that they were chosen to represent the UK with this track in Stockholm.

"We are delighted to be working with the guys on making this year's UK Eurovision entry a huge International hit and launching the careers of this amazing act!"

Joe and Jake, who are the UK's 60th entry into the Eurovision Song Contest, both auditioned separately for the fourth series of The Voice UK in 2015 where they went on to be mentored by Rita Ora and

However, after the show they merged their talents and two became one.

'You're Not Alone' is out now on Sony Music.

At the Eurovision Song Contest 2016 on 14 May, Joe and Jake will be peforming to a global television audience of over 180 million viewers across 67 countries.

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