Nine other countries made the cut tonight - Austria, Estonia, Cyprus, Lithuania, Israel, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Albania and Finland. It got a 98% audience share in Iceland previous year, even though the country's entry, Paper by Svala Björgvinsdóttir, did not make the final.
Last time a British act won the Eurovision song contest was in 1997, with Katrina and the Waves, with "Love Shine a Light", in Dublin.
The Eurovision Song Contest is in its 63rd edition and is now underway in Lisbon, Portugal.
And with Australia's very own Jessica Mauboy representing the Land Down Under at the song contest, you'll want to wake up early and vote live.
Malta will be competing in Thursday's Semi Final, and as pressure continues to build we're excited to see all the tricks Christabelle has up her sleeve. The video similarly featured a couple dancing through a snowy street, blissfully enjoying the other's company while O'Shaughnessy, not featured in the video, sings in the background.More news: France urges Europe to act against US, Iran sanctions
"There have been talks with the BBC, they really want me to do it", Saara had told The Sun newspaper past year.
Six countries automatically qualify for the Grand Final - which is the big event - with Germany, France, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom always a lock and then the host country filling another spot.
Now, rumour has it that he's in talks for a Eurovision documentary for Netflix, which I think we can all agree would be pretty cool! "Its fanbase is huge, its audience figures are in a digital age are absolutely extraordinary", said Curran, a former director general of Ireland's public service broadcaster RTÉ.
This year is the 63rd edition of the annual contest, with 43 countries taking part.
The Eurovision Grand Final takes place on Saturday, May 12 at 8pm on RTÉ One.