Eurovision or bust for Jordan

Glamour girl Jordan will battle it out with Gina G for the chance to represent the UK at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

Glamour girl Jordan will battle it out with Gina G for the chance to represent the UK at this year’s Eurovision Song Contest.

The surgically enhanced model is using the competition to launch her singing career.

Gina G, who came seventh in the contest in 1996 with Ooh Aah... Just A Little Bit, is making a second bid for glory.

The five acts vying to sing the UK’s entry were unveiled tonight on Top of the Pops and nearly all are familiar faces.

Reality show rejects Andy Scott Lee and Javine are contenders, along with G4-style opera trio Tricolore.

Scott Lee was a member of defunct boy band 3SL and attempted a comeback by entering Pop Idol. He is the boyfriend of Liberty X star Michelle Heaton.

Javine missed out on a place in Girls Aloud when she failed to make the final five on Popstars: The Rivals. She went solo but was recently dropped by her record label.

Tricolore are the only hopefuls as yet unknown to TV viewers.

All five acts will perform live on the BBC1 show Making Your Mind Up on March 5, hosted by Terry Wogan and Natasha Kaplinsky.

Viewers will vote for their favourite and the winner will be announced later the same night.

A BBC spokeswoman said the search for the UK entry was “stepping up a gear”. Last year James Fox came a miserable 16th and the year before Jemini made UK history by scoring “nul points”.

Jordan will be singing under her real name of Katie Price. She said the public would be surprised by her musical talents. “I’m always surprising people, so I don’t think there will be any change there, and as I always say ‘never underestimate the Pricey’.

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