Emma (Welsh singer)

Emma Booth ( born 1974 in Bridgend, Wales ), known as Emma, is a former British singer.


Emma Booth is the daughter of John Booth, a former member of the British band Union Express. In 1990 she took at the age of 15 years on A Song for Europe, the UK's preliminary decision to the Euro Vision Song Contest, in part. Your contribution Give a Little Love Back to the World was written by Paul Curtis, another member of Union Express. Emma received the televoting 97625 votes, could thus prevail over much against the runner-up John Mills with 38966 votes and thus won the ticket to Zagreb.

When Euro Vision Song Contest 1990, she almost can not participate: The EBU had the new rule introduced that each participant must be at least 16 years old; but since the singer was nearing her 16th birthday, the EBU has yet admitted their participation. With 87 points, they finished sixth place among 22 participants. Commercially, the contribution not a great success and was only ranked 33 in the singles charts. On the other hand, it was the first British post since 1984, which reached the Top 40. After the competition, they still published the Single Dance All Night, but could not place in the charts themselves. Shortly after, she retired from the music business and now no longer occurs.


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