According to the broadcaster, anyone over the age of 18 to submit a video of their original song for consideration. The video does not have to be professionally shot and the audio production can be a demo but it must be sung live by the artist who would be performing the song in Stockholm next year.
BASCA is to revive its former partnership with the BBC and will run a song-writing competition amongst its members to select a potentially representative song. The results will be one of several sources from which the BBC will create a final shortlist.
Vick Bain, BASCA chief executive officer, said: ‘This is a great competition that many of our members have had considerable success with in the past so BASCA is delighted to be partnering once more with the BBC in searching for the UK entry to Eurovision.’
The 61st Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Stockholm, Sweden on 10, 12 and 14 May 2016.
Details regarding how to submit a song for consideration can be found at bbc.co.uk/eurovision
The closing date for submissions 20 November 2015.