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Nigella Lawson to reveal UK votes for Eurovision Song Contest 2015

Nigella Lawson has d’eclaired she will be reading out the voting results for the UK during the Eurovision Song Contest.

The TV cook is best known for cooking up sweet treats in the kitchen, but will be giving announcing a Viennese whirl during the final on Saturday night, which takes place in Austria.

Nigella confirmed the news on Twitter.

Yes, it's true. Oui, c'est vrai. Ja, das ist wahr.

— Nigella Lawson (@Nigella_Lawson) May 18, 2015


Nigella Lawson

Nigella Lawson has a Eurovision role (Lionel Cironneau/AP)


This year marks the 60th anniversary of the musical competition and will see Australia take part for the first time.

The UK will be represented by pop duo Electro Velvet, made up of Alex Larke and Bianca Nicholas, who will perform the song Still In Love With You.

It was recently revealed that US cooking show The Taste, on which Nigella is a judge, has been axed. But she will be returning for a new series of her BBC Two show Simply Nigella later this year.