Sam Ryder is confident about Eurovision.
The 32-year-old singer is representing the UK at the annual song contest this week and insisted that he wants a "buzzy energy of positivity" going in to the show.
He told The Sun newspaper: "In the UK we become victims of a self-perpetuating and a negative narrative.
"This stigma that we’re not liked . . . my experience has been totally the opposite.
"I really hope that above all else, we carry ourselves with a buzzy energy of positivity going into this.
“Get together with your friends and family, make some food, watch Eurovision and have a blast.
“It’s one night of the year and it’s such a joy.”
And Sam is doing everything he can to ensure a good result, including turning down a night out with TV presenter Rylan Clark.
He said: "I told him it’s not happening. Otherwise it will be Rylan’s fault when I can’t sing.
“I know it might sound boring but there are a lot of fans in the UK and we all want to do the best job we possibly can.”
Rylan - who hosted the BBC coverage of the semi-finals - previously admitted he had gotten in trouble with the head of the British delegation, for taking their act out.
He said: "It is tradition that I always take the British act out, normally on the Wednesday or the Thursday, and then the head of delegation always has a go at me because I take them out."