The Voice UK's Joe Woolford and Jake Shakeshaft signed by Sony Music

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The Voice UK's Joe Woolford and Jake Shakeshaft have been signed by Sony Music after being voted Britain's Eurovision entry for 2016.

The pair both appeared on last year's show: Joe made it through to the live shows on Team Rita Ora while Jake made it as far as the knockouts on Team

The former rivals went on to form their own pop duo and were of six acts battling to compete in Eurovision 2016 for Great Britain last month.

They entered the running with their song You're Not Alone as they went head to head in a public vote, which they won.

It's the first time since 2010 that the Eurovision entry for Great Britain was chosen by viewers ahead of the competition in Sweden next month.

Now it's been confirmed that in more great news for the pair, they've been signed by Sony Music.

Joe and Jake said: "We are so excited to be signed by Sony! This whole experience has been a dream come true and we cannot wait to hit the stage at Eurovision.

"'You're Not Alone' is a song that means so much to us. Representing our nation is an absolute honour and we really want to make the UK proud".

Phil Savill, managing director of Sony Music Commercial Group, added: "Joe and Jake are a fantastically talented pair of artists and 'You're Not Alone' is an outstanding song, its no surprise that they were chosen to represent the UK with this track in Stockholm.

"We are delighted to be working with the guys on making this year's UK Eurovision entry a huge International hit and launching the careers of this amazing act!"

You can You're Not Alone now Eurovision itself on May 14.

Listen to the pair's entry below...

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