Eurovision host Mika hails Graham Norton a ‘legend,’ as they pose backstage together

Eurovision host Mika described Graham Norton, BBC commentator, as a “legend” as they posed backstage together in preparation for the 2022 final show.

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After making a mistake, Graham Norton of Eurovision corrects Mika

Eurovisio host Mika looked delighted while posing backstage for a photo with Graham Norton on Saturday night.

The 38-year-old singer beaming from ear, as she and her partner stood arms in front of each other at the PalasportOlimpico arena in Turin.

Mika, a Lebanon-born star, made it his TwitterTo share the image with his 1.3 Million followers, use this account. “Look who I bumped into backstage! A true legend of @eurovision! It’s so nice to see you again @grahnort #eurovision.”

After casually dressing in a pink shirt and a lighter pink jacket, Grace Kelly’s hitmaker changed into white pants and matching shirt and took to the stage alongside her Italian co-hosts Laura Pausini and Alessandro Cattelan.







Laura Pausini, co-host of Eurovision with Mika, and Laura Pausini as Mika
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Mika shared this backstage photo with Graham Norton, a BBC host.
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Graham, a BBC host at 59, chose a black shirt to dress up for his commentary on the UK.

The pair were greeted by a lot of fans who responded with one written response to the photograph. “Great show guys. I absolutely love your white suit. I want one.”

Another comment: “Two legends together.”

An additional third was simply added “My favourites.”

Mika, real name Michael Holbrook Penniman Jr., has been somewhat under the radar in the UK in recent years. He now lives in Tuscany and Italy.

Mika is well-known for his versatile voice, which can be heard in all genres of music. He was also chosen to mentor the French version X Factor Italia and The Voice.

His work in France has been so well-received that he performed at the finals of Strictly Come Dancing in France and at the Eiffel Tower to celebrate its 130th anniversary.







Mika performs on stage during Grand Finale of the 66th Eurovision Song Contest
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He was also awarded the Order of Arts and Letters of the Nation for his services to music.

In Italy, where he is a household name, he was granted his own variety TV show. The show, called Stasera Casa Mika (or Mika’s House Tonight), won the 2017 Rose d’Or Prize for Best Entertainment Series as well as 2018 Flaiano Prize For Best TV Program.

The star has also played a significant role in humanitarian and charity causes. The singer hosted a streaming concert to aid Beirut, Lebanon in 2020.

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