'Why does Eurovision need nine hosts?': Fans says they 'have never heard of' stars in BBC line-up

The hosting line-up for the 2023 Eurovision Song Contest has divided opinion online after being announced by the BBC on Wednesday, with some fans branding the presenters a 'random bunch', 'inexperienced' and 'underwhelming'. 

Presenting the Grand Final on May 13 to a global audience of 160 million will be king of the commentary box Graham Norton, alongside Ukrainian singer and frontwoman of alternative band The HARDKISS, Julia Sanina.

They will be joined in the Liverpool Arena by Emmy Award-winning actress and Ted Lasso star Hannah Waddingham and singer-songwriter and Britain's Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon

While most are pleased with the return of Graham, some fans are concerned there will be less of his witty coverage from the commentary box if he is tied up with presenting duties. 

But the BBC said Graham will be sharing the box with comedic actress and former Great British Bake Off host Mel Giedroyc, who it is believed will help cover for him while he is on stage presenting. 

Iconic: Presenting the Grand Final on May 13 to a global audience of 160 million will be Eurovision legend Graham Norton

Emmy Award-winning actress, Hannah Waddingham, (left) and singer-songwriter, pop star and TV presenter, Alesha Dixon, (right), will be joining the line-up of Eurovision presenters 

Ukrainian singer, composer and frontwoman of The HARDKISS alternative band, Julia Sanina, will join Eurovision host Graham Norton for the Grand Final

But many fans have taken to Twitter to express their disappointment over the announcement of some of the other hosts - and questioned whether so many were needed.

One wrote: 'So much choice when it comes to brilliant, experienced presenters and they go with this random bunch... Graham Norton aside, this feels like a fumble.' 

Another said the cho...