Artist Profile

Sam and The Womp

Artist Profile

United Kingdom

Sam and The Womp

Sam and the Womp formed in 2009 and are a British-Dutch pop group. The group is currently formed of Sam Ritchie who is a trumpeteer and vocals provided by Dutch-born Bloem de Ligny. The group also used to feature Aaron Audio as production for the band however he left in 2014.

The band achieved their breakthrough hit in 2012 when their song “Bom Bom” reached number 1 on the UK singles charts. After selling over 1 million copies worldwide, the song went on to be certified Gold in the UK and 4x Platinum in Australia.

Since their song “Bom Bom”, Sam and the Womp have gone on to release 2 EPs in 2018 as well as seven further singles since 2013, with their most recent titled “Ice Cream Man” being released in 2018.

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United Kingdom at the Eurovision Song Contest

The United Kingdom debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 and holds the record for the most consecutive appearances in the contest. To date the UK has won the contest a total of five times, with their first victory coming in 1967 and their latest in 1997. The UK holds the record for the most second place finishes in the contest, having been runner-up a total of 15 times. Since 2000 the UK has finished within the top 10 only twice, this being in 2002 with Jessica Garlick and in 2009 with Jade Ewen. | Find out more about this artist and others like them at

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