The corporation has issued a response after some suggested Eurovision was too "political" and a "waste of the licence fee".
The Embers singer has also stood by his Eurovision performance, saying he “couldn’t have done any better”.
The comedian has also thrown his hat in the ring to represent the UK in 2022.
The UK entrant wasn't about to take the criticism lying down.
Måneskin singer Damiano David previously insisted he "refuted the allegations of drug use".
James became only the second UK entrant in Eurovision history to score zero points at the contest this weekend.
The lead singer of Måneskin has requested a drug test to set things straight.
The lead singer of Italian rock band Måneskin says he will take a voluntary drug test.
The comedian kept the jokes and one liners coming as he kept a watchful eye over proceedings.
Mandy was fabulous in feathers as she announced the result of the UK jury vote.
It's only the second time ever we've done so badly at the Song Contest.
The Britain's Got Talent judge is dialling up the camp factor to 100 ahead of the Song Contest.
Featuring old favourites like ABBA and modern classics including Loreen, Måns Zerlmerlöw and Mahmood.
Including mosh-ready rock tunes, show-stopping ballads and, naturally, some Ukrainian electrofolk.
The Embers singer hopes his belief in positive thinking can carry him all the way to Eurovision glory.
The Swedish star discusses how following her intuition led to her becoming a Eurovision icon.
Daði Og Gagnamagnið have been fan favourites since last year, when their hit Think About Things went viral.
We finally have a definitive answer about the chart-topping rapper's involvement in the song contest this year.
The Heroes singer has reflected on his own five-year Eurovision journey in the lead-up to this year's song contest.
He was supposed to offer commentary at the semi-finals with Scott Mills and Chelcee Grimes.