Eurovision Song Contest 2016: The Grand Final – Results


So, that’s it for another year! The Eurovision Song Contest 2016 has come to an end, but not without a bang.

With over 7 million tweets, it was definitely one to remember. Hosted in Stockholm, Sweden, by  Måns Zelmerlöw and Petra Mede, the European frenzy came to many of topics throughout the show, which isn’t out of the norm, however this year, all the talk was for different reasons.

It all started off very well when it was just exciting watching Eurovision being back on our screens after a whole year, and then from there it just got all a bit, well, different. The world watched Justin Timberlake grace the stage to perform his smash hit ‘Rock Your Body’ and his new single ‘Can’t Stop The Feeling,’ and then  Måns took to the stage to perform his new single ‘Fire In The Rain’ and last years winners single ‘Heroes.’ Then the new voting system started, starting off with the jury votes first, which Australia had in the bag hands down, but it wasn’t till the second half the voting where things got a little ‘heated’ shall we say. Australia held onto the lead until the very last moment when between Russia and Ukraine were awaiting their final scores to be added. Ukraine gained just over 300 points taking the lead, and Russia gained even more points, but didn’t have enough jury points to be able to catch up and take the lead.

All of this whilst the U.S and China were watching for the first time too. What a Eurovision to remember.

Congratulations to Jamala, and Ukraine for just nabbing the crown at this year’s contest, and congratulations to Dami Im for representing Australia ever so amazingly.

Here were the final results of this year’s Eurovision Song Contest!

1. Ukraine
Jamala – 1944
Televoting Points: 323
Total Points: 534

2. Australia
Dami Im – Sound of Silence
Televoting Points: 191
Total Points: 511

3. Russia
Sergey Lazarev – You Are The Only One
Televoting Points: 361
Total Points: 491

4. Bulgaria
Poli Genova – If Love Was A Crime
Televoting Points: 180
Total Points: 307

5. Sweden
Frans – If I Were Sorry
Televoting Points: 139
Total Points: 261

6. France
Amir – J’ai cherché
Televoting Points: 109
Total Points: 257

7. Armenia
Iveta Mukuchyan – LoveWave
Televoting Points: 134
Total Points: 249

8. Poland
Michał Szpak – Color of Your Life
Televoting Points: 222
Total Points: 229

9. Lithuania
Donny Montell – I’ve Been Waiting For This Night
Televoting Points: 96
Total Points: 200

10. Belgium
Laura Tesoro – What’s The Pressure
Televoting Points: 51
Total Points: 181

11. The Netherlands
Douwe Bob – Slow Down
Televoting Points: 39
Total Points: 153

12. Malta
Ira Losco – Walk On Water
Televoting Points: 16
Total Points: 153

13. Austria
ZOË – Loin d’ici
Televoting Points: 120
Total Points: 151

14. Israel
Hovi Star – Made of Stars
Televoting Points: 11
Total Points: 135

15. Latvia
Justs – Heartbeat
Televoting Points: 63
Total Points: 132

16. Italy
Francesca Michielin – No Degree of Separation
Televoting Points: 34
Total Points: 124

17. Azerbaijan
Samra – Miracle
Televoting Points: 73
Total Points: 117

18. Serbia
Sanja Vučić ZAA – Goodbye (Shelter)
Televoting Points: 80
Total Points: 115

19. Hungary
Freddie – Pioneer
Televoting Points: 56
Total Points: 108

20. Georgia
Nika Kocharov and Young Georgian Lolitaz – Midnight Gold
Televoting Points: 24
Total Points: 104

21. Cyprus
Minus One – Alter Ego
Televoting Points: 53
Total Points: 96

22. Spain
Barei – Say Yay!
Televoting Points: 10
Total Points: 77

23. Croatia
Nina Kraljić – Lighthouse
Televoting Points: 33
Total Points: 73

24. United Kingdom
Joe and Jake – You’re Not Alone
Televoting Points: 8
Total Points: 62

25. Czech Republic
Gabriela Gunčíková – I Stand
Televoting Points: 0
Total Points: 41

26. Germany
Jamie-Lee – Ghost
Televoting Points: 10
Total Points: 11

So, somehow these are the results of this years Eurovision Song Contest. It’s safe to say that although controversial, it has got the whole planet talking. Has Eurovision changed for the good? Time will only tell.

Well done to Sweden, Måns and Petra for an incredible job hosting. Well done to all the countries who performed tonight, and to all the Eurovision team who put the show together. Until 2017, where we will venture off to Ukraine to announce a new winner.

If you would like to see the full results table of the final, you can do so by clickinghere. If you missed the first or second semi-final, or the grand final, or would just like to find out more about this year’s Eurovision Song Contest, then visit the website now by clicking here, or download the official Eurovision app by tapping on your application provider here: iTunes | Google Play | Windows  | Windows 8.1

You can also buy any merchandise or the official Eurovision 2016 album by clicking here.


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