The OGAEs of Spain, Netherlands, Switzerland and the Rest of the World have contributed their points to the organisations’ official ranking of all 37 songs in the contest this year.
Spain gave their eight to Israel, ten to Molly of the United Kingdom, and 12 to the song ‘Undo’ from Sweden. The Netherlands gave their 8 to Sweden, ten to Norway and 12 to the glamourous Conchita Wurst from Austria. OGAE rest of the World gave eight points to the UK, ten to Hungary and their ‘douze points’ to Sweden. Switzerland gifted eight to Hungary, ten to Mei Finegold of Israel and 12 to, again, Sweden.
Sweden, then, maintain their huge lead with a very healthy 137 points out of a possible 170. Austria are currently ranked second with 85 and Israel are in third with 82. Sweden’s massive haul of 12 points increases by three to eight, although Emmelie de Forest’s record last year of couping points from every single OGAE will not be matched, with Portugal and Turkey awarding no points to Ms. Nielsen’s song ‘Undo’. The only change to the top five is Hungary overtaking the United Kingdom, proceeding into fourth, with six points more than Molly’s number ‘Children of the Universe’, leaving the top looking like this:
- Sweden – Sanna Nielsen – Undo – 137 points
- Austria – Conchita Wurst – Rise Like a Phoenix – 85 points
- Israel – Mei Finegold – Same Heart – 82 points
- Hungary – András Kállay-Saunders – Running – 72 points
- United Kingdom – Molly – Children of the Universe – 66 points
Bookmakers’ favourite Armenia remains comparatively lowly placed in seventh with 48 points. San Marino benefit from the latest round of votes, scooping their first points on the board; four from OGAE Rest of the World. However seven unlucky nations remain rooted to the bottom of the table with no points so far.
More updates will follow, so stay tuned to ESCUnited.com to follow the OGAE’s voting this year.
Check the full table out here.