The OGAEs from across Europe (and of course OGAE Rest of the World) have been voting in their annual, official poll of all the members of the largest Eurovision fan club in the world. So far, 11 countries have cast their votes and dished out their points.
Sanna Nielsen for Sweden is currently leading, with five ‘douze points’ and, with 93 points in total, is way ahead of their nearest rivals, Austria, who have 64 points. Furthermore, Armenia aren’t as hot with the OGAEs as with the bookmakers, with Aram MP3 down in a nonetheless respectable eighth place. 12 points have gone to Sweden five times, Austria twice, Israel once, Italy once, Hungary once and Armenia once, from the eleven nations who have already voted. The top 5 look like this:
- Sweden – Sanna Nielsen – Undo
- Austria – Conchita Wurst – Rise Like a Phoenix
- Israel – Mei Finegold – Same Heart
- United Kingdom – Molly – Children of the Universe
- Hungary – András Kállay-Saunders – Running
At the opposite end of the scale, the eight countries with no points are Albania, Belarus, Georgia, Iceland, Lithuania, Malta, Portugal and San Marino. The lowest ranked country with one of the three ‘big points’ is Finland, down in 18th place, Softengine receiving all of their ten points from OGAE Estonia.
Up next to vote are the OGAEs of Spain, Netherlands, Rest of the World, Switzerland and Italy, and you can check out the full voting table here.