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“1944” – Jamala wins the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest for Ukraine

Jamala (Ukraine) - Eurovision winner 2016
Congratulations to Jamala! The 32-year-old Ukrainian singer won the 61st Eurovision Song Contest, held last night at Globen Arena, Stockholm, Sweden. Her self-penned entry 1944 scored a total of 534 points. It’s the second Eurovision win for Ukraine, having previously triumphed in 2004 with Ruslana and Wild Dances.

The Australian entry Sound Of Silence, performed by Dami Im, finished in second place collecting 511 points, followed by Russia’s Sergey Lazarev and the song You Are The Only One with 491 points. The fourth place went to Poli Genova from Bulgaria with the song If Love Was A Crime, 307 points, while host country Sweden came fifth with Frans’ If I Were Sorry scoring 261 points.

Read more to see the complete ranking of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest and watch Jamala’s performance…

Jamala wins ESC 2016; photo © Andres Putting (EBU)

Congratulations to Jamala! The 32-year-old Ukrainian singer won the 61st Eurovision Song Contest, held last night at Globen Arena, Stockholm, Sweden. Her self-penned entry 1944 scored a total of 534 points. It’s the second Eurovision win for Ukraine, having previously triumphed in 2004 with Ruslana and Wild Dances.

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The Australian entry Sound Of Silence, performed by Dami Im, finished in second place collecting 511 points, followed by Russia’s Sergey Lazarev and the song You Are The Only One with 491 points.

The fourth place went to Poli Genova from Bulgaria with the song If Love Was A Crime, 307 points, while host country Sweden came fifth with Frans’ If I Were Sorry scoring 261 points.

Scroll down to watch Jamala’s winning performance of 1944 last night at Stockholm’s Globen Arena.

The complete ranking of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest:

01.Ukraine – Jamala – 1944 (534 points)
02. Australia – Dami Im – Sound Of Silence (511 points)
03. Russia – Sergey Lazarov – You Are The Only One (491 points)
04. Bulgaria – Poli Genova – If Love Was A Crime (307 points)
05. Sweden – Frans – If I Were Sorry (261 points)
06. France – Amir – J’ai Cherché (257 points)
07. Armenia – Iveta Mukuchyan – LoveWave (249 points)
08. Poland – Michal Szpak – Color Of Your Life (229 points)
09. Lithuania – Donny Montell – I’ve Been Waiting For This Night (200 points)
10. Belgium – Laura Tesoro – What’s The Pressure (181 points)
11. The Netherlands – Douwe Bob – Slow Down (153 points)
12. Malta – Ira Losco – Walk On Water (153 points)
13. Austria – ZOË – Loin D’Ici (151 points)
14. Israel – Hovi Star – Made Of Stars (135 points)
15. Latvia – Justs – Heartbeat (132 points)
16. Italy – Francesca Michielin – No Degree Of Separation (124 points)
17. Azerbaijan – Samra – Miracle (117 points)
18. Serbia – ZAA Sanja Vučić – Goodbye (Shelter) (115 points)
19. Hungary – Freddie – Pioneer (106 points)
20. Georgia – Nika Kocharov & Young Georgian Lolitaz – Midnight Gold (104 points)
21. Cyprus – Minus One – Alter Ego (96 points)
22. Spain – Barei – Say Yay (77 points)
23. Croatia – Nina Kraljić – Lighthouse (73 points)
24. United Kingdom – Joe & Jake – You’re Not Alone (62 points)
25. Czech Republic – Gabriela Gunčíková – I Stand (41 points)
26. Germany – Jamie-Lee – Ghost (11 points)
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Watch Jamala’s winning performance of 1944 here:

Jamala – 1944 (Ukraine) Winning Performance at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest

eliminated in Semi-Final 1:

11. Bosnia & Herzegovina – Dalal & Deen feat. Ana Rucner and Jala – Ljubav Je
12. San Marino – Serhat – I Didn’t Know
13. Montenegro – Highway – The Real Thing
14. Iceland – Greta Salóme – Hear Them Calling
15. Finland – Sandhja – Sing It Away
16. Greece – Argo – Utopian Land
17. Moldova – Lidia Isac – Falling Stars
18. Jüri Pootsmann – Play

eliminated in Semi-Final 2:

11. FYR Macedonia – Kaliopi – Dona
12. Belarus – Ivan – Help You Fly
13. Norway – Agnete – Icebreaker
14. Slovenia – ManuElla – Blue And Red
15. Ireland – Nicky Byrne – Sunlight
16. Albania – Eneda Tarifa – Fairytale
17. Denmark – Lighthouse X – Soldiers Of Love
18. Switzerland – Rykka – The Last Of Our Kind

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