Connect with us

International

Eurovision 2022 winner: Ukraines Kalush Orchestra beat UKs Sam Ryder

Published

on

 


To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video

Ukraines Kalush Orchestra have stormed to victory at Eurovision 2022, winning in tonights final and beating UK entry Sam Ryder as they topped the leaderboard at the very last minute with the televote.

Tonight, the final stage of the song contest aired on BBC One, with the competition heating up for the last stage as 25 songs were performed by the contestants.

In the lead-up to the final, bookmakers predicted that Kalush Orchestra and Sam both had strong odds of being crowned the winners.

However, in the end, there could only be one act that went home with the trophy, and it was Kalush Orchestras time to shine with their hit song Stefania.

Earlier in the night Sam blew viewers away with his stellar performance of Space Man, as people in the UK expressed how proud they were of the singer.

Meanwhile, Kalush Orchestra left audiences around the world in tears with their powerful performance of their track Stefania.

It was a tough call! (Picture: AP)

When the results were being announced, it was revealed that Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Germany, Belgium, France, Georgia, Austria and the Czech Republic had awarded their coveted 12 points to the United Kingdom, much to viewers jubilant astonishment.

The UK soared to the top of the scoreboard after the jury votes with 283 points, with Sweden in second place with 258 points and Spain placing third with 231 points before the televote confirmed the winner.

However, Ukraine received a huge 439 points in the televote, resulting in them ending the night on 631 points, securing their win.

This years competition has been eventful to say the least, with several of this years entries setting tongues wagging before the grand final had even taken place.

Serbias act Konstrakta performed a track called In Corpore Sano, which took everyone aback when it included lyrics about Meghan Markles luscious hair.

San Marinos Achille Lauro delivered an explosive performance at the semi-final, delighting Eurovision fans with a male queer kiss live on stage.

During a recent chat with Metro.co.uk, Sam spoke out about the negative stigma that many people in the UK have towards Eurovision, saying that he thought the negative loop was needless.

Sam beamed as he was interviewed while the jury votes were counted (Picture: BBC)

I would love it if we could even just have a conversation about that negative stigma and how it was perpetuated how weve got to the place where we are now where its got so almost toxic, that we believe that Europe doesnt like the UK, he said .

While Eurovision is known for spreading joy on an annual basis, in Ukraine, the competition continued against the backdrop of the ongoing war with Russia.

Ukraines commentator for the competition, Timur Miroshnychenko, delivered his usual broadcast from the safety of a bomb shelter, as a precautionary measure in case of any air raids.

More: Eurovision Song Contest

Timur recently recalled to Metro.co.uk what it was like when the war first broke, saying that no one was thinking of Eurovision, just how to stay alive.

The great people of Europe, of the UK, the United States. We know now we have someone at our back. It gives us more power to continue our resistance, he said.

Eurovision is available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

Got a story?

If youve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the Metro.co.uk entertainment team by emailing us [email protected], calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff page wed love to hear from you .

MORE : Eurovision host Mika in adorable backstage reunion with Graham Norton ahead of 2022 song contest

MORE : From lightning fast changes to hidden cues to the crowd: Heres what you dont see watching Eurovision at home

Sources

1/ https://Google.com/

2/ https://metro.co.uk/2022/05/15/eurovision-2022-winner-ukraines-kalush-orchestra-beat-uks-sam-ryder-16644958/

The mention sources can contact us to remove/changing this article

What Are The Main Benefits Of Comparing Car Insurance Quotes Online

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / June 24, 2020, / Compare-autoinsurance.Org has launched a new blog post that presents the main benefits of comparing multiple car insurance quotes. For more info and free online quotes, please visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/the-advantages-of-comparing-prices-with-car-insurance-quotes-online/ The modern society has numerous technological advantages. One important advantage is the speed at which information is sent and received. With the help of the internet, the shopping habits of many persons have drastically changed. The car insurance industry hasn't remained untouched by these changes. On the internet, drivers can compare insurance prices and find out which sellers have the best offers. View photos The advantages of comparing online car insurance quotes are the following: Online quotes can be obtained from anywhere and at any time. Unlike physical insurance agencies, websites don't have a specific schedule and they are available at any time. Drivers that have busy working schedules, can compare quotes from anywhere and at any time, even at midnight. Multiple choices. Almost all insurance providers, no matter if they are well-known brands or just local insurers, have an online presence. Online quotes will allow policyholders the chance to discover multiple insurance companies and check their prices. Drivers are no longer required to get quotes from just a few known insurance companies. Also, local and regional insurers can provide lower insurance rates for the same services. Accurate insurance estimates. Online quotes can only be accurate if the customers provide accurate and real info about their car models and driving history. Lying about past driving incidents can make the price estimates to be lower, but when dealing with an insurance company lying to them is useless. Usually, insurance companies will do research about a potential customer before granting him coverage. Online quotes can be sorted easily. Although drivers are recommended to not choose a policy just based on its price, drivers can easily sort quotes by insurance price. Using brokerage websites will allow drivers to get quotes from multiple insurers, thus making the comparison faster and easier. For additional info, money-saving tips, and free car insurance quotes, visit https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ Compare-autoinsurance.Org is an online provider of life, home, health, and auto insurance quotes. This website is unique because it does not simply stick to one kind of insurance provider, but brings the clients the best deals from many different online insurance carriers. In this way, clients have access to offers from multiple carriers all in one place: this website. On this site, customers have access to quotes for insurance plans from various agencies, such as local or nationwide agencies, brand names insurance companies, etc. "Online quotes can easily help drivers obtain better car insurance deals. All they have to do is to complete an online form with accurate and real info, then compare prices", said Russell Rabichev, Marketing Director of Internet Marketing Company. CONTACT: Company Name: Internet Marketing CompanyPerson for contact Name: Gurgu CPhone Number: (818) 359-3898Email: [email protected]: https://compare-autoinsurance.Org/ SOURCE: Compare-autoinsurance.Org View source version on accesswire.Com:https://www.Accesswire.Com/595055/What-Are-The-Main-Benefits-Of-Comparing-Car-Insurance-Quotes-Online View photos

ExBUlletin

to request, modification Contact us at Here or [email protected]