Spain – Today, Spain have chosen their Eurovision 2016 entry. This means that as the first of the big 5 to choose, we now know the first finalist of 2016. Barei beat five other acts to win the right to sing in Stockholm with their song “Say Yay!”. Do you think Spain will do well with Barei at the wheel?
The winner was chosen by 40% public, 30% International Jury and 30% Studio Jury. Of the International Jury, music professionals chosen by the EBU Broadcasters from France, Italy, Sweden and the United Kingdom gave their scores. The studio jury consisted of Loreen (Sweden 2012), Edurne (Spain 2015) and Carlos Marín from Il Divo.
You can see the performances by clicking the song links below:
The show also had performances from Loreen, Edurne and a Medley of songs starring D’Nash, Mirela, Coral, Brequette and Jorge González before the results were finally given.
International Jury – Salvador Beltran
Studio Jury – Barei
Tele-voting – Barei
The points in full…
Xuso Jones 94pts
Salvador Beltrán 72pts
María Isabel 68pts
Electric Nana 66pts