From Mahmood to Luca Hänni, back to Mahmood to end up with Duncan Laurence and now back to Mahmood. The number one of the OGAE Poll has switched a whole lot between the three top acts there. The latest set of votes, OGAE Rest of the World, have handed the lead back to Italy!
Who is ‘the rest of the world’?
OGAE Rest of the World are the fan club for fans who do not have a national OGAE. This often comes down to non-Eurovision nations, such as Colombia, the United States or South Africa. However, Eurovision countries without a national club may also join the worldwide club. Examples of those are Bosnia&Herzegovina and San Marino.
These fans have joined forces in their own OGAE. They have decided to award their douze points to Italy. It’s the eighth time this year that an OGAE awards its top score to Mahmood’s “Soldi”. The Netherlands have picked up yet another score of ten points. With the exception of OGAE Russia’s votes, it’s now the seventh consecutive ten points finish for Duncan Laurence and his “Arcade”.
New to the scoreboard is Australia. Kate Miller-Heidke had not received any points yet, but that has now changed. OGAE RoW have placed “Zero Gravity” ninth, good for two points on the board.
|OGAE Rest of the World|
|10 points||The Netherlands|
It’s a tie!
With the worldwide twelve, Italy is back in the lead on the OGAE Poll. Mahmood now has 291 points, which puts him ahead of Duncan Laurence, who has… 291 points. Italy’s leading position is due to the fact that “Soldi” has picked up points from more countries than “Arcade” has done. So far, only OGAE Russia have not awarded points to Mahmood. Duncan Laurence however received no points from both OGAE Russia and OGAE Slovenia.
Third place has now gone to Switzerland’s Luca Hänni. He is three points behind the leaders on 288 points so far. His chance of winning is however still very much alive, with eleven more clubs voting in the next couple of days.
The gap to fourth placers Norway is increasing. KEiiNO have picked up a mighty 166 points. Their gap to Cyprus and Sweden has now increased to seventeen and eighteen points.
|Country||Entry||Points||Points change||Position change|
|1. Italy||Mahmood – Soldi||291||+12||+2|
|2. The Netherlands||Duncan Laurence – Arcade||291||+10||-1|
|3. Switzerland||Luca Hänni – She Got Me||288||+8||-1|
|4. Norway||KEiiNO – Spirit In The Sky||166||+7||0|
|5. Cyprus||Tamta – Replay||149||+6||+1|
|6. Sweden||John Lundvik – Too Late For Love||148||+4||-1|
|7. Russia||Sergey Lazarev – Scream||88||0||0|
|8. Iceland||Hatari – Hatrið Mun Sigra||88||+5||+1|
|9. Azerbaijan||Chingiz – Truth||84||+1||-1|
|10. Greece||Katerine Duska – Better Love||70||+3||0|
|11. Spain||Miki – La Venda||54||0||0|
|12. Malta||Michela – Chameleon||39||0||0|
|13. France||Bilal Hassani – Roi||20||0||0|
|14. Belgium||Eliot – Wake Up||18||0||0|
|15. Denmark||Leonora – Love Is Forever||18||0||0|
|16. Portugal||Conan Osíris – Telemóveis||17||0||0|
|17. Slovenia||Zala Kralj & Gašper Šantl – Sebi||17||0||0|
|18. North Macedonia||Tamara Todevska – Proud||12||0||0|
|19. Albania||Jonida Maliqi – Ktheju Tokës||10||0||0|
|20. San Marino||Serhat – Say Na Na Na||9||0||0|
|21. Armenia||Srbuk – Walking Out||9||0||0|
|22. Poland||Tulia – Fire Of Love||7||0||0|
|23. Czech Republic||Lake Malawi – Friend Of A Friend||6||0||0|
|24. Israel||Kobi Marimi – Home||5||0||0|
|25. Estonia||Victor Crone – Storm||2||0||0|
|26. Hungary||Joci Pápai – Az Én Ápam||2||0||0|
|27. Latvia||Carousel – That Night||2||0||0|
|28. United Kingdom||Michael Rice – Bigger Than Us||2||0||0|
|29. Australia||Kate Miller-Heidke||2||+2||New|
Check out our previous OGAE Poll articles:
- Analysing twelve years of OGAE Voting
- Slovenia, France, Iceland, Denmark, Armenia & Albania
- Croatia & Spain
- Hungary & Ireland
- Greece, United Kingdom, North Macedonia, The Netherlands & Italy
- Serbia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan & Estonia
- Finland, Australia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Poland, Latvia, Romania & Switzerland
- Germany, Luxembourg & Russia