Over the past week, you have been submitting your predictions for the latest round of Eurovision Prediction 2022. In one of the two finals due to take place today, you were asked to predict the winner of Australia Decides. Now, let’s take a look at who you collectively expect to win the Australian ticket to Turin!
Today, Joel Creasey and Myf Warhurst will host Eurovision – Australia Decides 2022. The eleven artists will compete for the chance to represent Australia at the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 in Turin, Italy.The show will be broadcast live on SBS at 20:30 AEDT (9:30am GMT/10:30am CET).
Public Voting commenced yesterday (Friday 25), and will close during the show. The voting can be done by SMS only and the maximum number of votes is 10 SMS votes per person.
Next to the televotes, 50 percent of the vote comes from the jury. The jury consists of Alexandra Rotan from Norway’s Eurovision 2019 representative KEiiNO, who will also perform during the show, Darren Hayes of the group Savage Garden, Milly Petriella from APRA-AMCOS, Emily Griggs SBS Head of Food and Entertainment and Creative Director and producer Paul Clarke.
- G-Nat!on – “Bite Me“
- Erica Padilla – “To the Bottom“
- Seann Miley Moore – “My Body“
- Charley – “I Suck At Being Lonely“
- Andrew Lambrou – “Electrify”
- Sheldon Riley – “Not the Same“
- Paulini – “We Are One”
- Jaguar Jonze – “Little Fires“
- Isaiah Firebrace and Evie Irie – “When I’m With You“
- Voyager – “Dreamer”
- Jude York – “I Won’t Need to Dream“
Let’s take a look at who YOU predict they will choose!
During this round of Eurovision Prediction 2022, 333 of you have predicted who you think will take victory in Australia. Without further ado, here are the entries that YOU have predicted to win in order of frequency, from most to least:
|Rank||Artist||Song||Number of predictions||Percentage|
|1||Sheldon Riley||Not the Same||203||62.8|
|3||Jaguar Jonze||Little Fires||32||9.9|
|4||Charley||I Suck At Being Lonely||26||8.0|
|7||Jude York||I Won’t Need to Dream||4||1.2|
|8||Paulini||We Are One||1||0.3|
|9||Erica Padilla||To the Bottom||1||0.3|
|10||Seann Miley Moore||My Body||1||0.3|
|11||Isaiah Firebrace and Evie Irie||When I’m With You||1||0.3|
With only two editions of Australia Decides on the record to date, this year will be the decider for our players’ knack for predicting the Australian public/jury. Back in 2020, over 57% accurately predicted Montaigne’s win with “Don’t Break Me”.
However, before that, players incorrectly predicted that Sheppard would win Australia Decides 2019, which of course was won by Kate Miller-Heidke, who only got 14% of the predictions.
Members of the ESCXTRA team may be disappointed with this result, as they selected Dreamer’s “Voyager” as their winner in our XTRA Decides feature.
After each national final, the points will be assigned and you will receive a rankings update via our Eurovision Prediction platform. Furthermore, we will make sure to notify you via our Eurovision Prediction Facebook page, our Eurovision Prediction Twitter page and here on the ESCXTRA website. The player that accumulates the most points after all the rounds have taken place will be crowned the winner of Eurovision Prediction 2022!
In 2021, our 363 prediction players predicted the correct national winners 7 out of 13 times. The year before, in 2020, 10 of out 27 times…an all-time low. To be fair, 2020 was a very unpredictable year in general. In 2019, our Eurovision Prediction players collectively predicted 16 out of 29 national final winners correctly. In 2018, your record was 19 out of 30.
So far, our players have guessed 8 out of 17 selections correctly. Let’s see how many of tonight’s five entries will have been predicted correctly.
With 25 national finals for 2022 overall, there are still PLENTY of points up for grabs!
What do you think of our players’ predictions? Who do you think will win Australia Decides 2022! Let us know! Be sure to stay updated by following @ESCXTRA on Twitter, @escxtra on Instagram and liking our Facebook page for the latest updates! Also, be sure to follow us on Spotify and YouTube to see our reactions to the news in the run up to Turin 2022!