Finalists for Eurovision 2022: Who will compete in the final, entire song list, and running order

After two gruelling semi-final heats and two rounds of eliminations, just 25 countries remain to compete for the title of Eurovision 2022 winner.

The full list of countries competing in the Eurovision final has been announced, along with a schedule of events for the night.

Several countries, including Ireland, were eliminated during the semi-finals this week. There are 25 countries left in the competition, which will conclude on Saturday, May 14 with the final.

The UK got it through because it is one of the Big Five – a group of countries that are automatically qualified. However, in what is a rare moment of British Eurovision success, the UK entry Sam Ryder is proving a popular participant.

In 2022, which countries will compete in the Eurovision final?

After two gruelling semi-final heats and two rounds of eliminations, just 25 countries remain to compete for the title of Eurovision 2022 winner.

Unfortunately, Ireland, Georgia, Cyprus, Israel, Malta, San Marino, and North Macedonia are among such countries. After a combination of jury and public votes were tabulated, Montenegro, Albania, Latvia, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, and Austria were all eliminated during the semi-finals.

The remaining countries who have qualified for the Eurovision finals are listed below, in order of their appearance on the night:

Romania: WRS – Llámame Czech Republic: We Are Domi – Lights Off
MARO (Portugal) – Saudade, Saudade
Rasmus, Finland – Jezebel
France: Alvan & Ahez – Fulenn Switzerland: Marius Bear – Boys Do Cry
Give That Wolf A Banana, Norway: Subwoolfer
Rosa Linn, Armenia – Snap
Mahmood & Blanco – Brividi, Italy
Netherlands: S10 – De Diepte Spain: Chanel – SloMo
Stefania Kalush Orchestra, Ukraine
Malik Harris – Rockstars from Germany
Monika Liu – Sentimentai, Lithuania
Nadir Rustamli – Fade To Black Azerbaijan: Jérémie Makiese – Miss You Belgium: Jérémie Makiese – Miss You Greece: Amanda Iceland: Systur – Me Haekkandi Georgiadi Tenfjord – Die Together Sól
Moldova: Zdob and Zdub & Brothers Advahov – Trenule
Cornelia Jakobs from Sweden – Hold Me Closer
Sheldon Riley – Not The Same (Australia)
Sam Ryder – SPACE MAN, United Kingdom
River Ochman in Poland
Serbia: In Corpore Sano – Konstrakta
Stefan – Estonian Hope


Who will represent the United Kingdom in Eurovision?

Sam Ryder was announced as the United Kingdom’s Eurovision entry for 2022 in March, and he will play “Space Man,” which was Radio 1 DJ Scott Mills’ hit of the week at the time.

During Covid’s incarceration, the singer rose to stardom by covering songs on TikTok, which drew Justin Bieber and Alicia Keys’ attention.

Ryder’s popularity has won him over 12 million TikTok followers, making him the most popular UK music artist on the app.

“Having been a fan of Eurovision since I was a youngster, I am very delighted to have been provided with the opportunity to sing alongside some of Europe’s most outstanding creatives, singers, and songwriters,” Ryder stated when he was announced.

“I’m hoping to sing my heart out in a way that the UK can be proud of, and being able to perform a song I composed with my pals last summer adds to the experience.” Legends, we’ll see you in Turin!”

Why is Australia competing in Eurovision?

The European Broadcasting Union stated on February 10, 2015, that in honour of Eurovision’s 60th anniversary, Australia has been allowed to compete in the finals, represented by Special Broadcasting Service (SBS). It was in keeping with the year’s theme of “Building Bridges.”

The event has been shown on SBS since 1983, and it has a large following in Australia.

On BBC’s Eurovision, Mel Giedroyc explained: “The plain fact is that SBS, Australia’s host television broadcaster, is a member of the European Broadcasting Union, or EBU.”

In 2022, who will win Eurovision?

Despite decades of humiliating Eurovision setbacks, the United Kingdom is returning to Europe for the 2022 contest – and things are looking up for Britain this year, with popular TikToker Sam Ryder representing the country.

The newest Betfair Eurovision 2022 winning odds imply that the UK will not be too unpopular this year, but Ukraine is in the lead.

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