Ukraine has won the OGAE Video Contest 2019 with “Siren Song” by Maruv. This is Ukraine’s second victory in the history of the contest. Belgium finished second and Poland finished third.
The OGAE Video Contest is one of the contests held between the national branches of OGAE, the official fan club of the Eurovision Song Contest and has been held since 2003. Clubs can enter an original song and accompanying music video released in the past 12 months. Songs do not have be in an official language of the country they are representing. France and Russia both have the most victories in the history of the contest, with three victories each.
The results of the 17th OGAE Video Contest are as follows:
- Ukraine: Maruv – Siren Song – 174 points
- Belgium: Loïc Nottet – On Fire – 140 points
- Poland: Daria Zawialow – Szarówka – 117 points
- Italy: Mahmood – Barrio – 114 points
- Rest of the World (USA) – Panic! At The Disco – High Hopes – 103 points
- Germany: Michael Schulte – Never Let You Down – 101 points
- Russia: Leningrad – i_$uss – 95 points
- Sweden: Avicii feat. Chris Martin – Heaven – 94 points
- France: Zazie – Speed – 62 points
- Australia: Pnau – Solid Gold feat. Kira Divine & Marques Toliver – 61 points
- Greece: Eleni Foureira – Tómame – 60 points
- Czech Republic: Mikolas Josef – Acapella feat. Fito Blanco & Frankie J – 57 points
- Malta: Ira Losco – Hey Now – 39 points
- North Macedonia: Robert Bilbilov – Čudni mesta – 37 points
- Cyprus: Anna Vissi & Yiota Yianna – Ósoi agapáne den pethaínoune – 32 points
- United Kingdom: Jack Savoretti feat. Mika – Youth and Love – 31 points
- Armenia: Srbuk – Half a Goddess – 30 points
- Estonia: Tommy Cash – Little Molly – 24 points
- Hungary: Lofti Beggi & Irie Maffia – Friends – 15 points
- Croatia: Jelena Rozga – Moje proljeće – 13 points
- Latvia: Dons – Lūdzu vēl neaizej – 12 points
- Turkey: Mabel Matiz – Comme un animal – 12 points
- Bulgaria: Alma – Perfect – 9 points
- Portugal: Blaya – Só Love feat. Laton & No Maka – 7 points
- Serbia: Danijela Karić & Elena Risteska – Srca se pogreše – 0 points
You can watch the full results show here.
Cyprus and Latvia both returned to the contest after last competing in 2016. Belarus withdrew from the contest.
Although Ukraine’s entry, “Siren Song”, was originally chosen to represent Ukraine at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019, it was later withdrawn. This made it egilible to take part in the OGAE Video Contest.
Source: OGAE Czech Republic