It’s almost been a week since S!sters won the German selection with their song “Sister”. They did so by overcoming a very strong field consisting of six other singers. The S!sters, who aren’t actually sisters, came out on top against fan favourite Aly Ryan with her song “Wear Your Love” by getting douze points from both the televote and the international jury. But the Eurovision Panel — that is, 100 Eurovision fans whose tastes were determined to match those of Europeans at large — only ranked the duo fifth.
And now, the German Eurovision site esc-kompakt have revealed the points breakdown of the Eurovision Panel, which they obtained from NDR.
It’s the second year that Germany has used this selection system consisting of the televote and the two juries — the international jury made out of music professionals and the Eurovision Panel, which comprises 100 Eurovision fans. They are thought to have predictive power, as this group of fans completed a test to determine their musical tastes, which were thought to tally with past Eurovision results. The 100 fans comprised one third of the overall vote.
The Panel put Aly Ryan on top of their list and placed the ultimate winner S!sters only fifth. Here’s a quick overview of how the Eurovision Panel voted in the German selection including the points of the 100 heads added together:
- Aly Ryan – Wear Your Love (991 points)
- Makeda – The Day I Loved You Most (840 points)
- lilly among clouds – Surprise (789 points)
- Linus Bruhn – Our City (782 points)
- S!sters – Sister (640 points)
- Gregor Hägele – Let Me Go (592 points)
- BB Thomaz – Demons (566 points)
Of the 100 fans, a staggering 44 put Aly Ryan on top. That’s almost the half of the entire panel, y’all! She had a lead of 151 points over second place Makeda. But the German-American singer also earned the lowest points from three of these jurors. It’s also conspicuous that only seven points separated lilly among clouds and Linus Bruhn. Comparing Linus with S!sters, there is a massive difference of 142 points. Talk about a drop-off!
You can see all the individual results of every Eurovision Panel member here (in the name of privacy, they are anonymous).
The televote results will be revealed soon.
S!sters won the German selection with 30 points — 12 points both from the televote and the international jury and six points from the panel. Fan favourite Aly Ryan only came fourth with 25 points. Twelve of those points came from the panel.
Are you happy with S!sters winning the German competition? Or were you one of the Aly Ryan fanboys and girls? Let us know in the comment section below!
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This is the scorecard for the 100-person panel of #Eurovision fans that @williamleeadams and @itsahornsworld read out in Germany ?? Do you think the 100-person panel has good taste? __________ 12 points: Aly Ryan 10 points: Makeda 8 points: lilly among clouds 7 points: Linus Bruhn 6 points: S!sters 5 points: Gregor Hägele 4 points: BB Thomaz __________ #eurovisionsongcontest #daretodream #eurovision2019 #ULfI #unserliedfürisrael