Eurovision 2020 Favourite Act So Far

The dust is beginning to settle following this season’s first Super Saturday. Starting in Australia on Saturday morning and finishing in Italy in the early hours of Sunday, the amount of confirmed Eurovision 2020 acts doubled from three to six. Sandwiched in between was the Supernova final in Latvia.

But who is your favourite Eurovision 2020 act so far? Is Albania’s Arilena Ara set for a third week atop the poll? Or could the newcomers shake things up?

It’s time to vote!

You can listen to all three new entries below. Then vote in our poll. Choose wisely, you can only vote ONE time. Voting ends early on Friday, 14 February — just ahead of selections in Armenia, Lithuania and Norway.

We will then relaunch the poll on Sunday to include the three winners, along with France’s internal selection and any other entries which may drop in the interim.

New Eurovision 2020 entries as of 9 February

Montaigne — “Don’t Break Me”

The second-ever edition of Eurovision — Australia Decides provided Europeans with a mid-morning musical treat on Saturday. In a field packed with talent, Montaigne emerged victorious with “Don’t Break Me” — beating Idol star Casey Donovan and “Absolutely Everybody” hitmaker Vanessa Amorosi to second and third place respectively. Montaigne’s staging has proven divisive, but her win has seen the Aussies shoot to the top of the betting odds.

Samanta Tīna — “Still Breathing”

They say god loves a trier. And it’s also true in Eurovision. Sweden has Sanna Nielsen, Estonia has Stig Rästa and now Lativa has Samanta Tīna. After three top podium finishes between 2012 and 2014, and two entries in 2016, Samanta finally won Latvia’s selection on Saturday. “Still Breathing” is penned by Aminata — the woman behind the country’s most successful recent entry “Love Injected”. She was also on the writing team for the Baltic nation’s last qualification — “Heartbeat” in 2016.

Diodato “Fai rumore”

For much of its five-day run, most of the attention was on Francesco Gabbani and Elodie. But a series of steady performances saw Diodato remain constantly near the top. And on Saturday he slipped in ahead of all the contenders to secure the Sanremo 2020 crown. And for once, we didn’t have to wonder whether the Festival winner would accept the Eurovision ticket or not. During the winners’ press conference, the “Fai rumore” crooner confirmed that he was Rotterdam-bound.

Who is your favourite Eurovision 2020 act so far? (9 February)

Which of the six is your favourite? Could any of them win the contest in May? Let us know in the comments.

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Ethan
Ethan
8 months ago

1)Australia 2) Albania 3) Latvia 4) Czech Republic
5) Italy 6)Spain

Karl Fradgley
Karl Fradgley
8 months ago

Albania, Italy are both fabulous – Australian entry is going be super strong once they sort the staging – Spain is screwed ( which is a pity I had very high hopes )

Jai
Jai
8 months ago

Fans of Albania’s song: CALM DOWN! For the sake of your favorite song stop downvoting anyone who likes another song more. Your’re downvoting people not even for saying something bad about Arilena but just for saying something simple like that they like Australia’s song. You’re even downvoting people who like Albania’s song but don’t have it ranked first. Please stop the madness. This will only turn off people from liking your song

Hailey
Hailey
8 months ago
Reply to  Jai

Totally agree with you Jai. I’ve noticed that after reading all the comments.

Tommy
Tommy
8 months ago
Reply to  Jai

I mean this is what all the other countries do at Eurovision so what’s different about Albania. They’ve been patient for like 15 years I don’t blame them for being mad at you guys because they are doing the same thing people have been doing all along

mentos
mentos
8 months ago

Albania sends screaming women every single year and hate to break it to you – it’ll place similar to last year.

Tommy
Tommy
8 months ago
Reply to  mentos

Everyone screams it’s a trend to make the song powerful look at Latvia it’s not just Albania

Jackson
Jackson
8 months ago

1. Australia
2. Latvia
3. Albania
4. Italy
5. Czech Republic
6. Spain

Sue
Sue
8 months ago

Australia & Latvia

blondboybc
blondboybc
8 months ago

Italy, followed by Albania. Diodato has great potential, especially with the juries!

Kazakhstan is Europe
Kazakhstan is Europe
8 months ago

All these songs aren’t for me, but Shaj (before revamp) is still at my “top”

Andreas
Andreas
8 months ago

Elvana Gjata song ME TANA, from Albania the best till now

Musimakeup
Musimakeup
8 months ago

just gave a proper second listening to DENMARK’s Ben and Tan ….. aaaand I must say it’s the first and only tiny tiny tiny winning vibes I’m getting to this day……. with the propper staging, the instruments, the audience…. they could really create that sort of “communion” you get with winning songs, to get people singing along together (Or fall flat like when I said the same thing for Madame Monsieur’s Mercy… it’s never even sure. ..) And then more classic would be Raylee’s show..IF and only if she manages a spotless Fuego choregraphy and vocals. we’ll see.

TheRainFromAbove
TheRainFromAbove
8 months ago
Reply to  Musimakeup

create that sort of “communion” you get with winning songs, to get people singing along together…

I would love to hear you singing along with Jamala and Salvador Sobral!

kristianzifi
8 months ago

I think ??Albania is the best
but I like and others countries

Héctor
Héctor
8 months ago

1. Australia (8)
2. Spain (8)
3. Latvia (7.25)
4. Italy (6.75)
5. Czech Republic (6)
6. Albania (5)

Why is Albania that high though?

TheRainFromAbove
TheRainFromAbove
8 months ago
Reply to  Héctor

Becouse Albanian roBOTS are aktivated! It`s not a secret that if use web anomizater app then you can wote non – stop

Tommy
Tommy
8 months ago

I’m gonna have to disagree, all the other countries have always been toxic to Albania during Eurovision and the one time we get recognition you all get mad your countries always get attention while mine isn’t treated fairly

TheRainFromAbove
TheRainFromAbove
8 months ago
Reply to  Tommy

Oh that’s wrong! No one treats a country here – it’s just about the songs! My country did not qualify for 3 years in an row. But I don’t blame any country not woting for us becouse clearly the song was not good enough!

Tommy
Tommy
8 months ago

What I’m saying is smaller countries don’t usually get recognition

Jai
Jai
8 months ago
Reply to  Tommy

Its not that. I’ll be happy if Albania wins but some fans of Albania’s song are downvoting anyone that likes another song. Its aggravating

Tommy
Tommy
8 months ago
Reply to  Jai

That’s what everyone else has been doing for the longest time but when Albania does it, THEN it’s a big deal

Karl Fradgley
Karl Fradgley
8 months ago

Im not a robot and I voted for Albania – her song is sublime

Tommy
Tommy
8 months ago
Reply to  Héctor

Cause we burning up and we ain’t cooling down like our fellow Albanian Eleni Foureira

Daniel Kaplan
Daniel Kaplan
8 months ago

You guys should all check out Diodato on Spotify. I just went through all his stuff and this guy is freaking awesome. Non ti amo piú is amazing.
Also let’s go Latvia! I’m all about that craziness

ESC 2019
8 months ago

Spain is the best. 10/10

La la love
La la love
8 months ago

We definitely haven’t heard the winner yet, but some of the songs are good. Australia and Italy are amazing. Czech Republic is underrated. Albania is quite good. Spain’s song is forgettable. Latvia’s song is………………………….strange

La la love
La la love
8 months ago

1. Australia
2. Italy
3. Czech Republic
4. Albania
5. Spain
6. Latvia

Aplk
Aplk
8 months ago

1.Albania
2.Italy
3.Australia

4.Czech Republic
5.Spain/Latvia

Lourdes
Lourdes
8 months ago

Did Arilena’s stans just spam the poll? Guys please don’t do this. It’s just a poll, not the real results. Let us have a normal poll for once.

Glauk
Glauk
8 months ago

Albania yesterday was second to last, now it’s first. Come on! All you get from ruining polls is hate…

Vanuatu
Vanuatu
8 months ago
Reply to  Glauk

well, tbh is not ruining anything… i mean, if you dont like albania 1st cause you dont trust it… just eliminate from the results: australia wins.
Better?
….

Polliu
Polliu
8 months ago
Reply to  Vanuatu

Definitely better. Australia is goooood!

Tommy
Tommy
8 months ago
Reply to  Glauk

Have you seen what all the other countries have been doing every year ITS THE SAME THING but it’s only big when Albania does it

Musimakeup
Musimakeup
8 months ago

Too bad the only 3 songs that stuck to my mind (of all the national selections so far) are…….from the same county ! (Norway btw. Wild, Pray for me and attention.) Those are the only 3 I really remembered and replayed. Out of AAALL the ones we’ve heard so far. And that’s a lot. Starting to get worried for this year’s contest though. But I have faith in .. France, Germany, England, Greece, Ireland… who knows. High hopes. OH : and Belgium!!!!! Don’t forget Belgium. Hope they measure up to the expectations !

Vanuatu
Vanuatu
8 months ago
Reply to  Musimakeup

hope in england? XDD

keith mawson
keith mawson
8 months ago

Albania
Italy
Latvia
Austrailia
Spain
Czech Republic

Vanuatu
Vanuatu
8 months ago

1.- Latvia
2.- Australia
3.- Czech Republic

Jago
Jago
8 months ago

Albania! Arilena is simply fantastic.

Musimakeup
Musimakeup
8 months ago

I’m not “super super” impressed by what we’ve heard in global so far. Quite boring and forgettable. Nothing revolutionary. I played several times Raylee, Kristin Husoy, and Moniqué but except for that …. not much I can hope I’ll still play several years from now.

Polliu
Polliu
8 months ago
Reply to  Musimakeup

Since when was Raylee’s song revolutionary?

loli
loli
8 months ago

elvana for albania better

Anxhela Mihali
8 months ago
Reply to  loli

Noo , she’s not sorry bro but She doesn’t have the voice like Arilena does . Maybe Arilena is not the best in this competition, but she’s better than Elvana yes .

Polliu
Polliu
8 months ago

LOL Albania suddenly got so many votes in a short period of time. Who shared the link to ask people to vote?

Tommy
Tommy
8 months ago
Reply to  Polliu

It’s the same thing all the other countries have been doing forever but it’s ALWAYS A BIG DEAL WHEN ALBANIA DOES IT

Lelloo
Lelloo
8 months ago

I vote for Albania and Italy I love the 2 songs !

BleuKnaveXD236
BleuKnaveXD236
8 months ago

Okay, I got behind in the whole nf/selections this weekend but after getting all caught up(so many songs put out this past week/weekend >_<) I think my favorite song at the moment(offical songs as my favorite is still in the selection phase) is Latvia's. I dunno why I like it so much but I do. Overall rankings are still shifting regularly and will drastically change as we get more so as and after revamps of course… but that said here's my top six atm after relistening to all the songs: 1. Latvia – love Samanta's attitude and confidence while performing,… Read more »

Lola
Lola
8 months ago

I don’t have a favourite right now, so I picked Albania, Australia and Italy.
Albania: song I find most pleasent and emotional (what i like) and expect a good revamp from
Australia: best studio cut, but live performance let me down a bit
Italy: gives me chills and has the best overall package for now
But I don’t think we heard the winner yet

Frysk
Frysk
8 months ago

They are all as bad as each other. time something good’s coming in!

criticaleurofon
criticaleurofon
8 months ago

I’ve totally stopped looking at the Wiwi polls, because they are every year the same and not reliable at all.
Everyone is hyping over Albania; Australia 2nd, probably just because it’s Australia because admit it: the staging was a mess and the song is just a regular pop song; Latvia getting more votes than Spain?

People, including the authors on Wiwibloggs have to be more critical and they shouldn’t find every entry that amazing.

Polliu
Polliu
8 months ago

Blah Blah Blah.

criticaleurofon
criticaleurofon
8 months ago

Last year, I was a huge fan of Albania and I thought they had a well deserved place in the Grand Final.

Tommy
Tommy
8 months ago

17 is not the best but I’m so happy Albania went to the final

Jessey
Jessey
8 months ago

I mean Albania shouldn’t be number 1 at the moment it’s decent but there are better entries but I think this year is quite strongly

West
West
8 months ago

I relistened all songs yesterday and my top 3 are: Australia, Czech Republic and Spain – not exactly in that oder, because I can’t decide which of these songs I like more, since I like each of them for different reason. I guess for now Australia is winning for me?
Also – I’m curious about the Czech and Albanian revamps.

Henk Jan
Henk Jan
8 months ago

Blas Canto does it for me. Good looking, nice song. Finally a good song from Spain. That lasted way too long! Pastora Soler was the last amazing entry. And that was 2012!!! If Blas can sing, which I don’t know yet, he can win this and take Eurovision to Spain!
Hope he nails it. Let’s hear it at Eurovision in Concert in Amsterdam on April 4th! ?
Latvia has a good song too. A totally different thing, which I like.
Competition is coming if Anna’s Kingdom comes to Eurovision! ?

Hubert
Hubert
8 months ago
Reply to  Henk Jan

What about Dancing in the Rain? It was fenomenal

Addy
Addy
8 months ago

Albania

Film
Film
8 months ago

1. Australia 8/10
2. Albania 8/10
3. Latvia 7/10
4. Czech 7/10
5. Italy 6/10
6. Spain 6/10

Jakub
Jakub
8 months ago

It must be a joke – Albania 1st and Australia 2nd? Hahah

Tommy
Tommy
8 months ago
Reply to  Jakub

Your a joke

Mr X
Mr X
8 months ago

1. España 8/10
2. Italia 7/10
3. Letonia 6/10
4. República Checa 5/10
5. Australia 3/10
6. Albania 2/10

Kobe
Kobe
8 months ago

1. Italy
2. Latvia
3. Spain
4. Albania
5. Australia
6. Czechia

NatashaWAYTOESC
8 months ago

Spain! uNIVERSO IS THE WINNER FOR ME

LandOfFire
LandOfFire
8 months ago

Only Italy is good for me atm. Lots of Love from Azerbaijan!

Stef
Stef
8 months ago

At this moment Spain is my favourite entry. I hope they’ll archieve their best result in a long time.

Noone
Noone
8 months ago

I know I’m gonna get hate and lots of minuses now, but the only decent song is Spain ¯\_(?)_/¯

Sindlurd
Sindlurd
8 months ago
Reply to  Noone

Agree. For me Samanta Tina is the winner, but, looks like, she wont qualify, if she wont start working with her show and dancing.

Daviddd
Daviddd
8 months ago

You should use more secure voting polls. These ones are so easly riggable, i can right now make Kemama the winner with 2000+ votes.

Mia
Mia
8 months ago
Reply to  Daviddd

Lol true

Carola
Carola
8 months ago
Reply to  Daviddd

8 hours later and we’re all still waiting for you to award 2000+ votes to Kemama. Hurry up!

Escf
Escf
8 months ago
Reply to  Carola

Carola, get a life.

Anxhela Mihali
8 months ago

Albania for me , she deserves this time .

Daviddd
Daviddd
8 months ago

Lul, albania jumped from the 4th place to the 1st in like 2 hours.

Roy Moreno
Roy Moreno
8 months ago

Still Albania for me

Magpie
Magpie
8 months ago

I voted Australia and Italy. I don’t mind the others, however I need more time with those songs.

Ren
Ren
8 months ago

People voting for Italy just because of it is Italy omg

Purple Mask
Purple Mask
8 months ago

Ooo – The poll is close. I am happy with all of these, except one. (Don’t try and guess it.)