Gjons Tears Switzerland Eurovision 2020

Tonight was supposed to be the night. Semi-final two of Eurovision 2020 would take place and we’d learn the last ten qualifiers for Saturday’s grand final. Alas, that’s not the case.

Of course, Eurovision 2020 is no more. Therefore, we’ll never be able to definitively distinguish the tops from the flops. However, the spirit of the 2020 contest remains very much alive. And you all still have your favourites.

Precisely who would have qualified is anyone’s guess. But who did you want to see make it?

Eurovision 2020 semi-final two favourites

We asked you to vote for your semi-final two favourites. And after counting a total of 21,270 votes for 18 acts, the results are in.

Switzerland’s Gjon’s Tears has emerged on top. The “Répondez-moi” crooner secured 4,456 votes.

Here’s how our Esma described the entry:

Douze points pour la Suisse! Switzerland has chosen a piece of subtle and stunning art by selecting Gjon for Eurovision. “Répondez-moi” is a mystical and deep song that has been under my skin since the day it’s been released. The song is an impeccable combination of string instruments, choirs and Gjon’s flawless vocals which take my breath away every time I listen to this masterpiece. Gjon’s talent is able to touch people their souls by means of his music – something only a great artist is capable of.

In second place, we have Greece’s Dutch-born singer Stefania with “Superg!rl”The Junior Eurovision 2016 star amassed an impressive 3,319 votes.

In his Wiwi Jury review, William writes:

The soft verses of Diodato’s “Fai rumore” have an intoxicating quality. It’s as if he’s chatting to you while singing, drawing you in before holding you captive in the gentlest way possible. When the chorus explodes out of nowhere it’s a shock to the system — he’s unable to keep it in any longer, and you just want to clap your hands while he lets it all out. The song feels cathartic and the bridge like an epiphany. It may be in Italian, but the power here is universal. My winner of 2020.

Snatching the bronze medal is Serbia’s Hurricane. The “Hasta La Vista” trio amassed 2,581 votes.

In the Wiwi Jury, William says:

The Weather Channel is not ready for this Hurricane! Sanja, Ivana, and Ksenija are stand-out vocalists on their own. Put them together and it’s time to issue a warning. This is loud. This is sexy. This is FIRE! As intoxicating as those Sirens from Greek myth, this Serbian threesome unleash a wall of sound, harmony and sass that speeds by as fast as a hipster after a slice of avocado on toast. These ladies stomp so hard — and bend and snap and twerk — that it’s no surprise they’re wearing shattered glass. But trust: this ain’t broken. Put it all together and you have the dance banger of the year.

Rounding out the top five is Bulgaria’s Victoria and Iceland’s Daði og Gagnamagnið. The remaining five qualifiers — according to our readers — would have been Armenia’s Athena Manoukian, Latvia’s Samanta Tīna, Albania’s Arilena Ara, Georgia’s Tornike Kipiani and Denmark’s Ben & Tan.

Check out the full results below.

Poll Results: Who is your favourite act from semi-final two of Eurovision 2020?

Please note that due to discrepancies with voting numbers coming from one user, the results have been audited and revised by the Wiwi poll committee.

  1. Switzerland: Gjon’s Tears “Répondez-moi” (4,456 votes)
  2. Greece: Stefania “Supergirl” (3,319 votes)
  3. Serbia: Hurricane “Hasta la vista” (2,581 votes)
  4. Bulgaria: Victoria “Tears Getting Sober” (1,607 votes)
  5. Iceland: Daði og Gagnamagnið “Think About Things” (1,576 votes)
  6. Armenia: Athena Manoukian “Chains on You” (1,070 votes)
  7. Latvia: Samanta Tīna “Still Breathing” (1,038 votes)
  8. Albania: Arilena Ara “Fall from the Sky” (1,023 votes)
  9. Georgia: Tornike Kipiani “Take Me as I Am” (929 votes)
  10. Denmark: Ben & Tan “Yes” (841 votes)
  11. Poland: Alicja “Empires” (590 votes)
  12. Austria: Vincent Bueno “Alive” (422 votes)
  13. Portugal: Elisa “Medo de sentir” (381 votes)
  14. Czech Republic: Benny Cristo “Kemama” (369 votes)
  15. Finland: Aksel “Looking Back” (346 votes)
  16. San Marino: Senhit “Freaky!” (287 votes)
  17. Estonia: Uku Suviste “What Love Is” (240 votes)
  18. Moldova: Natalia Gordienko “Prison” (195 votes)
Total Votes: 21,270

Do you agree with the results? Is Switzerland your favourite? Which songs are underrated? Let us know in the comments.

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Note: This poll is just for fun. It was not designed to predict the final result. 

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2 years ago

Estonia is my favorite.

2 years ago

This is likely how it would’ve gone down tonight, with possibly Poland qualifying ahead of Denmark or Georgia.

My personal qualifiers would be (in random order):
– Bulgaria
– Finland
– Albania
– Czech Republic
– Poland
– Iceland
– Armenia
– Switzerland
– Portugal
– Greece

… but I would be okay with Latvia or Moldova making it too. As long as Switzerland would make it! 🙂

2 years ago
Reply to  Colin

This is the stronger semi final definitely. Love Georgia, Estonia, Iceland, Serbia, Bulgaria, Greece, Albania, Denmark, Switzerland ….

2 years ago

Thank you by revising the votes, because there were a clear use of bots to favor a certain country. Hope the same will be done with the “Favourite Eurovision 2020 song” Poll. Anyway, The top 10 is similar to my personal Top 10 of this Semi-final, with the same Winner <3 and Latvia and Georgia classifying.

Michael. Crosse,
Michael. Crosse,
2 years ago

If, these, results, we’re, Bourne, out, had, the, competition, gone, ahead, I, would, have, lost, my, wager, on, Bulgaria, to, win, at, least, now, I, can, get, a, refund, from, the, bookies

2 years ago

Poor Natalia, I still love you!!

2 years ago

I agree with these qualifiers. Different order, but all of those 10 were in my final.

Mark dowd
Mark dowd
2 years ago

Switzerland.. Well deserved. A poll that wasn’t hijacked, for once, by the usual suspect parties.!!

2 years ago

I am a whole grown adult but I LOVE superg!rl !!! I think it’s super catchy and clever and kids watch eurovision too u know? they would all have been begging their parents to vote for greece!!! stefania is likeable as well