He was crowned the winner of Eesti Laul 2022 on Saturday. And now, following the publication of the full semi-final and final results, it’s clear that Stefan’s coronation was never in doubt.
Eesti Laul 2022 Final: Points Breakdown
ERR reports that 69,514 votes were cast in the first round of the final. The “Hope” crooner topped the poll with 19,641 votes, followed by Elysa (14,747 votes), Minimal Wind ft. Elisabeth Tiffany (7,699 votes), Black Velvet (7,463 votes) and Anna Sahlene (5,668 votes). Elysa’s strong televote was enough for her to overcome her fourth place position with the juries and leapfrog Anna Sahlene to join Stefan and Minimal Wind in the super final.
A further 57,472 votes were cast in the super final, including 35,681 for Stefan.
Eesti Laul 2022 Semi-finals One and Two: Points Breakdown
Elysa collected the most audience votes in semi-final one (5206 votes). She was followed by Andrei Zevakin feat . Grete Paia (2521 votes) and Elina Nechayeva (2414 votes). In contrast, the jury top three were Stig Rästa, Kaia-Liisa Kesler and Ott Lepland. Due to a poor placing with the jury, Elina Nechayeva only made it to the final in the second round of voting, ahead of Merilin Mälk.
Meanwhile, Stefan emerged on top in semi-final two with 4,752 votes. He was followed by Anna Sahlene (2583 votes) and Black Velvet (2261 votes). Despite finishing second in the overall competition, Minimal Wind ft. Elisabeth Tiffany only narrowly qualified for the grand final. They picked up 1,357 votes in the second round of voting in semi two, beating out Evelin Samuel. Stefan, Anna Sahlene and Jaagup Tuisk were the jury favourites in this semi.
The Estonian broadcaster also gave some insight into the quarter-final results from Novemeber. While it hasn’t released detailed breakdowns like with the later rounds, it has confirmed that an average of 8,000 votes were cast in each of the heats. Boamadu received the most in quarter-final one, Andrei Zevakini and Grete Paia in the second, Stefan in the third and Black Velvet in the fourth. The jury favourites in each qurter final were Jaagup Tuisk, Kaia-Liisa Kesler, Merilin Mälk and Ott Lepland respectively.
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