Factual Song Contest #02
Logo in FaSC 2
Final dates July 24
Venue none
Presenter(s) Francisco Lachowski
Petra Mede
Executive supervisor Dapturner1992
Host broadcaster Brazil Brazil
Sweden Sweden
Opening act "Fire in the Rain" performed by Måns Zelmerlöw
Interval act None
Number of entries 14
Debuting countries Canada Canada
Germany Germany
North Macedonia Macedonia
New Zealand New Zealand
Spain Spain
Returning countries None
Withdrawing countries France France
Norway Norway
Disqualified countries Spain Spain
Sweden Sweden
USA United States
Voting system Each country/jury awards 12, 10, 8–1 points to their top 10 songs.
Nul points None
Winning song United Kingdom United Kingdom
"Empty Threat"
Factual Song Contest
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The Factual Song Contest #02 was the second edition of the Factual Song Contest, held at Brasília, Brazil and Stockholm, Sweden on July 24 for final. Dapturner1992 and Nvscfanph hosted the contest. 14 countries participated, with each of them performing one song. CHVRCHES won the contest for United Kingdom with the song "Empty Threat".


For more details on the host country, see Brazil and Sweden.



  • June 8 – Confirmation open
  • June 26 – Confirmation deadline
  • July 24 – Grand Final; voting opens
  • August 24 – Voting closed
  • August 31 – Results Show

Host countriesEdit

Due to the winner country of last edition, Sweden, cannot host whole edition of the Factual Song Contest, he discussed the second place and third place country of last edition for finding the co-host. Second place country, France, withdrew from the contest, and third place country, Brazil, accepted the co-host right. On 15 June 2016, it was announced that there will be two countries to host the second edition of the contest, Brazil and Sweden.


15 June 2016, it was announced that Alessandra Ambrosio, Francisco Lachowski, Gina Dirawi, Petra Mede and Sarah Dawn Finer will host the second edition of the Factual Song Contest. Three Swedish hosts will be the main hosts and two Brazilian hosts will be the green room hosts.
24 July 2016, only Francisco Lachowski and Petra Mede appeared in the grand final.

Participating countriesEdit

It was announced that 14 countries would participate in the second edition.



14 countries participated in the final, with all 14 participating countries eligible to vote. The running order for the final was revealed on July 24.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
1 Japan Japan ONE OK ROCK "Wherever You Are" 11 25
2 Sweden Sweden (Host) Ace Wilder "Don't Worry" 43
3 USA United States Tori Kelly "Hollow" 66
4 Canada Canada Kiesza "Sound of A Woman" 04 50
5 United Kingdom United Kingdom CHVRCHES "Empty Threat" 01 67
6 Spain Spain RedOne "Don't You Need Somebody" 42
7 Philippines Philippines Kitchie Nadal "Wandering Stars" 08 35
8 Germany Germany Frida Gold "Wir Sind Zuhaus" 07 39
9 North Macedonia Macedonia Aneta Ristova "Rastopi Me" 03 59
10 Brazil Brazil (Host) Blondfire "Waves" 02 61
11 New Zealand New Zealand Daniel Bedingfield "If You're Not the One" 10 30
12 Croatia Croatia Iva Ajduković "Bal Pod Maskama" 09 33
13 South Korea South Korea EXO "Monster" 05 46
14 Poland Poland Łzy "Życie Jest Piękne" 06 42


FSC 2 Scoreboard

12 points in FinalEdit

Below is a summary of the maximum 12 points each country awarded to another in the final:

N. Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
3 USA United States Philippines, Brazil, New Zealand
2 United Kingdom United Kingdom Germany, South Korea
Philippines Philippines Japan, Canada
1 Brazil Brazil Poland
North Macedonia Macedonia Croatia
Sweden Sweden Macedonia
Poland Poland United Kingdom

The showEdit

Other countriesEdit

  • France France – The user, m2003real, announced on Jun 11 June 2016 that Frace withdrawed and Spain confirmed.
  • Israel Israel – Israel has confirmed but fail to send an entry on time.
  • Norway Norway – Norway hasn't confirmed on time.


See alsoEdit

External linksEdit

Factual Song Contest
#01, #02, #03, #04, #05, #06, #07, #08
Brazil, Croatia, France, Japan, Norway, Philippines, Poland, South Korea, Sweden, United Kingdom, United StatesCanada, Germany, Macedonia, New Zealand, SpainBhutan, Denmark, SingaporeBelgium, Chile, Kazakhstan, South Africa, TaiwanAlbania, MalaysiaAustralia, Czech Republic, Finland, Italy, Portugal
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