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The World Music Contest

Abbrev.

TWMC

Founded

01 Nov, 2012

Origin

Flag of Belgium Belgium

Editions

47

Countries

40

Songs

748

Website

http://www.worldmusiccontest.tk

The World Music Contest (abbreviated TWMC), is a song contest where the recaps are placed on Youtube, with an own website with all the information. Everyone can join. You don't have to play for the country you live. The songs you want to send in must match with the theme and can be from all countries in the world.

Rules

  1. COUNTRY - You can only have an avalible country. Players can only play for their own country or country where they are born.
  2. THEME - Songs must be according to the theme. Once you have send an entry, you can not change it anymore.
  3. VOTING - The voting system is the same as on Eurovision. What if two countries has the same points? We will first look who's got the most votes. If that's also the same, we find out who's got the most 12 points, 10 points, ... Sending no votes or after the deadline results in a disqualification for the current and next 2 editions.
  4. SONGS - Once a song is chosen, it could not participate at new edition. Ex-winners could not be send in again. No songs or artists who participated on the Eurovision song contest. Other songs from artists in national ESC-selections will be allowed, songs from the selections will be rejected. The same about unior Eurovision.
  5. DATES - We start each edition on the beginning of the month. The semi-finals are running from the 1st till the 8th of the month. The VHB-Competition (2nd chance competion) runs from the 11th till 15th and the final runs from the 17th till the 25th. Deadline to send the songs is also the 25th of the month.
  6. QUALIFIERS - The number of songs going through in each semi-final depends on the total number of participating songs. 4 qualifying countries if we have less than 43 participating countries. 5 qualifying countries if we have more than 43 participating countries. We have also 5 qualifing songs in the VHB-Competition.
  7. VHB-COMPETITION - This is a second chance competition for the 4 songs who rankend after the qualifiers in each semi-final. In total 12 songs compete in this competition and the top 5 qualifies to the final. The 3 letters of VHB reffers to the family name of the manager.
  8. WINNER - The winner of the previous edition goes automatically to the final and has to choose a city, hosts and a venue for the next edition. The winner makes the order draw for the next edition. The full draw has to be finnished before the start of the edition. The host player is also able to follow the voting of the semi-finals and the final.
  9. DRAW - The full draw for the semi-finals, VHB-competition and the final has to be finnished by the winner before the start of the edition. In the case 2 or more countries sending the same artist will they be drawed after each other in the same semi-final.
  10. MANAGER - Two countries receive the votes of the manager before the start of the voting of the semi-finals or final. This to show the contest we keep it fair and the manager do not change his votes to have an inlfuence on the results.
  11. VIDEO - Almost all videos will be accepted for the recap, only 'picture'-videos will be rejected. This are the videos with only images in it. Another matching videos must be found by the player self to replace the original image-video.
  12. FUN - Have fun in The World Music Contest.

Editions

Length of each edition

Each edition has a duration of one month. The Semi-Finals take place from the 1st till the 10th, the Final from the 15th till the 25th.

Winners

# Country Winning entry Points City Hosts Venue
#1 Slovakia Slovakia Celeste Buckingham - Run Run Run 84 Flag of France Paris
#2 Brazil Brazil Anggun - Mon Meilleur Amour 119 Flag of Slovakia Bratislava • Celeste Buckingham

• Roman Juraško

Stadion Ondreja Nepelu
#3 Spain Spain Adele - Someone Like You 112 Flag of Brazil Rio De Janeiro • Sangalo

• Luan Santana

Cidade das Artes
#4 Iceland Iceland Yohanna - Is It True? 108 Flag of Spain Barcelona • María Valverde

• Rafael Nadal

Palau Saint Jordi
#5 Spain Spain Anton Ewald - Begging 89 Flag of Iceland Reykjavik • Regina Osk

• Hera Björk

Harpa Concerthal
#6 Sweden Sweden Timoteij - Kom 165 Flag of Spain Vigo • Anne Igartiburu

• Cristian Gálvez

Estadio de Balaídos
#7 Canada Canada Bon Jovi - It's My Life 153 Flag of Sweden Jokkmokk • Jenny Silver

• Anton Ewald

Snow Arena
#8 Belgium Belgium Of Monsters & Men - Mountain Sound 159 Flag of Canada Ottawa • Pamela Anderson

• Jon Bon Jovi

Ottawa Baseball Stadium
#9 Denmark Denmark Nathalie Imbruglia - Torn 223 Flag of Belgium Deerlijk • Stephen Swart

• Nick Vanhaverbeke

Gemeentehuis Deerlijk
#10 Latvia Latvia Stromae - Papaoutai 189 Flag of Denmark Copenhagen • Lene Nystrom

• Mathias Lauridsen

Parken Stadium
#11 Monaco Monaco Emmanuel Moire - Beau Malheur 248 Flag of Latvia Riga • Ingūna Butāne

• Lauris Reiniks

Arēna Rīga
#12 Australia Australia Birdy - Skinny Love 180 Flag of Monaco Monaco • Stéphanie de Monaco

• Louis Ducruet

Sporting Club Monte Carlo
#13 Romania Romania Compact Disco - Sound Of Our Hearts 198 Flag of Australia Perth • Rose Byrne

• Chris Hemsworth

Perth Arena
#14 Norway Norway Evanescence - Bring Me To Life 206 Flag of Romania Sibiu • Selena Gomez

• Mila Kunis

Stadionul Municipal
#15 Israel Israel Tuval Safir - Aim Rak Nakshiv La Rohahc 172 Flag of Norway Hamar • Kristian Ødegård

• Carina Dahl

Vikingskipet
#16 Belgium Belgium Natasha Bedingfield - Unwritten 247 Flag of Israel Petah Tikva • Assi Azer

• Amit Igor

HaMoshava Stadium
#17 France France Indila - Dernière Danse 241 Flag of Belgium Brussels • Aurélie De Backer

• Nick Vanhaverbeke

Sint-Katelijnestraat 12
#18 Norway Norway Elen Levon - Wild Child 220 Flag of France Paris • Natasha St-Pierre

• Nikos Aliagas

Stade de France
#19 Netherlands Netherlands Cserpes Laura - Élj Pont Úgy! 180 Flag of Norway Lillehammer • Bård Ylvisåker

• Vegard Ylvisåker

Håkons Hall
#20 Sweden Sweden Laleh - Colours 173 Flag of Netherlands Amsterdam • Gigi Ravelli

• Arjen Robben

Amsterdam Arena
#21 Austria Austria Helene Fischer - Atemlos Durch Die Nacht 165 Flag of Sweden Malmö • Ace Wilder

• Ulrik Munther

Malmö Arena
#22 Flag of Austria Vienna • Kati Bellowitsch

• Christoph Waltz

Wiener Stadthalle

Funky Loser

This is a wild card in our contest for one of the countries who arrived on the most thankless place in the contest, just beneath the qualified countries. We started with this 'award' when we split up the contest in semi-finals on edition 6 and was announced by a draw. The name of this wild card award 'The Funky Loser' was used from edition 8. The player for United Kingdom always gives his comment by his FunkyThoughts, that's how this award gets his name. From edition 10 the host player had the opportunity to save one country out of the three unlucky songs in each semi-final, this song was no longer chosen by a random draw.

# Funky Loser Song Final Ranking Info
#6 Israel Israel Gali Atari and Sagiv Cohen - Mehamerhakim 16/16 Last
#7 Malaysia Malaysia Faizal Tahir - Karma 16/16 Last
#8 Finland Finland Sunrise Avenue - Hollywood Hills 9/18
#9 South Africa South Africa Bon Jovi - Always DSQ
#10 Chile Chile Daniel Guerrero - Me Matas Corazón 18/20
#11 Taiwan Taiwan F.I.R. - Our Love 14/20
#12 Fiji Fiji Jessie J - Domino 20/20 Last
#13 Slovakia Slovakia Margaret Berger - I Feed You My Love 3/20 Bronze
#14 Estonia Estonia Muse - Supermassive Black Hole 19/20
#15 Malaysia Malaysia Cvetelina Yaneva - Bonboni 9/20
#16 Italy Italy S Club 7 15/18
#17 Iceland Iceland Ragnheiður Gröndal - Ást 15/18
#18 Belgium Belgium Karolien - Lightspeed 8/18
#19 Spain Spain Brequette - Más 17/18
#20 Panama Panama Jessica Mauboy - Never Be The Same 9/18
#21 Russia Russia Zedd ft. Hayley Williams - Stay The Night 14/18

VHB-Trophy

This is another wild card in the contest named and awarded by the manager of the contest. Sometimes the manager himself is so surprised a song is not qualified, he invented this magical trophy. This trophy was introduced in TWMC#16.

In TWMC#19 the manager selected 2 songs (Burundi & Turkey) and let the participants choose their VHB-Trophy.

# VHB-Trophy Song Final Ranking Info
#16 Russia Russia Fefe Dobson - Don't Let It Go To Your Head 18/18 Last
#17 Burundi Burundi Khadja Nin - Mama 5/18
#18 Netherlands Netherlands Sub Zero ft. the Alpines - Tidal Wave 10/18
#19 Burundi Burundi 2 Fabiola ft. Loredana - She's After My Piano 14/18
#20 Iceland Iceland Guy Sebastian - Like A Drum 13/18
#21 Taiwan Taiwan A-Lin - What Comes After Happiness? 12/18
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