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The World Music Contest

Abbrev.

TWMC

Founded

01 Nov, 2012

Origin

Flag of Belgium Belgium

Editions

21

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. You can only have an available country.
  2. Songs must be according to the theme. Once you have send an entry, you can not change it anymore.
  3. The voting system is the same as on Eurovision. 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, ...
  4. No Eurovision-related songs in normal editions. Except when it's an Eurovision theme. (No songs/artists from Eurovision or national selections).
  5. The number of songs going through in each semi-final depends on the total number of participating songs.
  6. The host country will pick up one of the three 'Funky Loser' songs. The manager himself announce the 'VHB-Trophy', this is a wild card for one of the countries who didn't qualify and who are not nominated as 'Funky Loser' in their semi-final.
  7. The winner of the previous edition goes automatically to the final, has to choose hosts and venue for next edition. The winner makes the order draw for the semi-finals and the final.
  8. Once a song is chosen, it could not participate at new edition.
  9. Have fun!

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 122 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 166 Flag of Spain Vigo Anne Igartiburu & Cristian Gálvez Estadio de Balaídos
7 Canada Canada Bon Jovi - It's My Life 145 Flag of Sweden Jokkmokk Jenny Silver & Anton Ewald Snow Arena
8 Belgium Belgium Of Monsters & Men - Mountain Sound 171 Flag of Canada Ottawa Pamela Anderson & Jon Bon Jovi Ottawa Baseball Stadium
9 Denmark Denmark Nathalie Imbruglia - Torn 217 Flag of Belgium Deerlijk Stephen Swart & Nick Vanhaverbeke Gemeentehuis Deerlijk
10 Latvia Latvia Stromae - Papaoutai 192 Flag of Denmark Copenhagen Lene Nystrom & Mathias Lauridsen Parken Stadium
11 Monaco Monaco Emmanuel Moire - Beau Malheur 243 Flag of Latvia Riga Ingūna Butāne & Lauris Reiniks Arēna Rīga
12 Australia Australia Birdy - Skinny Love 184 Flag of Monaco Monaco Stéphanie de Monaco & Louis Ducruet Sporting Club Monte Carlo
13 Romania Romania Compact Disco - Sound Of Our Hearts 194 Flag of Australia Perth Rose Byrne & Chris Hemsworth Perth Arena
14 Norway Norway Evanescence - Bring Me To Life 203 Flag of Romania Sibiu Selena Gomez & Mila Kunis Stadionul Municipal
15 Israel Israel Tuval Safir - Aim Rak Nakshiv La Rohahc 164 Flag of Norway Hamar Kristian Ødegård & Carina Dahl Vikingskipet
16 Belgium Belgium Natasha Bedingfield - Unwritten 243 Flag of Israel Petah Tikva Assi Azer & Amit Igor HaMoshava Stadium
17 France France Indila - Dernière Danse 233 Flag of Belgium Brussels Aurélie De Backer & Nick Vanhaverbeke Sint-Katelijnestraat 12
18 Norway Norway Elen Levon - Wild Child 208 Flag of France Paris Natasha St-Pierre & Nikos Aliagas Stade de France
19 Netherlands Netherlands Cserpes Laura - Élj Pont Úgy! 171 Flag of Norway Lillehammer Bård & Vegard Ylvisåker Håkons Hall
20 Sweden Sweden Laleh - Colours 164 Flag of Netherlands Amsterdam Gigi Ravelli & Arjen Robben Amsterdam Arena
21 Flag of Sweden Malmö Ace Wilder & Ulrik Munther Malmö Arena

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
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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
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