"The rising stars are here"

Universong 61
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Date

15 January - 1 February 2014

Host city

Los Angeles, USA.png United States

Participants

49

Debuting countries

Guyana.png Guyana

Returning countries

Albania.png Albania, Denmark.png Denmark, Estonia.png Estonia, Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands, Japan.png Japan, Kosovo.png Kosovo, Latvia.png Latvia, Lebanon.png Lebanon, Russia.png Russia, Scotland.png Scotland, Switzerland.png Switzerland, Ukraine.png Ukraine

Withdrawing countries

Finland.png Finland, Iceland.png Iceland, Israel.png Israel, Malta.png Malta, Uruguay.png Uruguay, Vatican City.png Vatican City, Wales.png Wales

Winner

France.png France
Indila
"Dernière danse"

Timeline

◄ Orebro 60 Eurovision Heart.png Paris 62 ►

Universong 61, the 61st edition of the Universong Contest, was held in Los Angeles, California, USA, from January 15th to February 1st, 2014, after the winning of Blondie, with the song "Maria", in the previous special edition N° 60 ('90s themed), held in Orebro, Sweden.

France scored its second Universong winning, after Indila scored a total of 195 points with the song "Dernière danse". This is France's second winning, the first being in USC 15, held in Venice, Italy, and won by Sebastien Agius with the song "Ma chance". Runner-up, New Zealand, also got in this edition its best placement since its winning in USC 20 in Cardiff, Wales. Jackie Thomas, with the song "It's worth it", got 169 points, the highest points ever given to a New Zealander entry, with a difference of 26 points. Third place went to Germany, represented by Ivy Quainoo, with the song "Wildfires (Light it up)". The top 5 was completed with the representatives of Lebanon and the Faroe Islands.

Semifinal 1

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Indonesia.png Indonesia Wali "Cari jodoh" 13 59
02 Netherlands.png Netherlands Mr Probz "Waves" 8 77
03 Norway.png Norway Alida "Some of us" 6 82
04 New Zealand.png New Zealand Jackie Thomas "It's worth it" 2 125
05 Estonia.png Estonia Rolf Roosalu "Kuues käik" 20 29
06 Croatia.png Croatia Lines and Colours "Beautiful addiction" 3 96
07 Belgium.png Belgium The Ditch "Far away" 9 75
08 Andorra.png Andorra La Oreja de Van Gogh "El primer día del resto de mi vida" 12 62
09 Iceland.png Iceland Unnur Eggerts "Vid stingum ad" WDN -
10 Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands Kato

& SafriDuo ft. Bjornskov

"Dimitto (Let go)" 4 95
11 Latvia.png Latvia AiWiNK "Now or never" 15 52
12 North Macedonia.png North Macedonia Lambe Alabakovski "Ke te cekam jas" 14 57
13 Albania.png Albania Xhensila Myrtezaj ft.Elgit Doda "Liar" 19 35
14 Venezuela.png Venezuela Aneeka "Eye for an eye" 11 63
15 Slovenia.png Slovenia Zala ft. Da Kru "Cirkus" 21 27
16 San Marino.png San Marino Alex Baroni "La distanza di un amore" 16 51
17 Denmark.png Denmark Rasmus Thude "Frøken Ligeglad" 18 38
18 Canada.png Canada Anjulie "Boom" 23 25
19 Vietnam.png Vietnam Hoàng Thùy Linh "Crazy" 24 24
20 Mexico.png Mexico Jesse & Joy "La de la mala suerte" 5 90
21 Scotland.png Scotland Nina Nesbitt "Way in the world" 7 77
22 Japan.png Japan Hitomi Shimatani "Destiny" 10 74
23 Switzerland.png Switzerland Chiara Dubey "Bella sera" 22 25
24 Lithuania.png Lithuania GJan "Now you" 17 43
25 France.png France Indila "Dernière danse" 1 127

Semifinal 2

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Belarus.png Belarus Merry Poppins "Menya zovut lyubov" 21 19
02 Spain.png Spain Edurne "Pretty boy" 11 68
03 Serbia.png Serbia Jelena Tomasevic "Radio svira za nas" 9 69
04 Ukraine.png Ukraine Mila Nitich "Kayus" 18 39
05 Cyprus.png Cyprus Stavros Mihalakakos "Na me katastrepsis glika" 19 33
06 Liechtenstein.png Liechtenstein Frida Gold "Liebe ist meine rebellion" 15 55
07 Germany.png Germany Ivy Quainoo "Wildfires (Light it up)" 1 147
08 Guyana.png Guyana Melanie Fiona "Monday morning" 10 69
09 Romania.png Romania Andra "Atata timp cat ma iubesti" 17 43
10 Poland.png Poland Honey "Don't love me" 7 76
11 Portugal.png Portugal Kika

ft. Andreas Wijk

"Can't feel love tonight" 12 63
12 Italy.png Italy Sushy "Jumpin' up" 4 102
13 Austria.png Austria Dirty Impact "Feel it" DSQ -
14 India.png India Lata Mangeskar "Uudi uudi chhaai ghataa jiyaa laharaaye" DSQ -
15 Azerbaijan.png Azerbaijan Rafet El Roman ft. Ezo "Kalbine sürgün" 22 4
16 Turkey.png Turkey Hande Yener

ft. Volga Tamoz

"Biri var" 6 99
17 Sweden.png Sweden Zara Larsson "Uncover" 3 103
18 Colombia.png Colombia Juanes "La luz" 13 56
19 Kosovo.png Kosovo Jem "Zoom" 16 48
20 Russia.png Russia Irina Dobcova "Esh molis lyubiand" 20 27
21 Lebanon.png Lebanon Nicole Saba "Hafdal ahlam" 2 105
22 Greece.png Greece Despina Vandi "Xano esena" 5 100
23 Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Miro "Ubivame s liubov" 8 70
24 Armenia.png Armenia Sirusho ft. Sakis Rouvas "See" 14 55

Grand Final

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Turkey.png Turkey Hande Yener ft. Volga Tamoz "Biri var" 19 81
02 England.png England Booty Luv "Black widow" 27 39
03 Sweden.png Sweden Zara Larsson "Uncover" 15 95
04 Belgium.png Belgium The Ditch "Far away" 10 124
05 Netherlands.png Netherlands Mr Probz "Waves" 21 76
06 Portugal.png Portugal Kika ft. Andreas Wijk "Can't feel love tonight" 23 67
07 Australia.png Australia Dami Im "Alive" 14 98
08 Bulgaria.png Bulgaria Miro "Ubivame s liubov" 24 58
09 Poland.png Poland Honey "Don't love me" 17 85
10 Japan.png Japan Hitomi Shimatani "Destiny" 12 104
11 Guyana.png Guyana Melanie Fiona "Monday morning" 20 81
12 New Zealand.png New Zealand Jackie Thomas "It's worth it" 2 169
13 France.png France Indila "Dernière danse" 1 195
14 Venezuela.png Venezuela Aneeka "Eye for an eye" 13 103
15 Germany.png Germany Ivy Quainoo "Wildfires (Light it up)" 3 157
16 Lebanon.png Lebanon Nicole Saba "Hafdal ahlam" 4 143
17 Mexico.png Mexico Jesse & Joy "La de la mala suerte" 11 108
18 Serbia.png Serbia Jelena Tomasevic "Radio svira za nas" 26 49
19 USA.png United States Christina Perri "Human" 9 124
20 Croatia.png Croatia Lines and Colours "Beautiful addiction" 6 140
21 Andorra.png Andorra La Oreja de Van Gogh "El primer día del resto de mi vida" 18 83
22 Greece.png Greece Despina Vandi "Xano esena" 22 71
23 Faroe Islands.png Faroe Islands Kato & SafriDuo ft. Bjornskov "Dimitto (Let go)" 5 142
24 Norway.png Norway Alida "Some of us" 8 124
25 Spain.png Spain Edurne "Pretty boy" 25 52
26 Scotland.png Scotland Nina Nesbitt "Way in the world" 16 90
27 Italy.png Italy Sushy "Jumpin' up" 7 126



Editions of the Universong Contest
Universong 1 - Zwolle 2 - Linz 3 - Bucharest 4 - The Hague 5 - Motala 6 - Reykjavik 7 - Valletta 8 - The Hague 9 - Cork 10 - Bucharest 11 - Malmö 12 - Bruges 13 - Bucharest 14 - Venice 15 - Paris 16 - Bogota 17 - Zagreb 18 - Osijek 19 - Cardiff 20 - Wellington 21 - Constanta 22 - Chisinau 23 - Rome 24 - Iasi-Istanbul 25 - Amsterdam 26 - Prilep 27 - Andorra la Vella 28 - Athens 29 - Thessaloniki 30 - Copenhagen 31 - Milan 32 - Istanbul 33 - Nicosia 34 - Saranda 35 - Piraeus 36 - Capri 37 - London 38 - Lisbon 39 - Manchester 40 - Cardiff 41 - Newcastle 42 - Vaduz 43 - Reykjavik 44 - Helsinki 45 - Liverpool 46 - Castrovillari 47 - Annaba 48 - Yerevan 49 - Akureyri 50 - Stockholm 51 - Budapest 52 - Vilnius 53 - Turku 54 - Den Bosch 55 - Tromso 56 - Espoo 57 - Leeds 58 - Nokia 59 - Orebro 60 - Los Angeles 61 - Paris 62 - Florence 63 - Uppsala 64 - Sydney 65 - Limassol 66 - Melbourne 67 - Barcelona-Vaduz 68 - Berlin 69 - Johannesburg 70 - Kiev 71 - Ohrid 72 - New York 73 - St. Petersburg 74 - Jerusalem 75 - Zagreb 76 - Monte Carlo 77 - Tehran 78 - Nuuk 79 - Perth 80 - San Juan 81 - Split 82 - Thorshavn 83 - Dublin 84 - Amsterdam 85 - San Marino 86 - Luxembourg 87 - Saint-Denis 88 - Tromso 89 - Madrid 90 - Gothenburg 91 - Santiago de Chile 92 - Tehran 93 - Esch-sur-Alzette 94 - Rome 95 - Tallinn 96 - Baku 97 - Sydney 98
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