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Universong 73
"Feel the empire"
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Date

17 December 2014 - 12 January 2015

Host city

New York, USA United States

Participants

54

Debuting countries

Hong Kong Hong Kong

Returning countries

Algeria Algeria, Azerbaijan Azerbaijan, Indonesia Indonesia, Malta Malta, New Zealand New Zealand, San Marino San Marino, Wales Wales

Withdrawing countries

Angola Angola, Belarus Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia & Herzegovina, Ecuador Ecuador, Faroe Islands Faroe Islands, North Macedonia North Macedonia Lesotho Lesotho, Panama Panama, Peru Peru, Philippines Philippines, Switzerland Switzerland, Thailand Thailand, Ukraine Ukraine

Winner

Russia Russia
Sergey Lazarev
"7 cifr"

Timeline

◄ Ohrid 72 Eurovision Heart St. Petersburg 74 ►

Universong 73 was the 73rd edition of the Universong Contest, held in New York City, New York, U.S.A., after the winning of Carrie Underwood in Ohrid, FYR Macedonia with the song "Something in the water". The contest was held from December 17th, 2014 to January 12th, 2015.

The biggest favourite to win was Russia, with the song "7 cifr" by Russian superstar Sergey Lazarev. He eventually won the contest with a total of 222 points (50 points ahead over runner-up South Africa) and eleven 12 points. Germany, Finland and Greece completed the top 5.

Semifinal 1 Edit

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Poland Poland Justyna Steczkowska "Kochankowie syreny" 13 38
02 Romania Romania Lora "Arde" 8 67
03 Italy Italy Ilaria "My name" 17 29
04 Lithuania Lithuania Edgaras Lubys "Karnavalas baiges" 4 82
05 Netherlands Netherlands Emmaly Brown "Stay or go" 12 45
06 Canada Canada Alee "Only the strong survive" 3 83
07 Monaco Monaco Cedric Gervais ft. Ali Tamposi "Love again" 9 66
08 Latvia Latvia Katrine Lukins "Find you" 6 74
09 Moldova Moldova Cristina Croitoru "Fight for this love" 14 38
10 Czech Republic Czech Republic Elis "Save me" 15 36
11 Finland Finland Amberian Dawn "Magical forest" 2 89
12 Ireland Ireland Enya "May it be" 11 57
13 Russia Russia Sergey Lazarev "7 cifr" 1 151
14 Chile Chile Neven Ilic "Bad" 7 72
15 Vietnam Vietnam Dong Nhi "Bad boy" 10 62
16 Belgium Belgium Absynthe Minded "Envoi" 16 32
17 Brazil Brazil Paula Fernandes "Passaro de fogo" 5 81

Semifinal 2 Edit

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Germany Germany Tim Peters "Awake" 1 116
02 Scotland Scotland Twin Atlantic "Brothers and sisters" 5 83
03 New Zealand New Zealand Broods "Never gonna change" 6 79
04 Denmark Denmark Christopher "Crazy" 15 39
05 England England Ivy & Gold "The town" 3 91
06 Croatia Croatia Jelena Rozga "Tsunami" 9 63
07 Sweden Sweden Sanna Nielsen "Rainbow" 13 47
08 Australia Australia Dami Im "Super love" 2 99
09 Spain Spain Auryn "Saturday I'm in love" 16 32
10 Mexico Mexico Belinda ft. Juan Magan & Lápiz Conciente "Si no te quisiera" 14 40
11 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Linda Teodosiu "Alive" 7 76
12 San Marino San Marino Modà "Nuvole di rock" 17 16
13 Iceland Iceland Unnur Eggerts "Vid stingum af" 8 68
14 Hong Kong Hong Kong Sherman Cheng "She's not you" 12 52
15 Cyprus Cyprus Polina Christodoulou "Thema hronou" 10 60
16 Wales Wales Marina and the Diamonds "Froot" 4 86
17 Serbia Serbia Amadeus Band "Nije svejedno" 11 55

Semifinal 3 Edit

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Lebanon Lebanon Elissa "Hob kol hayati" 15 29
02 Argentina Argentina Fernando Dente & Agustina Vera "Yo sabía" 13 34
03 Indonesia Indonesia Project Pop "Ingatlah ari ini" 16 8
04 Algeria Algeria Zaho

ft. Florent Mohe

"Mon combat" 5 77
05 Greece Greece Despina Vandi "Kane kati" 2 135
06 Estonia Estonia Mari Leen "Opetaja" 14 29
07 Luxembourg Luxembourg Andes ft. James Walsh "Een dag meer" 9 59
08 Malta Malta Wintermoods "Walk on by" 17 7
09 China China SingerSen "Drunk" 12 37
10 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Rilaya "Saf" 1 138
11 Turkey Turkey Kendi "Beyaz sevda" 7 75
12 France France Black M "Sur ma route" 4 102
13 Norway Norway Broiler

ft. Anna Bergendahl

"For you" 8 73
14 South Africa South Africa Monark "Build it up" 3 121
15 Portugal Portugal David Carreira "What life is for" 10 54
16 Bulgaria Bulgaria Danny Levan "Don't say goodbye" 11 49
17 Hungary Hungary Pal Denes "A szeltol ovsz" 6 75

Grand Final Edit

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Australia Australia Dami Im "Super love" 6 143
02 Wales Wales Marina and the Diamonds "Froot" 15 96
03 France France Black M "Sur ma route" 18 86
04 Chile Chile Neven Ilic "Bad" 16 95
05 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein Linda Teodosiu "Alive" 22 69
06 Russia Russia Sergey Lazarev "7 cifr" 1 222
07 Israel Israel Sarit Hadad "Kshe halev boche" 19 80
08 Algeria Algeria Zaho ft. Florent Mohe "Mon combat" 10 125
09 Greece Greece Despina Vandi "Kane kati" 5 149
10 England England Ivy & Gold "The town" 8 130
11 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan Rilaya "Saf" 7 136
12 New Zealand New Zealand Broods "Never gonna change" 13 116
13 Romania Romania Lora "Arde" 21 73
14 Finland Finland Amberian Dawn "Magical Forest" 4 157
15 Turkey Turkey Kendi "Beyaz sevda" 25 65
16 Slovenia Slovenia Ines Erbus "Moje oci plave" 26 61
17 Scotland Scotland Twin Atlantic "Brothers and sisters" 12 120
18 Germany Germany Tim Peters "Awake" 3 166
19 Brazil Brazil Paula Fernandes "Passaro de fogo" 11 124
20 Hungary Hungary Pal Denes "A szeltol ovsz" 27 55
21 Canada Canada Alee "Only the strong survive" 24 65
22 USA United States Lady Gaga "Gypsy" 23 67
23 South Africa South Africa Monark "Build it up" 2 172
24 Lithuania Lithuania Edgaras Lubys "Karnavalas baiges" 14 98
25 Iceland Iceland Unnur Eggerts "Vid stingum af" 20 73
26 Latvia Latvia Katrine Lukins "Find you" 17 87
27 Norway Norway Broiler ft. Anna Bergendahl "For you" 9 128

Returning artists

Artist Country Previous participations
Zaho Algeria Algeria USC 64
Dami Im Australia Australia USC 61
Jelena Rozga Croatia Croatia USC 24, USC 37, USC 51, USC 64
Elis Czech Republic Czech Republic USC 68
Christopher Denmark Denmark USC 43 (for the Faroe Islands Faroe Islands, with Molly Sandén), USC 55 (for the Faroe Islands Faroe Islands)
Despina Vandi Greece Greece USC 12, USC 31, USC 60, USC 61
Unnur Eggerts Iceland Iceland USC 52
Enya Ireland Ireland USC 47
Sarit Hadad Israel Israel USC 10, USC 47, USC 60
Elissa Lebanon Lebanon USC 58, USC 68
Winter Moods Malta Malta USC 01, USC 03
Belinda Mexico Mexico USC 13, USC 23, USC 70 (with J Balvin and Vein)
Sergey Lazarev Russia Russia USC 39, USC 50, USC 68
Modà San Marino San Marino USC 39 (for the Vatican City Vatican City, with Emma Marrone)
Sanna Nielsen Sweden Sweden USC 31
Lady Gaga USA United States USC 09
Marina and the Diamonds Wales Wales USC 11, USC 38, USC 40, USC 47
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