Redditvision Song Contest 18

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Redditvision Song Contest 18
"Make It Pop"
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Dates
Country claiming 26 - 29 April 2018
Song submission 29 April - 6 May 2018
Semi-finals 6 - 13 May 2018
Final 14 - 20 May 2018
Live show 20 - 22 May 2018
Host
Host city DenmarkFlag.png Copenhagen, Denmark
Host u/bvsil
Host broadcaster Danmarks Radio (DR)
Participants
Number of entries 57
Debuting countries DominicaFlag.png Dominica
HondurasFlag.png Honduras
KiribatiFlag.png Kiribati
RwandaFlag.png Rwanda
SamoaFlag.png Samoa
SaudiArabiaFlag.png Saudi Arabia
TogoFlag.png Togo
UgandaFlag.png Uganda
Vote
Voting system Each country awards 12, 10, then 8 through 1 points to their 10 favorite songs.
Winning song "Sanctify"
CyprusFlag.png Cyprus
Redditvision Song Contest
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Redditvision Song Contest 18 was the eighteenth edition of the Redditvision Song Contest. It was hosted in Copenhagen, Denmark due to Malta not being able to host the succeeding edition after their win with the song "Tongue". It was the second time Copenhagen was the host city, the first one being edition 2.

This edition consisted of three semi-finals and one grand final. Each delegate voted in their own semi-final, with two AQ delegates voting in each semi-final. Every country then voted in the grand final.

The live show begun on May 20th, 2018. On May 22nd, 2018, the winner of the contest was revealed to be Cyprus with the song "Sanctify", and performed by Years & Years.

Participants

Fifty-seven countries participated in the contest. England and Finland withdrew during the song submission period. Saudi Arabia withdrew and 5 countries; Monaco, Niue, Poland, Slovenia and Ukraine were disqualified for not voting in time in the semi-finals. Swaziland was disqualified for not voting in time and San Marino and South Africa withdrew in the grand final.

National finals

Returning artists

Country Artist Song Previous appearances
UgandaFlag.png Uganda Sabina Ddumba "Time" #4 (FinlandFlag.png Finland)
RwandaFlag.png Rwanda Tyler, the Creator (ft. Anna of the North) "Boredom" #17 (BahamasFlag.png The Bahamas, Tyler, the Creator as featuring artist
LuxembourgFlag.png Luxembourg, Anna of the North as main artist)
ThailandFlag.png Thailand Phantogram "Black Out Days" #12 (UnitedStatesFlag.png United States)
LatviaFlag.png Latvia Bea Miller "S.L.U.T" #11 (ScotlandFlag.png Scotland)

Semi-finals

Semi-final 1

Italy and Sweden voted in this semi-final.

Two countries were disqualified and one withdrew from the competition. Poland and Monaco were disqualified as a result of failing to vote in time. It was revealed by the host that Poland would have qualified, but Monaco would have failed to qualify.

In addition to this, Saudi Arabia withdrew from the competition. It was revealed by the host that Saudi Arabia would have failed to qualify from the semi final.

Draw Country User Language Artist Song Place Points
1 SeychellesFlag.png Seychelles u/Bowman3058 English POWERS "Man On The Moon" 6 79
2 UgandaFlag.png Uganda u/Franky494 English Sabina Ddumba "Time" 3 95
3 PolandFlag.png Poland u/vband0 English Phantoms "Pulling Me In" Disqualified
4 WalesFlag.png Wales u/201- English Rae Morris "Reborn" 1 102
5 CanadaFlag.png Canada u/BiPolarBear17 English Half Moon Run "Call Me In The Afternoon" 4 84
6 JapanFlag.png Japan u/alleenmaarliefde English OK GO "I Won't Let You Down" 7 75
7 MonacoFlag.png Monaco u/genplod English COSBY "Get Up" Disqualified
8 SaudiArabiaFlag.png Saudi Arabia u/SoaringAven English Chris Crocker "I Want Your Bite" Withdrawn
9 IrelandFlag.png Ireland u/Foobibby English Parson James "Sinner Like You" 11 61
10 KiribatiFlag.png Kiribati u/rita_ho English Little Boots "Get Things Done" 5 80
11 IcelandFlag.png Iceland u/TheDutchDen English Miriam Bryant "Black Car" 10 61
12 ScotlandFlag.png Scotland u/theofficialruar English Frightened Rabbit "The Woodpile" 8 64
13 PalauFlag.png Palau u/qyzxf English St. Vincent "Pills" 12 38
14 BelgiumFlag.png Belgium u/Awsumsminion English Ghinzu "Cold Love" 13 21
15 SanMarinoFlag.png San Marino u/GThing64 English Anteros "Breakfast" 9 61
16 NewZealandFlag.png New Zealand u/IdahoSciGuy English Ben Hazlewood "Wanted" 2 96
17 CookIslandsFlag.png Cook Islands u/TrueHrafninn Swedish Gyllene Tider "Ska vi älska, så ska vi älska till Buddy Holly" 14 11

Semi-final 2

Australia and Malta voted in this semi-final.

Two countries were disqualified during the semi final: Niue and Slovenia were both disqualified as a result of failing to vote in time. It was revealed by the host that Niue would have qualified, but Slovenia would have failed to qualify.

Draw Country User Language Artist Song Place Points
1 GermanyFlag.png Germany u/FlohNumba1 English Louisa (ft. 2 Chainz) "Yes" 6 77
2 NIrelandFlag.png Northern Ireland u/ShellEase English LYRA "Whitelady" 12 47
3 SloveniaFlag.png Slovenia u/estoniass Slovenian Gašper Šantl (ft. Zala Kralj) "Valovi" Disqualified
4 TrinidadAndTobagoFlag.png Trinidad and Tobago u/Naturelll English Kailee Morgue "Medusa" 11 47
5 LuxembourgFlag.png Luxembourg u/Phoenix963 English Nothing But Thieves "Amsterdam" 1 117
6 MalaysiaFlag.png Malaysia u/Sam_Esc English The Regrettes "Seashore" 5 77
7 GreeceFlag.png Greece u/iPromi English VÉRITÉ "Saint" 2 106
8 NetherlandsFlag.png The Netherlands u/Kastenbrot2 English Kacy Hill "Hard To Love" 8 66
9 SwazilandFlag.png Swaziland u/buckinghampitheorem Tagalog Sarah Geronimo "Kilometro" 14 32
10 StLuciaFlag.png Saint Lucia u/Spooky_Squid English Capital Cities "Vowels" 7 73
11 JamaicaFlag.png Jamaica u/HungryPill English Ylvis "What does the Fox Say" 13 47
12 NiueFlag.png Niue u/unfittingquotes English The Unlikely Candidates "Your Love Could Start A War" Disqualified
13 UnitedStatesFlag.png United States u/SeptimiaZenobia English Young the Giant "Silvertongue" 4 78
14 BahamasFlag.png The Bahamas u/Kaylaboe English Rex Orange County "Sunflower" 10 54
15 NorthMacedoniaFlag.png North Macedonia u/SaltyPopcorn02 English Izzy Bizu "Give Me Love" 3 78
16 VaticanCityFlag.png Vatican City u/geogaymer English Wrabel "The Village" 9 55
17 RwandaFlag.png Rwanda u/jockey01 English Tyler, the Creator (ft. Rex Orange County & Anna of the North) "Boredom" 15 32

Semi-final 3

Denmark and Philippines voted in this semi-final.

Ukraine was disqualified as a result of failing to vote in time. It was revealed by the host that even if they had voted, Ukraine would have failed to qualify.

Draw Country User Language Artist Song Place Points
1 TogoFlag.png Togo u/alt0fctrl English BETSY "Wanted More" 11 45
2 SamoaFlag.png Samoa u/Taro_Milk_Tea English Feder (ft. Alex Aiono) "Lordly" 5 86
3 EstoniaFlag.png Estonia u/sonamoo English ELYSA "Silence the Sirens" 10 52
4 ThailandFlag.png Thailand u/jennaveeve English Phantogram "Black Out Days" 15 31
5 CyprusFlag.png Cyprus u/stardust112 English Years & Years "Sanctify" 2 101
6 BhutanFlag.png Bhutan u/Fingrpaint English Bazzi "Myself" 6 83
7 FranceFlag.png France u/Dugly_Uckling English White Sea "Bloodline" 1 104
8 MontenegroFlag.png Montenegro u/JOEMOMO English Last Blush "Purple Nights" 13 39
9 UkraineFlag.png Ukraine u/wellthisisabitodd English The Dreadnoughts "Sleep is for the Weak" Disqualified
10 NicaraguaFlag.png Nicaragua u/jimbaux English Elizabeth Rose "Shoulda Coulda Woulda" 7 78
11 LatviaFlag.png Latvia u/homopleyy English Bea Miller "S.L.U.T." 12 43
12 HondurasFlag.png Honduras u/alexkaragaya English Lemonade Mouth "Determinate" 8 63
13 SouthAfricaFlag.png South Africa u/Lordie_Staven English Jeremy Loops (ft. Motheo Moleko) "The Shore" 9 61
14 DominicaFlag.png Dominica u/ZwissDa2nd English Kelela "Blue Light" 4 92
15 MicronesiaFlag.png Micronesia u/_xSyracuse English Ox "Hidden" 3 100
16 LiechtensteinFlag.png Liechtenstein u/19MartiN95 German Sportfreunde Stiller "Applaus, Applaus" 16 28
17 BrazilFlag.png Brazil u/therealmatthewlam English Wil Wagner "Laika" 14 38

Grand final

Swaziland failed to vote in the final. San Marino and South Africa both withdrew.

Draw Country User Language Artist Song Place Points
1 NewZealandFlag.png New Zealand u/IdahoSciGuy English Ben Hazlewood "Wanted" 6 136
2 DominicaFlag.png Dominica u/ZwissDa2nd English Kelela "Blue Light" 12 106
3 JapanFlag.png Japan u/alleenmaarliefde English OK Go "I Won't Let You Down" 23 56
4 BhutanFlag.png Bhutan u/Fingrpaint English Bazzi "Myself" 22 60
5 PhilippinesFlag.png Philippines u/meowthed Korean, English CLC "Black Dress" 27 45
6 CanadaFlag.png Canada u/BiPolarBear17 English Half Moon Run "Call Me In The Afternoon" 10 113
7 NorthMacedoniaFlag.png North Macedonia u/SaltyPopcorn02 English Izzy Bizu "Give Me Love" 17 77
8 UnitedStatesFlag.png United States u/SeptimiaZenobia English Young the Giant "Silvertongue" 11 110
9 GreeceFlag.png Greece u/iPromi English VÉRITÉ "Saint" 7 130
10 MaltaFlag.png Malta u/oneleek English Lorn "Acid Rain" 26 46
11 HondurasFlag.png Honduras u/alexkaragaya English Lemonade Mouth "Determinate" 18 77
12 CyprusFlag.png Cyprus u/stardust112 English Years & Years "Sanctify" 1 174
13 SwedenFlag.png Sweden u/Bongo9911 English Oscar Zia "Human" 24 55
14 MalaysiaFlag.png Malaysia u/Sam_Esc English The Regrettes "Seashore" 19 75
15 StLuciaFlag.png Saint Lucia u/Spooky_Squid English Capital Cities "Vowels" 2 167
16 GermanyFlag.png Germany u/FlohNumba1 English Louisa (ft. 2 Chainz) "Yes" 16 78
17 ScotlandFlag.png Scotland u/theofficialruar English Frightened Rabbit "The Woodpile" 13 99
18 DenmarkFlag.png Denmark u/bvsil English Zak Abel & Joker "Wise Enough" 30 41
19 KiribatiFlag.png Kiribati u/rita_ho English Little Boots "Get Things Done" 9 115
20 FranceFlag.png France u/Dugly_Uckling English White Sea "Bloodline" 15 95
21 UgandaFlag.png Uganda u/Franky494 English Sabina Ddumba "Time" 5 138
22 ItalyFlag.png Italy u/AwesomeJoshua English Sufjan Stevens "Mystery Of Love" 25 49
23 LuxembourgFlag.png Luxembourg u/Phoenix963 English Nothing But Thieves "Amsterdam" 3 156
24 SamoaFlag.png Samoa u/Taro_Milk_Tea English Feder (ft. Alex Aiono) "Lordly" 4 144
25 NicaraguaFlag.png Nicaragua u/jimbaux English Elizabeth Rose "Shoulda Coulda Woulda" 29 42
26 SeychellesFlag.png Seychelles u/Bowman3058 English POWERS "Man On The Moon" 14 99
27 NetherlandsFlag.png The Netherlands u/Kastenbrot2 English Kacy Hill "Hard To Love" 28 44
28 AustraliaFlag.png Australia u/Azzbestos English MISSIO "Everybody Gets High" 21 64
29 WalesFlag.png Wales u/201- English Rae Morris "Reborn" 8 121
30 MicronesiaFlag.png Micronesia u/_xSyracuse English Ox "Hidden" 20 72

Scoreboard

Grand final

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Total Place
New Zealand 12 10 4 12 12 10 3 5 2 12 8 3 2 3 12 5 1 8 12 136 6
Dominica 4 12 6 8 5 7 12 10 7 5 1 4 7 10 8 106 12
Japan 1 7 3 7 8 1 3 12 3 6 5 56 23
Bhutan 5 2 5 10 2 6 5 1 2 4 5 4 4 1 1 1 2 60 22
Philippines 1 3 4 8 8 2 1 3 1 6 8 45 27
Canada 4 5 4 7 8 4 12 10 4 5 12 5 6 8 8 4 7 113 10
FYR Macedonia 2 6 3 10 6 8 3 5 3 6 1 4 6 7 1 6 77 17
United States 6 8 8 12 12 4 4 2 3 5 8 2 5 2 2 4 12 3 2 6 110 11
Greece 8 5 2 12 7 7 7 5 2 1 7 10 5 8 6 6 4 3 2 8 5 2 3 5 130 7
Malta 3 7 2 1 4 2 12 8 3 2 1 1 46 26
Honduras 12 10 6 6 3 12 6 7 2 1 12 77 18
Cyprus 12 8 4 5 10 10 3 12 10 10 6 8 1 7 2 10 6 6 10 6 10 12 2 4 174 1
Sweden 5 4 7 8 6 1 3 3 6 12 55 24
Malaysia 3 5 5 2 3 8 4 2 5 3 5 8 1 6 5 2 3 5 75 19
Saint Lucia 7 2 12 10 1 7 6 6 10 3 10 7 7 5 7 8 1 12 8 8 7 5 4 10 4 167 2
Germany 5 3 6 1 4 12 7 2 5 8 12 1 8 1 3 78 16
Scotland 1 2 2 1 4 5 5 5 3 12 4 5 10 7 10 7 10 6 99 13
Denmark 5 2 2 7 4 1 6 12 2 41 30
Kiribati 3 8 8 7 10 10 12 1 12 4 2 2 12 7 8 6 3 115 9
France 4 2 3 7 10 4 3 7 1 3 12 2 4 4 12 7 10 95 15
Uganda 10 10 5 10 6 3 3 8 12 3 1 4 8 5 6 3 7 6 4 12 12 138 5
Italy 10 8 2 1 1 12 7 8 49 25
Luxembourg 2 8 6 1 10 10 8 1 8 1 6 2 2 10 12 4 12 10 1 10 8 2 5 3 10 4 156 3
Samoa 7 1 1 10 6 12 1 2 4 10 10 6 8 7 6 12 7 4 12 5 10 3 144 4
Nicaragua 3 3 3 4 12 4 3 7 3 42 29
Seychelles 4 3 2 7 3 6 8 6 6 4 10 5 10 2 8 10 5 99 14
The Netherlands 7 4 5 1 4 1 7 7 7 1 44 28
Australia 6 6 6 4 5 8 7 2 2 1 7 10 64 21
Wales 7 7 8 12 12 6 8 5 1 1 6 4 4 12 10 10 8 121 8
Micronesia 12 1 6 5 3 10 6 5 7 8 2 7 72 20

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