HOME
The Info List - Germany In The Eurovision Song Contest 2016


--- Advertisement ---



Germany
Germany
participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Eurovision Song Contest 2016
with the song "Ghost" written by Thomas Burchia, Anna Leyne and Conrad Hensel. The song was performed by Jamie-Lee. The German entry for the 2016 contest in Stockholm, Sweden
Sweden
was selected through the national final Unser Lied für Stockholm, organised by the German broadcaster ARD in collaboration with Norddeutscher Rundfunk
Norddeutscher Rundfunk
(NDR). The national final took place on 25 February 2016 and featured ten competing acts with the winner being selected through two rounds of public voting. "Ghost" performed by Jamie-Lee Kriewitz
Jamie-Lee Kriewitz
was selected as the German entry for Stockholm
Stockholm
after placing first in the top three during the first round of voting and ultimately gaining 44.5% of the vote in the second round. ARD and NDR had initially announced on 19 November 2015 that they had selected the soul and R&B singer-songwriter Xavier Naidoo
Xavier Naidoo
to represent Germany
Germany
in Stockholm. A song selection entitled Unser Song für Xavier was planned to be held in February 2016 and would have featured six songs performed by Naidoo with the winning song being selected via public televote. However, following the announcement that Naidoo had been selected to represent Germany, there was public and media backlash in regards to the choice. Naidoo was seen as unfit to represent Germany
Germany
due to political, homophobic and racial statements the performer had made throughout his career. Two days following the broadcaster's announcement of Naidoo's selection, NDR reneged on their agreement and withdrew the performer as the German representative. ARD and NDR later announced that the German entry would be selected through a national final with the public determining the winner. As a member of the "Big 5", Germany
Germany
automatically qualified to compete in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest. Performing in position 10, Germany
Germany
placed twenty-sixth (last) out of the 26 participating countries with 11 points.

Contents

1 Background 2 Before Eurovision

2.1 Unser Song für Xavier 2.2 Unser Lied für Stockholm

2.2.1 Competing entries 2.2.2 Final

3 At Eurovision

3.1 Final 3.2 Voting

3.2.1 Points awarded to Germany 3.2.2 Points awarded by Germany 3.2.3 Split voting results

4 References 5 External links

Background[edit] Main article: Germany
Germany
in the Eurovision Song Contest Prior to the 2016 Contest, Germany
Germany
had participated in the Eurovision Song Contest fifty-nine times since its debut as one of seven countries to take part in 1956.[1] Germany
Germany
has won the contest on two occasions: in 1982 with the song "Ein bißchen Frieden" performed by Nicole and in 2010 with the song "Satellite" performed by Lena. Germany, to this point, has been noted for having competed in the contest more than any other country; they have competed in every contest since the first edition in 1956 except for the 1996 contest when the nation was eliminated in a pre-contest elimination round. In 2015, the German entry "Black Smoke" performed by Ann Sophie
Ann Sophie
placed last out of twenty-seven competing songs and failed to score any points. The German national broadcaster, ARD, broadcasts the event within Germany
Germany
and delegates the selection of the nation's entry to the regional broadcaster Norddeutscher Rundfunk
Norddeutscher Rundfunk
(NDR). NDR confirmed that Germany
Germany
would participate in the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest on 27 May 2015.[2] Since 2013, NDR had set up national finals with several artists to choose both the song and performer to compete at Eurovision for Germany. On 19 November 2015, the broadcaster had initially announced that they had internally selected Xavier Naidoo
Xavier Naidoo
to represent the country and would organise a national final to select the song he would perform at the contest.[3] After facing media fallout and negative public reactions, NDR reneged on their arrangement with Naidoo and later announced that they would organise a multi-artist national final to select the German entry.[4][5] Before Eurovision[edit] Unser Song für Xavier[edit] Unser Song für Xavier (English: Our Song for Xavier) was the cancelled song selection planned by the German broadcaster to select the song that Xavier Naidoo
Xavier Naidoo
would have performed at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. The show was to take place on 18 February 2016 and broadcast live on Das Erste. German composers and lyricists were called upon to submit their entries for the competition. A panel of music experts together with Naidoo would have selected the top six songs by 15 December 2015. During the show, Naidoo would have presented the six songs to the German audience and public televoting would have selected the winner. Three music experts, including the 2010 Lena, were planned to provide feedback in regards to the songs during the show.[3] Following NDR's announcement on 19 November 2015 that Naidoo had been selected to represent Germany, negative reactions were expressed by both the German public and media. NDR was criticised for selecting Naidoo, who was viewed as an inappropriate representative for Germany due to his political views in support of the Reichsbürgerbewegung ideology as well as homophobic and racist remarks the performer had made through both statements and his music.[6][7] Reactions from the German public via Twitter
Twitter
used words such as "unbelievable", "hair-raising" and "unspeakable" to describe Naidoo's selection and online petitions were generated in support of and against Naidoo's participation in the contest.[8] The backlash caused NDR to revoke their arrangement with Naidoo two days later on 21 November 2015, which also elicited criticism for the broadcaster's conduct.[9] NDR issued a press release where Thomas Schreiber, ARD's entertainment coordinator and head of the fiction and entertainment department for NDR, stated: " Xavier Naidoo
Xavier Naidoo
is a brilliant singer who is, according to my own opinion, neither racist nor homophobe. It was clear that his nomination would polarise opinions, but we were surprised about the negative response. The Eurovision Song Contest is a fun event, in which music and the understanding between European people should be the focus. This characteristic must be kept at all costs. The ongoing discussion about Naidoo could harm the image of the Eurovision Song Contest. This is why Naidoo will not represent Germany. We will quickly decide now, how the German entry for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest will be found."[9] Naidoo himself issued a statement on his Facebook
Facebook
page where he stated: "A few months ago, ARD approached me and asked me to compete next year for Germany
Germany
at the Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm. That was solely a proposal from ARD. I finally agreed after careful consideration, because this competition would have been a very special event for me. If now shortly after our contractual agreement with NDR and the completion of preparations it all has changed by unilateral decision by ARD, then that's ok for me. My passion for music and my commitment to love, freedom, tolerance and coexistence is thereby not stopped."[10] In a press conference held on 25 November 2015, ARD chairman and the director of NDR, Lutz Marmor, stated that Naidoo's selection by NDR was a "mistake" and announced that a national final with several artists and the winner being selected by the public would likely be organised to select the German entry. During the press conference, ARD program director, Volker Herres, characterized NDR's nomination of the controversial performer as hasty and that the decision should have been discussed internally with ARD.[11] Unser Lied für Stockholm[edit] Unser Lied für Stockholm
Stockholm
(English: Our Song for Stockholm) was the competition that selected Germany's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. The competition took place on 25 February 2016 at the Köln-Mülheim Studios in Cologne, hosted by Barbara Schöneberger.[12] Like in the previous six years, the national final was co-produced by the production company Brainpool, which also co-produced the 2011 Eurovision Song Contest in Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf
and the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku. Ten acts competed during the show with the winner being selected through a public televote.[13] The show was broadcast on Das Erste
Das Erste
and EinsFestival
EinsFestival
as well as online via the broadcaster's Eurovision Song Contest website eurovision.de and the official Eurovision Song Contest website eurovision.tv.[14] An after-show programme hosted by Bianca Hauda and Thilo Jahn as well as the winner's press conference were also broadcast on EinsFestival
EinsFestival
as well as online following the competition.[15] The national final was watched by 4.47 million viewers in Germany, making it the most watched Eurovision Song Contest selection show since 2010 when Lena Meyer-Landrut was selected with "Satellite", which won the Eurovision Song Contest 2010 for Germany.[16] Competing entries[edit] 150 proposals were received by NDR from ARD radio stations, record companies, producers, artist managers and artists themselves. The ten competing entries were selected by a ten-member panel consisting of Tom Bohne (Universal Music Senior Vice President), Carola Conze (NDR representative, head of German delegation for Eurovision), Claudia Gliedt (lead music editor for Brainpool), Nico Gössel (Sony Music head of promotion), Jörg Grabosch (Brainpool managing director), Konrad von Löhneysen (Embassy of Music managing director), Steffen Müller (Warner Music Entertainment managing director for Central Europe), Thomas Schreiber (ARD entertainment coordinator, head of the fiction and entertainment department for NDR), Aditya Sharma (Radio Fritz lead music editor) and Andreas Zagelow (MDR Radio Sputnik music editor).[17] The ten participating acts were announced on 12 January 2016.[18]

Artist Songs (English translation) Composer(s) Images

Alex Diehl "Nur ein Lied" (Just a song) Alex Diehl

Avantasia "Mystery of a Blood Red Rose" Tobias Sammet

Ella Endlich "Adrenalin" Erik Macholl, Andreas John, Bahar Henschel

Gregorian "Masters of Chant" Frank Peterson, Amelia Brightman, Toni Pintos, Basti Inselmann

Jamie-Lee Kriewitz "Ghost" Thomas Burchia, Anna Leyne, Conrad Hensel

Joco "Full Moon" Cosima Carl, Josepha Carl, Anya Weihe

Keøma "Protected" Chris Klopfer, Kat Frankie

Laura Pinski "Under the Sun We Are One" Ralph Siegel, John O'Flynn

Luxuslärm "Solange Liebe in mir wohnt" (As long as love lives within me) Philippe Heithier, Götz von Sydow

Woods of Birnam "Lift Me Up (From the Underground)" Christian Friedel, Philipp Makolies, Duncan Townsend

Final[edit] The televised final took place on 25 February 2016. Students attending German film and art schools were tasked with developing staging ideas for the participating entries.[18] The winner was selected through two rounds of public voting, including options for landline, SMS and app voting.[19] In the first round of voting, the top three entries were selected to proceed to the second round. The top three entries were: "Mystery of a Blood Red Rose" performed by Avantasia, "Nur ein Lied" performed by Alex Diehl
Alex Diehl
and "Ghost" performed by Jamie-Lee Kriewitz. In the second round, the winner, "Ghost" performed by Jamie-Lee Kriewitz, was selected.[20] In addition to the performances of the competing entries, 2014 Dutch Eurovision entrants The Common Linnets, who placed second in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, performed their entry "Calm After the Storm" and together with the German band The BossHoss, they performed a cover version of Dolly Parton's "Jolene".[21]

Final: First Round – 25 February 2016

Draw Artist Songs Public Vote[16] Place Result

1 Ella Endlich "Adrenalin" 41,172 (5.34%) 7 Eliminated

2 Joco "Full Moon" 22,645 (2.93%) 9 Eliminated

3 Gregorian "Masters of Chant" 69,784 (9.06%) 5 Eliminated

4 Woods of Birnam "Lift Me Up (From the Underground)" 12,332 (1.63%) 10 Eliminated

5 Luxuslärm "Solange Liebe in mir wohnt" 42,576 (5.52%) 6 Eliminated

6 Keøma "Protected" 25,609 (3.32%) 8 Eliminated

7 Avantasia "Mystery of a Blood Red Rose" 124,825 (16.19%) 2 Advanced

8 Alex Diehl "Nur ein Lied" 124,268 (16.12%) 3 Advanced

9 Jamie-Lee Kriewitz "Ghost" 221,846 (28.78%) 1 Advanced

10 Laura Pinski "Under the Sun We Are One" 84,642 (11.11%) 4 Eliminated

Total votes 770,809

Final: Second Round – 25 February 2016

Draw Artist Songs Public Vote[16] Place Result

1 Avantasia "Mystery of a Blood Red Rose" 241,573 (21.6%) 3 3rd Place

2 Alex Diehl "Nur ein Lied" 380,293 (33.9%) 2 Runner-up

3 Jamie-Lee Kriewitz "Ghost" 498,293 (44.5%) 1 Winner

Total votes 1,120,159

At Eurovision[edit]

Jamie-Lee during a press meet and greet

According to Eurovision rules, all nations with the exceptions of the host country and the "Big 5" (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom) are required to qualify from one of two semi-finals in order to compete for the final; the top ten countries from each semi-final progress to the final. As a member of the "Big 5", Germany automatically qualified to compete in the final on 14 May 2016. In addition to their participation in the final, Germany
Germany
is also required to broadcast and vote in one of the two semi-finals. This would have been regularly decided via a draw held during the semi-final allocation draw on 25 January 2016, however, prior to the draw, ARD requested of the European Broadcasting Union
European Broadcasting Union
that Germany
Germany
be allowed to broadcast and vote in the second semi-final on 12 May 2016, which was approved by the contest's Reference Group.[22] In Germany, the two semi-finals were broadcast on EinsFestival
EinsFestival
and Phoenix and the final was broadcast on Das Erste. All broadcasts featured commentary by Peter Urban.[23][24] The German spokesperson, who announced the top 12-point score awarded by the German jury during the final, was Barbara Schöneberger.[25] Final[edit]

Jamie-Lee during a rehearsal before the final

Jamie-Lee took part in technical rehearsals on 7 and 8 May, followed by dress rehearsals on 11, 13 and 14 May.[26] This included the semi-final jury show on 11 May where an extended clip of the German performance was filmed for broadcast during the live show on 12 May and the jury final on 13 May where the professional juries of each country watched and voted on the competing entries.[27] During the opening ceremony festivities that took place on 8 May, Jamie-Lee took part in a draw to determine in which half of the final the German entry would be performed. Germany
Germany
was drawn to compete in the first half.[28] Following the conclusion of the second semi-final, the shows' producers decided upon the running order of the final. The running order for the semi-finals and final was decided by the shows' producers rather than through another draw, so that similar songs were not placed next to each other. Germany
Germany
was subsequently placed to perform in position 10, following the entry from Sweden
Sweden
and before the entry from France.[29] The German performance featured Jamie-Lee performing on stage in a blue Japanese Decora Kei style outfit with four backing vocalists.[30][31] The staging presentation included tree props with green lasers, transparent projection screens that displayed more trees and a smoke effect that covered the stage floor. The stage colours were blue, purple and green with the LED screens displaying a rising full moon. The four backing vocalists that joined Jamie-Lee on stage were Anne Leyne, Tina Frank, Ray Lozano and Helen Kaiser.[32] Germany placed twenty-sixth (last) in the final, scoring 11 points: 10 points from the televoting and 1 point from the juries.[33] Germany
Germany
became the first country since Malta in 1971 and 1972 to finish last in the final in two consecutive years. Voting[edit] Voting during the three shows was conducted under a new system that involved each country now awarding two sets of points from 1-8, 10 and 12: one from their professional jury and the other from televoting. Each nation's jury consisted of five music industry professionals who are citizens of the country they represent, with their names published before the contest to ensure transparency. This jury judged each entry based on: vocal capacity; the stage performance; the song's composition and originality; and the overall impression by the act.[34] In addition, no member of a national jury was permitted to be related in any way to any of the competing acts in such a way that they cannot vote impartially and independently. The individual rankings of each jury member as well as the nation's televoting results were released shortly after the grand final.[35] Below is a breakdown of points awarded to Germany
Germany
and awarded by Germany
Germany
in the second semi-final and grand final of the contest, and the breakdown of the jury voting and televoting conducted during the two shows:[36][37][38][39] Points awarded to Germany[edit]

Points awarded to Germany
Germany
(Final)

Televote

12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points

  Switzerland

5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

 Austria

Jury

12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points

5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

 Georgia

Points awarded by Germany[edit]

Semi-final 2

Score Televote Jury

12 points  Poland  Israel

10 points  Australia  Georgia

8 points  Ukraine  Belgium

7 points  Bulgaria  Australia

6 points  Belgium  Ukraine

5 points  Georgia  Latvia

4 points  Lithuania  Bulgaria

3 points  Latvia  Lithuania

2 points  Israel  Belarus

1 point  Serbia   Switzerland

Final

Score Televote Jury

12 points  Russia  Israel

10 points  Poland  Sweden

8 points  Sweden  Georgia

7 points  Austria  Ukraine

6 points  Ukraine  Australia

5 points  Australia  Belgium

4 points  Bulgaria  Netherlands

3 points  Netherlands  Italy

2 points  Armenia  Latvia

1 point  Italy  Lithuania

Split voting results[edit] The following five members comprised the German jury:[34]

Namika
Namika
(Hanan Hamdi) – Chairperson – singer Sascha Vollmer (Hoss Power) – singer, composer, musician Alec Völkel (Boss Burns) – singer Sarah Connor – singer Anna Loos
Anna Loos
– singer, actress

Split voting results from Germany
Germany
(Semi-final 2)

Draw Country Jury Televote

Namika S. Connor A. Loos A. Völkel S. Vollmer Average Rank Points Rank Points

01  Latvia 8 12 7 6 6 6 5 8 3

02  Poland 10 11 9 15 12 12

1 12

03   Switzerland 14 8 11 10 10 10 1 18

04  Israel 2 3 1 3 1 1 12 9 2

05  Belarus 9 14 12 8 7 9 2 16

06  Serbia 13 15 16 16 15 17

10 1

07  Ireland 16 13 13 14 16 16

11

08  Macedonia 7 16 17 12 17 15

12

09  Lithuania 11 7 5 17 8 8 3 7 4

10  Australia 4 2 2 5 5 4 7 2 10

11  Slovenia 17 10 10 9 13 13

17

12  Bulgaria 5 6 14 7 9 7 4 4 7

13  Denmark 18 17 18 18 18 18

14

14  Ukraine 3 9 3 4 3 5 6 3 8

15  Norway 15 4 8 13 14 11

13

16  Georgia 6 1 4 1 2 2 10 6 5

17  Albania 12 18 15 11 11 14

15

18  Belgium 1 5 6 2 4 3 8 5 6

Split voting results from Germany
Germany
(Final)

Draw Country Jury Televote

Namika S. Connor A. Loos A. Völkel S. Vollmer Average Rank Points Rank Points

01  Belgium 2 10 7 7 6 6 5 17

02  Czech Republic 22 21 21 22 22 22

24

03  Netherlands 11 6 13 4 4 7 4 8 3

04  Azerbaijan 25 22 22 21 25 24

23

05  Hungary 12 13 18 20 17 17

19

06  Italy 13 7 11 8 11 8 3 10 1

07  Israel 3 1 1 1 1 1 12 18

08  Bulgaria 14 11 17 13 19 14

7 4

09  Sweden 1 4 2 3 2 2 10 3 8

10  Germany

11  France 8 19 24 18 18 20

13

12  Poland 18 14 16 19 20 19

2 10

13  Australia 6 3 5 6 8 5 6 6 5

14  Cyprus 20 25 25 24 24 25

11

15  Serbia 16 18 23 25 23 21

21

16  Lithuania 15 9 6 15 12 10 1 15

17  Croatia 5 12 15 11 16 12

22

18  Russia 23 17 10 16 15 18

1 12

19  Spain 10 16 9 10 14 11

12

20  Latvia 21 8 8 9 7 9 2 16

21  Ukraine 4 5 4 5 5 4 7 5 6

22  Malta 24 24 20 23 21 23

25

23  Georgia 7 2 3 2 3 3 8 14

24  Austria 19 20 14 14 10 16

4 7

25  United Kingdom 17 15 12 17 13 15

20

26  Armenia 9 23 19 12 9 13

9 2

References[edit]

^ " Germany
Germany
Country Profile". EBU. Retrieved 21 September 2014.  ^ Jiandani, Sanjay (27 May 2015). "Germany: NDR confirms participation in ESC 2016". Esctoday.com. Retrieved 20 November 2015.  ^ a b Brey, Marco (19 November 2015). " Xavier Naidoo
Xavier Naidoo
to represent Germany
Germany
in Stockholm". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 20 November 2015.  ^ van Lith, Nick (21 November 2015). "NDR withdraws Xavier Naidoo
Xavier Naidoo
from Eurovision". escXtra. Retrieved 21 November 2015.  ^ " Xavier Naidoo
Xavier Naidoo
fährt nicht zum ESC nach Stockholm". ndr.de (in German). NDR. 21 November 2015. Retrieved 21 November 2015.  ^ Bayer, Felix (19 November 2015). " Xavier Naidoo
Xavier Naidoo
beim ESC: Dieser Weg wird kein leichter sein". spiegel.de (in German). Spiegel Online. Retrieved 4 January 2016.  ^ "Pressekompass: Soll Xavier Naidoo
Xavier Naidoo
zum ESC? Bloß nicht!". spiegel.de (in German). Spiegel Online. 19 November 2015. Retrieved 4 January 2016.  ^ "Twitter-Reaktionen zu Naidoo beim ESC: "Haarsträubende Fehlentscheidung"". spiegel.de (in German). Spiegel Online. 19 November 2015. Retrieved 4 January 2016.  ^ a b Escudero, Victor M. (21 November 2015). " Xavier Naidoo
Xavier Naidoo
withdrawn to represent Germany". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 4 January 2016.  ^ "Xavier Naidoo: "Die Entscheidung ist ok für mich"". t-online.de (in German). T-Online. 22 November 2015. Retrieved 4 January 2016.  ^ "ESC-Fans können auf Vorentscheid hoffen". sueddeutsche.de (in German). Süddeutsche Zeitung. 25 November 2015. Retrieved 4 January 2016.  ^ "Termin für deutschen ESC-Vorentscheid steht fest". eurovision.de (in German). ARD. 5 January 2016. Retrieved 5 January 2016.  ^ "Jetzt sucht die ARD den ESC-Teilnehmer mit der Raab-Firma". focus.de (in German). Focus. 4 January 2016. Retrieved 4 January 2016.  ^ "Watch tonight: Unser Lied für Stockholm". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. 25 February 2016. Retrieved 25 February 2016.  ^ "Alle Infos zum deutschen ESC-Vorentscheid 2016". eurovision.de. ARD. 5 February 2016. Retrieved 23 February 2016.  ^ a b c "Rund 500.000 Fans stimmen für Jamie-Lee Kriewitz". eurovision.de (in German). ARD. 26 February 2016. Retrieved 26 February 2016.  ^ "Unser Lied für Stockholm: Die große Vielfalt – Bombastrock und Ralph Siegel
Ralph Siegel
inklusive". prinz.de (in German). Prinz. 12 January 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2016.  ^ a b "Deutscher Vorentscheid: Teilnehmer stehen fest". eurovision.de (in German). ARD. 12 January 2016. Retrieved 12 January 2016.  ^ Brey, Marco (12 January 2016). "Meet the ten German finalists!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 12 January 2016.  ^ Brey, Marco (25 February 2016). " Jamie-Lee Kriewitz
Jamie-Lee Kriewitz
to represent Germany". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 February 2016.  ^ "Common Linnets und BossHoss beim Vorentscheid". eurovision.de. ARD. 4 February 2016. Retrieved 4 February 2016.  ^ Jordan, Paul (21 January 2016). "Semi-Final Allocation Draw on Monday, pots revealed". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 25 January 2016.  ^ Granger, Anthony (5 April 2016). "Phoenix to broadcast both semi-finals". eurovoix.com. Eurovoix. Retrieved 6 April 2016.  ^ "ESC 2016: Sendetermine im Fernsehen und Online". eurovision.de (in German). ARD. 22 April 2016. Retrieved 24 April 2016.  ^ " Barbara Schöneberger
Barbara Schöneberger
verliest ESC-Punkte". eurovision.de (in German). ARD. 7 April 2016. Retrieved 7 April 2016.  ^ "Media Activities" (PDF). eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 3 May 2016.  ^ Roxburgh, Gordon (13 May 2016). "Juries voting tonight for the 2016 Grand Final". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 14 May 2016.  ^ Gallagher, Robyn (8 May 2016). "Eurovision 2016: Big 5 allocation draw held on red carpet". wiwibloggs.com. Wiwibloggs. Retrieved 8 May 2016.  ^ Brey, Marco (13 May 2016). "Running order for the 2016 Grand Final revealed". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 13 May 2016.  ^ Brey, Marco (7 May 2016). "Day 6 at the Globe Arena". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 7 May 2016. Retrieved 7 May 2016.  ^ Brey, Marco (8 May 2016). "Day 7 of rehearsals at the Globe Arena". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Archived from the original on 8 May 2016. Retrieved 8 May 2016.  ^ "Jamie-Lee: Ghost". eurovisionartists.nl (in Dutch). Eurovision Artists. Retrieved 4 May 2016.  ^ Roxburgh, Gordon (14 May 2016). "Ukraine wins 2016 Eurovision Song Contest". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 14 May 2016.  ^ a b "Here are the judges for Eurovision 2016!". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. 29 April 2016. Retrieved 29 April 2016.  ^ Jordan, Paul (18 February 2016). "Biggest change to Eurovision Song Contest voting since 1975". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 18 February 2016.  ^ " Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Second Semi-Final". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 14 May 2016.  ^ " Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Grand Final". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 14 May 2016.  ^ " Germany
Germany
in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Second Semi-Final". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 14 May 2016.  ^ " Germany
Germany
in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Eurovision Song Contest 2016
Grand Final". eurovision.tv. European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 14 May 2016. 

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Germany
Germany
in the Eurovision Song Contest 2016.

Official NDR/ARD Eurovision site

v t e

  Germany
Germany
in the Eurovision Song Contest

Participation

1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018

Artists

1950s

Walter Andreas Schwarz Freddy Quinn Margot Hielscher Margot Hielscher Alice & Ellen Kessler

1960s

Wyn Hoop Lale Andersen Conny Froboess Heidi Brühl Nora Nova Ulla Wiesner Margot Eskens Inge Brück Wenche Myhre Siw Malmkvist

1970s

Katja Ebstein Katja Ebstein Mary Roos Gitte Cindy & Bert Joy Fleming Les Humphries Singers Silver Convention Ireen Sheer Dschinghis Khan

1980s

Katja Ebstein Lena Valaitis Nicole Hoffmann & Hoffmann Mary Roos Wind Ingrid Peters Wind Maxi & Chris Garden Nino de Angelo

1990s

Chris Kempers & Daniel Kovac Atlantis 2000 Wind Münchener Freiheit Mekado Leon Stone & Stone Bianca Shomburg Guildo Horn Sürpriz

2000s

Stefan Raab Michelle Corinna May Lou Max Gracia Texas Lightning Roger Cicero No Angels Alex Swings Oscar Sings

2010s

Lena Lena Roman Lob Cascada Elaiza Ann Sophie Jamie-Lee Kriewitz Levina Michael Schulte

Songs

1950s

"Im Wartesaal zum großen Glück" "So geht das jede Nacht" "Telefon, Telefon" "Für zwei Groschen Musik" "Heute Abend wollen wir tanzen geh'n"

1960s

"Bonne nuit ma chérie" "Einmal sehen wir uns wieder" "Zwei kleine Italiener" "Marcel" "Man gewöhnt sich so schnell an das Schöne" "Paradies, wo bist du?" "Die Zeiger der Uhr" "Anouschka" "Ein Hoch der Liebe" "Primaballerina"

1970s

"Wunder gibt es immer wieder" "Diese Welt" "Nur die Liebe läßt uns leben" "Junger Tag" "Die Sommermelodie" "Ein Lied kann eine Brücke sein" "Sing Sang Song" "Telegram" "Feuer" "Dschinghis Khan"

1980s

"Theater" "Johnny Blue" "Ein bißchen Frieden" "Rücksicht" "Aufrecht geh'n" " Für alle " "Über die Brücke geh'n" "Lass die Sonne in dein Herz" "Lied für einen Freund" "Flieger"

1990s

"Frei zu leben" "Dieser Traum darf niemals sterben" "Träume sind für alle da" "Viel zu weit" "Wir geben 'ne Party" "Verliebt in Dich" "Planet of Blue" "Zeit" "Guildo hat euch lieb!" "Reise nach Jerusalem – Kudüs'e seyahat"

2000s

"Wadde hadde dudde da?" "Wer Liebe lebt" "I Can't Live Without Music" "Let's Get Happy" "Can't Wait Until Tonight" "Run & Hide" "No No Never" "Frauen regier'n die Welt" "Disappear" "Miss Kiss Kiss Bang"

2010s

"Satellite" "Taken by a Stranger" "Standing Still" "Glorious" "Is It Right" "Black Smoke" "Ghost" "Perfect Life" "You Let Me Walk Alone"

Note: Entries scored out are when Germany
Germany
did not compete

v t e

Eurovision Song Contest 2016

Countries

Finalists (by final results)

Ukraine (winner) Australia Russia Bulgaria Sweden France Armenia Poland Lithuania Belgium Netherlands Malta Austria Israel Latvia Italy Azerbaijan Serbia Hungary Georgia Cyprus Spain Croatia United Kingdom Czech Republic Germany

Semi-final 1

Bosnia and Herzegovina Estonia Finland Greece Iceland Moldova Montenegro San Marino

Semi-final 2

Albania Belarus Denmark Ireland Macedonia Norway Slovenia Switzerland

Withdrawn

Romania

Artists

Finalists (by final results)

Jamala Dami Im Sergey Lazarev Poli Genova Frans Amir Iveta Mukuchyan Michał Szpak Donny Montell Laura Tesoro Douwe Bob Ira Losco Zoë Hovi Star Justs Francesca Michielin Samra Sanja Vučić
Sanja Vučić
ZAA Freddie Nika Kocharov & Young Georgian Lolitaz Minus One Barei Nina Kraljić Joe and Jake Gabriela Gunčíková Jamie-Lee

Semi-final 1

Argo Dalal & Deen feat. Ana Rucner
Ana Rucner
and Jala Greta Salóme Highway Jüri Pootsmann Lidia Isac Sandhja Serhat

Semi-final 2

Agnete Eneda Tarifa Ivan Kaliopi Lighthouse X ManuElla Nicky Byrne Rykka

Withdrawn

Xavier Naidoo Ovidiu Anton

Songs

Finalists (by final results)

"1944" "Sound of Silence" "You Are the Only One" "If Love Was a Crime" "If I Were Sorry" "J'ai cherché" "LoveWave" "Color of Your Life" "I've Been Waiting for This Night" "What's the Pressure" "Slow Down" "Walk on Water" "Loin d'ici" "Made of Stars" "Heartbeat" "No Degree of Separation" "Miracle" "Goodbye (Shelter)" "Pioneer" "Midnight Gold" "Alter Ego" "Say Yay!" "Lighthouse" "You're Not Alone" "I Stand" "Ghost"

Semi-final 1

"Falling Stars" "Hear Them Calling" "I Didn't Know" "Ljubav je" "Play" "Sing It Away" "The Real Thing" "Utopian Land"

Semi-final 2

"Blue and Red" "Dona" "Fairytale" " Help You Fly" "Icebreaker" "Soldiers of Love" "Sunlight" "The Last of Our Kind"

Withdrawn

"Chameleon" "

.