After two semi final rounds and a total of 16 candidates , the Ukrainian national final for Eurovision 2020, Vidbir 2020, was held tonight crowning big winner Gо_A  and the entry  “Solovey”  .

The final show was hosted by  Sergey Pritula and saw a total of 6 acts battled for the right to represent Ukraine in the 65th Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam next May.

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The acts that took to the stage this evening were:

Krutь – 99

 

Jerry Heil – Vegan

Gо_A – Solovey

David Axelrod – Horizon

Khayat – Call for Love

Tvorchi – Bonfire

The final outcome was influenced 50% by the public vote and 50% by a jury which is made up by  Andreiy Danilko aka Verka Serduchka (Ukraine 2007), Tina Karol  (Ukraine 2006) and Vitaliy Drozdov (producer of Hit FM Radio).

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Specifically the overall scoreboard developed as following:

Final – 22 February 2020
Draw Artist Song Jury Televote (SMS) / App Total Place
Votes Percentage Points
1 Krutь “99” 5 4 9 3
2 Jerry Heil “Vegan” 1 1 2 6
3 Go_A “Solovey” 6     6 12 1
4 David Axelrod “Horizon” 3 2 5 5
5 Khayat “Call for Love” 4 5 9 2
6 Tvorchi “Bonfire” 2 3 5 4

As you can see Go_A topped both jury and public voting leaving behind in second place Khayat who came thrid in the jury votes and second in the public voting. Therefore G0_A will represent Ukraine in the 65th Eurovision Song Contest in Rotterdam.