Blas Cantó the Spanish Eurovision 2020 representative and the confirmed ESC 2021 hopeful won the final online voting held by the Spanish broadcaster RTVE.

Eurovision 2020 has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak but the show is not over yet for several countries as several national broadcasters across Europe will be broadcasting alternative Eurovision shows and online happenings. Among them the The Spanish broadcaster RTVE has  held so far two semi-final online votings with nearly 10,000 votes across the two semi-finals. Lithuania’s The Roop won semi-final 1 with 559 votes (two votes ahead of Russia) and Daði og Gagnamagnið from Iceland won the semi-final 2  with 787 votes.

The 20 qualifiers joined the Big 5 and The Netherlands in the grand final vote, which ran until 12:00 CEST today with thousands of fans casting their votes. Eventually, the competition saw Blas Cantó winning the final round of voting with Greece and Stefania coming 2nd while Lithuania with The Roop closed the top 3 places. The overall outcome has as following:

1.Spain -7599 votes

2.Greece-2177

3.Lithuania-1617

4.Russia-1452

5.Bulgaria-1086

6.Iceland-1038

7.Romania-820

8.Swtizerland-618

9.Italy-603

10.Azerbaijan-589

11.Sweden-508

12.Malta-471

13.Austria-435

14. Norway-398

15.Israel-372

16.Germany-364

17.France-312

18.Albania-297

19.Armenia-280

20.Belgium-215

21.Serbia-207

22.San Marino-198

23.Latvia-166

24.Ireland-156

25.The Netherlands-145

26.United Kingdom-95

The first Semi final results earlier turned out as following:

  1. Lithuania – 559 votes (15%)
  2. Russia – 557 votes (15%)
  3. Azerbaijan – 380 votes (10%)
  4. Ireland – 353 votes (10%)
  5. Sweden – 324 votes (9%)
  6. Norway – 224 votes (6%)
  7. Malta – 221 votes (6%)
  8. Romania – 200 votes (5%)
  9. Israel – 140 votes (4%)
  10. Belgium – 139 votes (4%)
  11. Ukraine – 136 votes (3%)
  12. North Macedonia – 135 votes (3%)
  13. Australia – 101 votes (3%)
  14. Cyprus – 86 votes (2%)
  15. Croatia – 64 votes (2%)
  16. Slovenia – 25 votes (1%)
  17. Belarus – 20 votes (1%)

Second semi final results were:

  1. Iceland -787 votes (13%)
  2. Bulgaria – 742 votes (12%)
  3. San Marino – 499 votes (8%)
  4. Albania – 479 votes (7%)
  5. Switzerland – 449 votes (7%)
  6. Serbia – 362 votes (6%)
  7. Greece – 353 votes (6%)
  8. Austria – 345 votes (6%)
  9. Latvia – 339 votes (6%)
  10. Armenia – 338 votes (6%)
  11. Portugal – 336 votes (6%)
  12. Estonia – 290 votes (5%)
  13. Denmark – 274 votes (5%)
  14. Poland – 176 votes (3%)
  15. Georgia – 122 votes (2%)
  16. Czech Republic – 96 votes (1%)
  17. Finland – 80 votes (1%)
  18. Moldova – 63 votes (1%)

Blas Cantó was internally selected to represent Spain at Eurovision 2020 in Rotterdam with the song “Universo” but due to the coronavirus outbreak this year’s contest was cancelled. However the Spanish broadcaster has already confirmed that Blas will fly the flag at Eurovision 2021 too.