YLE, the Finnish national broadcaster, has revealed the voting figures for the top three in the final on Uuden Musiikin Kilpailu, which saw Softengine win the right to represent Finland at the Eurovision Song Contest 2014.
Softengine had topped the jury vote, picking up 38 points out of a possible 40, and they also won the public vote with just under a third of the votes being made for them.
Mikko Pohjola and MIAU, who finished second and third in both the jury and over all result, also finished in those positions with the public.
1. Softengine 38 (18.27%)
2. Mikko Pohjola 35 (16.83%)
3. MIAU 32 (15.38%)
4. Hukka ja Mama 28 (13.46%)
5. Lauri Mikkola 23 (11.06%)
6. Clarissa & Josh Standing 20 (9.62%)
7. Hanna Sky 19 (9.13%)
8. MadCraft 13 (6.25%)
Public top three
1. Softengine 28.28%
2. Mikko Pohjola 19.48%
3. MIAU 13.94%
Softengine will perform their entry Something better in the second half of the second semi-final at this years Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen. You can see their UMK winning performance below.
Finland debuted at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961 and has won the event once in 2006 with Lordi’s Hard Rock Hallelujah, and last year they were represented by Krista Siegfrids, finishing 24th in the grand final with her entry Marry me.
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