Your 2009 Eurovision favourites so far (9)

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All 42 entries in the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest 2009 are known. Everytime an entry was selected, esctoday.com held a poll asking the readers to evaluate the song and weekly charts are presented to show the most popular entries chosen so far among the readers.

How does it work?

Once an entry is selected, a poll is held with the following six options: I love it, I like it, It's ok, It's nothing special, I don't like it and I hate it. The options are transferred to points of the values 3, 2, 1, -1, -2 and -3 respectively. The percentage an option got is then multiplied by its value. Therefore, the highest score an entry can get is +300, the lowest is -300.

What is the object of this poll?

These polls are just held "for fun" and supposed to reveal which songs have the most fans so far. The charts are in no way supposed to predict the outcome of the 2009 Eurovision Song Contest.

In most polls you can find on the internet, people can just vote for their favourites, so songs that have many fans are likely to top those polls, no matter how many people don't like them at all. Our polls include likes and dislikes, so songs that polarise very much are most likely to be found in the middle of theboard, while the songs at the top are usually the ones that would find the highest approval if they did well in the Eurovision Song Contest, no matter if they are seen as top favourites.

Charts for 30th March 2009

The results are based on the votes cast until 19:00 CET.

Pl. Country Song Last Week Change Poll
1 Bosnia & Herzegovina Bistra voda 1st = here
2 Norway Fairytale 3rd up here
3 Finland Lose control 10th up here
4 Portugal Todas as ruas do amor 8th up here
5 United Kingdom It's my time 9th up here
6 Sweden La voix 14th up here
7 Azerbaijan Always 12th up here
8 Romania The Balkan girls 13th up here
9 Switzerland The highest heights 2nd down here
10 Turkey Düm tek tek 11th up here
11 Greece This is our night 18th up here
12 Estonia Rändajad 4th down here
13 Iceland Is it true? 7th down here
14 Spain La noche es para mí 6th down here
15 Germany Miss kiss kiss bang 17th up here
16 Hungary Dance with me 16th = here
17 Montenegro Just get out of my life 20th up here
18 Andorra La teva decisió 15th down here
19 Denmark Believe again 19th = here
20 France Et s'il fallait le faire 5th down here
21 Malta What if we 21st = here
22 Albania Carry me in yourdreams 23rd up here
23 Slovenia Love symphony 22nd down here
24 Israel There must be another way 24th = here
25 Moldova Hora din Moldova 26th up here
26 Lithuania Love 27th up here
27 Ireland Et cetera 25th down here
28 Croatia Lijepa Tena 29th up here
29 Poland I don't wanna leave 28th down here
30 Cyprus Firefly 30th = here
31 Netherlands Shine 31st = here
32 Armenia Nor par 33rd up here
33 Bulgaria Illusion 32nd down here
34 Belgium Copycat 34th = here
35 Russia Mamo 35th = here
36 Slovakia Let' tmou 36th = here
37 Ukraine Be my Valentine 37th = here
38 Serbia Cipela 38th = here
39 FYR Macedonia Nešto što kje ostane 39th = here
40 Belarus Eyes that never lie 40th = here
41 Czech Republic Aven Romale 42nd up here
42 Latvia Probka 41st down here

Comparison with the YourOne poll

If we compare the YourOne poll, where everyone can pick his or her #1 favourite with the poll charts, where each entry is rated separately, some interesting details are revealed: The Turkish entry still seems to be the most polarising ones this year. While it is the top favourite of the voters in the YourOne poll, it has about as many people who "love it" as people who "hate it". The entry from Bosnia & Herzegovina is still rising on the YourOne poll.

Analysis of the poll charts

Bosnia & Herzegovina remains on top of the charts for the third week running. Switzerland has dropped from second place but remains in the top ten, while Estonia is now in12th place. France dropped bythe most this week by remarkable 15 places, which shows how close the results in the top 20 are. Finland is now in third place and now as s uccessful again as it was at the beginning of these charts. Norway has not been out of the top three since the charts have started.

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