Estonia: Eesti Laul 2017 voting breakdown released

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Following Koit Toome & Laura’s victory in last night’s Eesti Laul final, the Estonian national broadcaster ERR has released the voting figures from each of the 3 national selection shows.

The winner of Eesti Laul 2017 was determined over the course of 3 shows which included 2 semi-finals as well as last night’s grand finale.

This year saw changes to the voting process in this year’s Estonian national selection; in the semi-final stage of the competition, the first 4 qualifiers were determined via a 50/50 televote and jury vote, whilst the final qualifier was voted for via a 100% televote.

A similar voting process was seen in last night’s Eesti Laul final; round 1 saw a combined 50/50 televote and jury vote which went on the determine the top 3 of the night, whilst the winner of the selection was decided in round 2 which included a 100% televote.

Voting breakdown

It’s the day after the grand Eesti Laul final and the Estonian national broadcaster has unveiled the full voting breakdown of the 3 selection shows. But how were the votes split?

Semi-final 1

The results below are listed in order of the ranking of each round, with points being listed in brackets.

Round 1

  1. Ivo LinnaSuur loterii (Jury: 61 / Public: 4,244)
  2. Lenna KuurmaaSlingshot (Jury: 74 / Public: 1,912)
  3. Elina BornIn or out (Jury: 85 / Public: 1,780)
  4. Whogaux & Karl-Kristjan feat. MaianHave you now (Jury: 74 / Public: 2,509)
  5. AriadneFeel me now (Jury: 52 / Public: 4,241)
  6. Carl-PhilipEverything but you (Jury: 63 / Public: 726)
  7. Uku SuvisteSupernatural (Jury: 45 / Public: 1,796)
  8. Laura PritsHey kiddo (Jury: 37 / Public: 680)
  9. Leemet OnnoHurricane (Jury: 38 / Public: 599)
  10. Janno Reim & KosmosValan pisaraid (Jury: 43 / Public: 590)

Round 2

  1. AriadneFeel me now (Televote: 8,065)
  2. Uku SuvisteSupernatural (Televote: 2,906)
  3. Carl-PhilipEverything but you (Televote: 1,089)
  4. Janno Reim & KosmosValan pisaraid (Televote: 991)
  5. Leemet OnnoHurricane (Televote: 743)
  6. Laura PritsHey kiddo (Televote: 696)

Semi-final 2

The results below are listed in order of the ranking of each round, with points being listed in brackets.

Round 1

  1. KerliSpirit animal (Jury: 93 / Public: 2,337)
  2. Koit Toome & LauraVerona (Jury: 63 / Public: 5,226)
  3. Rasmus RändveeThis love (Jury: 81 / Public: 2,678)
  4. Liis LemsaluKeep running (Jury: 83 / Public: 2,246)
  5. Daniel LeviAll I need (Jury: 91 / Public: 1,109)
  6. AntsudVihm (Jury: 41 / Public: 1,691)
  7. AngeeliaWe ride with our flow (Jury: 52 / Public: 1,299)
  8. Alvistar Funk AssociationMake love, not war (Jury: 30 / Public: 1,074)
  9. Close To Infinity feat. Ian KarellSounds like home (Jury: 14 / Public: 940)
  10. Almost NaturalElectric (Jury: 24 / Public: 633)

Round 2

  1. Daniel LeviAll I need (Televote: 4,058)
  2. AngeeliaWe ride with our flow (Televote: 2,265)
  3. AntsudVihm (Televote: 2,245)
  4. Close To Infinity feat. Ian KarellSounds like home (Televote: 1,578)
  5. Alvistar Funk AssociationMake love, not war (Televote: 1,305)
  6. Almost NaturalElectric (Televote: 915)

Final

As with the semi-final shows, the final was split into 2 rounds of voting. The results below are listed in order of the ranking of each round, with points being listed in brackets.

Round 1

  1. KerliSpirit animal (Jury: 100 / Public: 14,497)
  2. Koit Toome & LauraVerona (Jury: 60 / Public: 27,759)
  3. Rasmus RändveeThis love (Jury: 77 / Public: 8,617)
  4. Whogaux & Karl-Kristjan feat. MaianHave you now (Jury: 71 / Public: 8,362)
  5. Ivo LinnaSuur loterii (Jury: 57 / Public: 14,002)
  6. AriadneFeel me now (Jury: 55 / Public: 12,325)
  7. Liis LemsaluKeep running (Jury: 62 / Public: 4,880)
  8. Lenna KuurmaaSlingshot (Jury: 62 / Public: 3,422)
  9. Daniel LeviAll I need (Jury: 49 / Public: 3,657)
  10. Elina BornIn or out (Jury: 45 / Public: 3,057)

Round 2

  1. Koit Toome & LauraVerona (Televote: 44,818)
  2. KerliSpirit animal (Televote: 23,901)
  3. Rasmus RändveeThis love (Televote: 11,641)

Although seemingly not the favourite of the national jury, Koit Toome & Laura earned the support of the Estonian public and received 20,000 more votes than the runner-up of the final round of voting.

Estonia will compete in the second half of the second semi-final on the 11 May in a bid to qualify to the grand final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest on the 13 May.