Stockholm, SWEDEN (Top40 Charts) It was an exciting evening at the GlobeArena where in front of thousands of people in the arena and millions of people on TV, Jamala from Ukraine won the 2016 edition of Europe's Favourite TV Show with the song 1944.
26 terrific acts sang their hearts out on stage, competing for the ultimate prize; the title of winner of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.
However, in the end there could be just one winner and that was Jamala from Ukraine who took victory with 534 points.
In second place was the favourite of the juries Australia with 511 points, Dami Im's Sound Of Silence, and Russia came third with 491 points, You Are The Only One sung by Sergey Lazarev.
The new voting system brought one of the most thrilling finishes to the contest, as Australia had stormed into the lead with the jury votes, but the public televoting overturned that and edged Ukraine into a 23 point lead, and not even the televoting favourite Russia could overtake either of them.