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Redditvision Song Contest 13 was the seventeenth edition of the Redditvision Song Contest. It was hosted in Sapporo, Japan following their win in Tokyo with the song "Dead End In Tokyo".

Redditvision Song Contest 13
"Dream On!"
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Dates
Country claiming 25 - 29 November 2017
Song submission 29 November - 5 December 2017
Semi-finals 5 - 11 December 2017
Final 11 - 17 December 2017
Live show 17 - 18 December 2017
Host
Host city JapanFlag.png Sapporo, Japan
Host u/IdahoSciGuy
Host broadcaster Nippon Hoso Kyokai (NHK)
Participants
Number of entries 50
Debuting countries BosniaAndHerzegovinaFlag.png Bosnia and Herzegovina
GuyanaFlag.png Guyana
MaltaFlag.png Malta
VietnamFlag.png Vietnam
Vote
Voting system Each country awards 12, 10, then 8 through 1 points to their 10 favorite songs.
Winning song "Edge of the Night"
PNGFlag.png Papua New Guinea
Redditvision Song Contest
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This edition consisted of three semi-finals and one grand final. Each delegate voted in their own semi-final, with two AQ delegates voting in each semi-final. Every country then voted in the grand final.

The live show begun on December 17th, 2017. On December 18th, 2017, the winner of the contest was revealed to be Papua New Guinea with their song "Edge of the Night", and performed by Sheppard.

Contents

Participants

50 users participated this edition. This edition saw the debuts of u/Foobibby, u/ZwissDa2nd, u/cilicia_ball and u/Uricorn.

Fifty countries participated in the contest. During the semi-finals Greece was disqualified and Austria was withdrawn. Two countries, Belarus and San Marino, were unable to vote within the given timeframe during the grand final.

National finals

Returning artists

Country Artist Song Previous appearances
  England AlunaGeorge "Not Above Love" #5 (for   North Korea, as featuring artist)
  Italy Annalisa "Direzione la Vita" #1 (for   Italy)
  Belarus Naviband "Одинаковые" (Odinakovye) #12 (for   Belarus)
  Denmark Thomas Holm "Nitten" #10 (for   Denmark)

Semi-finals

Semi-final 1

Monaco and Philippines voted in this semi-final. Greece was disqualified for not voting in time.

Draw Country User Language Artist Song Place Points
1   England u/BiPolarBear17 English AlunaGeorge "Not Above Love" 2 103
2   Jamaica u/HungryPill English Tevin Campbell "Stand Out" 13 34
3   North Korea u/oneleek Korean, English A.C.E. "Callin'" 5 68
4   The Netherlands u/ollieg99 English Caro Emerald "Liquid Lunch" 4 73
5   Northern Ireland u/theofficialruar English The Sherlocks "Chasing Shadows" 14 33
6   Scotland u/Spooky_Squid English Fickle Friends "Brooklyn" 3 98
7   Greece u/TheSilentWolf2000 Greek Ηλίας Βρεττός (Ilías Vrettós) "Όταν Με Κοιτάς" (Ótan Me Koitás) Disqualified
8   The Bahamas u/Kaylaboe English Sinead Harnett (ft. GRADES) "If You Let Me" 12 49
9   San Marino u/Wierdmeansawesome English Kat Dahlia "I Think I'm In Love" 9 60
10   Switzerland u/ani_shira Ladin Martina Iori "Via Con Mia Musega" 8 63
11   Norway u/ShellEase English IVIE "Creatures of the Night" 1 103
12   Wales u/Phoenix963 English Himalayas "Thank God I'm Not You" 7 65
13   Vietnam u/meowthed Vietnamese Hoàng Thùy Linh "Bánh Trôi Nước" 10 59
14   Armenia u/cilicia_ball Armenian Hayk Durgaryan "Harc Chka" 11 50
15   Malta u/Sam_Esc English Lauren Aquilina "Ocean" 6 66

Semi-final 2

Iceland and Japan voted in this semi-final. Austria withdrew.

Draw Country User Language Artist Song Place Points
1   Sweden u/bvsil English Moment "All This Time" 6 68
2   Austria u/Lordie_Staven English DEAD BATTERY feat. Lea Santee "Stay" Withdrawn
3   Guyana u/Azzbestos English Bear Ghost "Necromancin Dancin" 8 62
4   Italy u/SaltyPopcorn02 Italian Annalisa "Direzione la Vita" 3 95
5   Venezuela u/kontor97 Spanish Danny Ocean "Me Rehúso" 12 43
6   Singapore u/Dumpfbackenbaeckchen English Kap Slap "If We Were Alone" 9 55
7   Turkey u/throwawayravenclaw Turkish Ece Seçkin "Adeyyo" 7 67
8   Slovenia u/thomasfan22 English Fleurie "Hurricane" 2 103
9   New Zealand u/ZwissDa2nd English Adriana Figueroa "Surely Someday" 10 55
10   Canada u/FlohNumba1 English Purity Ring "Begin Again" 1 107
11   Russia u/duchessofpancake Russian Sergey Lazarev "Это всё она" (Eto vsyo ona) 5 79
12   Vatican City u/Uricorn Japanese Czecho No Republic "Electric Girl" 13 28
13   Poland u/Foobibby English Gia Koka "Not Going Home" 11 49
14   South Korea u/chikabow Korean Heize "You, Clouds, Rain" 4 92
15   Germany u/GThing64 German Trio "Da da da (Ich Lieb dich nicht du liebst mich nicht)" 14 25

Semi-final 3

Australia and Lithuania voted in this semi-final.

Draw Country User Language Artist Song Place Points
1   Spain u/Notorious_Park English Ruth Lorenzo "Good Girls Don't Lie" 11 61
2   Finland u/stardust112 Finnish Jenni Vartiainen "Turvasana" 5 71
3   Argentina u/Kastenbrot2 English Felicity "Pilot With a Fear Of Heights" 2 91
4   Belarus u/HuriChuri Belarusian Naviband "Одинаковые" (Odinakovye) 14 34
5   Israel u/jimbaux English HAIM "Want You Back" 1 93
6   United States u/iPromi English Fallout Boy "Hold Me Tight or Don't" 9 66
7   DR Congo u/MikoESC English Pigeon John "Rebel Rebel" 10 63
8   Tonga u/Taro_Milk_Tea Russian Ленинград (Leningrad) "Вояж" (Voyage) 8 67
9   Estonia u/_xSyracuse English Vera Blue "Private" 4 81
10   Papua New Guinea u/AwesomeJoshua English Sheppard "Edge of the Night" 3 85
11   Denmark u/estoniass Danish Thomas Holm "Nitten" 12 44
12   France u/geogaymer French Olivier Dion "Si j'étais son solei" 7 67
13   Bosnia and Herzegovina u/Artykoma English Adna "Living" 6 68
14   Cook Islands u/TrueHrafninn English George "The Sweet Lord" Harrison "All Those Years Ago" 13 37

Grand final

Belarus and San Marino were disqualified for not voting in time.

Draw Country Redditor Language Artist Song Place Points
1   Guyana u/Azzbestos English Bear Ghost "Necromancin' Dancin'" 19 70
2   Monaco u/rita_ho French Cassandre "Paris la Nuit" 21 68
3   Estonia u/_xSyracuse English Vera Blue "Private" 9 116
4   The Netherlands u/ollieg99 English Caro Emerald "Liquid Lunch" 13 88
5   France u/geogaymer French Olivier Dion "Si j'étais son soleil" 29 47
6   Slovenia u/thomasfan22 English Fleurie "Hurricane" 4 127
7   Tonga u/Taro_Milk_Tea Russian Ленинград (Leningrad) "Вояж" (Voyage) 10 103
8   Switzerland u/ani_shira Ladin Martina Iori "Via Con Mia Musega" 18 72
9   Japan u/IdahoSciGuy Japanese, English BRADIO "Flyers" 11 102
10   Australia u/SeptimiaZenobia English Tame Impala "The Less I Know The Better" 12 91
11   North Korea u/oneleek Korean, English A.C.E. "Callin'" 23 64
12   Bosnia and Herzegovina u/Artykoma English Adna "Living" 7 117
13   Iceland u/Dugly_Uckling English FM Belfast "Brighter Days" 30 46
14   Israel u/jimbaux English HAIM "Want You Back" 2 137
15   Sweden u/bvsil English Moment "All This Time" 17 74
16   Italy u/SaltyPopcorn02 Italian Annalisa "Direzione la Vita" 15 83
17   Malta u/Sam_Esc English Lauren Aquilina "Ocean" 14 85
18   Canada u/FlohNumba1 English Purity Ring "Begin Again" 3 136
19   Finland u/stardust112 Finnish Jenni Vartiainen "Turvasana" 26 57
20   Russia u/duchessofpancake Russian Sergey Lazarev "Это всё она" (Eto vsyo ona) 6 120
21   Scotland u/Spooky_Squid English Fickle Friends "Brooklyn" 8 117
22   Papua New Guinea u/AwesomeJoshua English Sheppard "Edge of the Night" 1 173
23   Wales u/Phoenix963 English Himalayas "Thank God I'm Not You" 27 55
24   Lithuania u/RacoonBot English Beatrich "Superstar" 22 66
25   Norway u/ShellEase English IVIE "Creatures of the Night" 28 53
26   South Korea u/chikabow Korean Heize "You, Clouds, Rain" 16 82
27   England u/BiPolarBear17 English AlunaGeorge "Not Above Love" 20 69
28   Philippines u/Fingrpaint English Built By Titan "The Darkness" 24 63
29   Argentina u/Kastenbrot2 English Felicity "Pilot With A Fear Of Heights" 5 126
30   Turkey u/throwawayravenclaw Turkish Ece Seçkin "Adeyyo" 25 61

Scoreboard

Grand final

Total Place
Guyana 5 7 7 12 4 1 6 2 6 3 5 6 5 1 70 19
Monaco 3 10 1 12 4 2 2 12 1 7 5 4 5 68 21
Estonia 10 3 8 2 2 7 7 5 10 10 4 8 10 10 7 10 3 116 9
The Netherlands 6 2 8 4 5 5 1 2 4 4 10 10 1 8 2 7 2 4 3 88 13
France 6 8 1 6 3 5 8 10 47 29
Slovenia 12 12 4 12 4 1 12 2 1 10 3 12 6 5 7 8 6 10 127 4
Tonga 1 8 1 4 1 10 1 6 5 3 10 8 6 1 8 5 1 8 5 5 6 103 10
Switzerland 4 8 10 12 6 2 7 4 4 4 4 7 72 18
Japan 5 10 10 3 5 2 8 10 12 2 6 8 7 10 1 3 102 11
Australia 3 7 7 7 2 10 12 8 5 7 1 8 4 5 3 2 91 12
North Korea 6 3 12 3 4 2 6 6 12 10 64 23
Bosnia and Herzegovina 12 8 5 3 4 7 5 3 6 8 4 2 5 12 6 1 1 1 8 6 10 117 7
Iceland 2 12 1 10 3 3 5 4 6 46 30
Israel 1 7 12 1 6 3 6 6 6 1 3 1 12 10 10 10 12 2 12 8 8 137 2
Sweden 4 10 6 3 7 10 5 5 2 10 1 3 4 4 74 17
Italy 7 7 4 5 6 6 1 3 1 2 6 12 8 3 12 83 15
Malta 12 7 4 6 1 7 7 2 7 1 4 8 5 4 10 85 14
Canada 4 8 10 12 8 10 1 5 4 4 10 12 6 4 7 1 10 5 6 2 7 136 3
Finland 6 6 1 7 2 3 8 7 1 2 1 8 2 3 57 26
Russia 2 7 3 6 2 12 2 12 6 7 10 5 6 4 7 5 7 2 8 3 4 120 6
Scotland 2 5 2 3 10 4 8 4 4 3 5 6 8 7 8 6 10 7 8 7 117 8
Papua New Guinea 4 7 6 8 2 8 5 7 10 4 1 8 2 5 8 12 6 12 12 10 12 12 12 173 1
Wales 3 5 2 3 5 12 10 7 5 1 2 55 27
Lithuania 6 2 1 8 10 5 12 1 2 3 4 12 66 22
Norway 8 5 12 8 3 12 3 2 53 28
South Korea 8 4 12 8 2 10 10 6 12 3 6 1 82 16
England 10 1 2 1 1 8 3 3 5 3 3 1 12 3 3 3 7 69 20
Philippines 5 12 4 7 3 5 3 8 5 4 7 63 24
Argentina 3 10 12 8 8 7 2 12 2 12 5 7 10 4 8 2 2 4 7 1 126 5
Turkey 6 5 5 12 7 4 7 2 6 6 1 61 25

12 points

Below is a summary of the maximum 12 points awarded by each country:

# Contestant Nation(s) giving 12 points
6   Papua New Guinea Denmark, France, Japan, Lithuania, Northern Ireland, Russia
5   Slovenia Bosnia and Herzegovina, D.R. Congo, Germany, Malta, Norway
4   Israel Argentina, Italy, Jamaica, Spain
3   Argentina Cook Islands, Israel, Singapore
2   Bosnia and Herzegovina Poland, Scotland
  Canada North Korea, Philippines
  Lithuania Estonia, Sweden
  Italy South Korea, Switzerland
  Monaco United States, Vatican City
  North Korea Canada, Turkey
  Norway Vietnam, Wales
  Russia Australia, Tonga
  South Korea Lithuania, New Zealand
1   Australia The Bahamas
  England Monaco
  Guyana Iceland
  Iceland The Netherlands
  Japan Papua New Guinea
  Malta Slovenia
  Philippines Finland
  Switzerland England
  Turkey Armenia

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