Jüri Pootsmann wins Eesti Laul 2016 (5)
Pootsmann won this year’s final, which took place on Saturday. His next stop is Stockholm, where he will compete in this year’s Eurovision Song Contest in May. First and second runners-up were Mick Pedaja and Cartoon feat. Kristel Aaslaid.
In Eesti Laul’s grand finale on Saturday, the winner was chosen based on the jury’s votes as well as the support of the viewers. Over 73,000 viewers called in and voted for their favorite candidate.
With the final now all over, here are the overall top ten of Eesti Laul 2016. Click the link to see their performances:
- "Play" / Jüri Pootsmann
- "Supersonic" / Laura
- "Immortality" / Cartoon feat. Kristel Aaslaid
- "Seis" / Mick Pedaja
- "Parmupillihullus" / Meisterjaan
- "Patience" / I Wear* Experiment
- "Stories Untold" / Grete Paia
- "Sally" / Go Away Bird
- "Lonely Boy" / Kéa
- "Kaugel Sinust" / Kati Laev ja Noorkuu
Pootsmann’s next stop is the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, which will take place in Stockholm this year. The semifinals of the contest are scheduled for May 10 and 12, the final for May 14.
The final show of Eesti Laul 2016 was broadcast live on the Eurovision Song Contest’s website and seen by a worldwide audience.