Azerbaijan, Baku, May 27 /Trend/
Sweden so far leads in the voting of the Eurovision 2012 Song contest.
Lorine Zineb Noka Talhaoui, better known by her stage name Loreen, is a Swedish pop singer and music producer. She represents Sweden in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku, Azerbaijan with her entry "Euphoria".
Starting right after the last representatives of countries have finished performing, viewers in all participating countries vote by making a phone call and/or sending an SMS for their favorite song(s).
The participants from United Kingdom, Hungary, Albania, Lithuania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Russia, Iceland, Cyprus, France, Italy, Estonia, Norway, Azerbaijan, Romania, Denmark, Greece, Sweden, Turkey, Spain, Germany, Malta, F.Y.R. Macedonia, Ireland, Serbia, Ukraine and Moldova participate in the Grand Final.
Based on the amount of votes by phone and/or SMS, televoters in each country then give 12 points to the most popular entry, 10 points to the second most popular, then 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 points.
Spokespersons in all participating countries will read out the merged results, giving 12 points to the most popular entry, 10 points to the second most popular, then 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 and 1 points.
The country with the highest number of points wins the 57th Eurovision Song Contest.
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