It's time to crown a Eurovision 2022 winner, as the finale of the extravagant gala is now underway! The annual international battle of the bands has been taken place all week, culminating today (May 14) with the Grand Final. The list of finalists is below.
A total of 40 countries began the contest, but that's been whittled down to the last 25. Our finalists include the top vote-getters from the semi-finals alongside the teams from "the Big Five" (Germany, France, the UK, Italy and Spain). "The Big Five," if you've never heard the term, is the group of countries that contribute the largest financial amounts to the European Broadcasting Union.
Eurovision 2022 is happening in Turin, Italy, following Italy's victory at Eurovision 2021, where Måneskin's song "Zitti e buoni" took the title. While the Netherlands government lowered live audience capacity to 80 percent for last year, it doesn't appear that the Eurovision audiences in Turin are going to be limited.
Here's everything you need to watch Eurovision 2022 online.
How to watch Eurovision 2022 online, from anywhere on Earth
Just because Eurovision isn't streaming on any channels in your country doesn't mean you need to miss out! Watching along with the rest of the internet can be easy these days. With the right VPN (virtual private network), you can stream the show from wherever you go.
Speed, security and simplicity make ExpressVPN our favorite VPN right now. We were impressed by its ability to access more than 3,000 services across 94 countries and there's a 30-day money-back guarantee if you're not 100% happy with it.
How to watch Eurovision 2022 in the U.K. for free
Brits can watch Eurovision 2022 on BBC and BBC iPlayer. It's totally free to view; you'll need to register, but there's no cost.
The grand final is Saturday (May 14) at 8 p.m. BST and airing on BBC One. BBC Radio 2 and BBC Sounds will also broadcast Eurovision 2022.
How to watch Eurovision 2022 in the U.S.
Fantastic news (again), for Americans who want to watch Eurovision 2022! After Peacock (one of the best streaming services) added Eurovision at the last second last year, the event is coming back for another round. Peacock is available on most of the best streaming devices, including Fire TV, Roku, Chromecast with Google TV and Apple TV.
The Eurovision 2022 Grand Final round streams live at 3 p.m. ET / 12 p.m. PT on Saturday (May 14).
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How to watch Eurovision 2022 in Australia
In Australia, Eurovision 2022 is on SBS and SBS On Demand, and it will be broadcast both at the live time of airing (which is extremely early) and during primetime (at a more normal hour).
The grand finals are on Sunday (May 15) at 5 a.m. AEST, with a rebroadcast on Sunday (May 15) at 7:30 p.m..
Can you watch Eurovision 2022 in Canada?
OMNI Television enabled you to watch Eurovision live streams in Canada, but that's not confirmed to be the case this year.
As we mentioned above, Eurovision is the perfect time to check out a VPN service such as ExpressVPN, to help you avoid geofencing restrictions.
Eurovision 2022 finalists
Here's who's competing for the Eurovision crown in today's Grand Final.
- Armenia: Rosa Linn, “Snap”
- Greece: Amanda Tenfjord, “Die Together”
- Iceland: Sigga, Beta and Elín, “Með hækkandi sól”
- Lithuania: Monika Liu, “Sentimentai”
- Moldova: Zdob și Zdub and Frații Advahov, “Trenulețul”
- The Netherlands: S10, “De diepte”
- Norway: Subwoolfer, “Give That Wolf a Banana”
- Portugal: Maro, “Saudade, saudade”
- Switzerland: Marius Bear, “Boys Do Cry”
- Ukraine: Kalush Orchestra, “Stefania”
- France: Alvan and Ahez, “Fulenn”
- Germany: Malik Harris, “Rockstars”
- Italy: Mahmood & Blanco, “Brividi”
- Spain: Chanel, “SloMo”
- United Kingdom: Sam Ryder, “Space Man”
- Sweden: Cornelia Jakobs, “Hold Me Closer”
- Poland: Ochman, “River”
- Finland: The Rasmus, “Jezebel”
- Australia: Sheldon Riley, “Not the Same”
- Serbia: Konstrakta, “In corpore sano”
- Azerbaijan: Nadir Rustamli, “Fade to Black”
- Belgium: Jérémie Makiese, “Miss You”
- Estonia: Stefan, “Hope”
- Romania: WRS, “Llámame”
- Czech Republic: We Are Domi, “Lights Off”
How to listen to Eurovision 2022 songs early
Eurovision's YouTube Channel has already published a full playlist of the Eurovision 2022 songs, and we've embedded it below!