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Eurovision 2022 results: United Kingdom finish second place as Ukraine win

Eurovision 2022 results! Where did the UK come?

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The Eurovision 2022 results are in but where did the UK entry finish this year?

Commented on by Graham Norton and broadcast live on BBC One, the top acts from the semi-finals plus performers from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom, performed in the grand final of the 66th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday live in Italy.

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Sam Ryder represented the UK with his song Space Man, co-written with Grammy-winning songwriter Amy Wadge and Max Wolfgang.

He finished second with a total of 466 points after the 2022 Eurovision Song Contest, hosted by Alessandro Cattelan, Laura Pausini and Mika in Turin.

It was our best result since 1998 and the first time the UK has been in the top ten since 2009.

The UK had 283 points from the jury votes and a further 183 from the public televote for a total of 466 points.

Winning the competition were favourites Ukraine, who scored a total of 631 points from juries and viewers for Kalush Orchestra's song Stefania.

The rest of the top five was completed by Spain's Chanel (459 points), Sweden's Cornelia Jakobs (438 points) and Serbia's Konstrakta (312 points).

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> Eurovision 2022 results in full: Eurovision Song Contest Scoreboard

Meanwhile the UK public awarded a maximum 12 points to Ukraine with other points going to Poland (10 points), Moldova (8 points), Lithuania (7 points), Norway (6 points), Spain (5 points), Sweden (4 points), Romania (3 points), Estonia (2 points), Serbia (1 point).

The UK jury awarded a maximum of 12 points to Sweden with other points to Spain (10 points), Poland (8 points), Azerbaijan (7 points), Australia (6 points), Estonia (5 points), Greece (4 points), Portugal (3 points), Switzerland (2 points) and Serbia (1 point).

The Eurovision Song Contest aired in the UK on BBC One with commentary from Graham Norton. The semi-finals earlier this week took place on BBC Three with Rylan and Scott Mills.

You can catch up with this year's Eurovision Song Contest final and semi-finals online via the BBC iPlayer.

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The madness that is the Eurovision Song Contest will return next year.

A host country and city will be announced in due course. Traditionally the winner will host the following year's contest.

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