Barei to represent Spain in Stockholm!

The artist will perform the song Say Yay! in the Eurovision Song Contest Final

Barei won the Spanish final Objetivo Eurovisión 2016 with the song Say Yay! TVE
Madrid, Spain

Tonight it was time for the Spanish broadcaster, TVE, to select the entry that will represent Spain at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest.

The final of Objetivo Eurovisión 2016 featured six young artists competing, and Barei turned out to be the winner, and will sing Say Yay! in Stockholm!

The national final of Spain for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest, Objetivo Eurovisión, just took place at the Adisar Studios in Madrid hosted by Anne Igartiburu. The six candidates performed in the following starting position:

  1. Maverick - Un mundo más feliz (6th - 66 points)
  2. Barei - Say Yay! (Winner - 114 points)
  3. Xuso Jones - Victorious (2nd - 94 points)
  4. Salvador Beltran - Días de alegría (3rd - 72 points)
  5. Maria Isabel - La vida sólo es una (4th - 68 points)
  6. Electric Nana - Now (5th - 66 points)

You can watch the show on demand through our WebTV Player.

About the voting

The winner was decided by a combination of televoting (40%) artists jury (30%) and international jury (30%).

The international jury

Composed by TV, radio and music professionals selected by other participating Eurovision broadcasters: Sweden, United Kingdom, France and Italy. This was their verdict:

Artists jury and televoting

The artists jury was in the studio during the show and it was made up by last year's Spanish hopeful Edurne, the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest winner, Loreen, and Spanish opera singer Carlos Marín, of the successful international quartet Il Divo:


Måns Zelmerlöw and Petra Mede hosted the two Semi-Finals and Grand Final in 2016.

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