After three preliminary shows the last three Fridays, the six finalists were ready to fight for the honor of representing Austria on home ground this May. After the six finalist's performances, two proceeded to the superfinal. The superfinalists was decided by a combination of 50% international jury voting and 50% televoting. In the superfinal it was solely the public televoters who decided the winner.
Wer singt für Österreich? Results
- The Makemakes – "I Am Yours" (24 points, superfinalist, winner)
- Dawa – "Feel Alive" (18 points, superfinalist)
- Zoe – "Quel Filou" (18 points)
- Folkshilfe – "Who You Are" (14 points)
- Johann Sebastian Bass – "Absolutio" (12 points)
- Celina Ann – "Utopia" (10 points)
The Makemakes are a rock band with the three members: Dominic "Dodo" Muhrer (singer), Mark Christian (Bass) and Florian Meindl (drums). The name originates from the dwarf planet Makemake.
Wer singt für Österreich?
- 20 February: Show #1
16 participants. 10 participants eliminated. 6 participants proceed to Show #2
- 27 February: Show #2
The 6 participants show their vocal talent in 2 songs each
- 6 March: Show #3
The 6 participants perform 2 new songs each. One of each participant's songs will be performed in Show #4
- 13 March: Show #4 (Final)
The 6 participants perform their own entries for Vienna. Winner decided
The international jury for the Final consisted of 10 Eurovision countries: Latvia, France, Australia, Netherlands, Spain, Israel, United Kingdom, Germany, Slovenia and Italy.
The show was produced by the national broadcaster ORF, also the producer of Eurovision Song Contest 2015.