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Own Americavision Song Contest 2
OAmSC2
Dates
Semi-finals dates 27 October 2017
Final date 23 November 2017
Host
Venue Sir Vivian Richards Stadium
St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda
Presenter(s) June Ambrose
Executive supervisor Mihai
Executive producer Tom
Host broadcaster ABS
Participants
Number of entries 38
Debuting countries Aruba Aruba
Bahamas Bahamas
Bermuda Bermuda
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands
Curacao Curaçao
Guadeloupe Guadeloupe
Withdrawing countries Ecuador Ecuador
French Guiana French Guiana
Mexico Mexico
Saint Lucia Saint Lucia
Suriname Suriname
Vote
Voting system Each country awardes 12, 10, 8-1 points to their 10 favourite songs
Winning song United States United States
"Speak to Me"
Own Americavision Song Contest
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Own Americavision Song Contest 2, often referred to as OAmSC #2, is the second edition of Own Americavision Song Contest. The contest took place in St. John's, Antigua and Barbuda, following country's victory in the 1st edition with Au/Ra and her song "Kicks". This is the first time that Antigua and Barbuda hosted the contest.

Thirty-eight countries participated in the second edition. Aruba, Bahamas, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Curaçao and Guadeloupe made their debut appearance. However, Ecuador, French Guiana, Saint Lucia and Suriname have withdrawn from the competition. Despite originally confirming, Mexico was forced to withdraw due to not submitting an entry before the deadline.

The winner was United States with the song "Speak to Me", performed by Amy Lee which scored 196 points, winning by a margin of 26 points in front of Canada. The podium was completed by Greenland, which finished on the third place. Antigua and Barbuda, the host country placed twenty-third.

LocationEdit

For more details on the host country, see Antigua and Barbuda.

Host CityEdit

Antigua and Barbuda location map
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St. John's
Location of the host city.
St. John's is the capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda, a country located in the West Indies in the Caribbean Sea. With a population of 22,193, St. John's is the commercial centre of the nation and the chief port of the island of Antigua.

St. John's is one of the most developed and cosmopolitan municipalities in the Lesser Antilles. The city is famous for its various shopping malls as well as boutiques throughout the city, selling designer jewellery and haute-couture clothing.

VenueEdit

Sir Vivian Richards Stadium is a stadium in North Sound, Antigua, Antigua and Barbuda. It was built for use in the 2007 Cricket World Cup where it hosted Super 8 matches. The stadium usually caters for 10,000 people, but temporary seating doubled its capacity for the 2007 World Cup. The stadium is named after former West Indies cricket captain Viv Richards. The stadium is about 10–20 minutes' drive from the capital city, St. John's, and the country's international airport.

FormatEdit

Semi-final Allocation DrawEdit

The draw to determine the allocation of the participating countries into their respective semi-finals took place took place on 22 September 2017. The semi-finalists have been split into six pots, based on voting patterns from the previous editions. The pots were calculated and are as follows:

Pot 1 Pot 2 Pot 3
Pot 4 Pot 5 Pot 6

Participating countriesEdit

Semi-final 1Edit

Sixteen countries participated in the first semi-final. Antigua and Barbuda, Guyana and Uruguay also voted in this semi-final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Greenland Greenland Nina "Maalia" 5 100
02 Colombia Colombia Widy "Yahabibi" 6 87
03 Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Faydee feat. Kat Deluna & Leftside "Nobody" 13 45
04 El Salvador El Salvador Natalia Segura "Fist in the Air" 11 54
05 Paraguay Paraguay Nahuel "Aqui estoy" 16 14
06 Cuba Cuba King "Promise" 1 129
07 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Marlon Roudette "When the Beat Drops Out" 7 80
08 Nicaragua Nicaragua Gustavo Bucardo "Sonidos de libertad" 14 23
09 Grenada Grenada Zhavea "Shut It Down" 9 69
10 Guatemala Guatemala Lorena Pinot "La vida es una sola" 10 63
11 Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis Laura Mvula "That's Alright" 8 72
12 Argentina Argentina Tei Shi "Keep Running" 2 127
13 Guadeloupe Guadeloupe Jocelyne, Cheela, Jacob & Passi "Laisse parler les gens" 15 16
14 Bahamas Bahamas Fourever1 "All About Tonight" 4 109
15 United States United States Amy Lee "Speak to Me" 3 125
16 Peru Peru La Tigresa del Oriente "Barata y techera" 12 47

Semi-final 2Edit

Sixteen countries participated in the second semi-final. Costa Rica, Puerto Rico and Trinidad and Tobago also voted in this semi-final.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Honduras Honduras Dabin feat. Daniela Andrade "Hold" 8 81
02 Panama Panama Putzgrilla feat. Lorna "Pégate" 9 74
03 Jamaica Jamaica Lianne La Havas "Tokyo" 10 54
04 Bermuda Bermuda Twanée feat. Kidd Kidd "Mission Statement" 13 37
05 Barbados Barbados Amelia Payne "Down" 1 144
06 Dominica Dominica Carlyn XP "Like Home" 14 26
07 Venezuela Venezuela Gaby Noya feat. Corina Smith & Vanessa Suarez "V.I.P" 3 114
08 Curacao Curaçao Shermanology "Sweet Surrender" 7 84
09 Belize Belize Verge of Umbra "Darkest of Days" 16 7
10 Bolivia Bolivia Sara Salinas "The Beat Is in My Head" 12 40
11 Canada Canada Lights "New Fears" 2 134
12 Haiti Haiti Ayiiti "Schizo" 4 113
13 Chile Chile Barbara Muñoz "Para olvidarte bien" 6 91
14 Cayman Islands Cayman Islands Natasha Kozaily "Who We Be" 11 49
15 Aruba Aruba Jeon feat. Ataniro "Dushi bida" 15 17
16 Brazil Brazil Tiê "Mexeu comigo" 5 95

FinalEdit

Twenty-six countries participated in the final, with all 38 participating countries eligible to vote.

Draw Country Artist Song Place Points
01 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Marlon Roudette "When the Beat Drops Out" 4 123
02 Guatemala Guatemala Lorena Pinot "La vida es una sola" 17 61
03 Bahamas Bahamas Fourever1 "All About Tonight" 14 83
04 Barbados Barbados Amelia Payne "Down" 6 110
05 Grenada Grenada Zhavea "Shut It Down" 25 25
06 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago Rochelle Chedz "No Talking" 26 13
07 Brazil Brazil Tiê "Mexeu comigo" 22 53
08 Canada Canada Lights "New Fears" 2 170
09 Costa Rica Costa Rica Passiflora "Chanson a moi" 20 55
10 Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis Laura Mvula "That's Alright" 24 38
11 Greenland Greenland Nina "Maalia" 3 154
12 Honduras Honduras Dabin feat. Daniela Andrade "Hold" 16 73
13 Panama Panama Putzgrilla feat. Lorna "Pégate" 13 85
14 United States United States Amy Lee "Speak to Me" 1 196
15 Venezuela Venezuela Gaby Noya feat. Corina Smith & Vanessa Suarez "V.I.P" 12 85
16 Argentina Argentina Tei Shi "Keep Running" 10 87
17 Haiti Haiti Ayiiti "Schizo" 7 109
18 Chile Chile Barbara Muñoz "Para olvidarte bien" 18 60
19 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Raquel Sofía "Ron de azúcar" 21 54
20 Uruguay Uruguay Harvest "Thanatos" 15 76
21 Cuba Cuba King "Promise" 5 115
22 Colombia Colombia Widy "Yahabibi" 8 96
23 Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Sweetbox "#Z21 a.k.a. #Zeitgeist21" 23 47
24 Curacao Curaçao Shermanology "Sweet Surrender" 9 94
25 Jamaica Jamaica Lianne La Havas "Tokyo" 19 56
26 Guyana Guyana Alyssa Reid feat. P. Reign "Alone Again" 11 86

See alsoEdit