Jamala won the 2016 contest with the song “1944” whose title refers to the year the Soviet Union deported Crimean Tatars en masse.
The colorful, eclectic music competition was clouded for a second year running by the war in Ukraine.
Sprinkle the sequins and pump up the volume: The 67th Eurovision Song Contest reaches its climax on Saturday with a grand final broadcast live from Liverpool.
Måneskin frontman Damiano David denied using drugs, saying he was looking closely at his table because of broken glass.
Dadi Freyr, lead singer for Icelandic band Dadi og Gagnamagnid, said group members “have all been extremely careful the whole trip, so this comes as a huge surprise.”
The singer performed his catchy new song live for the first time.
Ukrainian and Russian tensions boil over into Europe's popular song contest.