Italy: Grand Final of Sanremo 2022 tonight | Who will represent Italy in Turin?

The 72nd Sanremo Festival is about to come to an end. After four very successful nights in terms of viewership and more, the Festival concludes tonight with its grand final. The winner will have the right to represent Italy in May in Turin. If they don’t want to, RAI has the right to choose any of the other participants, according to its own criteria.

For the results of Quatra Serata check out our article from last night!

The show

On the Ariston scene, Amadeus will not be alone. Each night, as we know, he has different co-hosts by his side. Sabrina Ferilli, one of the most famous actresses of Italian television and Italian cinema, will be next to him on the night of the final. Farilli has been on the stage of Teatro Ariston two more times, in 1996 and 2002.

Fabio Rovazzi and Orietta Berti will also be co-hosting on the fifth night of the 72nd Sanremo Festival, on the special Sanremo cruise outside the stadium.

Tonight’s program

During the final of Sanremo 2022, we will have the opportunity to listen to the songs of all 25 candidates of the Festival for the third time. These artists are:

  1. Achille Lauro & Harlem Gospel Choir “Domenica”
  2. Yuman “Ora e qui”
  3. Noemi “Ti amo non lo so dire”
  4. Gianni Morandi “Apri tutte le porte”
  5. La Rappresentante di Lista “Ciao Ciao”
  6. Michele Bravi “Inverno dei fiori”
  7. Massimo Ranieri “Lettera al di là del Mare”
  8. Mahmood & Blanco “Brividi”
  9. Ana Mena “Duecentomile Ore” 
  10. Rkomi Insuperabile”
  11. Dargen D’Amico “Dove si balla”
  12. Giusy Ferreri “Miele”
  13. Sangiovanni Farfalle
  14. Giovanni Truppi Tuo padre, mia madre, Lucia
  15. Le Vibrazioni Tantissimo
  16. Emma Ogni volta e cosi
  17. Matteo Romano Virale
  18. Iva Zanicchi Voglio amarti
  19. Dittonellapiaga feat Donatella Rettore Chimica
  20. Elisa O forse sei tu
  21. Fabrizio Moro Sei tu
  22. Tananai Sesso occasionale
  23. Irama Ovunque sarai
  24. Aka 7even Perfetta cosi
  25. Highsnob & Hu Abbi cura di te

The ranking so far

After the first four nights, the Mahmood & Blanco duo continues to be in the lead, being the big favorite to win the 72nd Sanremo Festival and represent Italy in Eurovision 2022 in May. In second place is Gianni Morandi, legend of Italian music yet probably this year’s Sanremo surprise so far. The top 3 is completed by Elisa, who from the first place after the second night has now dropped to the third. In any case, this trio is expected to reach the final round that will determine the winner. Nevertheless, as Sanremo’s long history has taught us, no one can rule out the possible entrance of Irama, Sangiovanni, Emma, La Rappresentante di Lista or another surprise entry into the top three after the audience votes.

The voting

There are two rounds of voting tonight. In the first round, only the television audience has the right to vote. The ranking of the audience will be taken into account and will be combined with the scores of the previous nights.

Then, positions 23 -4 will be unveiled. The top three in the ranking, without their exact placing being revealed, will advance to the second round of voting.

In the second round, all previous voting for the top 3 artists from the previous nights and rankings will be canceled. The televote (34%), the journalists (33%) and the demoscopic jury (33%) will vote among the top 3 from scratch, in order to determine the winner.

The winning song of Sanremo 2022 is automatically considered to be Italy’s participation in Eurovision 2022. However, the winner still has the right to refuse and in that case, the Sanremo 2022 organizing committee and RAI will select one of the other artists to represent the country, according to their own criteria.

How to watch Sanremo 2022

You can watch the Sanremo Festival 2022 live on TV, from Rai1, but also from the RaiPlay website at 20:40 CET.

So, those of you who are fans of Italian music and have patience in the Italian shows with many guests, endless sometimes dialogues and any other kind of interference that can make the show end even after 2 in the morning, tune in with us to the great celebration of Italian music, from which great international stars started their careers!

Stay tuned to EurovisionFun for the full coverage of the 72nd Sanremo Festival.

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