Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001

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Eurovision Song Contest 2001
Country  Germany
National selection
Selection process Countdown Grand Prix 2001
Selection date(s) 2 March 2001
Selected entrant Michelle
Selected song "Wer Liebe lebt""
Finals performance
Final result 8th, 66 points
Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Germany participated in the Eurovision Song Contest 2001 with an entry selected through a national preselection called "Countdown Grand Prix 2001", hosted from the Preussag Arena in Hanover by Axel Bulthaupt. Michelle with the song "Wer Liebe lebt", composed by Gino Trovatello and Matthias Stingl with lyrics by Eva Richter, was chosen to represent Germany. At Eurovision, Michelle finished eighth with 66 points.

Countdown Grand Prix 2001[edit]

To decide the winner, 2 rounds of televoting were held, the first round to select the top 3, the second to decide the winner.

Result of national final[edit]

Michelle got the highest amount of votes from the audience in the second round of voting and was proclaimed winner and entrant for Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest 2001.[1]

Draw Song Translation Singer Votes Round 1 Place Round 1 Votes Round 2 Place Round 2
1 "A song for our friends" - German Tenors  ? 4th - -
2 "Teilt Freud und Leid" Share happiness and sorrow Münchener Zwietracht feat. Rudolph Moshammer 2.3% 10th - -
3 "Set me free" - Soultans  ? 8th - -
4 "Wer Liebe lebt" Who lives love Michelle 22.2% 1st 36.6% 1st
5 "Techno Rocker" - Balloon 2.8% 9th - -
6 "Träumen und hoffen" Dreaming and hoping Tagträumer  ? 7th - -
7 "Ich weiß es nicht" I don't know Illegal 2001  ? 5th - -
8 "Power of trust" - Lesley, Joy & Brigitte 22.1% 2nd 34.7% 2nd
9 "Einer für alle" One for all Zlatko 3.7% 6th - -
10 "Better life" - Wolf Maahn  ? 12th - -
11 "Playing on my mind" - Kevin  ? 11th - -
12 "Happy birthday party" - Lou & Band 18% 3rd 28.7% 3rd

See also[edit]

Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest

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