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2016 Overview

HOST COUNTRY: Sweden HOST CITY: Stockholm HOST VENUE: Ericsson Globe HOST BROADCASTER: SVT HOST PRESENTERS: Petra Mede & Måns Zelmerlöw THEME: Come Together INTERVAL ACTS: SF1 'The Grey People'; SF2 'Man vs Machine'; GF Justin Timberlake, Måns Zelmerlöw & Linda Woodruff
SEMI-FINAL 1: 10th May SEMI-FINAL 2: 12th May GRAND FINAL: 14th May
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS: 42

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2016 Facts

Introduction of the new scoring system, based on Sweden's national selection show Melodifestivalen

Romania were initially part of the line up, however they were disqualified less than a month from the contest over unpaid debts to the EBU

Logo TV broadcast the contest for the first time in the USA, however due to contractual reasons they were unable to show Justin Timberlake's interval performance.