The royal edition hosted in the medieval-looking city of Oradea has finally come to an end. The Sultanates team managed to win both the "versus" contest, but it also contains the winner of the edition, Australia.
Dean Pritchard, better known by his stage name Dean Ray, is an Australian singer and songwriter. In 2014, he was the runner-up on the sixth season of The X Factor Australia. Ray subsequently received a recording contract with Sony Music Australia and released his debut single "Coming Back", which debuted at number five on the ARIA Singles Chart. This was followed by the release of his self-titled debut album in November 2014, which debuted at number five on the ARIA Albums Chart and was certified gold by the Australian Recording Industry Association.
His debut song "Coming Back" represented Australia in Veritons Song Contest 98 and won with 177 points, 10 more than the runner-up, the United States of America.
Speaking of the runner-up, this time we are speaking about the United States of America's an pop/rock singer and songwriter LP. The song "Lost on You" recorded for her third extended play, Death Valley (2016), experienced commercial success in Europe, reaching the top five on the majority of charts it peaked on, including number one in France, Greece, Poland and Turkey. The single was also certified Platinum by the Federation of the Italian Music Industry.
Top 3 was completed by an often customer of good results, Colombia. Carlos Vives and Michel Teló teamed up and have come with a song to represent this Latin American nation. "Como Le Gusta a Tu Cuerpo" scored 104 points.