OGAE Song Contest – Rest of the World Nominations and Results

The OGAE Song Contest is an annual event that has been organised since 1986 among the OGAE national clubs. The 2015 contest will take place in the second half of the year and will be hosted by the French OGAE club. The first task for OGAE RoW was to select a song to represent us this year. Fourteen songs were nominated (see below), from which one was be selected. Club members were invited to vote in the nomination process. Nominations closed on 10 July and the results collated. The results of the votes were:

1st “Blank Space” – Taylor Swift (USA) 237 points
2nd “Braver than before” – Ezra Vine (New Zealand) 222 points
3rd “Flower” – Cody Simpson (Australia) 209 points
4th “Ghosttown” – Madonna (USA) 173 points
= 5th “All About The Bass” – Meghan Trainor (USA) 162 points
= 5th “Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai” – Badshah & Aashia (India) 162 points
7th “Fourfiveseconds” – Rihanna, Kanye West, and Paul McCartney (Barbados) 159 points
8th “Nobody Love” – Tori Kelly (USA) 158 points
9th “Uptown Funk” – Mark RONSON ft. Bruno MARS (USA) 143 points
10th “Pagal Jiya” – Sheeba Khan Ft Apache Indian (India) 119 points
11th “Yaar Naa Miley” – Salman Khan Ft. Yo Yo Honey Singh (India) 115 points
12th “Judaai” – Rekha Bhardwaj & Arijit Singh (India) 104 points
13th “7/11″ – Beyonce (USA) 47 points
DISQ “Truffle Butter” – Nicki Minaj, Drake, & Lil Wayne (Trinidad and Tobago) 78 points

You can listen to all of the songs below.

01 New Zealand – Ezra VINE – “Braver than before”

02 Barbados – Rihanna, Kanye WEST, and Paul MCCARTNEY – “FourFiveSeconds”

03 USA – Mark RONSON ft. Bruno MARS – “Uptown Funk”

04 USA – Taylor SWIFT – “Blank Space”

05 USA – Meghan TRAINOR – “All about that bass”

06 Australia – Cody SIMPSON – ”Flower”

07 Trinidad & Tobago – Nicki MINAJ, Drake, & Lil WAYNE – “Truffle Butter”

08 USA – Beyonce – “7/11″

09 USA – Tori KELLY – “Nobody Love”

10 India – Badshah & Aashia – “Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai”

11 USA – Madonna – “Ghosttown”

12 India – Rekha Bhardwaj & Arijit SINGH – “Judaai”

13 India – Salman Khan Ft. Yo Yo Honey Singh – “Yaar Naa Miley”

14 India – Sheeba Khan Ft Apache Indian – “Pagal Jiya”