Date: 18, 20 & 22 May 2021
Venue: Rotterdam Ahoy (Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Voting system: 1-8, 10 & 12 points. Jury + Televoting 50%
Number of countries: 39
Hosts: Edsilia Rombley, Chantal Janzen, Nikkie de Jager and Jan Smit
Slogan: Open Up

Semi-Final 1

01LithuaniaThe RoopDiscoteque2034
02SloveniaAna SokličAmen4413
03RussiaManizhaRussian Woman2253
06North MacedoniaVasilHere I Stand2315
07IrelandLesley RoyMAPS2016
08CyprusElena TsagrinouEl Diablo1706
09flag_Netherlands_icoNorwayTIXFallen Angel11510
11BelgiumHooverphonicThe Wrong Place1179
12IsraelEden AleneSet Me Free1925
14AzerbaijanEfendiMata Hari1388
16MaltaDestinyJe Me Casse3251

Semi-Final 2

01San MarinoSenhitAdrenalina1189
02EstoniaUku SuvisteThe Lucky One5813
03Czech RepublicBenny Cristoomaga2315
04GreeceStefaniaLast dance1846
05AustriaVincent BuenoAmen6612
06 PolandRafałThe Ride3514
07MoldovaNatalia GordienkoSugar1797
08IcelandDaði og Gagnamagnið10 Years2882
09SerbiaHurricaneLoco Loco1248
10GeorgiaTornike KipianiYou1616
11AlbaniaAnxhela PeristeriKarma11210
12PortugalThe Black MambaLove Is On My Side2394
13BulgariaVICTORIAGrowing Up Is Getting Old2503
14FinlandBlind ChannelDark Side2345
15LatviaSamanta TīnaThe Moon Is Rising1417
16SwitzerlandGjon’s TearsTout l’Univers2911
17flag_Netherlands_icoDenmarkFyr & FlammeØve Os På Hinanden8911


1CyprusElena TsagrinouEl Diablo9416
2AlbaniaAnxhela PeristeriKarma5721
3IsraelEden AleneSet Me Free9317
4BelgiumHooverphonicThe Wrong Place7419
5RussiaManizhaRussian Woman2049
6MaltaDestinyJe Me Casse2557
7PortugalThe Black MambaLove Is On My Side15312
8SerbiaHurricaneLoco Loco10215
9United KingdomJames NewmanEmbers026
10GreeceStefaniaLast dance17010
11SwitzerlandGjon’s TearsTout l’Univers4323
12IcelandDaði og Gagnamagnið10 Years3784
13SpainBlas CantóVoy a quedarme624
14MoldovaNatalia GordienkoSugar11513
15GermanyJendrik SigwartI Don’t Feel Hate325
16FinlandBlind ChannelDark Side3016
17BulgariaVICTORIAGrowing Up Is Getting Old17011
18LithuaniaThe RoopDiscoteque2208
20FranceBarbara PraviVoilà4992
21AzerbaijanEfendiMata Hari6520
22flag_Netherlands_icoNorwayTIXFallen Angel7518
23flag_Netherlands_icoThe NetherlandsJeangu MacrooyBirth Of A New Age1123
24ItalyMåneskinZitti e buoni5241
26San MarinoSenhitAdrenalina5022


Edsilia Rombley, Chantal Janzen, Nikkie de Jager and Jan SmitChantal

Janzen was born in 1979 in Tegelen and studied at the Amsterdam University of the Arts. She rose to fame as a musical actress, performing in Tarzan, Petticoat and Hij gelooft in mij. She also acted in several well-known Dutch movies. Chantal started her TV career at public broadcaster AVRO, where she hosted the award show Gouden Televizier-Ring Gala from 2008 to 2010. In 2011, she made the transfer to commercial broadcaster RTL where she hosted shows like Holland’s Got Talent and The Voice of Holland. Chantal Janzen won the Televizier-Ster award for best TV presenter an impressive 5 times.

Edsilia Rombley born in Amsterdam in 1978, Edsilia was introduced to the general public when she won the Dutch talent programme Soundmixshow in 1996. A year later she also won the European Soundmixshow and, in 1998, she represented the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Contest with Hemel & Aarde, finishing 4th.

In 2007, she took part for the second time with On Top of the World. Edsilia also presented the Dutch voting and jury results twice. She hosted the first season of the successful AVROTROS programme Beste Zangers. Since 2005 the popular singer has completed 7 theatre tours and from 2014 she has been performing annually as part of the formation Ladies of Soul.

Nikkie de Jager (NikkieTutorials)  with over 13 million subscribers on YouTube and 14.3 million on Instagram, self-described professional hair & makeup artist and beauty guru NikkieTutorials is the biggest Dutch internet star of the moment. Her success reaches far beyond national borders: Nikkie has done the makeup of stars such as Kim Kardashian, Jessie J and Lady Gaga just to name a few.

Jan Smit was born in 1985 and grew up in Volendam and scored his first hit at the age of 10. In 2005, his reality show Gewoon Jan Smit won the Televizier-Ring award. Jan is also a member of De Toppers and the German formation KLUBBB3. Since 2012, he has been hosting the AVROTROS show Beste Zangers, which got nominated for a Televizier-Ring in 2017 and 2019. As a singer, Jan is not only well known in the Netherlands, but also in Belgium, Germany, Austria and Switzerland. He is the most successful Dutch artist in Germany, reaching up to 12 million viewers with SchlagerchampionsDie Hüttenparty and Schlagerboom.





Full Show

First Semi-Final
Press Conference (SF1)
Second Semi-Final
Press Conference (SF2)
Press Conference (Final)