The finalists were:

  • the big four France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom
  • the host country Serbia
  • the top nine countries from the first semi-final plus one wildcard from the juries
  • the top nine countries from the second semi-final plus one wildcard from the juries

The final was held on 24 May 2008 and was won by Russia.

Draw Country Language Artist Song Place Points
01 Romania Romanian, Italian Nico and Vlad "Pe-o margine de lume" 20 45
02 United Kingdom English Andy Abraham "Even If" 25 14
03 Albania Albanian Olta Boka "Zemrën e lamë peng" 17 55
04 Germany English No Angels "Disappear" 23 14
05 Armenia English, Armenian Sirusho "Qélé, Qélé" (Քելե Քելե) 4 199
06 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnian Laka "Pokušaj" 10 110
07 Israel Hebrew, English Boaz Ma'uda "The Fire in Your Eyes" 9 124
08 Finland Finnish Teräsbetoni "Missä miehet ratsastaa" 22 35
09 Croatia Croatian Kraljevi Ulice and 75 cents "Romanca" 21 44
10 Poland English Isis Gee "For Life" 24 14
11 Iceland English Euroband "This Is My Life" 14 64
12 Turkey Turkish Mor ve Ötesi "Deli" 7 138
13 Portugal Portuguese Vânia Fernandes "Senhora do mar (Negras águas)" 13 69
14 Latvia English Pirates of the Sea "Wolves of the Sea" 12 83
15 Sweden English Charlotte Perrelli "Hero" 18 47
16 Denmark English Simon Mathew "All Night Long" 15 60
17 Georgia English Diana Gurtskaya "Peace Will Come" 11 83
18 Ukraine English Ani Lorak "Shady Lady" 2 230
19 France English, French Sébastien Tellier "Divine" 19 47
20 Azerbaijan English Elnur and Samir "Day After Day" 8 132
21 Greece English Kalomira "Secret Combination" 3 218
22 Spain Spanish, English Rodolfo Chikilicuatre "Baila el Chiki-chiki" 16 55
23 Serbia Serbian Jelena Tomašević feat. Bora Dugić "Oro" (Оро) 6 160
24 Russia English Dima Bilan "Believe" 1 272
25 Norway English Maria Haukaas Storeng "Hold On Be Strong" 5 182