| Country Contest 7|
|Semi-final 1 date||6 May 2017|
|Semi-final 2 date||7 May 2017|
|Final date||8 May 2017|
|Number of entries||34|
|Debuting countries|| Croatia|
|Returning countries|| Albania|
|Voting system||Each country awards two sets of 12, 10, 8–1 points to their 10 favorite countries.|
The Country Contest 7 was the seventh edition of the contest. It featured the return of the semi-finals and revelation of split voting results.
Semi-final 1 Edit
Malta and Australia also voted here. The top nine countries qualified to the Grand Final.
Semi-final 2 Edit
Spain and Portugal also voted here.
Qualifiers from the semi-finals, as well as the top 4 of previous edition took part.
- CCU: The union stated after the results that since Australia did not make it to the Big Four, they would no longer be invited to compete. A new guest country will be introduced next edition to succeed Australia.
- Australia: SBS stated that they were pleased to be in the top ten but disappointed that it was the end of the journey. They also stated that they never understood why they never made the contest international.
- Israel: IBA stated that they were disappointing being placed third to last adding that it would be their last Country Contest. This is because IBPC is to replace IBA soon, however the contest is not in their plans for the broadcaster; as a result, Israel will withdraw.