Austria selected its entrant for the Eurovision Song Contest 2002 in Tallinn, Estonia by holding a national final, the first time since 1994 that a national final was held. Song.Null.Zwei (English: Song '02) contained 10 participants competing to sing for Austria.
The winner of the contest was Manuel Ortega with the song "Say A Word", and subsequently went on to represent Austria in Tallinn.
The contest was held on 1 March 2002 at the ORF TV Studios in Vienna, hosted by Andi Knoll. The winner was chosen by a mixture of televoting, SMS voting and an internet jury of 2002 people.
|1||"On A Day In June"||The Shepherds||8||0|
|2||"Das schönste Ding der Welt"||Stermann & Grissemann||2||9|
|3||"Love Can Change Your Heart"||Ela||6||3|
|6||"Bluama in da Scherba"||Bluatschink||3||8|
|7||"Say A Word"||Manuel Ortega||1||10|
|8||"Won't Forget Tonight"||Loud9||3||8|
|9||"Güle güle"||Kubilay Bas||8||0|
|10||"Be Somebody, Be Someone"||Anik Kadinski||5||6|
On the night of the contest, Ortega sang 3rd, following the United Kingdom and preceding Greece. At the close of the voting, his song had received 26 points, placing 18th in a field of 24.