Welcome to ‘Eurovision This Month!’. This is your update of May 2018!
Netta won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon with the song Toy. Cyprus got their best result ever and ended up on second place. Cesar Sampson from Austria won the Jury vote, completed the top 3.
When there is a Eurovision Song Contest, there are former winners and former participants. Not only Slavko Kalezic and Sanna Nielsen travelled to Lisbon. Lordi, Ruslana and many other winners also came to the capital of Portugal to celebrate the 63rd Eurovision Song Contest!
Ruslana even performed in Eurovillage.
With around 186 million viewers the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest was once again the world’s biggest live music event. Germany saw the highest average viewing figures for the 8th consecutive year with 7.7 million viewers. Iceland once again delivered the largest viewing share of all the markets with 95.3, despite it’s entry not making it to the Grand Final for a fourth consecutive year.
6.6 Million live streaming sessions were recorded for the live shows on YouTube. An increase of 10% compared to last year
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