Eurovision This Month: May 2018

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.
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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.
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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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Netta’s TOY became the MOST WATCHED video on the Eurovision YouTube Channel

Read more about this impressive record here: https://eurovision.tv/story/netta-toy-most-watched-youtube

It’s time for a celebration!

Remember, in Stockholm in 2016, when the Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel received the golden play button for reaching one million subscribers? Just before the Grand Final two weeks ago the 2 Millionth subscriber joined the channel! And that was not all. On the day of the final, the YouTube channel of the Eurovision Song Contest also recorded its 3 Billionth view!

And there is more news! For many years, Lena’s Satellite was the number one most watched Eurovision song on the official YouTube channel. Back in winter, Jessy Matador took first place with his song Allez Ola Ole. Both songs were performed 8 years ago at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest. Within a bit more then two months, 76 days to be exact, Eurovision 2018 winner Netta reached 58 Million views, enough to take the record of most watched video of all time at the Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel! All videos combined, Toy has been watched over 100 million times!

TOP 10: Most watched songs of Eurovision 2018

Two weeks ago, Netta from Israel won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest in Lisbon with her song Toy. Which songs were watched the most on the official YouTube channel? We have combined live performances with music videos and national final performances to see which songs you have watched the most!

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Trends at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest

Forty-three countries participated at the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, which was won by Netta from Israel. Cyprus and the Czech Republic reached their best result ever, while Azerbaijan, Romania and Russia failed to qualify for the final for the first time in the history of the contest. What were the trends in this year’s contest?

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Eurovision Song Contest 2018 – Grand Final – Full Show

Twenty-six countries participated at the Grand Final of the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, which was held in Portugal’s capital Lisbon. The event took place in the Altice Arena. The contest was won by Netta from Israel with her song Toy.

This were all the songs in order of appearance:

01 Ukraine – MELOVIN – Under The Ladder
02 Spain – Amaia y Alfred – Tu Canción
03 Slovenia – Lea Sirk – Hvala, ne!
04 Lithuania – Ieva Zasimauskaitė – When We’re Old
05 Austria – Cesár Sampson – Nobody But You
06 Estonia – Elina Nechayeva – La Forza
07 Norway – Alexander Rybak – That’s How You Write A Song
08 Portugal – Cláudia Pascoal – O Jardim
09 United Kingdom – SuRie – Storm
10 Serbia – Sanja Ilić & Balkanika – Nova Deca
11 Germany – Michael Schulte – You Let Me Walk Alone
12 Albania – Eugent Bushpepa – Mall
13 France – Madame Monsieur – Mercy
14 Czech Republic – Mikolas Josef – Lie To Me
15 Denmark – Rasmussen – Higher Ground
16 Australia – Jessica Mauboy – We Got Love
17 Finland – Saara Aalto – Monsters
18 Bulgaria – EQUINOX – Bones
19 Moldova – DoReDoS – My Lucky Day
20 Sweden – Benjamin Ingrosso – Dance You Off
21 Hungary – AWS – Viszlát Nyár
22 Israel – Netta – TOY
23 The Netherlands – Waylon – Outlaw In ‘Em
24 Ireland – Ryan O’Shaughnessy – Together
25 Cyprus – Eleni Foureira – Fuego
26 Italy – Ermal Meta e Fabrizio Moro -Non Mi Avete Fatto Niente

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