12 Years In The Making – Eurovision Channel Reaches Key Milestones

The Official Eurovision Song Contest YouTube channel has amounted four billion views in total and reached three million subscribers. In this article, we’ll take a step back in time and have a look at the channel and how it progressed.

The Channel

The Eurovision Youtube Channel began in 2007, its first video being the ‘Eurovision Countdown Video’

The channel provides preview videos, live streams, rehearsal clips and more. The live performances from all the artists are also posted after the live shows. In the off season they have ‘Eurovision This Month’, the monthly update of the contest. From January they have ‘Eurovision This Week’, the weekly update of the contest and in May they have ‘Eurovision Today’, the daily instalment of rehearsal progress and news.

The channel has broke records and breaks borders, allowing nearly everyone in the world watch the Eurovision Song Contest, and now the show has given license to Netflix, meaning that US citizens can also indulge in the Biggest Music Event of the Year.

Most Watched Videos

The channel has posted a video about that they have reached the 4 billion views and posted it with the top 10 most watched video’s of the last years. You can check the video out at the channel of the Eurovision Song Contest. I’m now gonna have a look at the winners of this decade and how many views their live final performance/most viewed video overall has received:

Here are the winners from every year since 2010 and their most viewed video’s stats:

Germany 2010: Lena – Satellite 61 million views

Azerbaijan 2011: Ell & Nikki – Running Scared 4 million views

Sweden 2012: Loreen – Euphoria 37 million views

Denmark 2013: Emmelie de Forest – Only Teardrops 34 million views

Austria 2014: Conchita Wurst – Rise Like A Pheonix 33 million views

Sweden 2015: Mans Zelmerlöw – Heroes 37 million views

Ukraine 2016: Jamala – 1944 21 million views

Portugal 2017: Salvador Sobral – Amar Pelos Dois 11 million views

Israel 2018: Netta – Toy 37 million views

Netherlands 2019: Duncan Laurence – Arcade 12 million views

Over the past decade, three winners in particular have received worldwide attention and views; 2010, 2012 and 2018.

Tell us what you think of these figures and what you’re favourite Eurovision winner is in the comment section below.

Article Source: Eurovision – Youtube

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