Viewing figures for the second-semi final have fallen compared to 2016, after the broadcasting channels were combined this year.
Following the decision to move the semi finals of this years Eurovision Song Contest to One from Phoenix and Einsfestival, viewing figures have fallen by. In total 570,000 viewers watched the second semi final last night live from the Ukrainian Capital an decrease 140,000 viewers over the second semi final last year. Of note however is that the semi-final did gain 10,000 viewers on Thursday night compared to Tuesday night.
Levina will be representing Germany on Saturday night in Ukraine. She was chosen by the German public to represent her country in Kyiv in early February, and her rendition of “Perfect Life” prevailed in the super-final over her other entry, “Wildfire”. The song received an impressive 69% of the votes. On April 28, Levina will released her debut album Unexpected. Levina is 25 years old and born in Chemnitz, she is currently living in London and studying at the London College of Music.
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Germany was one of seven countries to participate in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1956. The country has taken part in every contest since then, apart from in 1996 when they failed to make it through the qualifying round. To date Germany has won the contest twice, the first time being in 1982 when Nicole sang “Ein Bisschen Frieden” in Harrogate, which later became a global hit. Germany didn’t win again until 2010, when Lena sang “Satellite” in Oslo. She received 9 sets of 12 points, scoring 236 points overall. In the past two years Germany has finished last in the final.