In Norway just under eight in ten viewers watched the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017 live from Kyiv, Ukraine.
As Norway returned to the Eurovision final on Saturday night, viewers turned out in droves to watch JOWST and Aleksander Wallman perform their song “Grab The Moment”. A total of 1.354 million viewers watched across Norway, with a further 24,000 viewers watching the contest online via the NRK website.
Norway finished 10th in the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2017. The song “Grab The Moment” brought Norway back to the final after missing out in 2016. Norway finished 6th with the juries across Europe scoring 129 points, but came 15th with the public scoring just 29 points, overall they scored 158 points ending 10th.
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Norway debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1960, and have won the contest three times – in 1985, 1995 and 2009. The country has the dubious record of finishing last the most times, eleven in total, and have received nul points four times. Norway last won the contest in 2009 when Alexander Rybak broke all records with his song “Fairytale”. He scored 387 points in the final, receiving 16 sets of 12 points and scoring points from every country.