In Spain a total of 489,000 viewers watched the first semi-final of Eurovision 2019 live from Tel Aviv.
A total of 523,000 viewers watched the second semi-final of Eurovision on La 2, the contest had a share of 3.1%, which is a 0.2% loss compared to the first semi-final. Eurovision Spain reports that over the course of the show 3.4 million viewers watched part of the show.
Viewing figures for the Semi-Finals in Spain:
- 2019 – Semi-Final One – 523,000
- 2018 – Semi-Final Two – 524,000
- 2018 – Semi-Final One – 746,000
- 2017 – Semi-Final Two – 461,000
- 2017 – Semi-Final One – 506,000
Who is Miki?
Miki, whose full name is Miguel Núñez Pozo, is representing Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv. He participated in Operación Triunfo, where he finished 6th in the semi-finals of the competition.
He was one of the thirteen singers selected to take part in the Spanish national final from the show. He had two songs qualify for the final of the contest; “Nadie se salva” and “La venda”. It was with “La venda” that he was selected as the Spanish participant.
Source: Eurovision Spain
Spain in the Eurovision Song Contest
Spain debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1961 and has competed annually since. Spain has won the contest on two occasions the first being in 1968 and the second time in 1969. 1969 is the only year where more than one song has won the contest. The 1969 contest saw a four-way tie between Spain, France, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. Since 2000 Spain has only managed to finish in the top10 on five occasions, the last time being in 2014 with Ruth Lorenzo. However, the country has finished 20th or below on nine occasions, the worst placement being 26th in 2017.