The final of Dansk Melodi Grand Prix 2021 on Saturday evening was the most-watched edition of the contest since 2016.
After six consecutive years of falling audiences, Dansk Melodi Grand Prix recorded its largest audience since 2016 on Saturday evening. 1,532,000 viewers watched the competition live from Copenhagen, making it the most-watched program last week.
302,000 more viewers than in 2020 watched the contest on Saturday which was won by Fyr Og Flamme. The duo, which consists of Jesper Groth and Laurits Emanuel will represent Denmark at the Eurovision Song Contest 2021 with their song “Øve os på hinanden”.
Fyr Og Flamme will perform in the second half of the 2nd Semi-Final on May 20th.
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Denmark debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1957 alongside Austria and the United Kingdom. To date Denmark has won the contest on three occasions, the first being in 1963 when Grethe & Jorgen Ingmann performed “Dansevise”. Denmark won the contest again in 2000 represented by the Olsen Brothers, their most recent victory came in 2013 when Emmelie de Forest performed “Only Teardrops”. Denmark failed to qualify for the final of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2015 and 2016.