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Almost 1.4 million viewers tuned in to watch Carlsen et al

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Danmarks Radio – the Danish broadcasting corporation – has now announced that almost 1.4 million viewers tuned in to watch this year´s Danish Eurovision Song Contest which took place in Aalborg last Saturday.

The exact number of viewers was 1.383.000 as the show topped DR´s viewing ratings last week.

X-Factor was close behind with 1.266.000 viewers.

However, Danish Euroviosion Song Contest 2018 was down 60.000 viewers on last year´s Danish Eurovision Song Contest (DESC).

1.443.000 viewers tuned in to watch DESC 2017.

Faroese group Carlsen participated at this year´s DESC with the song ”Standing up for love but fell short of winning the competition.

Rasmussen won the the competition with the song ”Higher Ground” and will represent Denmark in the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest which will take place in Portugal in May.

Image credits:  Good Evening Europe tv/Youtube