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5 reasons why Eurovision 2014 was a true song contest

Posted 15 May, 2014, 17:37

Songs top European charts

As we already noticed some days ago, the charts across Europe are ruled by the spirit of the Eurovision Song Contest and have many of its songs in their iTunes top positions!
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Juries and viewers both liked the winner

Both the music expert juries as well as the viewers at home decided that Conchita Wurst’s Rise Like A Phoenix was one of the best songs at the contest this year.
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Few props

In the top three the performances concentrated only on the songs and the vocals with no props on stage. Further than that, in the top 10 only the contestants of Ukraine and Russia used extravagant props in their act.
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Even the hosts sang!

Is there a better way to introduce what the famous 12 points are all about? Apparently not as even the hosts of this year’s contest, Nikolaj Koppel, Pilou Asbæk and Lise Rønne decided to explain it in a song!
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Music videos were watched more than 100,000,000 times

The official preview and performance videos of all the songs were watched more than 100 million times in the official YouTube channel just in May!
See the performances once again:
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Bonus: World music super stars got behind the winner

Some of the biggest music legends and superstars got behind Conchita Wurst’s winning song and expressed their support on social media
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