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Emmelie de Forest's road to victory

19 June 2013 at 14:35 CEST

On the 18th of May this year Denmark won the Eurovision Song Contest for the third time, all thanks to Emmelie de Forest's impressive performance of the song Only Teardrops, which stormed to victory in Malmö.

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We have followed Emmelie's career since she won the Danish national final in Herning back in January and have compiled all of our video and photo material right here so that you can follow her progression. Why not take a look!

Emmelie de Forest wins Danish Final

Only Teardrops was not the outright favourite to win Dansk Melodi Grand Prix but overcame the odds and stormed to victory in Herning. This is her performance from the night:

Emmelie speaks to in Herning

After Emmelie's victory, we spoke to her backstage just as she was about to join the aftershow party at the Boxen Arena. This is our video interview with her:

Emmelie speaks to in London

In April Emmelie visited London to perform at the London Preview Party at the Shadow Lounge in Soho. We had a chance to chat to her before:

Denmark's first rehearsal in Malmö

Finally the Eurovision Song Contest was here. Emmelie arrived at the Malmö Arena for her first rehearsal and were right there to cover it:

Denmark's second rehearsal in Malmö

After a very busy few days of promotion for Only Teardrops Emmelie returned to the Malmö Arena for her second rehearsal and naturally we were there. Take a look at our video: 

Emmelie performing Only Teardrops in Semi-Final 1

Denmark won the first Semi-Final of the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest on the 14th of May and this was the performance that did it for her:

Emmelie performing in the Grand Final in Malmö

Denmark won the Eurovision Song Contest with this performance from the Grand Final. Pitch perfect and confident. Take a look: speaks to Emmelie after her victory in Malmö

Relieved, excited and surprised... We spoke to Emmelie after winning the Eurovision Song Contest on the 18th of May. See our interview here:

Winners Press Conference in Malmö

You can see Emmelie and the team from Danmarks Radio (DR) speaking about their victory right here on via our WebTV.