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Salvador Sobral wins 62nd Eurovision Song Contest for Portugal

Salvador Sobral winner
With the melancholic song Amar Pelos Dois (Loving for the two of us), 27-year-old Salvador Sobral from Lisbon won last night’s 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. It’s Portugal’s first victory since the country debuted in the Contest in 1963. The best result so far was a sixth place in 1996 (O Meu Coração Não Tem Cor performed by Lúcia Moniz).

Second place went to Bulgaria’s entry Beautiful Mess by Kristian Kostov, followed by Hey Mamma! performed by SunStroke Project for Moldova. None of these three countries had ever reached the top three before.

Italy’s entry Occidentali’s Karma by Francesco Gabbani – for many weeks ahead of the big night the hot favourite to win – finished only in sixth place.

Read more to check out the complete ranking and watch the performances of the top three songs…

Salvador Sobral winner
With the melancholic song Amar Pelos Dois (Loving for the two of us), 27-year-old Salvador Sobral from Lisbon won last night’s 2017 Eurovision Song Contest. It’s Portugal’s first victory since the country debuted in the Contest in 1963. The best result so far was a sixth place in 1996 (O Meu Coração Não Tem Cor performed by Lúcia Moniz).

Second place went to Bulgaria’s entry Beautiful Mess by Kristian Kostov, followed by Hey Mamma! performed by SunStroke Project for Moldova. None of these three countries had ever reached the top three before.

Italy’s entry Occidentali’s Karma by Francesco Gabbani – for many weeks ahead of the big night the hot favourite to win – finished only in sixth place.

Check out the full results here and watch the performances of the top three songs below:

ESC 2017 Grand Final results

1. PORTUGAL Salvador Sobral “Amar Pelos Dois”

Salvador Sobral – Amar Pelos Dois (Portugal) LIVE at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

2. BULGARIA Kristian Kostov “Beautiful Mess”

Kristian Kostov – Beautiful Mess (Bulgaria) LIVE at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

3. MOLDOVA SunStroke Project “Hey Mamma!”

Sunstroke Project – Hey Mamma (Moldova) LIVE at the Grand Final of the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

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