Portugal wins 2017 Eurovision Song Contest, Armenia comes 18th

Salvador Sobral from Portugal won the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest with the song ‘Amar Pelos Dois’.

This is the country’s first time taking home the trophy. After 53 years of trying they had never even made it to the top five.

Bulgaria and Moldova came in the 2nd and 3rd places respectively. Armenia was placed 18th.

The final outcome was decided by a 50:50 split between professional juries and televoting from all 42 participants. The jury votes were decided during the Jury Final last night and the televotes decided during tonight’s show.
The 26 finalists were made up of 20 qualifiers from the first and second Semi-Finals held on the 9th and 11th of May and six automatic qualifiers including the Big 5 countries (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom), and host country Ukraine. 
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