Swedish singer Mans Zelmerlow wins Eurovision Song Contest
May 24 , 2015
Sweden’s Mans Zelmerlow has won the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest, edging out Russian singer Polina Gagarina, who came second.
Zelmerlow’s winning number was the pop song ‘Hero’, garnering 365 points as Sweden won the contest for the sixth time.
Gagarina’s ‘A Million Voices’ got 303 points. Italy, Belgium and Australia took the third, fourth and fifth spots respectively in the contest in Vienna. UK’s Electro Velvet finished a disappointing 24th with five points.
An estimated 200 million viewers watched the event on television.