It seems that the 1st semi-final was a big hit especially for Israel and Cyprus, considering their live performances that went above 2 million views on Youtube and their songs topped the iTunes charts all over Europe. More and more countries are added to the high view count rate which you can read below.
Eleni Foureira has put Fuego on Youtube and on iTunes charts. More specifically, Fuego has established a great European impression by being No2 in Greece, No4 in Spain and No1 in Cyprus since it’s release on iTunes. Currently the performance is trending on Youtube reaching up to 3 million views since the Semi-Final night.
Things are no different for the Israeli representative, Netta and Toy, the song has been equally successful with over a million views and has made its way to No1 on Youtube trendings and on iTunes for months.
Other countries that reached a high view count are Greece, Belarus, Czech Republic and Lithuania. Despite, Greece and Belarus not qualifying, all 4 performances have over 500k views.