Austria: Conchita Wurst, an overnight trend

by Fernando Méndez 315 views

The Austrian artist and her victory at the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest have been one of the most searched topics in the present year. Google has summarized her story since her glory night in Copenhagen.

Conchita Wurst won at the Grand Final of the 59th Eurovision Song Contest. With this she marked another milestone, as she became one of the most searched for topics worldwide, according to Google. Consequently, her name and her story have been included in the Year in Trends 2014 special by Google, together with Robin Williams, the football player James Rodríguez and the Rosetta space mission, among others.

Conchita did make an impression (and History) and the searches for her stories reached a number even higher than those of artists such as Beyoncé or Lady Gaga between May and July.

The Eurovision Song Contest set some records itself, with 195 million viewers and 120 million searches.

All in all, the impact of the last Eurovision winner is a fact, recorded now for history by one of the most recognizable references for information in the world.

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Conchita Wurst won the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest for Austria, making the second victory for the country, with her hit Rise like a phoenix.

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