Ireland has triumphed seven times, while Sweden is a close second with six wins.
"I really, really hope so", Nissen said. Eight countries missed out on a final place. So I suppose people who never win, win.
A musical theatre veteran, Lucie is already looking at a busy year as she takes centre stage in Legally Blonde The Musical.
And although she still faces quite the battle for victory - the United Kingdom last won 20 years ago now - Lucie is confident it's possible. No amount of political pandering could have won Eurovision for us that year. There will be many rivals from the Balkan countries and Eastern Europe like Estonia, Bulgaria, Belarus and Lithuania, which traditionally vote for each other.
And after Eurovision she has another big event this year - her wedding to fiancé and fellow X Factor singer Ethan Boroian in August.
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Tottenham has only played in the Champions League twice, including a feeble group-stage exit this season. It is a great win. "If we don't win against Middlesbrough (on May 8) you lose this great win", he said.
This Saturday, the grand finale of the 62nd annual Eurovision Song Contest - the longest-running worldwide TV song competition in the world - will be streamed live on YouTube beginning at 3pm ET. "And this year maybe they've got more to talk about. If it was my song then I would definitely, yeah".
The contest has also notably launched countless European pop hits, including 1964's winning song Ho l'Eta ("I Am Too Young") by Italy's Gigliola Cinquetti and 1967's Puppet on a String, by the UK's Sandie Shaw.
The spectacular show was broadcast live from the International Exhibition Centre in Kyiv.
Jon Ola Sand, Executive Supervisor of the Eurovision Song Contest, told the assembled press that the team were satisfied with the first Semi-Final of the Eurovision Song Contest. Two Australians through to Eurovision grand final first appeared on The Sydney Morning Herald.