https://open.spotify.com/track/3UjSOJ00E1eLMcayBm827Q Another country shaking up the betting odds is Portugal, with Salvador Sobral and the song “Amar Pelos Dois singer is bringing another quirky, out-of-the-box performance. His doesn’t rely on gimmicks. Instead he creates a dreamy atmosphere with a song that could have come from a Billie Holiday jazz album.
It’s quiet yet stirring and he shows off his vocal prowess without actually being showy. It’s a rare gift.
And the bookies have responded. Portugal — perennially last in the betting odds — finds itself in the strange position of being fifth favourite.
The video https://youtu.be/dlqdpYDDGFA of the update of Salvador Sobral in the Grand Final of Festival da Canção 2017, in the last days reached 1 million views. The semifinal performance is less than 50,000 views of the same brand. Will Portugal achieve the first victory at the Eurovision Song Contest?