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More than 3.1 million viewers watched the RTVE gala at some point, which registered a 9.4% share

The second semifinal of Benidorm Fest was once again a national and world 'trending topic'

03 February 2023
Benidorm Fest 2023

On Tiktok there were more than 380 million views and on Twitter there were more than 184,000 mentions during the gala

The second semifinal of the Benidorm Fest held last night at the Palau d'Esports l'Illa de Benidorm reaped, once again, a resounding success, especially in terms of the impact on the main world social networks. The figures show that they even exceeded those registered on the occasion of the first semifinal held last Tuesday.

Thus, on Tiktok the hashtags #benidormfest and #benidormfest2023 reached 308.6 million and 71.9 million views respectively last night. In total, 380.5 million, a figure that exceeds that of the first semifinal by more than 40 million. On Twitter, the Benidorm event was in first position in the national and global trending topics with more than 184,000 mentions throughout the second semifinal, reaching 137,792 mentions between 10:00 p.m. and 12:00 a.m.

In the case of the Chinese social network, the views have represented 60% more than in the second semifinal of last year. On Twitter, for its part, the event was followed in 31 countries around the world. Above all, the impact in Spain (60.7%) stands out, but also the one it had in countries such as Argentina (18.5%), Mexico (6.3%), and the United States (2.9%).

As additional data, it should be noted that in the Tiktok network, more than 90% of those who viewed or commented on them were in the age group between 18 and 34 years old, a figure very similar to that of the first semifinal, which indicates that the contest attracts a majority of young audiences. It is also noted that 56.2% were men and 43.8% were women.

Regarding the television impact, the Benidorm Fest gala on RTVE reaped a 'share' of 9.4%, which meant an average of 1.02 million viewers, although the public channel has indicated that more than 3.1 Million viewers followed the musical event at some point during its transmission.

Regarding the reproductions of the songs that have taken part in the Benidorm Fest, the repercussion is also very noteworthy. On Spotify, 9,418,731 reproductions of the 18 songs that have participated in the two semifinals have already been reached. Of all of them, the artist Vicco and her 'Nochentera' continues to be the most reproduced with 1.5 million. Behind her are Fusa Nocta (989K), Agoney (782K), and Alice Wonder (725K) for the moment.

On the YouTube platform, in the number of views of the second semifinal gala, the winner Blanca Paloma, is the one who takes the cake with more than 102,000 views. She is followed by Rakky Rapper (47K), Vicco (44K), and Karmento (34K).

This Friday night the activity of Benidorm Fest will continue with the Euroclub starting at 9:00 p.m. at Plaza de la Hispanidad, the place from which the second semifinal gala was broadcast last night. Soraya Arnelas, Marta Sango, Gonzalo Hermida, Ronela and WRS will perform. There will also be presence and performances by Benidorm Fest artists who have not reached the final of the contest.