Danish singer-songwriter Emmelie de Forest.
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Despite winning hands down at last year's Eurovision Song Contest, Danish singer Emmelie de Forest has struggled to find commercial success in her native Denmark.40 years after Swedish disco group Abba used the annual glitz-fest to launch one of the most lucrative careers in the history of pop music, commercial success for the competition's winners remains the exception rather than the rule.And like many of her predecessors, the elfin 21-year-old singer -- set to once again perform barefoot before an audience of 125 million television viewers -- has struggled to convert her maximum 12-point score into album sales.Parlaying a Eurovision win into commercial success is difficult because for most contestants, the final is the first time their song is heard by the vast majority of the audience, making it easy to forget.After downing only one White Russian at last year's hectic event, this time -- like much of the rest of Europe -- she plans to party.
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