Jamala's song '1944' breaks records on YouTube

The performance by Ukrainian singer in the semifinal of the 2016 Eurovision has already got 1.5 million views.

14 May 2016 18:58

These impressive figures were made public by the RBC information agency.

"Jamala has become the most popular contestant of the second semi-final of the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest. Video of her performance got more than 1.5 million views on YouTube in two days. This is a record among the participants of the second semi-final held on May 12," the source reports.

The 2016 Eurovision finals will begin today at 9.30 p.m and last until 1.00 a.m. Kyiv time.

Jamala will perform under No. 21. A total of 26 singers will be competing in the final.