Friday, February 23, 2007
The Idols (same format as American Idol, but without the "American" in the name obviously) is still a big phenomenon here in Finland. Over 920.000 people watched the semifinals last friday on the telly. That's over 20 % over the adult population, mon... Most of the finalists are heavy/hardrock singers, which kinda sucks, but hey, this is the land of Lordi and Nightwish. However I guess there is one rivaling talent who could very well be the winning horse. This view is based solely on Youtube's ability to engage masses behind this young girl.
Let's get into more detail. Since last friday her tv performance has been viewed over 140.000 times, that's like a lot of watching in 5 days. That vid is in the top-50 of the most viewed videos. Her two videos have been viewed over 300.000 times altogether. That's more than the metal competitors. Which is nice.
But the funniest thing are the comments on the video. Peeps are arguing on 2 themes
1) Is this gal better / worse than the sisters and brothers on the American Idol
2) Are all americans american idiots and war making and Bush lovin' criminals
It's pretty funny stuff.
But who is Anna?